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The Best Restaurants and Cafés in Zurich
For all gourmets in Zurich and the surroundings – The best restaurants in Zurich with high-quality international cuisine or traditional Swiss specialties.

Zurich Restaurant Guide

The Best Restaurants and Cafés in Zurich

Zurich is the right place to be for gourmets and lovers of good food. Traditional Swiss cuisine in rustic taverns, haute cuisine in innovative top restaurants, or colorful food markets with culinary delicacies from all over the world – Zurich has something to please every palate.

Guests holding a Zürich Card receive a culinary surprise in many restaurants. See all Zürich Card restaurants here.

Good to Know – Eating in Zurich

  • An absolute must: the typical Zurich specialty, Zürcher Geschnetzeltes with rösti
  • Opened in 1898: Zurich is home to the oldest vegetarian restaurant in the world, the Hiltl
  • Super-food pioneer: a Zurich physician invented the famous bircher muesli at the end of the 19th century
  • Dining with Chagall: in the tradition- steeped restaurant, the Kronenhalle, (art) connoisseurs are surrounded by works by Chagall and Bonnard.

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Around Lake Zurich
The restaurants around Lake Zurich offer culinary delights and magnificent views.
Typically Swiss
Zurich without its traditional Swiss cheese fondue is inconceivable.
City of the Guilds
Dining in style: These 6 Zurich restaurants are housed in history-steeped guild houses.
Varied Food Culture
Zurich’s culinary fall also features mushroom dishes made with fresh wild mushrooms from the region.
Restaurant Tips
In Zurich, burger lovers are spoilt for choice. These are the favorites of the local residents.
Restaurant Tips
In Zurich, fans of meatless cuisine can find an abundance of vegan and vegetarian restaurants.
Secluded Zurich garden restaurants invite guests to relax and indulge themselves.
Restaurant Tips
Numerous hotels, cafés and restaurants in Zurich and the Zurich region offer brunch
Autumn in Zurich
Wild game specialties, mushrooms and roasted chestnuts – delicious dining in Zurich
Summer in Zurich
Summer sees the return of the popular open-air bars to the city.
Typical Zurich
Sweet? Alcoholic? Or spicy? Zurich produces delicacies to suit every taste.
Zurich Specialties
Bircher muesli can be enjoyed in many places in Zurich. It is particularly tasty in these restaurants.
Varied Food Culture
Spring has arrived when the forests in and around Zurich smell of wild garlic.
Nightlife/Simply Iconic
These bars and cafés enjoy cult status in Zurich.
In Zurich, these restaurants are simply cult, and guests should visit at least one of them.
These cozy Zurich cafés are the ideal place for guests to unwind and warm up in the wintertime.

Multifaceted Zurich

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