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Grotto San Salvatore

via Minudra 1, Lugano 6912, Switzerland
+41 91 993 28 78
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
5 Oct 2017
“Grotto with gourmet touch”
4 Aug 2017
“We enjoyed it”
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Italian, Swiss, Barbecue, European
$$ - $$$
via Minudra 1, Lugano 6912, Switzerland
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

Grotto from the characteristic environment but with a modern touch in the dishes and in the menu card Pleasantly cool to escape from summer heat The staff is young and very nice For sweet lovers, a grotto like this you will not find elsewhere One...More

2  Thank Fornak
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

The staff were very friendly and welcoming. The location and the scenery were great. The food was OK.

Thank mmmrf
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Stopping here was a total shot in the dark for us, and it was marvelous! We were hiking in the area and were on the early side - about 18:30. When we stopped in, they greeted us warmly and explained that the kitchen didn't open...More

2  Thank Wings415
Reviewed 21 September 2016

Great food, good wine, reasonable prices, super friendly staff, great grotto atmosphere - we enjoyed ourselves a lot. The saffron risotto was world class. Very young and enthusiastic team - keep up the good work!

2  Thank Forster M
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

The starters (a meat platter and goat cheese) were okay, but the rest of the food was of poor quality. The polenta was very bland (stodgy and under seasoned) and the funghi porcini didn't taste fresh. I was under the impression that most of the...More

Thank Saida T
Reviewed 12 May 2016 via mobile

The hike took us 2 and a half hours from Logan no all the way up it was raining and there was only me and my friend too crazy people doing what we're doing in the middle of the rain and not prepared but it...More

1  Thank STIMEJeddah
Reviewed 16 January 2016

We advise to visit the grotto definetely, and we suggest to book a table. During winter you eat insight and the room is fairly small. The location is decorated at the best, having dinner while looking at the grill is very special. Cosy place and...More

Thank Tom S
Reviewed 29 August 2014

If you like to experience a "local" Grotto, that is the place to go. Great food, very nice service and kid´s welcome

1  Thank Kudrun
Reviewed 4 June 2014

Visited this place in the middle of a hike through the area. Food was amazing, especially the chicken cooked in the fireplace. I was a little worried when I first saw it (as I haven't experienced anything like that before), but they truly know what...More

Thank JukkaTV
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 40
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via Minudra 1, Lugano 6912, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Lugano
  • Phone Number: +41 91 993 28 78
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