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Antico Grotto Fossati

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Meride 6866 , Switzerland
+41 91 646 56 06
11:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
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Mon - Sat 11:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
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Geneva, Switzerland
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2014

Excellent food, one of the best polentas I had in my life, made out of 3 different types of flour. Small choice, a typical grotto, you eat what the owner cooks on that day, which is usually excellent. In summer, the garden tables in the shade of old chestnut trees are worth the trip. Advance reservation is advisable, it is... More 

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Regensdorf, Schweiz
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 May 2014

The restaurant is situated in an idyllic location at the edge of the forest. The restaurant itself is a little bit dark but this is more than equalised by the friendliness of the hosts. The food, Capretto con Polenta, was delicious and the wine recommended by the owner was very tasty and matched the dish perfectly. As a dessert we... More 

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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2013

I did visit this restaurant a few times on my trip to Switzerland, it is hidden and you have to know this place, excellent food, everything done from scratch, very friendly service, advisable to book at this place, because it is always very busy!

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111 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 December 2011

Bella la location soprattutto d'estate ma anche d'inverno col camino acceso e l'immancabile paiolo con la polenta. È il tipico grotto, quindi la scelta é ridotta. Salumi formaggi ed alcune pietanze calde servite con un'ottima polenta cotta sul camino che le conferisce un gusto affumicato buonissimo. Per gli amanti di quest'ultima é qui che troverete una delle migliori della zona.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Meride 6866, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Mendrisiotto  >  Meride
  • Phone Number: +41 91 646 56 06

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