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Gasthaus Widder

#28 of 96 Restaurants in Zug
Certificate of Excellence
Swiss
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Landsgemeindeplatz 12, Zug 6300, Switzerland
+41 7110316
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delightful!

I had lunch one afternoon then dinner the next evening. Chef Fritz entertained me and friends with delicious cuisine, drink and conversation!

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 27, 2014
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Albuquerque, NM
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Budapest, Hungary
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262 reviews 262 reviews
157 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We loved it, we went specifically in becasue the owner and his family are selling after 31 years in the business. They will be missed. The roesti with bacon and eggs (Swiss classic) was excellent. The biggest treat is the wonderfully charming daughter and the very friendly father who comes to the table, suggests wine and is a great conversationalist.... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We went for lunch with the family ordering easy traditional dishes. Almost all dishes were salty and even the french fries were overcooked. The size of the meal for the price too small and served with no creativity at all.

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Crystal Lake, IL
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The fondue was excellent here. The service was okay. Waitress suggested we should tip which we discovered after the fact is usually included. If you like cheese fondue it is worth a stop.

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Baar, Switzerland
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161 reviews 161 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The typical Swiss fondue is available here all year long with a special chef's recipe that's really worth to be tested! In autumn, I can recommend to try the wonderful game plates made with passion by the chef. The deer plate I had was simply delicious!

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Dallas, Texas, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Gastaus Widder is THE place we take all of our visitors. We love the cheese fondue there! It is a very friendly atmosphere, casual, and comfortable. It is a family run place for so many years, and it is still run like one. The owner is almost always on the premises and will come out and speak with you. The... More 

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Albuquerque, NM
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I had lunch one afternoon then dinner the next evening. Chef Fritz entertained me and friends with delicious cuisine, drink and conversation!

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Lausanne
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28 reviews 28 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

This restaurant is very well located, and we had very friendly waiters. The menu has a wide selection of Swiss and also South African meals. Food quality was good, presentation as well. One key point to improve is the time to serve (2 hours between arrival and main meal served...), and at that point some of the meals were quasi... More 

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Zug, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

Really pittoresk restaurant with really good food! Service friendly and with a touch of "beeing at home".

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Paris, France
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

During my weekend in Zug I had a lunch at Widder. Restaurant is centrally located in the old town main square - a 15-minute walk from the railway station. Warm welcome and friendly service throughout the entire meal. Restaurant room is small and I found the tables to be a bit too close to each other. Lavatories spotlessly clean. No... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

I was in this nice and typical swiss restaurant. The service was pleasant and fast. The menu has a lot of possibilities. The prices are medium-high. I ordered a salad and peace of meat with krauts and spaetzle, I was not enthusiastic for what I paid but was enough (I would be able to do the same dish at home).... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Landsgemeindeplatz 12, Zug 6300, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zug  >  Zug
  • Phone Number: +41 7110316

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Swiss

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