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Grotto Del Cavicc

via ai Canvetti 19A, Montagnola 6926, Switzerland
+41 91 994 79 95
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“polenta” (7 reviews)
“salad” (2 reviews)
“charcuterie” (2 reviews)
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Italian, Swiss, Barbecue, Central European, European, Grill, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
via ai Canvetti 19A, Montagnola 6926, Switzerland
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Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

My husband booked us a table at this charming grotto for a Sunday lunch whilst we were staying in the Induna Olona area. Although we have travelled in the area a number of times, we hadn't experienced a genuine 'grotto' - and what a delightful...More

Thank Alex260777
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Es gibt nichts schöneres ein Sommertag hier auf die Terrasse zu geniessen. Das essen ist sensationell und das Personal ist freundlich und aufmerksam. Die Erfahrung im Winter ist auch sehr gemütlich gewesen. Kann ich nur weiterempfehlen! This typical restaurant is amazing! The food is very...More

Thank Jasmin M
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

It was my third time at grotto Cavicc. As always I have enjoyed the large outdoor terrace, the friendly staff and what I'm coming for: delicious polenta. I've tried Polenta A Guanciale (pork cheek) - perfectly cooked, a real hearty meal. At 2.20 CHF expressos...More

Thank Pascal L
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Rustic perfection in the hills above Lake Lugano, the Grotto Del Gavicc is clearly a popular destination for locals - not surprising, as we thought this a perfect place to enjoy Sunday lunch. My wife and I were seated at a wooden trestle table on...More

Thank crusoe40
Reviewed 19 July 2017

This Grotto is highly recommended, it is located between nature where you can enjoy with your family, as a couple or with yourself. They have tables inside in a warmy atmosphere and outside on a beautiful terrace where you can enjoy fresh air, delicious food...More

Thank NaoNahuat
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Amongst the grottos I have dined in this being just average. The overall ambiance okay as we sat outside the inside is unknown. The seating not comfortable so I wanted to leave as soon as I finished eating. It seems they want to churn tables...More

Thank AsadullahKazmi
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We got there quite early in the evening ~19.00, the service was fast and the food delicious, the costata I got so tender that it melted in the mouth! The place is surrounded by trees and with a nice refreshing breeze, it is perfect to...More

Thank Nicola M
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Amazing terrace,like eating in the middle of a (tropical?) forest! Food was excellent as well as servicee. Terrace was full and animated. Service very friendly and efficient.

Thank Diane Z
Reviewed 14 August 2016

The location is peaceful and perfect for a summer lunch - the food is amazing, top quality. The cheese and ham platters, and then some tasty pork cheeks, very soft and tender and tasteful meat, accompanied by potatoes and mushroom. Polenta and gorgonzola cheese -...More

Thank Massimo B
Reviewed 13 August 2016

This fantastic restaurant is located in an amazing and peaceful scenario surrounded by the threes but still very close to the city of Lugano (around 15 minutes by car). The service is friendly and professional all of the members of the staff are smiling and...More

Thank Alessandro M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$53
Italian, Swiss, Barbecue, Central European, European, Grill, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
10:00 - 10:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via ai Canvetti 19A, Montagnola 6926, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Montagnola
  • Phone Number: +41 91 994 79 95
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