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Grotto Pan Perdu

Via San Marta, Carona 6914 , Switzerland
0041 91 6499192
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Ranked #5 of 5 restaurants in Carona
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57% Recommend
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Victoria BC Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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55 reviews 55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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41 reviews 41 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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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Zurich, Switzerland
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152 reviews 152 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 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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