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$$ - $$$
Italian, Austrian, European, Central European
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Tappeiner Weg, 39012, Merano, Italy
+39 0473 239249
Sun - Mon 10:00 - 17:30
Wed 10:00 - 22:00
Thu 10:00 - 17:30
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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Falls Church, VA
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43 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

There are two Saxifragas - Kurhaus and Stub'n. Kurhaus is in the city center while Stub'n sits above with a wonderful view. It is a hike but well worth it. They are open for dinner on Wed, Fri, and Sat. We sat on the veranda -- dumplings appetizer, turkey wienerschnitzel -- a very pleasant evening.

Thank jackl52
Rosenheim, Germany
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52 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2015

The Saxifraga lies above Meran on the Tappeinerweg, a famous promenade that already my great grandparents walked on. The food is authentic in a nice atmosphere. It has a beautiful view.

Thank yolo1209
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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2015

Walking along the Tappeinerweg high over Meran is spectacular in itself...then to find such a wonderful place for a break and lunch is special. Excellent food, sitting out on the terrace looking around,the Dolomites and other mountain ranges, everywhere is amazing. Service and atmosphere of this place is magical, everything home made, pasta and bread and delicious cakes!

Thank Anthea H
London, United Kingdom
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410 reviews
267 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 165 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2014 via mobile

A beautiful, old building with an amazing view over Merano and the valley. It would be the perfect place for a light lunch or a drink. Sadly it is grossly overpriced. Admittedly I have only had a tea, but at over 5 Euro, I thought that adding a pastry would have been just extravagant. Yes, it was a loose leave... More 

3 Thank stephan j
Prague, Czech Republic
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2013

Yeah, it is a bit of a climb, but Saxifraga is very much worth the effort. With a seasonal menu that changes frequently, and a focus on local food producers, it'd be hard to go wrong. And then there are the views over Merano and the valley - simply the best place to have lunch.

Thank memefactory
Watlington, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2013

Visited twice, both times when they were cooking outdoors to order. Really friendly, good food, reasonable value, good location. All in all worth going, and worth returning. Probably our equal top restaurant location in Merano - from our trip at least!

Thank Sheet_bend
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24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2013

This restaurant makes sure you leave with a smile. Whether it is sunny or raining, you can always eat outside at the large terrace. Food and wine are great. Service with a smile and good knowledge of the wine.

Thank Preintje
Gujranwala, Pakistan
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2013

One fine sunny day i happened to have my lunch in one of the most beautifull located resturant in meran on tappaeiner passage named as, saxifraga,. The location,the view is out of this world.the food is really very good.the hospitality feels you like special.In short if someone goes through the tappaiener passage and does not pay a visit at ,saxifraga,... More 

Thank ameer w
Morpeth, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2012

Lovely position just a little stroll along the Tappeiner Way - an easy flatish walk. Great views

Thank Rieverrover
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2012

Amazin food and service. Looking forward to next visit and the views. Recommended by locals...

1 Thank poppy585

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Austrian, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 17:30
10:00 - 17:30
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 17:30
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tappeiner Weg, 39012, Merano, Italy
  • Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Trentino-Alto Adige  >  Province of South Tyrol  >  Merano
  • Phone Number: +39 0473 239249

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?