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l'Opera Bouffe

#182 of 1,606 Restaurants in Geneva
€€ - €€€French, European,
avenue de Frontenex 5, Geneva 1207, Switzerland
+41 22 736 63 00
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
29 Mar 2017
“Great for a romantic dinner”
16 Sep 2016
“Good staff with low quality food”
Restaurant Hours
French, European, Central European
€€ - €€€
avenue de Frontenex 5, Geneva 1207, Switzerland
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Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Went here for a pre-Valentine's day dinner and had a beautiful night. Started with champagne then got a bottle of red and some osso bucco (can't remember what the hubby had - sign of a good time, I think!). We loved the romantic atmosphere, beautiful...More

Thank celinthecity
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Despite previous ranking, I think all the grade is for its staff. Very good staff interview and warm greetings and guide is appreciated. Rice was raw,and fish not bad.

Thank Mohamadhosein H
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch Had the creamy risotto with asparagus and ham which was good and decently plriced White Wine by the glass with several choices Good and smily service Will go back

1  Thank Olivier M
Reviewed 28 April 2016

We had a range of main dishes in the evening and appreciated the short, but well-selected menu. All dishes were cooked with refinement and tasted very good. The time between order and serving was longer than usual for both, main couse and dessert, in spite...More

Thank NarogC
Reviewed 7 March 2016

My partner was an opera aficionado who told me about this place which offers good food in an atmosphere that features operatic decor and background music: Carreras, Pavarotti, Domingo, Netrebko, and others were all there to accompany your meal. I started with scallops which were...More

Thank gabykouchacji
Reviewed 27 December 2015

This is a very nice restaurant to come in the evening. The food in general is very good and I love the background opera music they play as well as the decoration of the restaurant. I usually have the grilled seabass here and the salad...More

1  Thank CecilHorus
Reviewed 17 December 2015

This is a mid range restaurant, perfect for quick business lunches. Specials of the day are simple but tasty and just what you need in quantity so you do not feel overfilled for the rest of the day. Parisian style,simple décoration, good service. Price \...More

Thank Nicolas D
Reviewed 2 October 2015

We've been frequenting Opera Bouffe now for a few months going for their 'daily burger' every few weeks - we have never been disappointed - the service is excellent - very friendly - very efficient - very welcoming - they do have other options on...More

1  Thank tarahopwood
Reviewed 27 July 2015

My first time for a work lunch at the Opera Bouffe and a very pleasant surprise. The atmosphere is nice and cosy. The service is attentive and friendly. The food is fresh and tasty. I had a choice between 3 dishes for the "Plat du...More

Reviewed 18 March 2015

Rather middle of the road place. That said, a satisfatory experience. It has a bit of a shabby and crowded feel. The food was fine, nothing was great. The service was okay but not attentive.

Thank highlandhome4U
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
French, European, Central European
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: avenue de Frontenex 5, Geneva 1207, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 736 63 00
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