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“Nice "italian cantina"” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Chalet da Giuseppe

Chalet da Giuseppe
Vispastrasse 26, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
+41(0)279671380
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Ranked #20 of 178 Restaurants in Zermatt
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Lausanne, Switzerland
Top Contributor
89 reviews 89 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 44 cities Reviews in 44 cities
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
“Nice "italian cantina"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

Giuseppe will welcome you as you were part of his family :) the food is good, italian dishes, pasta "al dente" and good desserts. Is mandatory to book a table with time manly during high season.

Visited January 2013
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Naples, Florida, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Family Owned, Locals Frequent it. What does that tell you?”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

If a restaurant is packed with locals, it usually means it is one of the best restaurants in the area. We had an another amazing dining experience at Giuseppe restaurant. Tiny, quaint, and family owned. The owner shook everybody's hand when they came and left. Ladies got the traditional kiss on the cheek. If you did not know it there, you would walk by it every time. Glad our hotel recommended it!!

Visited January 2013
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“A waste of money.”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013 via mobile

Very disappointing.
Got squeezed in a super small table by a lousy italian man who screams something at you trying to be funny.
Food quality is average , very small portions and very pricey.
Bad value.

    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Food
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Zurich region
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“Great experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013 via mobile

We were looking for a Italian place during our ski vacation. By coincidence we found Chalet da Giuseppe, not knowing that this is one of the top recommended places in Zermatt. We booked a table on the very same day and it was no problem getting one during the first "shift", i.e. at 6 pm which is more of a family timing. The waitress immediately served a complimentary glass of Prosecco. That was a serious good start. We ordered some great pasta and it was served super fast. They also offered kids portions. Service was very nice, Giuseppe himself was super charming. They even served Grappa towards the end, maybe to let you forget the bill. But despite the pricey food it is a place to recommend.

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Warsaw, Poland
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45 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
“Italian food plus extra”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

Small, cozy place, close to the train station and to Sunnega tunnel entrance. Always crowded because well known for its simple but great Italian cuisine. Little chance to get into without booking, sometimes few days in advance. Quite a variety of dishes as for such a little restaurant. Nice and quick service. But on top of food there is another good reason to be there: the second name of the place is Da Giuseppe, and there he is – definitively Italian with all his charms and lifestyle. In my opinion without Giuseppe the place would not exist. It is worth to go there, have nice dinner and a lot of fun but if you want to explore it fully, you have to book in advance or be personal friend of Giuseppe. Or best both, otherwise it is just a good restaurant.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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