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Cafe/Bar Odeon

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Limmatquai 2, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
044 251 16 50
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9:00 am - 1:00 am
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Mon 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Tue - Thu 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 3:00 am
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 20
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great first lunch in Zurich

We had just landed and checked in to our hotel, so we needed a light lunch and Cafe Odeon was the perfect spot to recharge our batteries. Nice friendly waiter, huge huge salads made the price so reasonable. Outdoor seating made for great people watching! Delicious and fresh. Healthy.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Zurich, Switzerland
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99 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

Food and drinks are good but you really go here for the history of the place. Interesting to note that Einstein and Lenin (not together of course) both sat down and had coffee in this shop.

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Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We had just landed and checked in to our hotel, so we needed a light lunch and Cafe Odeon was the perfect spot to recharge our batteries. Nice friendly waiter, huge huge salads made the price so reasonable. Outdoor seating made for great people watching! Delicious and fresh. Healthy.

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El Dorado Hills
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Needed some lighter fare after a big raclette dinner the night before - found this place and got exactly what we needed. Big salads, crispy flatbreads with side-salads, salmon on toast with salad - really hit the spot. Loved the sign that said (in English) "No WiFi - TALK to each other" - we did! Even the teenagers!

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Atlanta, Georgia
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12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I enjoyed my dinner at the Odeon. We arrived late on a week night and enjoyed dinner on the outdoor patio. I felt like the quality wasn't as high as the price (even in pricey Zurich) but overall the food was tasty and I'd go again but with lower expectations.

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Baden, Aargau, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Dada, dandy, poetry, artist bar, legendary place to be for decades - and just a hop away from the Lake, that is the Oedeon. get a drink there, sit outside, watch the nice and fancy people and get the feeling of an artsy place to hang out. And you can eat there, too...

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Toronto, Canada
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

It was quite late on a Wednesday evening when we stopped in for drinks, but the cafe was still busy. Definitely a cool experience to sit, chat and enjoy the music and candlelight, marble walls and brass details while imagining all of the fascinating conversations and debates that happened in that space since the early 1900's! So many interesting people... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Great situated in the middle of town. A bit pricy and staff not very friendly. If a bar is closing down, I would expect to be informed and not just have the Sun shades closed over our heads!

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

I take my out of town friends here for the history and ambiance of the place. Good coffee, chocolate and cakes.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Just been few minutes ago after my long trip from Germany.. Feel so hungry so I decided to stop by. Ordered pizza salami n burger beef .. So big big disaster taste awful n not even finished. The only ok things is the French fries and the beer. The rest I will not recomend it at all. And also the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Was not since several years but it didn't changed at all... same vibrant terrace next to Bellevue. the terrace on the lateral is more quiet. Food is fine like a brasserie.

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Additional Information about Cafe/Bar Odeon

Address: Limmatquai 2, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Phone Number: 044 251 16 50
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday 7:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday 7:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday 8:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday 8:00 am - 3:00 am
Cuisine: European

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Limmatquai 2, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: 044 251 16 50

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 1:00 am
Monday
7:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Wednesday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Thursday
7:00 am - 2:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 3:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 3:00 am

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