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Cafe Bar Restaurant Odeon

#119 of 1,667 Restaurants in Zurich}
€€ - €€€, Cafe, European
Limmatquai 2, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 251 16 50
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  • Very good48%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“schnitzel” (6 reviews)
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Bar, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Limmatquai 2, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 162 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

It felt like Lenin, Einstein and Somerset Maughan had only just left this marble and brass clad café when we sat down in one of the alcoves. Adorned with red stools and pristine white napkins this restaurant/bar is definitely worth a detour. The cocktails are...More

Thank Susie4861
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Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

If you go nowhere else you have to come here. This is world class, attentive, not obsequious it is a bar and so much more. Staff are fantastic, prices not outrageous and you'll get the same service for a coffee as you will if you...More

Thank narrowbrewer
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I have been in Switzerland for a week and were looking for someplace a little “lighter”, without all the formality of a restaurant. We checked out the menu before sitting down and there were a number of good options. Neither of us...More

Thank kricamato
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Classic coffee house at the Bellevue in Zürich. Nice ambience and good servie. Coffee is satisfying.

Thank gebizzle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This used to be a regular meeting place of Albert Einstein, Carl Jung, Los Pumas and many of the illustrious names that studied or worked in ZH. Over the years it has changed and ts deco and style is now a little too sterile and...More

Thank Joaquin S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As I wandered from Kunsthaus and found the restaurant happened to be quite packed. I knew this is a place for lunch! The beautiful waitress delivered an English menu, but have I order from the same old thing? I noticed difference of a menu being...More

Thank Pantidat
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Visited here as part of a Stag Weekend in Zurich... this is quite a stylish bar, I can see it being a very well frequented place by the cultural sect.. good crowd of folk in when we visited and great staff too... only issue I...More

Thank Ian E
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Every layover in Zürich I have to eat here!! Best Bagel Burger and great wines Dont be stupid and order bottled water - get the Leitungs Züri Wasser ZH2O its free and fantastic Looking forward to eating here again next week! It is well priced,...More

Thank Con B
Tschanz_Management, Inhaber at Cafe Bar Restaurant Odeon, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Hallo Con B. Thank you for your visit and friendly feedback! We looking forward to see you again next week. Bis dann! Herzliche Grüsse, Stéphanie Portmann & Team ODEON

Reviewed 6 August 2017

I visited this place with some friends for drinks. I can tell you that the service was great. Our table had one of the best waiters I've met. The drinks were very good and felt premium, but you need to consider that the prices are...More

Thank Radu C
Tschanz_Management, Inhaber at Cafe Bar Restaurant Odeon, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you Radu C for your feedback, that we will gladly forward to our service team! We looking forward to see you again @ Café ODEON. Kind regards, Stéphanie & Team ODEON

Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

I love the interior whose historical base. The cappuccino is the best one. Really nice place to chill and you can sit really nice outside

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$27
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Limmatquai 2, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +41 44 251 16 50
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The oldest and most famous coffee house in Switzerland – café, bar and restaurant. A meeting place for the intellectual scene since 1911.
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