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Chez Max Julen

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Swiss, Grill
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Kirchstrasse 44, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
+4127 967 40 44
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Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Local cuisine
Outdoor seating
Entertaining clients

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent grill restaurant

I've had the "perlhuhn" (Guineafowl) which came in two servings, it was absolutely delicious The grill was done in a fireplace in front of everyone (zero food smell), very nice show.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 23, 2015
Mihai551
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Bucharest, Romania
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Outdoor seating
  • Entertaining clients
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
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Bucharest, Romania
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I've had the "perlhuhn" (Guineafowl) which came in two servings, it was absolutely delicious The grill was done in a fireplace in front of everyone (zero food smell), very nice show.

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Kloten, Switzerland
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70 reviews 70 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

The meat at Chez Max Julen is probably the best you can get in Zermatt. This time I had the filet of venison, which was grilled to perfection. The staff is very attentive and friendly. Don't forget to make a reservation!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

We enjoyed both a fondue chinoise and an à la carte meat/grill dinner here. Definitely a rather popular spot (quite busy) but the staff has it under control and guests are well looked after. The fondue chinoise was very, very good and copious. It's all you can eat and they do encourage you to ask for more... unfortunately we could... More 

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

This seems to be a restaurant where you just can't walk in and get something to eat, but you have to make table reservation well in advance. Liked by the locals, it appeared. When we had our dinner there (veal liver, tasty), the house was full and looked too much like the staff was stretching themselves. Wine list wasn't impressive... More 

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San Francisco, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Very good restaurant with traditional Swiss ambiance. We couldn't have asked for a nicer waitress and chef. The only negative was where we were sat which was on the second level right next to the trash and plating station so all through out dinner there was a flurry of action and plating and plate scrapping which was a bit distracting.... More 

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Cleveland, United States
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

In searching for restaurants when in Zermat, we found this restaurant on the web and it sounded very interesting. Upon arrival (after finding out it was on the lower level and we were on the main street - oops). it was warm and inviting. The service was among the best we have had anywhere and the food was excellent. My... More 

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Granite Bay, California
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Went there for an anniversary celebration and weren't disappointed. Food was excellent and generous in amount. Service was very attentive. Good wine list

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Denver, Colorado
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We were wanting a grill type restaurant with a Swiss flair and we were led to the right place. The restaurant is in the basement, at river level, of a little hotel off the main streets in Zermatt. As soon as we entered, we knew we were in the right place. Boy did it smell good! We had a charming... More 

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Perth, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

We searched a few restaurants for chocolate fondue and finally come across this place. It was relatively cheap for 24franks but really wasn't too impressive, the fruit platter was very average, no strawberries or bananas and pretty small. There's definately better in zermatt

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Castries, St. Lucia
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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We first found Chez Max Julen restaurant in 2005; after enjoying our first meal we fell in love with the place. We returned in 2010 and again this summer, 2014. It has remained consistently good… Situated next to the bridge on the bottom floor of Hotel Beau Rivage, this place is fantastic; the open fire provides you with a romantic... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kirchstrasse 44, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Valais  >  Zermatt
  • Phone Number: +4127 967 40 44

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 0 - 100
  • Cuisine: Swiss, Grill

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Entertaining clients

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