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Grotto San Rocco

via San Rocco 3 | Lugano-Caprino, Pugerna 6823, Switzerland
+41 91 923 98 60
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  • Excellent66%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“fish” (3 reviews)
“perch” (2 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
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Swiss, Seafood, European, Italian, Barbecue, Vegetarian Friendly
via San Rocco 3 | Lugano-Caprino, Pugerna 6823, Switzerland
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

Enjoy views of Lake Logano from this perch on the banks while lunching on a delicious meal at a table right on the water. Pull right up to their dock on your boat and climb , the ramp and stairs. Served a salad, baked chicken...More

Thank married96
Reviewed 24 July 2017

This place is set right on the beautiful lake looking over lugano. We hired a boat to get over but can get here by ferry. The man serving us was really informative and looked after us so well. Probably one of the best meals I've...More

Thank aussiedan5
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Best lunch we've had after 4 weeks in Europe. Michel was super nice and made our experience amazing. Thank you!!!

Thank Kellylovesfood
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

In front of the city of Lugano, just the lake between one can enjoy a superb cuisine on a splendid terrace on the water. The location is only by boat easy to reach, so it makes best to dine during a holiday in Lugano. The...More

Thank Remoli
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

We came to this restaurant because we chose a wrong road when driving around this area for the first time. We are just glad that there is a restaurant for lunch but to our great surprise, the food is just amazing. From starter to sweet,...More

Thank Tsui R
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We took an optional evening excursion with our Best of Switzerland Tour that included a boat tour of Lake Lugano and dinner at this "Typical Grotto Restaurant." Our menu was pre chosen by our tour company and was a sampler menu. We were first served...More

1  Thank Endodr
Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

What an amazing time we had. A definite must see experience!! Amazing food and wonderful service...a great winning team. This is definitely a 5 star* experience in my books. Thank you Michel and Team for looking after us. Will be back soon.

Thank Jason W
Reviewed 16 August 2016

My wife and I wandered into this restaurant at the end of a brisk hike along the lake shore, from about 4 km to the north. We had 90 minutes before the next boat came along, so we decided to give this restaurant a try....More

Thank Ronald_Peter
Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

This grotto is not easy to reach, just the ride there by car is a little adventure through small beautiful mountain roads...and even if the trip ain't easy, it's do much worse it!!! I can also recommend to get there by boat taxi, which will...More

1  Thank InternationalBiz
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Being at this grotto has been quite a disappointment for us. The owner behaved in a very unprofessional fashion towards my German speaking in-laws who had difficulties catching up with the menu in Italian. He showed no patience at all with them and instead of...More

Thank Margarita C
Michel W, Inhaber at Grotto San Rocco, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2016

Thank you for your feedback. While we were very busy on the festival night of 1st of August celebrating Swiss Independence Day with fireworks on the lake, your party was memorable. Without exception, everyone dining that night had long-set dinner reservations. Your party was memorable...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$26 - US$73
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: via San Rocco 3 | Lugano-Caprino, Pugerna 6823, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Ticino  >  Pugerna
  • Phone Number: +41 91 923 98 60
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