Menu

From homegrown cured meats and cheeses handcrafted by our trusted suppliers, to fresh homemade pasta, to meats selected and matured according to the Dry-Aged process in the special maturation cabinet, to lake fish, not to mention our delicious desserts: you’re sure to find your new favorite dish!

The Appetizers

CHF
Grotto Appetizer

Pâté del Grotto – Head salami with green sauce
Venison salami – Zucchini flower stuffed with fondue, fried
Bruschetta with tomato and basil – Onion with tuna sauce

21.-
Chopping board of local cured meats,

with homemade giardiniera

19.-
CHF
Bruschetta with tomato and basil 12.-
Nostrano pork sausages 11.-
Nostrano roe sausages 13.-
Grotto pâté, with croutons, garnished 16.-
Zucchini flowers stuffed with fondue, fried 19.-
Fresh artichoke salad, with slivers of Grana Padano cheese 18.-

Salads

CHF
Chicory salad 12.50
Chicory and tomato salad 12.50
Grotto Mixed Salad 12.50
CHF
Salad of auburn tomatoes 12.50
Assortment of grilled vegetables 18.-
Fresh artichoke salad, with slivers of Grana Padano cheese 18.-

First Dishes

CHF
Porcini mushroom and chestnut soup 18.-
Pumpkin flan with fondue 16.-
Risotto with luganighetta, porcini mushrooms, saffron and Merlot del Ticino 22.-
Ravioli della Nonna with tomato sauce, butter, macaroons and raisins 22.-
  CHF
Taglierini with porcini mushrooms 22.-
Pappardelle with wild boar sauce 24.-
Pumpkin gnocchi with Zincarlin cream sauce 22.-

Fish Second Courses

CHF
Alborella with fries 24.-
Perch fillet with butter and sage 31.-
CHF
Pikeperch escalope with potatoes, cherry tomatoes, artichokes 33.-

Meat main courses

  CHF

Braised beef tenderloin, with porcini mushrooms and polenta

34.-

Pork chop, Milanese style

29.-

Veal liver alla Veneta

31.-

Wild boar salmi, with golden spätzli

32.-
CHF

Veal escalope with creamy porcini mushrooms

38.-
Porcini mushrooms trifolati, with polenta 31.-

Sliced venison fillet with Maggia Valley pepper

42.-

From the Grid

(subject to availability)

ANGUS BEEF SWISS CHF
Rib approx. 800/1000 gr. hg. 11.50
Fiorentina steak approx. 800/1000 gr. hg. 12.50

Desserts & Ice Creams

  CHF
Apple stüdel with vanilla sauce 11.-
Creme Caramel 9.-
Panna Cotta with marrons glacés 11.-
Mascarpone cream tiramisu 11.-
Grappa glazed chestnuts 12.-
CHF
Semi-frozen meringue cake with chocolate sauce 9.-
Semi-cold cassata 9.-
Walnut ice cream with Nocino 12.-
Selection of sorbets 11.-

Cheeses

CHF
Muggio Valley Büsciun 7.50
Piora Alpine Pasture Cheese 12.-
Formagella Grassa Crenga 10.-
CHF
Creamy Gorgonzola 10.-
Mixed cheese 16.-
Polenta and creamy gorgonzola 16.-

Iva 7,7%  inclusa.