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All 5 Carona Restaurants

Grotto Pan Perdu

Via San Marta, Carona 6914 , Switzerland
0041 91 6499192
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Ranked #5 of 5 Restaurants in Carona
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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Bern
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77 reviews 77 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Good local traditional food. Ticinese music played at all times (sound system). Sitting outside with beautiful view on the lake / mountains. You also can have just a glas of wine / beer. Value for money is ok.

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Arizona
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

The food was above average but the service was terrible. The waiter was carrying too many tables. He asked others to help but did not follow up. He was having too much fun chatting up other diners. After waiting too long for our check, (4 requests and .5 hr.) when we were leaving the owner apologized for the delay. It... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The first time i visited this restaurant was mmhh about 40 years ago and i went back in july of this year . Time does stand still . Food just as good the swiss wines have improved so much. So if you visit enjoy your meal with a bottle of Sottobosco rosso del ticino 2011 delish! Oh and forget about... More 

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Zug, Switzerland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We ended up at this place by chance but we didn't regret it all! Service was ok and the menu was not very extensive. But if you go there definitely try out something from the grill! Chicken and spare ribs were really tasty and we enjoyed it to the last bite! Relaxed atmosphere especially in a summer evening in the... More 

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Victoria BC Canada
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

I agree with previous reviewers who described the kitschy atmosphere. It is a reasonably pleasant environment, but the food is essentially slop - pre-cooked meat swimming in over-salted gravy. The price is also outrageous, although that seems typical in this part of Switzerland. The house wine was so-so, and also overpriced. The service was good, but that's not the most... More 

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Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
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68 reviews 68 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

This is a typical Grotto experience with traditional music from the Tessin in the background and red and white checked tablecloths. It is very comfy to sit on the terrace covered with vine leaves. It was almost a bit too much "kitsch". The menu has the usual Grotto food like polenta with brasato or wild mushrooms, salumi etc. But they... More 

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Zug, Switzerland
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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

we have been here a few times, for dinner and lunch and the staff are lovely and the food excellent. really good value, great atmosphere. the fires were buring brightly when we were there in October which made it cosy and romantic. The only criticism was we felt a little rushed, but the food was just wonderful.... Go for the... More 

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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154 reviews 154 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012

The Grotto Pan Perdu is at the end of the center part of Carona. You climb up the stairs and enter in a world of its own: It is almost kitsch, but looks nice with all the decorated tables, the big fire place where the meat is being grilled and the pergola on top of them. Swiss Italian (Ticino) music... More 

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Address: Via San Marta, Carona 6914 , Switzerland
Phone Number: 0041 91 6499192
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Carona

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