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Sissi - Andrea Fenoglio

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Via Galileo Galilei, 44, 39012 Merano, Italy
+39 0473 231062
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 22
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  • 15
    Poor
  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
perfection in all terms

Apart from the fact that professionals have already rated Mr. Fenoglio´s resteraunt very highly, from my laymen´s perspective I can only say the place its excellent. In this restairamt everything fits into place, the service, the food, the location. More importsntly you can feel and taste the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Zurich, Switzerland
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  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

very good and helpfull staff, the menu of this restaurant is complicated and easy to be confused. we taken degustation menu of 6 dishes. unfortunately 2/6 this dishes we liked only. meat and desert. trying to be complicated and sophisticated doesnt help the taste and for this prices definetly not necessary.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015

Apart from the fact that professionals have already rated Mr. Fenoglio´s resteraunt very highly, from my laymen´s perspective I can only say the place its excellent. In this restairamt everything fits into place, the service, the food, the location. More importsntly you can feel and taste the passion in the plates coming out of the kitchen and when speaking to... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Not innovative at all. We had dinner here twice. Second time one year later. First time we loved it and had a lot of fun with the chef. Second time we had mostly the same food.

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Dietikon, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Wonderful food and great choice to cater for varied tastes. There was no 'gastronomy temple' atmosphere. Just a nicely located restaurant with spacious seating and very pleasant and helpful staff. The chef was also around for chats!!! The 'stzzichino' made it extra special! It's the sort of place I dream of finding wherever I go!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 via mobile

High recommend this restaurant before going for a week detox at the Palace Hotel. Typical italian atmosphere with a friendly chef. Let him choose the local wine, you will not be disappointed. The Omega 3 starter is a MUST ... delicious and very original.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The food is OK, but the service and the overall "gastronomy temple" atmosphere was annoying. Each "stuzzichino" from the kitchen arrives with detailed instructions. For example, the "essence of pizza", in a glass, must be savored by first dipping the mozzarella bit into it, then drunk, we were told: but what if I want, for example, pour it on a... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Yes, returning almost one year after I can confirm that Andrea Fenoglio has that magic that makes it worth a trip. We had some loved classics, such as the wondrous lamb and the 'molto maltagliati' which gave much pleasure, and (what were for us) some novelties, such as a 'porchetta' and a vittel tonne', which was deconstructed and had some... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

This is a very well known and highly recommended restaurant in Merano but I went during the wine festival in November and my friends said that it was not the same. The food was quite good and tasty but you could tell that the staff was stressed and starting to buckle under the strain of the crowd from the wine... More 

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Perugia, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

We went to Sissi in the spring of 2009 and thought it was really really good in all aspects. We went there during the weekend of Merano Wine Fest and had a totally different experience. The service was cold and almost rude. The food was good but not great and I don't know if I will be going back again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

One of those rare combinations where you can get both traditional dishes (e.g. the "molto maltagliati" pasta, the "passatelli in brodo") alongside quirky and innovative ones (the smoked mackerel with apples, the "egg in the egg", the fake egg yolk which is in fact peppers with bagnacauda filling) - of course, the proof is in the pudding, and boy these... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Via Galileo Galilei, 44, 39012 Merano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Trentino-Alto Adige  >  South Tyrol Province  >  Merano
  • Phone Number: +39 0473 231062

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 45 - 84
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic

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