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Grotto Pierino

Centro Paese | Cureggia, Lugano 6963, Switzerland
+41919418796
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Ranked #53 of 242 restaurants in Lugano
Price range: $24 - $36
Cuisines: Swiss
Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Fribourg, Switzerland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

ok...the offer is quite limited in terms of meals but you don't care! You don't care first because you understand very quickly that this familiar restaurant serves their home-made sauvages and cold meat and it is very very good but also because the place and the staff are soooo nice! Playground for the childrens front to the restaurant I recommand... More

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Lugano, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

I just enjoyed drinking a glas of red wine with polenta and brasato on the terrace. Grotto Pierino offers a limited but excellent choice of local food with wine in a quiet location with a beeautifull view on Lugano from the terrace (Cureggia is not far from the top of Monte Bre). The owner is there since years and knows... More

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Biel, Switzerland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2012

Very friendly staff and great fod! Siple as you want to have it in a Grotto! Very nice view over Lugano and nice winding road! Easy to find and close to Lugano!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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111 reviews 111 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

We didn't actually eat here. We only had ice cream, coffee and torta di pane. The location is very nice und if you walk to the small church you have a wonderful view of Lugano and the lake.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

One of a few grottos in Lugano that actually is a grotto, not just the name. Authentic environment, very few dishes, cooked on the day, all excellent like home made and very generous portions. We had minestrone and polenta with rabbit and ossobuco, and at the end were served a typical torta di pane. All at a very good price,... More

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