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Vapiano

Vorstädte
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Im Kirschgarten | Sternengasse 19, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41(0)61 2727222
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Takeout

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 50
    Very good
  • 39
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Was better in the past

If you go, make sure your party ask for the same. We asked for a pasta and a pizza. Pizza took far to long and the people asking for pasta had already finished their meal by time the pizza arrives. Friendliness is not their strength.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
SDAP2015
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Switzerland
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Switzerland
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you go, make sure your party ask for the same. We asked for a pasta and a pizza. Pizza took far to long and the people asking for pasta had already finished their meal by time the pizza arrives. Friendliness is not their strength.

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Thank SDAP2015
Neuchatel, Switzerland
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good value for money especially for the Swiss price niveau, I liked the serve yourself choice aspect do what was on offer. When you come in the door you can feel the buzz, over lunch time at least lots of people are there talking and enjoying the food. We were two people my friend ordered a pasta dish which was... More 

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Thank Graeme b
Basel, Switzerland
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63 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Self service, cheap and a nice layout / decor. Vapiano is good for a quick cheap bite with good quality food. For some reason I prefer Caffe Spiga which is essentially the same concept and feel but somehow slightly more appealing inside.

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Thank DGM_1981
Croydon, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

I really like Vapiano because it offers really good quality food and value for money, especially in expensive city centres, including Basel. It follows a unique format where customers visit the counters that prepare the food they would like. They prepare the food fresh to order for you, which you then collect when it is ready. The value of the... More 

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Thank 8jm8
Hyderabad, India
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Amazing ambience, superb and flavored meals. I had a pizza which seem a normal one by looks but had all the flavors which made me order another one and ended up over eating. Majority of the staff knows German but they can manage in English as well. It is flooded with people during Lunch hours.

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Thank Rohit_TA
Mosta, Malta
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2015 via mobile

Went for lunch...1st time ive been in such a restaurant with an original idea how to order. Good quality food especially pizza which is made by italians and up to perfection. Worth the slightly high price of switzerland for this cuisine.

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Thank Navygm
basel
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

I have always found Vapiano Basel,a cheerful and relaxed atmosphere. The food is always fresh and delicious. I have been especially impressed with the current chef Janosch from Hungary. He not only remembered my order which is always the scampi e spinaci, but also made the dish to my taste and his skill at preparing the food was second to... More 

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Thank dfay
Wrexham, United Kingdom
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236 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

CAme across this restaurant when walking in city - really excellent. Chose a few dishes and shared them at the table. Good wine too! concept of ordering at a variety of stations needs to get used to. Liked the decor of the restaurant with real herbs on each table

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Thank drpeterr23
Switzerland
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

My only critism is that the staff takes too long to clear the table once the previous guest has left, creating a "dirty" touch to the agreeable restaurant

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Thank SDAP2015
Canton of Basel, Switzerland
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74 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Fast, nice food. Location very nice. easy to serve yourself. nice environment. suitable for everybody, family, couple, kids etc.

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Thank Hakanotyildiz

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Im Kirschgarten | Sternengasse 19, Basel 4051, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel>  > Vorstädte
  • Neighborhood: Vorstädte
  • Phone Number: +41(0)61 2727222

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 12:00 am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?