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Restaurant Orsini

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Waaggasse 3, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
Today
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 25
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Italian

Outstanding food and service the lobster salad was great and the Sea Bass fish dish was great with the rosette Service is very friendly. And helpful the price is expensive but worth every penny

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 5, 2015
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Amman, Jordan
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48 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Amman, Jordan
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Outstanding food and service the lobster salad was great and the Sea Bass fish dish was great with the rosette Service is very friendly. And helpful the price is expensive but worth every penny

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Calvi, France
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94 reviews 94 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

A few steps away from the famous Paradeplatz, I often treat myself with a fine Italian meal at the Orsini, which belongs to the Savoy Baur-en-ville hotel. The service is ensured by a team of very professional and welcoming Italian waiters long established in Switzerland. The menu is appealing and the cook is very talented at making the simplest dishes... More 

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Haslemere - Surrey
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

The restaurant serves a good selection of Italian inspired dishes, with the true Italian love of first-class fresh ingredients simply cooked. It is expensive, but that is because it serves lobster, sole beef fillet etc, and in good sized portions. It is an example of "you get what you pay for", if you are lucky. Here, you can expect to... More 

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Houston, Texas
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53 reviews 53 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is a very nice restaurant with excellent standards and service. BUT, if you are not from Zurich please take my advise be prepared to spend a fortune to eat a reasonable meal here. IT is probably at least 3x more expensive than Italian restaurants of similar standard located in Italy. I did enjoy my meal and the wine was... More 

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Jerusalem, Israel
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

located 150 from Paradeplatz very centrally traditional Italian kitchen with all the familiar dishes pastas fish meat veal etc. mainly traditional cooking but always tasty clean maps super service and very good wine. I have been there many times and always happy to return!

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

The service is first class. The food is just delicious. I was there there early 2013 and on Dec 13.2013. The second time was just a confirmation of the first: service is just as it should always be. Food is as the Chef' mood is: excellent to very good. The Barolo is superb (let it open at least 30 min.... More 

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Zurich
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

This small, smart restaurant is one of my favourites in Zurich. Its location, close to Paradeplatz, is perfect for a business lunch. Although there is a dress code, the staff is very friendly and attentive. Excelent fish rivals to mouthwatering pasta dishes. A bit pricey, even for Zurich standards. But one will never be disappointed.

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Lyon, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This is a very nicely decorated restaurant with very professional staff and good food. The prices of course are very high, even for Zurich. My favorite thing about this restaurant is the wine list! Very nice and your server will make a recommendation for you if you ask. Overall I had a good experience here.

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Samara, Russia
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57 reviews 57 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

I was here in may 2013. Dinner was wonderful. Food was amazing. Service was high . I recommend this place. Restaurant room is small but very cute. I ate tomato soup, carpaccio, octopus salad and panacotta. It is very good restaurant. Thank them.

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New York City, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2013

I had the good fortune to be treated to a lunch on a Saturday at Restaurant Orsini and was incredibly impressed. Extremely friendly and attentive service greeted us and the food choices made it difficult to make a selection. The antipasti was dainty but tasty, and the tortellini with asparagus was mouthwatering. My friends had the shrimp, which I tasted,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Waaggasse 3, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?