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Hafenrestaurant

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Hafenplatz 2, Zug CH-6300, Switzerland
+41 41 711 90 70
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8:00 am - 12:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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  • 20
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  • 36
    Very good
  • 33
    Average
  • 17
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  • 11
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Cool view but also cool ambience

Great duck's eye view of zugersee and Rigi - but lacked a warm welcome and smile as usually expected from host's in this fine part of the world. Also a bit mean with the bread sticks and busicits used to try and placate the pre- teens in our small group.

3 of 5 starsReviewed December 3, 2014
James N
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Local cuisine
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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117 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Great duck's eye view of zugersee and Rigi - but lacked a warm welcome and smile as usually expected from host's in this fine part of the world. Also a bit mean with the bread sticks and busicits used to try and placate the pre- teens in our small group.

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Hafen_Manager, Geschäftsführer at Hafenrestaurant, responded to this review

Dear James N Thank you for the honest feedback. It's actually not our art to welcome our guests and we're very sorry about it. We'll hope to see you soon again to Show us from the best side. Your Hafenrestaurant-Team Essen, feiern, sein am Zugersee More 

Zug, Switzerland
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

wonderful terrace to be on a sunny day. else everything was quite average. food was okay. service was okay, but not special. it's quite a family place, meaning lots of kids running round on weekends.

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Hafen_Manager, Geschäftsführer at Hafenrestaurant, responded to this review

Dear katherinelee Thank you so much for your visit. We'll hope to see you soon again. Your Hafenrestaurant-Team Essen, feiern, sein am Zugersee More 

Zug, Switzerland
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Been to this restaurant several times in all seasons. Its great in the warmer months to sit outside over the water. gave witnessed some amazing sunsets. Food is always beautiful and nicely presented. Service attentive. Have taken overseas visitors and they loved it.

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Hafen_Manager, Geschäftsführer at Hafenrestaurant, responded to this review

Dear Judy M Thank you so much for the nice feedback. We're happy to see you soon again. Your Hafenrestaurant-Team Essen, feiern, sein am Zugersee More 

Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

When you drive towards the restaurant you are stunned by the view of the lake with the mountains on the background, however it's also about the food and service. The meal that I had was ok, but not special at all. The most disappointing was the service as they forgot our drinks and they left the empty dishes at the... More 

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Hafen_Manager, Geschäftsführer at Hafenrestaurant, responded to this review

Dear FlopF Thank you for your stay. We're happy, you had (not with everything) a good time in our location. Perhaps we'll see you soon again? Your Hafenrestaurant-Team Essen, feiern, sein am Zugersee More 

Zurich, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

This restaurant has a wonderful view of the lake, nice furnishings indoor & out, that is the only good point. We ordered drinks and were sitting at a table not in the sun so we moved to another table. The waitress appears with our drinks and starts shouting at us. Imagine our shock. She then tells us in a really... More 

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Hafen_Manager, Geschäftsführer at Hafenrestaurant, responded to this review

Dear twinkleto We're very sorry about what happen in our Restaurant. It's not our standart, for sure. We'll hopping, you had anyway a good time in switzerland. Your Hafenrestaurant-Team Essen, feiern, sein am Zugersee More 

Zurich
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Given the warm late-summer temperatures, Hafenrestaurant Zug is a perfect brunch spot at Lake Zug with fantastic views. Although there is no brunch menu per se, the all day à la carte menu offers a variety of dishes that will satisfy small and big cravings. We started with G&Ts into our Sunday afternoon, followed by salad and beef tatars as... More 

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Hafen_Manager, Geschäftsführer at Hafenrestaurant, responded to this review

Dear AJ T Thank you for your words. Zug is an international pit, so we're doing a balancing act between the diffrent kitchen styles (Swiss, Asia, Italian...). The best's in the mix, and we got that. We're happy to see you soon again. Your Hafenrestaurant-Team Essen, feiern, sein am Zugersee More 

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19 reviews 19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

The food is excellent, the service is excellent and the place is absolute beautiful and very we'll located. If you can make it before the sunset, it's something you won't wanna miss when you are sitting outside. Worth every dollar.

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Hafen_Manager, Geschäftsführer at Hafenrestaurant, responded to this review

Dear Adriana M Thank you so much for the nice words. In fact, it's one of the most beautifull places in Zug to watch the sunset. We'll hope to see you soon again. Your Hafenrestaurant-Team Essen, feiern, sein am Zugersee More 

Cham, Switzerland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I have been here a couple of times both in business and private. The location is superb with a great view over the lake. Food is of good quality and ok but nothing special. Too bad that some of the staff are extremly unfriendly, even rude I would say.

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Hafen_Manager, Geschäftsführer at Hafenrestaurant, responded to this review

Dear Christina We're very sorry about your experiences you made with our staff. That's nothing we're proud of it. We hope, you'll come again and we have the chance to present you a better service. Your Hafenrestaurant-Team Essen, feiern, sein am Zugersee More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We have eaten at the Hafen Restaurant a few times now and I can honestly say that I am not disappointed with the food (although it is somewhat pricey) and as for the location, there is probably no better restaurant in Zug. Directly on the lake with great views! However the service here definitely let's it down. The first time... More 

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The Hafenrestaurant in the port (Hafen) of Zug is a treasure. The restaurant sits on a dock at the edge of the harbor and affords a view of the Lake of Zug as well as excellent dining. The staff are kind, friendly and helpful. The menu contains a number of delights. We had an early dinner (reservations for evening meals... More 

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Hafen_Manager, Geschäftsführer at Hafenrestaurant, responded to this review

Dear KevinKear Thank you for the nice words. We're happy that you had a good time in our Hafenrestaurant. And we would be glad to see you again and serve you delicous dishes. Your Hafenrestaurant-Team More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Hafenplatz 2, Zug CH-6300, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zug  >  Zug
  • Phone Number: +41 41 711 90 70

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Seafood, Swiss

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 12:00 am

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