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Grotto Loverciano

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Via ai Grotti | Castel S. Pietro, Mendrisio 6874, Switzerland
+41 91 646 16 08
09:00 - 00:00
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 August 2014

We stopped there for lunch during a hike around Mendrisio. The owner kindly welcomed us and seated us at a table on their beautiful terrace, conveniently placed in the shade of trees. We ordered "today's special", which our friendly waiter brought very quickly. Our food was very tasty and our mouths also watered from looking at our neighbours' dishes! We... More 

Thank Sébastien B
Ankara, Turkey
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231 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2014

Very good restaurant, excellent meat and venison. they have a very good local red wine "Loverciano". In summer time enjoy the lunch and the dinner outside, under the chestnut trees.

Thank alfonso p
Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2013

Dining with our swiss friend who is local to the area , we entered the restaurant which was relatively busy , we were shown to our table , we then waited until we finally asked for a menu, no wine list was given, we had to prompt the staff at every given opportunity , our food took a very long... More 

2 Thank Sakina422
Odessa, Ukraine
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2013

Very pleasant place with wonderfull dishes. They make perfect Risotto, spareribs, nyoki. They also have a good local wine. Only one problem: There is no English menu (only Italian) and the waiters don't speak English, too. But I really like this place!

Thank KuitOdessa
Zurich, Switzerland
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2012

We wanted to take our nephew to Loverciano for his first taste of venison on his last evening with us before returning home. When shown to our seats I was shocked to see that just a few tables away a family of five were dining and that a child of about five was being "entertained" by an Ipad or Ibook... More 

Thank Mable46
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2012

We like to have lunch or dinner there in summertime in the freshness of the chestnut trees enjoying the typical local cuisine.

Thank Esyl_13
Zurich, Switzerland
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2012

Typical tessinois food all well presented and well cooked with a menu which follows the seasons. Do not expect any experimentation or wild combinations but basic decent food.

Thank Mable46
Zurich, Switzerland
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81 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2010

This is a grotto (restaurant) where they serve the local food from Ticino like polenta, rabbit, etc. The also have a large choice of grilled meat. I suggest "costine di maiale" (grilled ribs, Ticino style). The restaurant is located 2km from the centre of Mendrisio direction "Valle di Muggio", just before arriving at the small village called Castel S.Pietro. the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Barbecue, Italian, Mediterranean
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Via ai Grotti | Castel S. Pietro, Mendrisio 6874, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Mendrisiotto  >  Mendrisio
  • Phone Number: +41 91 646 16 08

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