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Tessin Grotto

#257 of 1,673 Restaurants in Zurich}
₹₹ - ₹₹₹, European,
Waidbadstrasse 151 | Zuerich, Zurich 8037, Switzerland
+41 44 271 47 50
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
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“risotto” (2 reviews)
“fondue” (3 reviews)
“main dishes” (3 reviews)
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Swiss, European, Central European, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
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Waidbadstrasse 151 | Zuerich, Zurich 8037, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 12 reviews

Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

We had a good evening at the Grotto. Service was very friendly and the location nicely hidden in the forest. The starter (Ziegenkäse Mousse) was just great. However, the main dishes were rather ok and the roast under the Merlot sauce or the rabbit in...More

Thank philE7461ZX
Reviewed 10 April 2017

This is a kind of hidden spot you have to know about. Tucked away in the forest, and next to a tennis club, this is great getaway from the hectic city center on a sunny week-end day. The outdoors patio is cozy. The food is...More

Thank Renato Z
Reviewed 25 November 2016

The big attraction of this place is its location. Nestled in the woods high on a hill above Zurich, the views are amazing and at night you feel like you are in a mountain chalet. The patio i wonderful and once inside you are privy...More

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

If you don't have the time to get to the Tessin, or detest traffic jams at the Gotthard, then the Tessin Grotto is a good substitute. Please don't expect the warmth that you get in the Italian speaking part of Switzerland. But more a very...More

Thank Randolph P
Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Just enjoyed a very tasty and crispy chicken with yummie risotto together with a bunch of friends. Friendly staff and a heat place to be. Will be there again.

Thank Leo C
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

We have been there on a Sunday evening for dinner / Fondue for six people. The place is nice, homy inside in wintertime, in summer you can sit also outside. The restaurant is in the forrest which makes it also special. Fondue the had 6different...More

Thank DomiTorreto
Reviewed 30 November 2015

We (35 - 40 people) went to this restaurant for our Chirstmas dinner. The large dining room was full of rustic charm and food was palatable to us. We, however, had to wait quit a long time for main dishes after having been served with...More

Thank Noki57
Reviewed 28 March 2015

High up above Zurich this traditional Swiss eatery was a massive surprise and considering I have lived here for 7 years was really surprised I had not heard of it before. Great food, specialising in dishes from a souther region of Switzerland and a massive...More

Thank TouristProtector
Padrona_SH, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Tessin Grotto, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2015
Google Translation

Hallo Touristpr! Vielen Dank für die Top Bewertung! Wir hoffen Sie bald wieder begrüssen zu dürfen! Ihr Tessin Grotto Team!

Reviewed 14 December 2014

We went for a walk to Kaferberg, and since the kids were getting hungry were looking for a place to get some food. We usually go to Waid, but it was fully booked so for the first time we decided to go to Tessin Grotto....More

Thank Xaxun
Padrona_SH, Leiter Öffentlichkeitsarbeit at Tessin Grotto, responded to this reviewResponded 25 December 2014
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Guten Tag Xaxun, vielen Dank für die wundervolle Bewertung! Wer den ganzen Berg schafft hat sich immer ein paar Kalorien...More

Reviewed 13 November 2013

I wish the fireplace was always lit up. It fits the place very nicely. Best visit at lunchtime when specials are offered at very good prices.

Thank lne_ch
Padrona_SH, Inhaber at Tessin Grotto, responded to this reviewResponded 14 November 2013

Thank you very much for your visit in Tessin Grotto and your nice comment. Fino alla prossima volta!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 47
Swiss, European, Central European, Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
09:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waidbadstrasse 151 | Zuerich, Zurich 8037, Switzerland (Formerly Jagerhaus)
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 271 47 50
  • E-mail
Auf der Speisekarte des Tessin Grotto findet man eine feine Auswahl von Spezialitäten aus dem Tessin: Crevettenravioli im Safranteig mit Limetten-Knoblauchbutter, Kastanienravioli mit Tessiner Ziegenkäse an Salbei-Butter und Peperoncino oder im Ofen geschmorte Kalbshaxe mit hausgemachten Gnocchi.
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