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Restaurant Julen

Riedstrasse 2 | 3920, Zermatt, Switzerland
+41 27 966 76 00
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Ranked #14 of 174 Restaurants in Zermatt
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $16 - $60
Cuisines: Swiss, Contemporary, Organic, Fondue
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Good for: Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Time for specialeaties. Time for Tradition Julen. "Everyone is welcome in Restaurant Julen." That was as important for Meinrad Julen as it is today for the third generation of the family business. In the morning local workers stop by for their coffee break, at noon the traditional cuisine attracts businessmen, families and passers-by, and in the evening the cozy restaurant serves gourmet food based in traditional cuisine. New menus are created daily with love and passion. From the salad bar to beef tenderloin and lamb specialties to the hearty cheese fondue and dessert buffet on Thursdays, the a la carte menu has something for all tastes. Enjoy our carefully selected assortment of international wines. Make sure to reserve a table early!
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Newton, Massachusetts, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014 NEW

Had a great meal at the Restaurant Julen with my son. I had perfectly cooked veal in cream sauce, and my son had cheese fondue. We selected the restaurant based on the recommendation of the women staffing the desk at our hotel.

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39 reviews 39 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Thank you very much to all the management and staff for providing the most perfect location for my daughters wedding dinner. Even though we all arrived too early you accommodated us immediately making us all feel most welcome. The restaurant was perfect as was the food, the lamb you served was the best we had ever tasted. Each and every... More 

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Switzerland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

We have visted the restaurant several times during our stay in Zermatt. Every meal was just delicious and the service was superb. If you ever take lunch here, also consider the workers meal, which is very reasonably priced and delicious too. We will consider staying at their hotel next time, due to the great experience with the restaurant.

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Newcastle, Australia
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53 reviews 53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Excellent, friendly service in a restaurant with great atmosphere. Make sure you book over busy periods (eg Saturdays). Really tasty food.

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Hong Kong, China
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35 reviews 35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

I tried Restaurant Schaeferstube originally, but it's fully booked and the waiter had asked me to try Restaurant Julen upstairs where they shared the same menu and have the same kitchen. The decoration of the restaurant is swiss tradition, I felt the warm atmosphere when entering. As Restaurant Schaeferstube is famous for lamb, I ordered the lamb of course. The... More 

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Familie-Julen, Inhaber at Restaurant Julen, responded to this review

Dear Bessie thank you for your visit at the Restaurant Julen and thank you for all the compliments. Your description is very helpful for the public and we are proud to hear you were fully satisfied, all the best Family Julen and the team More 

edinburgh
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

we were on a half board basis and the food was excellent with wines to match. The service was also excellent. Highly recommended.

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Familie-Julen, Inhaber at Restaurant Julen, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive review! We are very happy about it, Best regards from Zermatt Family Julen and the team More 

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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56 reviews 56 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Loved the cozy feeling the restaraunt had. Candles, fire place, older furniture...just homey feeling. Enjoyed the traditional swiss dishes. My favorite was the zurich style potatoes with meat and a mushroom cream sauce..amazing!! Definitely give this place a visit!

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Familie-Julen, Inhaber at Restaurant Julen, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and your helpful review on Tripadvisor. We look forward to see you again. Best regards from Zermatt The Julen family and the team More 

Montreux, Switzerland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

This cosy hotel restaurant is distinguished by friendly and very efficient service, as well as by a menu strong on Swiss dishes, as well as an additional, separate menu during the hunting season.

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Familie-Julen, Inhaber at Restaurant Julen, responded to this review

Dear Peter C, thank you for your visit and for your nice review! It was a pleasure to welcome you and may be we meet again, sunny regards from Zermatt Family Julen and the team More 

Florida
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125 reviews 125 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

After eating one night in the Schaferstube downstairs, we decided to try this bit more upscale restaurant. The food of both were equal and extremely good. Beet salad was delicious, as was veal medallions. The set menu that night was a pork dish and turned out to be pork two ways - tenderloin and sort of a meatloaf - delicious... More 

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Familie-Julen, Inhaber at Restaurant Julen, responded to this review

We are happy you enjoyed both our restaurants. Thank you for the visit and your review. We hope to see you again and sending you all the best Family Julen and the team More 

London
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

We had our dinner at Restaurant Julen on our first night in Zermatt. We wanted to initially go to Schaeferstube but got confused (as they are in the same hotel Julen) and later realised that they have two different restaurants in the hotel. I was told by the waiter that they share the same kitchen therefore food quality is exactly... More 

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Familie-Julen, Inhaber at Restaurant Julen, responded to this review

We are honored. Thank you for the beautiful review! Best regards from Zermatt Family Julen and the team More 

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Address: Riedstrasse 2 | 3920, Zermatt, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 27 966 76 00
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Valais  >  Zermatt
Average Prices: USD 16 - 60
Cuisine: Swiss, Contemporary, Organic, Fondue

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