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Restaurant Julen

Riedstrasse 2 | 3920, Zermatt, Switzerland
+41 27 966 76 00
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Ranked #15 of 173 Restaurants in Zermatt
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $17 - $62
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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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Top Contributor
55 reviews 55 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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
48 helpful votes 48 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
5 helpful votes 5 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

Bottmingen, Switzerland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

We spent one enjoyable evening at Restaurant Julen with good food, wine and service. All in our group decided to go for the set menu for CHF 55. Included in that price was a starter (two choices), soup, salad bar, main course (delicious tuna or tender veal) and desert (fresh fruit or cheese platter). If you happen to be in... More

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

Thank you very much, Bjorn, for this precious recommendation. We appreciate that you took the time to describe our daily new 5-course-dinner. Best regards and we are looking forward to seeing you again Family Julen and all the team More

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

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
4 helpful votes 4 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

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