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Italian, Austrian, Contemporary
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 10 June 2019

The view from the terrace at Saxifraga is really worth the (short) climb up the Tappeiner Weg. And although you still get the buzz coming up from Merano, a very busy town, it's all below you and you can sit and enjoy the view without...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 16 May 2019 via mobile

Such a beautiful building and gorgeous view. Sitting on the terrace and just admiring the Etschtal on a sunny day is a must. For my liking, prices are bit too steep.....Wine and prosecco should be served with nibbling etc too

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Found Saxifragra as a very welcome oasis on a day that turned out much warmer than we expected. A friendly, comfortable oasis with a great view and the occasional cooling breeze. Very nice. Food was good too: I had a (variation on a) Caprese salad,...More

Date of visit: March 2018
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Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

A must visit when staying in Merano. Beautiful location , sitting on the terrace on a glorious sunny day overlooking the valley does not get much better. Food is excellent and is perfectly accompanied by wine from the owners own vineyards ( delicious Chardonnay) ....More

Date of visit: August 2017
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Reviewed 18 April 2017

excellent food, lovely service, perfect view in a very tranquil setting. the service and quality of local and home made foods, breads, oils and vines is simply stunning. one of my most favourite spots when in Merano.

Date of visit: April 2017
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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...More

Date of visit: August 2016
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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.

Date of visit: October 2015
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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...More

Date of visit: September 2015
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Reviewed 10 May 2014

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...More

Date of visit: May 2014
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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...More

Date of visit: August 2013
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  • Saxifraga is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4.5
    • Service: 4.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4.5