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All 9 Vernier Restaurants

Cafe Restaurant de L'aviation

18, ch. des Coquelicots, Vernier, Geneva 1214, Switzerland
+41 22 341 12 32
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Ranked #2 of 9 Restaurants in Vernier
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: European, French
Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Local cuisine, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Vancouver, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Such a great place to get your Steak and Frites craving cured.... If you order the 260gr or 380gr Caravelle steak you get a 2nd serving of fries and sauce.... oh my gosh it's soooooo good. So good! They have a variety of other options including vegetarian pastas, veal, fish but go for the steak! You won't be disapointed.

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Saint Nazaire
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59 reviews 59 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I was staying at the Holiday Inn Express Geneva Airport and they recommended this restaurant (5-10 minutes walk from the HI EXP). It was about 21h00 when I arrived and the restaurant was doing a great trade so service was a little bit slow. However, it was very friendly so no complaints there. I ordered "Cordon Bleu et Frites" and... More 

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San Francisco, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

The restaurant is conveniently located if you're staying at any of the airport hotels and do not want to travel to the city center for your meal. The decor is nothing special but they easily accommodate large groups, which is important if you attend conference or symposium. The food is good, mainly steaks, I would also recommend escargot - very... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

As previously mentioned in other reviews the Caravelle is the speciality here; a great steak with unlimited fries and a delicious garlic sauce. I honestly haven't tried anything else on the menu but I would recommend this place! I have been a couple of times and the staff are consistently friendly and if it's not too busy they will chat... More 

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Geneva
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105 reviews 105 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

Here quite frequently with work colleagues. Consistently good steaks with rather typical high Geneva prices. Slow grumpy service. Salads also recommended if not feeling carnivorous (the steak comes with a small green salad).

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Geneva, Switzerland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Super Caravelle and a carafe of gamay, s'il vous plait. Satisfaction guaranteed! The rule is to eat all your frites and half the steak, then you'll be brought more frites and more of that magical sauce. It's a bit pricey, but that's what you get for excellent steak in Geneva.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Been here several years ago and man o man i missed the sauce. Their specialty is steak (with three different sizes) with the sauce "caravelle". Be sure you make a reservation because theres limited space and it can get crowded easily.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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119 reviews 119 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2013

Location is beside a busy roadway but you do not hear any traffic noise. Food is excellent especially the steaks. Dessert is also not to be missed. Service is great. Wine is good.

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Hyde, Cheshire
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2013

I have eaten here on several occasions (first time way back in the 1980's) and most recently in May 2013 - The place never disappoints with good service and the best steaks in town at reasonable prices. The restaurant is away from town and very close to the airport - Speciality of the house is the "Caravelle" which is available... More 

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Geneva, Geneve, Switzerland
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Tuck behind a supermarket, definitely not a place for a first date, you will find one of the best steaks in Geneva at a moderate price and no frills, not art no deco. I just go there, have the Caravelle steaks (comes in 3 sizes, the small is enough for me), arrives quickly, eat, then go. In the summer it... More 

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Address: 18, ch. des Coquelicots, Vernier, Geneva 1214, Switzerland
Phone Number: +41 22 341 12 32
Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva  >  Vernier
Cuisine: European, French

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