NEW: From March to June the Grotto is closed on Monday and Tuesday.
From July to October everyday opened from 17:00 hours.

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Brione s. Minusio - Ticino - Switzerland




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The Grotto al Capon is a wonderfully relaxed and cozy restaurant and meeting place, where in wintertime guests meet at the big table in front of the open fireplace, and in summertime in the cooling shade of the courtyard, the Patio. Your host in the Ticino, the southern part of Switzerland, will present you with a large choice of delicious specialties of this culinary region to be enjoyed in a truly special ambiance.

Typical al Capon specialities

  • ALL
  • Tomato salad with buffalo mozzarella.

  • Bruscetta

  • Vitello Tonnato “the original“.

  • Ticino plate mixed

  • Green salad with Ruccola.

  • Seasonal salad with warm asparagi or mushrooms.

  • Tortelloni with gorgonzola or ravioli with sage.

  • Local Chicken, grown free-range in natural surroundings (District Maggia Ascona)

  • Poulet supreme with Thaicurry butter sauce

  • Grandmothers take roll meat

  • Black (Piemont) truffles with noodle.

  • Tripe of the cattle in stripe cut tomato sauce and potatoes.

  • Stewed knuckle of veal to Merlot sauce with season vegetables and polenta.

  • Ravioli with 5 cheese filling and fresh sage butter.

  • Brasil Entrecôte 200gr. or 300gr.

  • Home-made Custard and Biscuit

  • Three kinds of local cheese

  • Ice cream al Capon.

  • Emmentaler „Merängge“

  • Cassata-Napoli Glace mit Maraschino.

  • Mousse au Chocolat

  • Day offers Wednesday
    Fresh Calf’s Liver à la mode Capon,
    mit Marsalasauce dazu frisches zartes Saison Gemüse

  • September + Oktober
    Various dishes with regional mushrooms.

  • Oktober
    Crazy for Venison

  • 27. + 28. November
    Gourmet Butcher’s Feast in the Capon mode with Bandella del Ticino.

  • November + Dezember
    Cheese fondue (Friday and Saturday)

  • 31. Dezember
    New Year’s Eve Party with Special Set Menu of 6 courses‚ with Tombola, Music and Midnight-Apéro

Causes at the Grotto al Capon

Specialities & causes

If you are planning a birthday or an anniversary party as an event at the Grotto al Capon, then we will take your guests on a culinary journey. We guarantee a unique experience in the Grotto al Capon. Grotto event menu for groups as of 10 to 30 persons

menu suggest
1 CHF 39.00


marinated tomato cube on Valle Maggia bread.

Main Courses

A fine Ragout of Rabbit
prepared according to the original local recipy, served with a home-made Polenta and fresh seasonal vegetables.


Home-made Custard and Biscuit
Cream-Head with Americano grape-gel and fresh seasonal fruit.

menu suggest
2 CHF 38.00


Ticino plate mixed
with salami, dried meat, Mortatella and cheese.

Main Courses

Lunganighetti with Safran Risotto
and fresh season vegetables.


Cassata-Napoli Glace mit Maraschino.

We also offer an event menu according to your wishes.

Menu information

Always freshly

All dishes and menus served in our restaurant are always freshly prepared with the finest ingredients and the meat stems from guaranteed controlled livestock breeding farm. With your meal, we recommend you taste one of the highly ranked regional wines. Please make your reservation in advance, by email or phone, the whole al Capon-Team will be delighted to welcome and to spoil you.


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Opening times

From July to October everyday opened

November and Dezember
Friday and Saturday opened at 17:00 hours

Old year week: 24th to 27th December closed
28th to 30th December opened from 17:00 hours

31th December Silvester party a la Capon with Elvis, from 18:00 hours

Closed for annual holidays 1. January - 10. January 2019

Opened 11. January for aperitif with Priska, Alex and Capon-Team on 11. January 5 pm.

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