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San Matterno 18, Losone 6616, Switzerland
+41917911567
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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
parcanoa
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Locarno
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Good for:
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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124 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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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
107 helpful votes 107 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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348 reviews 348 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
155 helpful votes 155 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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63 reviews 63 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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Minusio, Switzerland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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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81 reviews 81 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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Newport, Vermont
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90 reviews 90 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

The Broggini is not a typical 'Grotto' as you may find in Ticino any longer. The place is filled with German tourists, who cannot find the local places, which still have more character then the Broggini. While the chicken from the wood fire is very good, it is too expensive for what you get, as you have to order the... More 

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Lugano
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193 reviews 193 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
116 helpful votes 116 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2013

We stopped here for a quick bite after a hike but they did not have a typical meat/cheese plate so we ended up with three starters. The food was very nice but the place is very commercial and rather expensive.

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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 - 51
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

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