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Othmar's Skihuette

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Ried, Zermatt, Switzerland
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Dining options: Lunch
Description: frazenf-fierweed@bluewin.ch, phone +41 27 967 17 61

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Snow good!

After hiking from Sunnega, we really needed a break. Our legs where aching our stomachs where rumbling. Then all of a sudden this quaint Swiss style structure loomed in front of us. Before you could say schnapps, we where seated ready to be wined and dined. This lovely young girl made us feel right... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 18, 2015
Ernesto M
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Melbourne, Australia
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Melbourne, Australia
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181 reviews 181 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

After hiking from Sunnega, we really needed a break. Our legs where aching our stomachs where rumbling. Then all of a sudden this quaint Swiss style structure loomed in front of us. Before you could say schnapps, we where seated ready to be wined and dined. This lovely young girl made us feel right at home and we sat down... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

This cosy mountain hut is operated by a couple who spend winters in Zermatt, and summers in Alaska. This translates into the cuisine, with the specialty being Wild Alaska Salmon based dishes. Food is very good, and contrary to some reviews below we found the service to be both friendly and attentive.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

In addition to running a truly unique and wonderful restaurant in the Alps the owners also run a fishing camp in Alaska. The mix of the two makes for a unique menu and dining experience. Food, service and setting combine to make this a very special place. Don't miss it!!

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Moscow, Russia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

Othmar's is located on the red piste (#2, Ried) down from Rothorn. Seafood is fantastic, I strongly recommend Crab Pot: Alaskan crab, prawns, langoustines, scallops, clams. Alaskan salmon is also very tasty but this Crab Pot - unbelievable!!!! Have been there 3 times, will come back when I come to Zermatt next year. The waiters are very friendly and helpful... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

This cool Swiss ski hut serves delicious gourmet mostly Swiss cuisine with a twist. They feature Alaskan salmon. Since its quite common in the states we opted for the reindeer special which was fantastic. I'm really happy that we stumbled across the quaint restaurant. The service was very friendly and fast especially considering that it was quite busy.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

On a snowy day decided to ski back to Zermatt - being hungry following sign for Restaurant - not easy to ski in out for beginner when we visited. On a snowy day luckily a table was found inside . Traditional dishes like Rosti & soup - then seemed to have excellent selection of everything else.

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Madrid, Spain
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48 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

We loved the place. Everything we ate was wonderful. The staff was so friendly. The only thing is the service was a bit slow.

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

Stopped for a meal several times. Very good food, though not cheap, like everything in Zermatt :) Better to book a table in the morning for a fix time for a relaxing lunch, with Matterhorn view. Owners are friendly.

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Risskov
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

Great place on you way back to Zermatt on skis. Fish is the speciality, but everything is just perfect at Othmars.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013 via mobile

Be very careful when you are going down the slope, you might miss the place if you go too fast! Look at your left. Great place to have a relaxing lunch after a hard day of skiing.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ried, Zermatt, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Valais  >  Zermatt

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Swiss

Description

frazenf-fierweed@bluewin.ch, phone +41 27 967 17 61

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