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Saxifraga

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Tappeiner Weg, 39012, Merano, Italy
+390473239249
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wed 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thu 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations, Waitstaff

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  • 82
    Excellent
  • 57
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Nice authentic restaurants on a famous promenade

The Saxifraga lies above Meran on the Tappeinerweg, a famous promenade that already my great grandparents walked on. The food is authentic in a nice atmosphere. It has a beautiful view.

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 24, 2015
yolo1209
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Rosenheim, Germany
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Rosenheim, Germany
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32 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

The Saxifraga lies above Meran on the Tappeinerweg, a famous promenade that already my great grandparents walked on. The food is authentic in a nice atmosphere. It has a beautiful view.

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Germany
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Walking along the Tappeinerweg high over Meran is spectacular in itself...then to find such a wonderful place for a break and lunch is special. Excellent food, sitting out on the terrace looking around,the Dolomites and other mountain ranges, everywhere is amazing. Service and atmosphere of this place is magical, everything home made, pasta and bread and delicious cakes!

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Thank Anthea H
London, United Kingdom
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255 reviews
172 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 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
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 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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76 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 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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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 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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Thank Preintje
Gujranwala, Pakistan
1 review
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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Thank ameer w
Northumberland
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76 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 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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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 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, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 5:30 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?