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Saxifraga

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Tappeiner Weg, 39012 Merano, Italy
+390473239249
Monday
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 63
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  • 40
    Very good
  • 10
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  • 7
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  • 4
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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
Very good - go on a BBQ night

Visited twice, both times when they were cooking outdoors to order. Really friendly, good food, reasonable value, good location. All in all worth going, and worth returning. Probably our equal top restaurant location in Merano - from our trip at least!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2013
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Watlington, United Kingdom
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124 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
185 reviews 185 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

A beautiful, old building with an amazing view over Merano and the valley. It would be the perfect place for a light lunch or a drink. Sadly it is grossly overpriced. Admittedly I have only had a tea, but at over 5 Euro, I thought that adding a pastry would have been just extravagant. Yes, it was a loose leave... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Yeah, it is a bit of a climb, but Saxifraga is very much worth the effort. With a seasonal menu that changes frequently, and a focus on local food producers, it'd be hard to go wrong. And then there are the views over Merano and the valley - simply the best place to have lunch.

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Watlington, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Visited twice, both times when they were cooking outdoors to order. Really friendly, good food, reasonable value, good location. All in all worth going, and worth returning. Probably our equal top restaurant location in Merano - from our trip at least!

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Enschede
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

This restaurant makes sure you leave with a smile. Whether it is sunny or raining, you can always eat outside at the large terrace. Food and wine are great. Service with a smile and good knowledge of the wine.

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Gujranwala, Pakistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

One fine sunny day i happened to have my lunch in one of the most beautifull located resturant in meran on tappaeiner passage named as, saxifraga,. The location,the view is out of this world.the food is really very good.the hospitality feels you like special.In short if someone goes through the tappaiener passage and does not pay a visit at ,saxifraga,... More 

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Northumberland
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Lovely position just a little stroll along the Tappeiner Way - an easy flatish walk. Great views

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Manchester
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31 reviews 31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

Amazin food and service. Looking forward to next visit and the views. Recommended by locals...

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Tappeiner Weg, 39012 Merano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Trentino-Alto Adige  >  South Tyrol Province  >  Merano
  • Phone Number: +390473239249

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Austrian
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?