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Restaurant Julen

Riedstrasse 2 | 3920, Zermatt, Switzerland
+41 27 966 76 00
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Ranked #15 of 174 Restaurants in Zermatt
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $17 - $63
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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Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
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34 reviews 34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

After a heavy day walking we only wanted to roll across the road to eat and were we glad that we did. This long established family run restaurant offers excellent meals either a la carte or menu du jour. the raclette made a particularly good starter and lamb reared by the family was very special. Excellent service with personal welcomes... More

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We are happy to ready that you enjoyed your visit with us! Thank you for writing a public review! We appreciate it a lot. All the best to you and hopefully to another time Family Julen and the team More

Blonay, Switzerland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Very nice atmosphere but service was slow and waiter complained they were too busy with not enough staff and he was training someone. We had the chinese fondue which was what it should be - it doesn't take anything special to serve this so I won't rate the food. Don't think I would bother going back when there are so... More

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

We are very grateful for open and honest reviews as yours. It gives us a different perspective on our services and it is our motivation for constant improvements. As we are open 365 days a year, our new employees learn live during the work. Of course, the guest should not feel disturbed thereby. We apologize for this. We take your... More

Pershore, United Kingdom
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

we were recommended this place to eat by our Hotel across the road. The quality of food and service is excellent. When asked if i wanted an encore to my main meal i thought the waiter meant a sweet so of course i agreed only to be served another dinner!! I did say this was possibly a mistake and he... More

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Thank you for sharing your experiences in public! It was a pleasure to host you in our restaurant. We wish you all the best and would be nice meeting you another time Family Julen and the team More

Brentwood
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Beautiful dining room, excellent food and excellent service. What more could you want? Try the asparagus soup.

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Thank you very much for your short but very helpful comment! We hope to meet you again, Family Julen and the team More

Annecy, France
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28 reviews 28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

During our trip to Zermatt, we randomly chose this restaurant while walking in the village. We were really lucky, since restaurant Julen was wonderful! From the time we entered the restaurant, we noticed that every little detail has been thought of and organised by the owner/staff. The food and the service were excellent. It was a bit expensive but well... More

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

Thank you very much for our beautiful compliments! We are happy you have spent a nice time in our restaurant. We wish you all the best The Julen Family and team More

Falkenberg
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

We loved both the food and the service! Kids menu was good and the staff was so friendly and helpful. Food was well prepared and good value for money (not more pricy than other restaurants in Zermatt).

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

Dear Marina, thank you for your positive feedback. We are very glad, that you liked the visit with your family at our restaurant. We appreciate your comments! All the best and see you again, Family Julen and the team More

New York City, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Went there twice for dinner during our stay at the hotel Julen. Nice atmosphere and great service. The food was excellent - they serve great grilled meats, and also have a generous salad bar.

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

Another thank you also for this review! See you soon again Family Julen and team More

Phoenix, Arizona
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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This restaurant came recommended form our Hotel B&B Welcome Zermatt right next door. This restaurants food, atmosphere and service were great.. Little expensive, but a great first dinner to kick of our trip in Zermatt.

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Thank you very much for your review. We appreciate it! Sunny greetings from Zermatt Family Julen and team More

Zurich, Switzerland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Very tasty, especialy the filet is very tender.. Also a plus for all the ladies: some of the main dishes can be orderd as halfportions, which is a big portion too, so you can also get a starter..They have tasty wine from the region.. The staff is very kind, fast and professional...The price is midhigh, but worth it!

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Thank you for your nice and helpful review! We appreciate your words and we are happy you enjoyed your visit at our Restaurant. Greetings from Zermatt Family Julen and team More

Lucerne, Switzerland
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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

This is best ever: Schwarznasen Schaf, grilled. A Must and definitly not to compare with ordinary Lamb. Mr. Julen even offered a Table although the Restaurant was fully booked. Tks again.

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Hallo Herr Beck, vielen herzlichen Dank für Ihre Empfehlung! Wir freuen uns, dass es Ihnen gefallen hat bei uns. Bis... More

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