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Grotto Sgambada

Arosio Di Sotto, Arosio 6939, Switzerland
+41 91 600 32 42
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good36%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Italian, Swiss, European
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Arosio Di Sotto, Arosio 6939, Switzerland
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Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

Incredible dinner with impeccable service. Local, fresh ingredients prepared delightfully. The server gave great advise and helped us navigate the menu. We enjoyed oven baked rabbit, polenta, minestrone soup, fresh vegetables and farm fresh cheese -- from the farm dow the road. Environment was tranquil...More

Thank ddarms
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us by the owner of the guesthouse we were staying at. After a pleasant walk down a lovely tree-lined road we came across this beautiful restaurant nestled in the woods. The staff were very friendly and helpful, the setting was...More

Thank Kathleen W
Reviewed August 21, 2017

I ate here 4 times out of the 5 I stayed locally. I only mised that one night because it was closed - seriously, the food was amazing, the service was very friendly and helpful, and the beer, wine, spirits and coffee were also great....More

Thank richard1hunt
Reviewed February 1, 2017

I'm going there with my family quite often, the quality and taste of food are just very good. The owners are really friendly and the whole experience is definitely worth a visit. Besides, it is place on top of a hill, and you can enjoy...More

1  Thank Guglielmo C
Reviewed August 15, 2016

This restaurant was really the only one in the Arosio area but turned out to have fantastic food and service. It's a bit of a hike through the forest to get to it but you'll see deer and birds and maybe other animals on the...More

Thank RichardK938
Reviewed June 18, 2015

The staff really know how to make the dining experience more than just the food. As soon as we arrived we were treated like long-lost friends and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. The food was absolutely delicious, once we decided what to have. Based on...More

Thank Symnwoman
Reviewed November 4, 2014

Arosio is a small village in Ticino countryside but the quality of its restaurants is definitely outstanding and Grotto Sgambada is not to be missed. First of all it feels very homey. The owner treats you like an old time friend. Like if you have...More

Thank Inês O
Reviewed July 21, 2014

Osso Bucco, beef in Merlot and Gnocchi were all very good at this this unassuming little grotto tucked away in the woods near Arosio. The hostess was very welcoming and passionate about her (husband's?) cooking. Portion sizes were somewhat larger than we had elsewhere in...More

Thank John C
Reviewed June 21, 2014

I can't tell you how to get here as we were taken by friends but you must go (and find it among the winding roads) if you are in the Lugano Swiss area. 12 of us dined and had varied dishes - meat, pasta and...More

Thank KRAtlanta
Reviewed May 25, 2014

The quality of food offered by Grotto Sgambada is very high. Many of the dishes listed in their menu are homemade, the staff is friendly and looks really happy and proud of what they do. The "Semifreddo al Pistacchio" is a must, one of the...More

Thank Simone C
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Restaurant Details

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Italian, Swiss, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Arosio Di Sotto, Arosio 6939, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Arosio
  • Phone Number: +41 91 600 32 42
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