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“A real treat - never been let down” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Grotto del Giuvan

Grotto del Giuvan
Via Stradone, 19 | Salorino, Mendrisio 6872, Switzerland
+41 (0) 916461161
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Ranked #7 of 37 Restaurants in Mendrisio
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $66
Cuisines: Italian, Swiss
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Good for: Local cuisine, Scenic view
Dining options: Reservations
Description: Ticino grotto with great food, good wine and excellent company!Grotto con piatti tipici ticinesi, buon vino e bella compagnia!
Zurich, Switzerland
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Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
“A real treat - never been let down”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

We always take our very special guests to Grotto del Giuvan because while the atmosphere is that of a typical Tessinois restaurant which hasn't been ruined with chrome and glitz, the menu is rich with clever combinations of local produce, a welcome change from the usual minestrone, brasata, funghi and polenta. It is also one of too few eating places in Ticino which declare that all the food they serve is prepared and cooked in their kitchen and not bought in ready-made...and always provide for vegetarians in their menus. An American guest on a business trip to Europe declared that the meal he had here was better than any tasted in Paris and Bologna.

  • Visited September 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Zurich, Switzerland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
“Pleasant Surprise!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

Not your usual Grotto - different tastes and intriguing combinations while preserving the typical Grotto atmosphere. Decent prices too.

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