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 – Salametto – Bruschetta with tomato and basil
Zucchini flower stuffed with fondue, fried – Onion with tuna sauce

19.-
Chopping board of local cured meats,

with homemade giardiniera

19.-
Bruschetta with tomato and basil 12.-
Nostrano pork sausage 11.-
CHF
Onion with tuna sauce 14.-
Tomino cheese in prosciutto coat, in foil 14.-
Zucchini flowers stuffed with fondue, fried 19.-
Steak Tartare classic 34.-
Vitello tonnato cooked in pink point 34.-
Whitefish fillet in carp 24.-

Salads

CHF
Chicory salad 12.50
Chicory and tomato salad 12.50
Grotto Mixed Salad 12.50
CHF
Tomato and basil salad 12.50
Assortment of grilled vegetables 18.-
Assortment of grilled vegetables with grilled tomino cheese 24.-

First Dishes

CHF
Cream of asparagus with croutons 15.-
Risotto with luganighetta, porcini mushrooms, saffron and Merlot del Ticino 22.-
Ravioli della Nonna with tomato sauce, butter, macaroons and raisins 22.-
CHF
Pappardelle alla boscaiola 22.-
Homemade potato gnocchi with tomato and basil sauce 19.-
Eggplant Timbale Parmigiana style 20.-

Fish Second Courses

CHF
Alborella with fries 24.-
Perch fillet with butter and sage 31.-
Batter-fried perch fillet 31.-
CHF
Mixed fried freshwater fish 34.-
Pikeperch escalope with potatoes, cherry tomatoes and olives 31.-

Meat main courses

CHF

Braised beef short rib , with porcini mushrooms and polenta nostrana

34.-

Pork chop, Milanese style

29.-

Veal liver alla Veneta

31.-

Beef picaña Min. 2 pers.

p.p. 42.-

Sliced beef entrecôte with Maldon salt and balsamic cream

39.-
CHF

Veal escalope alla boscaiola

38.-

Veal meatballs with risotto alla parmigiana

29.-
Porcini mushrooms trifolati, with polenta 29.-
Grotto skewer with vegetables and grilled potatoes 36.-
Pork Luganighetta, nostrana 24.-

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
Homemade tarts 8.-
Creme Caramel 7.-
Strawberry Panna Cotta 9.-
Mascarpone cream tiramisu 9.-
Fresh berries 11.-
CHF
Fresh strawberries 9.-
Semi-frozen meringue cake with chocolate sauce 9.-
Semi-cold cassata 9.-
Walnut ice cream with Nocino 11.-
Selection of sorbets 11.-

Cheeses

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

Iva 7,7%  inclusa.