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Vallocaia

#148 of 1,578 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Old Town
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Niederdorfstrasse 15 | 8001 Zürich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 43 268 51 68
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11:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 23:30
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The service is good, various choices of north Italian cuisine. The atmosphere in the restaurant is nice, just enjoyed it. Standard & reasonable price for Zurich. Good location in the old town

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Thank Sanna S
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67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice casual Italian restaurant. Saw a mix of people while there, tourists and locals. Enjoyed everything I had -- bruschetta special was really good, mushrooms were delicious and truffles interesting; ravioli was al dente, meat filling was very tasty, but the sauce a bit on the bland side; warm chocolate cake was as you would expect. I would recommend the... More 

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Nelspruit, South Africa
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104 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Restaurant was fairly busy and has a very welcoming feel. Great staff. Menu is somewhat limited. Had a mixed salad which came with a dressing that tasted shop bought and unfortunately was very cold. I find cold tomatoes quite unpleasant. The main was a veal roll and was quite pleasant but, not too sure about the lemony sauce it sat... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

The interior of the restaurant is lovely. Very warm and up-market. Service was good and attentive. Food was decent overall. The bruschetti starter was nice (granted it would be difficult to get this dish wrong) The ravioli di Manzo was absolutely delicious, but as is disappointingly common with ravioli dishes, the portion was small - 4 medium-large sized raviolis. The... More 

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London
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268 reviews
135 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

This restaurant is well worth a visit if you are mooching around the old town. Friendly and cheerful staff; not always attentive but who cares? The pasta, home made I believe, is delicious and cooked al dente. This is a fun and friendly restaurant and judging by the presence of elderly locals and slick young business types, it has charming... More 

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Montreal
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179 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The place is gorgeous. It's a good Italian restaurant in the area. The staff was fantastic and so was the service. The food was good, but not exceptional. Would still recommend without a doubt.

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Hickory, NC
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This ristorante offers outdoor and indoor dining. We ate outside. The restaurant tables are on the large quaint square with other restaurants. The spaghetti and meat sauce was delicious. My wife and I split the spaghetti and it was a generous serving. With two salads and four glasses of wine the cost was 72 CHF. It is walking distance from... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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102 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Vallocaia is part of the Bindella group of Restaurants, hence another rock solid place for nice food, professional service and good atmosphere at a good price. Vallocaia is nicely decorated in the old town, providing italia food with mainly pasta and meat dishes. All very nice and cooked as it should be. Great lunch offers and nice wines.

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Thank ABZH_ontour
Zurich, Switzerland
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44 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The first time I am more than impressed in Zurich since months. Far one of the smartest service in Zurich. Risotto, meet and the dessert tastes fantastic! I enjoy eating in the warm "ambiente" in middle of the oldtown of zurich. Last but not least they also serve a perfect Italian Espresso! 9/10!

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Thank Marc I
Carbondale, Colorado
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46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Enjoyable setting with nice outside seating. Somewhat reasonable pricing....for Zurich! Delicious monkfish and incredible appetizer of buffalo motz and cherry tomatoes. The other customers smoking cigs at outside tables is disgusting.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$23 - US$92
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:30
Thursday
11:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Niederdorfstrasse 15 | 8001 Zürich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +41 43 268 51 68

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?