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“Over priced & choking squeezed in tables for the highest colesterol fix in town!” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Le Relais de l'Entrecote

Le Relais de l'Entrecote
6, Rue Pierre Fatio, Geneva 1204, Switzerland (Rues-Basses Longemalle)
+ 41 22 310 60 04
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Ranked #123 of 1,230 Restaurants in Geneva
Price range: $26 - $102
Cuisines: Steakhouse
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Rues-Basses Longemalle
Honolulu, Hawaii
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“Over priced & choking squeezed in tables for the highest colesterol fix in town!”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

Over priced & choking squeezed in tables for the highest colesterol fix in town! The service is fast but it's really a fast food-conveyor belt service concept selling only one signature dish. It was less squeezed-in and tables more apart before, but now it's just not a place to have a private conversation over a meal. It's like a college canteen with an over priced steak oozing with grease that they claim is butter. Staff are all professional middle aged matrons, patronizing every one, they are very sweet, but Sacharine, not Sugar......and it shows. Highets colesterol fix in town. Go there once and basta!

  • Visited December 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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Hod Hasharon
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“Great Place for Entrecote!! Slightly Overpriced.”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

I ate at the Relais de L'entrecote for the first time way back in the 80s. It was great then and it is great today.
I have eaten there some 30 times in between then and now.
The taste is always the same and is always something to look forward to again.
Don't mess with the menu. Take the regular dish - Entrecote with French fries. This is what they're best at. Just order "The Usual" (That is if they ask, which they seldom do, knowing that people usually come for "The Usual").
Don't be disappointed with the small serving!! They give you half of your meat and fries and keep the rest heated, which is a nice touch, until you are ready for it.....
Desserts are very scrumptuous - Go for the Profiteroles!!
I have found that the prices have somehow soared beyond normal over the years (relative to normal inflation and what have you....), but because it is so good, I'll probably keep coming back.
If you are in Geneva, make sure to dine there once!!!!!!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Roma
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“Troppo caro; to expensive!”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

sono stato diverse volte in quasto ristorante; tuttavia recentemente la qualità è decisamente scesa.
Decisamente troppo caro per il servizio offerto, si puo' mangiare molto meglio con meno!

I Have been many times in this restaurant however recently I have been there and probably I will never come back again! Too expensive for the quality and quantity of food served.
In Geneva you can have better meals with less money!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 2 of 5 stars Food
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San Francisco, California
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“Sa Fameuse Sauce...”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012

I fantasize about the sauce that this steak-frites restaurant puts on everything. I would be happy just to eat a bowl of the stuff without the meat and potatoes. There are whole websites devoted to trying to discern the secret ingredients in this old family recipe. You will not be disappointed!

I come here every time I'm in Geneva, and it's always just as good. Great atmosphere, simple meal (all they serve is steak and fries), and the sauce...to die for! Plus a fabulous list of desserts and a good selection of wine. Get there early if you want a table. It opens the doors at 7, and you should be standing in line if you want to eat on the first shift!

YUM.

Visited October 2012
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Hampshire UK
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“back to an old haunt”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2012 via mobile

We used to quite regularly eat there but on latter vists we thought the standard of steak had gone down - it was tough with smaller portions. Decided to give l'entrecote one more chance. It has improved although salad was small and sauce now s bit acidic. Will go back although very pricey now even more considering the exchange rate
chf 42 per person for meal of one course

    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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