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Wangenstr. 59, Dubendorf 8600, Switzerland
044 821 61 64
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Good for:
Families with children
Large groups

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  • 13
    Excellent
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    Very good
  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
good food

the food is good, the room is a bit dark, but otherwise nice, the outdoor seating is really nice, too, for a quick lunch indoor is ok, but I prefer more in the summer

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
Helmer S
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Zurich
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  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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Zurich
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

the food is good, the room is a bit dark, but otherwise nice, the outdoor seating is really nice, too, for a quick lunch indoor is ok, but I prefer more in the summer

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Very good food and nice ambiance!! Was there with friends last year and we all had a pizza which was very delicious! Service was ok as well.

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Breckenridge, Colorado
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137 reviews 137 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Like most restaurants in Switzerland, this is not food at discount prices. We tried a wide variety of meats and fish (downstairs in the cozy "Grotto") and were never disappointed. We usually come for lunch, two lunch menu options are offered, typically one with pasta and one with meat or fish (menu about CHF 20-25). We just think the food... More 

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New York City, New York
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36 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Whats nice about this restaurant is that the ambiance is very casual and the staff is friendly. The servers are purely Italian which makes the restaurant very special. The food is good and the place is very clean. The atmosphere is fine, On the weekends it will be very packed, it will make it a bit tight to seat. Not... More 

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Singapore
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143 restaurant reviews
148 helpful votes 148 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

On the ground floor there is a pizzeria, going down stars, into the basement, is the more upscale place to eat (they don't even serve pizzas anymore). Quite good real Italian food (the prawns in garlic oil with chili are excellent) and some home made pasta. Of course some interesting selection of meats and fish. Dessert comes on a cart,... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

We went back again after a disappointing evening about 2 years ago. The service has improved 100% from back then, very efficient, the lady in charge was polite, ditto our waiter. We will definitely go back.

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Dubendorf, Switzerland
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44 reviews 44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

since many years, il faro has been our favourite pizzeria in the neighbourhood. the staff are very friendly and helpful. the service is fast and efficient. i always really enjoy the pizza. we go here year round, as in summer there is a terrace outside too. highly recommendable.

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Küsnacht, Schweiz
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46 reviews 46 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

I would suggest this place to everyone, as for romantic dinner, same as for a nice evening with friends. they have several rooms with different atmosphere, but please book a table on the ground floor- a la carte restaurant. The best choice is 4 dishes menu. They choose it for you and serve it with a pleasure. Amazing food.

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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41 reviews 41 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

The place is quite fine, you can have a nice pizza for a correct price, and they also do takeaway. Just a correct restaurant.

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Weston, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

If I am in Switzerland I am going everytime to this restaurant to eat the Peppersteak with the French fries. The quality and taste are outstanding since years. Bravo.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Wangenstr. 59, Dubendorf 8600, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Dubendorf
  • Phone Number: 044 821 61 64

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 86
  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?