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18, ch. des Coquelicots, Geneva 1214, Switzerland
022 341 12 32
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Ranked #177 of 1,212 Restaurants in Geneva
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $23 - $63
Cuisines: European, French
Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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Saint Nazaire
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59 reviews 59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I was staying at the Holiday Inn Express Geneva Airport and they recommended this restaurant (5-10 minutes walk from the HI EXP). It was about 21h00 when I arrived and the restaurant was doing a great trade so service was a little bit slow. However, it was very friendly so no complaints there. I ordered "Cordon Bleu et Frites" and... More

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San Francisco, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The restaurant is conveniently located if you're staying at any of the airport hotels and do not want to travel to the city center for your meal. The decor is nothing special but they easily accommodate large groups, which is important if you attend conference or symposium. The food is good, mainly steaks, I would also recommend escargot - very... More

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

As previously mentioned in other reviews the Caravelle is the speciality here; a great steak with unlimited fries and a delicious garlic sauce. I honestly haven't tried anything else on the menu but I would recommend this place! I have been a couple of times and the staff are consistently friendly and if it's not too busy they will chat... More

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Geneva
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92 reviews 92 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

Here quite frequently with work colleagues. Consistently good steaks with rather typical high Geneva prices. Slow grumpy service. Salads also recommended if not feeling carnivorous (the steak comes with a small green salad).

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Geneva, Switzerland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Super Caravelle and a carafe of gamay, s'il vous plait. Satisfaction guaranteed! The rule is to eat all your frites and half the steak, then you'll be brought more frites and more of that magical sauce. It's a bit pricey, but that's what you get for excellent steak in Geneva.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Been here several years ago and man o man i missed the sauce. Their specialty is steak (with three different sizes) with the sauce "caravelle". Be sure you make a reservation because theres limited space and it can get crowded easily.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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117 reviews 117 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Location is beside a busy roadway but you do not hear any traffic noise. Food is excellent especially the steaks. Dessert is also not to be missed. Service is great. Wine is good.

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Hyde, Cheshire
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

I have eaten here on several occasions (first time way back in the 1980's) and most recently in May 2013 - The place never disappoints with good service and the best steaks in town at reasonable prices. The restaurant is away from town and very close to the airport - Speciality of the house is the "Caravelle" which is available... More

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Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Tuck behind a supermarket, definitely not a place for a first date, you will find one of the best steaks in Geneva at a moderate price and no frills, not art no deco. I just go there, have the Caravelle steaks (comes in 3 sizes, the small is enough for me), arrives quickly, eat, then go. In the summer it... More

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Madrid, Spanje
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

The employees were very kind and thoughtfull although my French is limited and their language skills do not exceed French.. I was shown the steak of 380gr from the grill with a layer of butter-sauce..bloody/rare with a nice crust. Slicing through it without force and the meat melts on your tongue..it made my day!! The hotelroom was simple but good,... More

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Address: 18, ch. des Coquelicots, Geneva 1214, Switzerland
Phone Number: 022 341 12 32
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
Average Prices: USD 23 - 63
Cuisine: European, French

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