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Bahnhofstrasse 18, Brunnen 6440 , Switzerland
++41 (0)41 820 11 59
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  • 4
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Almost perfect

Had lunch at the place on our way through the region. Ordered the daily special which was half a chicken exqusitly prepared with their home made sauce. Really excellent! We also had a wienerschnitzel, tasty, though a little bit too oily and salty. Both plates were big and abundant. Service was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 1, 2015
Edith-and-Arie
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Yavne, Israel
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Switzerland
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130 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

Nice atmosphere, friendly service, well located in the centre of Brunnen. But the best part is heavenly tasting chicken salad. Highly recommended.

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Yavne, Israel
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268 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

Had lunch at the place on our way through the region. Ordered the daily special which was half a chicken exqusitly prepared with their home made sauce. Really excellent! We also had a wienerschnitzel, tasty, though a little bit too oily and salty. Both plates were big and abundant. Service was correct, though the waitress , when asked about the... More 

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Thank Edith-and-Arie
Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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87 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

Situated just off the lake which makes it less touristy, ie more local. Wine was very descent and price was excellent. Water is expensive but it is the same everywhere

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Tampa, United States
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

As other reviewers stated, this restaurant claims to be known for its chicken, but it was tasteless and overpriced. My husband's entree cost CH 18.90 (about $20). For that, he received two small pieces of rotisserie chicken and nothing else. On top of that, when they presented the bill they informed us that they did not accept credit cards! Nothing... More 

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Mount Desert, Maine
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170 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2013

If a restaurant is going to specialize in a particular food, it should be good at it. This place isn't. It is known for fried chicken but the chicken is so greasy and overcooked, it's disgusting. The sauces are weak and tasteless. The recipe for success here is so simple - rotisserie the chicken (like the Coop down the street!),... More 

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San Diego, California
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23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

Food wasn't good, service bad and SUPER Expensive! Avoid it!Food wasn't good, service bad and SUPER Expensive! Avoid it!Food wasn't good, service bad and SUPER Expensive! Avoid it!

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Andover, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

Bland and expensive. Staff didn't manage even one smile. Their house speciality chicken and chips didn't even come close to our Kentucky Fried Chicken. May as well go into the main square and get a take out from the kebab shop. Food is better, service is better and it's a lot cheaper.

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Goldau, Switzerland
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252 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 326 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012

This restaurant is located in an historic building of the center of Brunnen. It is very nicely decorated. Have your apéritif in the river side bar and your meal inside. pore

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bahnhofstrasse 18, Brunnen 6440, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Schwyz  >  Brunnen
  • Phone Number: ++41 (0)41 820 11 59

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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