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All 30 Appenzell Restaurants

Restaurant Sonne

Landsgemeindeplatz 1, Appenzell 9060, Switzerland
+41 71 7871122
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Ranked #10 of 30 Restaurants in Appenzell
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Cape Town, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014 NEW

Having been for a great walk above Appenzell Heinz from Lutisberg asked a local where the best place to eat a Swiss boiled sausage. When we arrived we found this restaurant and thoroughly enjoyed this local delicacy with a Swiss cheese topped noodles and a locally brewed beer

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San Diego
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100 reviews 100 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The menu is typical Swiss and the food is well prepared. The place is busy, which is good, but the wait staff seems a little overwhelmed.

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Sao Paulo, Brasil
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99 reviews 99 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

After a long Sunday of touring on the region of Appenzell, we stopped to have a late lunch at this adorable restaurant on the city center of Appenzell. What a wonderful surprise! We sat on the garden under huge trees and had an excellent meal there. The waitress was very friendly and the food delicious and well cooked. It also... More

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Crewe, United Kingdom
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87 reviews 87 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The inside seating area is quite small and we had to share a long table with other guests. The food was good and the service quick.

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Paris, France
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79 reviews 79 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I stopped there for dinner after visiting the charming but very touristy village of Appenzell. The restaurant is located directly on the main square Landsgemeindeplatz, and has a large, inviting terrace. Unfortunately positive aspects are offset by negative points. On the plus side, the waitress was friendly and smiling during the entire meal. The Cordon Bleu I chose as main... More

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51 reviews 51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

This is the fourth time for me to eat at Sonne and I always order rosti with cheese and egg. It was really delicious and tasty! The spaetzle served with apple kompot was also great! Highly recommended if you want to try authentic Appenzeller food.

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San Diego, California
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136 reviews 136 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

This welcoming outside restaurant is a great place to have a meal in this cute town. This place is busy and popular, so don't expect alot of service , but they did great for as busy as they were! The menu has great choices, and the prices are reasonable compared to many other places in town. The outdoor garden is... More

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Albany, New York
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124 reviews 124 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

All the previous reviews that mentioned the nice location are correct. You can eat inside or out. I heard from other people that the service was better indoors. I ate indoors because it had just stopped raining and there was no time to clean off the outdoor section when I wanted to eat. The menu features all kinds of locally... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Restaurant Sonne is a nice location for simple local food and a beer in their beer garden. The thick chestnut foliage shields from the glaring sun or light rain - a very pleasant atmosphere. After exploring the city a bit, it offers the best outdoor seating in my opinion. The menu includes local many local dishes. Visiting at lunch, I... More

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Basel, Switzerland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2014

The menu was limited but the meals we chose were very good. The service was good, even though we ate outside. Prices were reasonable as well.

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