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Grottino 1313

Certificate of Excellence
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Central European
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Industriestrasse 7, Lucerne 6005, Switzerland
+41 41 610 13 13
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
All hours
Sun 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very disappointed with the menu and the stodgy apricot pudding was bare edible. Service was slow. Maybe suitable for groups but certainly not for couples on their last night of a Swiss holiday.

Thank Lavinia T
Athens, Greece
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to choose from a menu then you should not enter this restaurant. There is no fixed catalogue of dishes. Every day there is a new menu so the customers will not get bored. I never write a review about how the food tastes like, it is so objective. The restaurant is well decorated, wood being the prominent... More 

Thank Yiannis P
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In our opinion, This is never the No 1 restaurant in Luzern!! Having eaten in numerous excellent restaurants the quality of food, the choice of wines and the respective pricing are all indicitave of a restaurant which is grossly over-rated. To be charged 56 Francs for a standard Spanish table wine was insulting! We cannot understand how this could be... More 

Thank HiSandra
Winchester, United Kingdom
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185 reviews
146 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate here because of its TA rating but were frankly disappointed. Food was OK but just not worth the money as the salad, pasta and dessert dishes could easily be prepared by almost anyone in their own kitchen in five minutes. Service was slow - acceptable for us but we noticed another couple waiting over an hour between their... More 

Thank Lex_Av_Local
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OK see we had read the reviews. everyone was right we did wonder where we were going. An industrial park!! But then we opened the door and walked into a place filled with laughter and conversation. Staff were excellent and what no menu? that's correct. You are informed what is being served that evening and that is it and it... More 

Thank Peter S
Tempe, Arizona
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Very welcoming and romantic atmosphere. The food was so well thought out and each course and bite were amazing! Very affordable for Switzerland too and they gave great wine recommendations!

1 Thank decker22016
Lucerne, Switzerland
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

I use to take friends here that come to visit me in lucerne. The ambiente is unique, the food always fresh ans tasty. I love to lunch here when, unfortunately quite often, the weather in lucerne is awful. Grottino 13/13 takes me in an other world. And only if it is for an hour or so...

1 Thank Gute K
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Great and cozy option. We did arrive near their closing time, and with no reservation. Being the number one trip advisor restaurant in Lucerne, we thought we wouldn't get a seat, but they (and I mean all team including kitchen) agreed to make a space to serve us fast and good. Food was very good and service was perfect. The... More 

1 Thank CarlosJavierViajero
Lake Charles, la.
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

This restaurant was an adventure in dining. More of a bring it on set menu with 4 courses. Charming, rustic setting in an out of the way location in Lucerne. Only a 10 min cab ride, well worth the ride. A little pricey but worth every penny. Probably $100 person but Luzern tends to be expensive. FUN!

1 Thank charleylake
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84 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

As many of the other reviews have mentioned, this restaurant is not in any fancy location and from the outside looks like nothing. Inside isn't much better, except for the warm and friendly welcome. A little chalkboard sitting on each table has a personal message to each dining group that's expected that evening. Our sign said "Welcome! We are excited... More 

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SinnvollG, Geschäftsführer at Grottino 1313, responded to this review

Dear Trish Wow...we never had such a great Review about our Restaurant like yours. Thank you sooo much for that. I`ll tell Cindy about your comment abour her. She`ll be luky :-) Best wishes Grottino-Crew More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$23 - $68
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Industriestrasse 7, Lucerne 6005, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Lucerne  >  Lucerne
  • Phone Number: +41 41 610 13 13

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