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Restaurant Papa Joe's

) #307 of 1,662 Restaurants in Zurich €€ - €€€ Mexican, American,
Schifflaende 18, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 269 88 88
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good39%
  • Average22%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible5%
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“fajitas” (14 reviews)
“onion rings” (3 reviews)
“chilli” (3 reviews)
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Mexican, American, Bar, Central American, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Schifflaende 18, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This burger house has a nice decor and a warm look and feel. The waitress was so polite and the service was good. The owner was somehow hostile but maybe we were wrong. The level of the quality of the food was average to good...More

Thank odytron o
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was average. I had the Cheeseburger. However it was cooked more than well done and had only very little cheese on it. Fries were ok. We were 7 people and despite our reservation we only got a table meant for 6 people. So we...More

Thank slurmslurm
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My father was visiting and fancied a Mexican style meal, so having checked out Trip Advisor, chose Papa Joe's due to its central location and easiness for us to get to. Having never eaten here before, nor had any recommednation from friends or colleagues, we...More

Thank Kevin H
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Visited June 9 and we were wholly unimpressed. Bar and waitstaff very abrupt and rude to us. Would never recommend.

Thank RZock
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Went for dinner with a friend and ordered the quesadilla, while my friend went for the fajitas. The menu might seem a lightly pricey for what it has to offer, the portions are quite large. I could have easily had some starters, and shared a...More

Thank epeeri
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

We googled an American type restaurant in Zurich and this place was suggested and we were glad we went! It's quirky with a real mixed vibe of American style and Mexican inspired food. I found the starters to be expensive but the portions are huge...More

Thank JEWBreviews
SaschaNowak, Manager at Restaurant Papa Joe's, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Dear JEWBreviews Thank you for your recent review of Papa Joe’s Zürich. We appreciate the positive review of our restaurant and our staff. Thank you again and wish you a nice time until your next visit. „Have fun & take care“ Sascha Nowak Manager

Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

They forgot the orders, we couldn't eat at the same time, they made funny ugly faces with every interaction with the waitresses and when we order a new bottle of tap water they announce that they cannot serve it any more because "it's free"....

Thank Eve A
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

We stayed at California hotel. The restaurant is very ni've. In the evening we are there and the food was good. But in the morning the breakfast was very poor and the waitress was very unkind.More

Thank meytalsn
SaschaNowak, Manager at Restaurant Papa Joe's, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2017

Dear meytalsn Thank you for your feedback on Tripadvisor. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our Restaurant in the evening. We say sorry for the experience during the breakfast. That’s not our standard. I hope we see you again, until then we wish...More

Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Good spare ribs and fries. I am not a spare rib eater but i found these to be rather good. The rest of the american food looked good too (burgers etc.). Went on a Saturday night and without a reservation no chance. We were lucky...More

Thank Eagle-Ag
SaschaNowak, Manager at Restaurant Papa Joe's, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Dear Eagle-Ag Thank you for your recent positive review of Papa Joe’s Zurich! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. I hope we can welcome you back into the restaurant soon. „Have fun & take care“ Sascha Nowak Manager

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Was met by a smile and shown to a table it was a Monday night and it was quite busy. Drinks good, food my wife's was cold it was taken from her table and a new meal cooked which was hot and very tasty. No...More

Thank Carrotblue
SaschaNowak, Manager at Restaurant Papa Joe's, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2017

Dear Carrotblue Thank you very much for your visit in Restaurant Papa Joe’s Zürich and your rating on Tripadvisor. We hope we see you next time. „Have fun & take care“ Sascha Nowak Manager

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$62
Mexican, American, Bar, Central American, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Schifflaende 18, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +41 44 269 88 88
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