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All 173 Zermatt Restaurants

Le Gitan Grill

Bahnhofstrasse 64, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
+41 27 968 19 40
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Ranked #28 of 173 Restaurants in Zermatt
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $32 - $63
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Good for: Romance
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The sizzling “holzfeuer” is the centrepiece of Le Gitan, creating an immediate warm and welcoming atmosphere at the forefront of the restaurant. You can wet your appetite by watching all the action from your table; our chef prepares all our grills over the wood fire. Specialities include lamb, prawns, beef and spit-roasted chicken tarragon.
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Brentwood, Tennessee
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely dinner for four at Le Gitan as recommended by Michelle at Romantica. We'd been on the mountain hiking all day so the hearty fare from the grille was welcome. Nice wine selection and good service. The open fire made the room warm and added ambience. A great choice among a lot of competing options.

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Grimsby, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Based on the recommendation of our hotel my wife and i recently enjoyed a wonderful dinner at Le Gitan. We really appreciated the fact that they accommodated our request to move tables to a quieter section, complete with candlelight, even though we did not have reservations. The food was outstanding and service good. While they initially made a mistake with... More

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Pinehurst, North Carolina
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65 reviews 65 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Wonderful dining experience for my wife and I. Food, wonderful --- of course it was fondue. Staff friendly and patient offering advice on the type of fondue we would enjoy. Relaxed, no rush or push to get us in and out. Atmosphere relaxed, location was perfect, after diner an easy stroll thru the village. Le gitan is a must.

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Netanya, Israel
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33 reviews 33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

I was so glad that the hotel clerk recommended this restaurant. Ever thing in Switzerland is pricey so I wont hold this against them. Greeted by the warmth of a wood burning stove, we were escorted a lovely table where we were treated to an incredible meal We had the rack of lamb for two which was served in two... More

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Scottsdale
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374 reviews 374 reviews
154 restaurant reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

A small and cozy restaurant with an open fire pit area where the grilling is done and fun to watch. Our waiter recommended a Swiss Syrah at $80 which in fact was one of the least expensive wines on the menu and was quite good. My wife ordered the lamb cutlets while I ordered a Wiener Schnitzel. The waiter pushed... More

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Boston
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

Our family of 5 went to Le Gitan Grill for our last dinner in Zermatt on the recommendation of our hotel. This was one of our favorite meals. We sat near the grill and we really enjoyed watching the preparation of the food. The waitstaff was very accommodating - offering seconds on side dishes. The lamb was fabulous, cooked perfectly,... More

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Montreal, Canada
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The meat on the grill is outstanding. Specifically the brochette or the lamb. Also very difficult not to take seconds of their specialty potatoes. Very good selection of wines. Better suited for adults. Dimmed lighting. Excellent service.

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Warsaw, Poland
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45 reviews 45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

We shared the lamb filets which were amazing flavorful and tender. The potatoes gratin was delicious and I appreciated the second helping. However, the 5 pieces of vegetables left a lot to be desired. This was a recommendation to celebrate our anniversary. The atmosphere was very quaint and cozy, the food delicious, but like Zermatt- very very expensive and the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

My wife and I dined here whilst in Zermatt. I had fillet steak with potato gratin which was heavenly. I have never tasted gratin as nice as this. My wife had a fondue which had a beautiful flavour. More subtle than the french fondue which i find can be a little strong. Make sure you have a bottle of the... More

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Schindellegi, Switzerland
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535 reviews 535 reviews
361 restaurant reviews
314 helpful votes 314 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

average cold meat starters, average steak tartar (served without toast), average grilled meat, average service... but prices much over what it should be, as usual in zermatt. no special reason to go again, no special reason to avoid this place.

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