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“Good food, unsmiling waiters”

Grotto della Salute
Ranked #23 of 403 Restaurants in Lugano
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 17 - USD 37
Cuisines: Italian, Swiss
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Restaurant details
Good for: Business meetings, Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

Nice grotto, food is quite good. My wife had a very tender entrecote. I had some tasty ravioli. I would have given this grotto 5 stars if it weren't for the waiters being unsmiling and not particularly friendly.

Thank Philip P
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Reviewed 24 January 2017

Had polpetti salad - just right. Excellent table separation, light, temperature and noise level. Perfect for a very pleasant dinner

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1  Thank ManuelLucero
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

After making reservations twice, making sure you call again the same night. We arrived and on one had our reservations. Graceful they gave us a table in the basement.
It seems they prefer their local patrons who just walk in a get an table. Good luck if you're a foreigner or new to them.
The service is ok and food was good.

2  Thank GCM_FL
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Reviewed 3 November 2016

The restaurant is about a mile (uphill) from the lake. We enjoyed the walk. Please note that the restaurant only offers menus in Italian and German, but not in English.The food was great. We arrived about an hour before the closed for lunch (I believe they close the kitchen at 2:00 p.m.). This restaurant is a short walk from the Lugano train station

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Thank Ed P
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Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

We found the restaurant thanks Trip Advisor and decided to go as it was close to our hotel. The location was nice, a bit noisy as the restaurant was full. The menu consisted of typical Ticino meals. We had a very delicious starter and then freshly made pasta with game meat and meat with a very tasty wine sauce. The food was high quality. The service was friendly and attentive. Would go there again next time!

Thank stefanietina
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