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Geeren

#86 of 1,417 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
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Obere Geerenstrasse 72, Zurich 8044, Switzerland
+410448214011
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Today
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations

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Visitor rating
  • 30
    Excellent
  • 16
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
We love Geeren!

My husband used to come here as a teenager, and brought me here on one of my first visits to Zurich. The food is excellent and they have a nice back patio in the summertime that is always pleasantly full. Closest to my heart, the staff is incredibly kind and down-to-earth -- they now take cards, I... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Zuri
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
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Zuri
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

My husband used to come here as a teenager, and brought me here on one of my first visits to Zurich. The food is excellent and they have a nice back patio in the summertime that is always pleasantly full. Closest to my heart, the staff is incredibly kind and down-to-earth -- they now take cards, I believe, but the... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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14 reviews 14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

If you wish to experience the flair of the old, traditional swiss restaurant, don't miss this place. The buildig itself is an old swiss farmhouse and the 90% of the guests are swiss also. The feeling more than authentic and food is outregous. There is no table reservation but you'll be always seated somehow. You wont be sorry to sit... More 

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Marc T, Geschäftsführer at Geeren, responded to this review

Dear Protomac Thank you for the positive Answer! We are very glad that you thoroughly enjoyed the stay once again. It is very important to us that we can keep the "Swissness". Best wishes from the Geeren... Marc Tuchschmid & Team More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

in summer if you look for a quiet place in the shadow with goot Food at a reasonable Price this is a very good Restaurant to visit

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Switzerland
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

These guys serve one of the best rösti meals in the area. The atmosphere is very rural. In Summer eating outside in good weather is amazing. Friendly staff, very reasonable prices.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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85 reviews 85 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

**** Bistro side review **** Food: it is focused on Swiss meals based on rösti and spätzli. The portion are always good in size. Personally, I took the typical Zurich dish made of sliced veal in creamy wine sauce with spätzli. It was good but honestly it is quite fatty and the sauce didn't seem to be home-made (but rahter... More 

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Zollikon, Switzerland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Friendly restaurant with simple but good food. The focus is on Swiss specialities (rösti, hörnly, porc). We were there with our two kids (7 and 9) and loved it. Prices are very reasonable.

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Bronx, New York
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19 reviews 19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We went for the Metzgete, an autumn pork festival. Having read about the long lines, we arrived early but got right in. It's out of the way, up winding roads but worth trying to go. This was my second time there. A large serving of sliced pork livers with a side of roesti was very good, as was the beer.... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Good Food !! Good Food!! Good Beer which you cannot buy in COOP or Denner..No Fancy Restaurant but if you are looking for Food and not for ambience, then this is the Place

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Marc T, Geschäftsführer at Geeren, responded to this review

Dear Freddie M Thank you for the positiv answer. It's important for us, that we have beer and wine, which you don't find in Supermarkets. We hope, that we can welcome you back at our Restaurant. Marc Tuchschmid with Geeren-Team More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2013

people from all over switzerland travel to this small and well hidden restaurant during autumn to grab a "schlachtplatte", and rightly so. this is very authentic, down to earth countryside cooking at its best, the opposite of fancy gault millau and michelin star food, but equally enjoyable. been here almost half a dozen times this season and I'm still excited... More 

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Herrliberg, Switzerland
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013 via mobile

Overall fantastic food and nice service overlooking parts of Zurich. We loved this place with its great atmosphere

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Obere Geerenstrasse 72, Zurich 8044, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +410448214011

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 19 - 37
  • Cuisine: Swiss

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?