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Grotto Ca'Nostra

via Orselina 77 | Täglich geöffnet, Brione sopra Minusio 6645, Switzerland
+41 91 743 58 52
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good31%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“grand view” (2 reviews)
“great food” (3 reviews)
“locarno” (6 reviews)
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Italian, Swiss, Grill, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
via Orselina 77 | Täglich geöffnet, Brione sopra Minusio 6645, Switzerland
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

We happend to be there for a Saturday lunch and were treated to the best game dish (Hirschpfeffer) we had in years! The service was friendly and efficient. We also loved that view. Thank you to the charming hostess and her staff. When we will...More

Thank Carole B
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Lovely grotto with fantastic view on the lake and Locarno. Perfect in Summer to have meal outside. Grotto i.side is nice and cosy. Meals were good, but overpriced. Fr. 25.- for Spaghetti Aglio Oglio is too much. Service is very friendly

1  Thank mcaillet
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Stopped for lunch. We shared the bruschetta pomodoro and had the spaghetti aglio olio and a glass of wine each. The food was good and the view bordered on spectacular. However, cost for lunch was 74 CHF which made it more expensive that eating in...More

Thank Robert E
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Our first visit earlier this year would have merited "very good" despite the high prices, this second time alone "poor" at least for what I ate. The view is good, and the food can be good, but whether good or not, it is expensive (and...More

Thank Masseneinwanderin
Reviewed 4 December 2016

Nice atmosphere, very nice service, cozy interior, large menu, delicious food, large wine list - something for any taste. Were there in December, of course indoors. Very cozy - an evening to remember. Must be wonderful as well in Summer, with a grand view on...More

1  Thank M L
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing grotto with stunning view over the Lago Maggiore and region. The food is great and all the employees are very friendly and helpful. We come back for sure.

1  Thank manuela s
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We actually came to this restaurant twice. The first time was just to get some ice cream after walking a lot in Orselina. We were stunned by the view and decided to come back for a dinner the next day. Even if we were only...More

1  Thank Ty N
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is a really a spectacular place for a lovely meal. Check for opening times, on weekends make a reservation. There is indoor and outdoor dining with a grand view over lake and Locarno from each table. Even on hot days sitting on the terrace...More

Thank Brigit B
Reviewed 26 March 2016

Lovely views here from the beautiful terrace and a longer lunch period than many restaurants - until 15.00. It's a grotto in name only: restaurant food, generic really - a few Ticinese specialties but only a few. Prices are higher than many places, particularly for...More

1  Thank catherine R
Reviewed 30 November 2015

We ate at this fun place situated well above Locarno, in southern Switzerland with another couple in early Nov. It was attended by mostly locals as it was the beginning of the offseason. The food was Italian with a wide variety of dishes. We had...More

1  Thank Jeffrey F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$29 - US$59
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via Orselina 77 | Täglich geöffnet, Brione sopra Minusio 6645, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Brione sopra Minusio
  • Phone Number: +41 91 743 58 52
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Schönstes Restaurant mit Aussichtsterrasse auf den Lago Maggiore Saison - Spezialitäten Restaurant . Genügend Parkplatz. Bushaltestelle vor der Türe (Moranda).
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