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Grotto Broggini

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San Matterno 18, Losone 6616, Switzerland
+41917911567
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great place, great food

They have a wonderful terrace under trees. The food is very nice, although it shouldn't be in the "grotto" category, neither for the vast choice nor pricewise.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Locarno
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Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015 NEW

when we got to the grotto, i expected something smaller. it is like a fast food place. the food arrives very fast too. we ordered the famous grilled chicken, nothing special, a bit dry. but the risotto that comes with it, is very good. ordered a mixed grill plate with traditional sausages, lamb, pork ribs and beef, all served with... More 

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Grapevine, Texas
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

We made a reservation per phone. Finally arrived, they put us down in the basement on some garden furniture in the tiniest dark corner. Did I say it was empty?!? We didn't like it asked twice and the request was put down, nothing else free. Well, we left and they didn't care. The death of every restaurant, they think they... More 

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Locarno
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

They have a wonderful terrace under trees. The food is very nice, although it shouldn't be in the "grotto" category, neither for the vast choice nor pricewise.

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London, United Kingdom
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168 reviews 168 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We made the reservation by email, which was promptly confirmed. The decision to eat there was made by looking at the website, where the restaurant appears to be a quite cozy place. Only when we got there did we realize that this is a restaurant with hundreds of seats. There are at least a 120 seats outside, if not more.... More 

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Zurich
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Large restaurant, attractive inside with a big terrace to sit outside. The menu was rather limited, but the quality of the food was good.

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Center
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379 reviews 379 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
160 helpful votes 160 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Fine place, shadowed under tall trees; fine service, fine food, well served and openness to families with kids. A playground is available next to the outdoor tables. There's a large car park, also indicating that the number of seats availabl is huge. It's mostly for turists, but you will find all ingredients of a Tyssin grotto, no doubts. It must... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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64 reviews 64 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We had a wonderful diner on the huge terrasse. It is a nice family place. There are games like slides for children and special menu for them. There is also very good plates for adults like gambas and salmon grilled and risotto.

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München
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Yes, it is touristy and rather big but the food is fantastic, both outdoor and indoor areas are cozy, the little playground is great for kids.

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Reston, Virginia
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

This Grotto has a very nice ambiance, it is a real pleasure to eat there. I had a rotisserie chicken which was juicy and very flavorful. The presentation and service are very good too!

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Winterthur
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86 reviews 86 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Besides the excellent attention to customer needs, the place was nicely decorated and we had the option to dine A-La-Carte or choose the New Year's Eve set menu. Great wine selection with over 350 different wines among them excellent Merlots of course from Ticino. Excellent food, freshly prepared with excellent ingredients. A place to return in summer, since this grotto... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: San Matterno 18, Losone 6616, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Losone
  • Phone Number: +41917911567

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 53
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

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