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“Simplistic, slightly expensive, but delicious!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Rolli's Steakhouse Oerlikon

Rolli's Steakhouse Oerlikon
Schaffhauserstrasse 352, Zurich 8050, Switzerland (Oerlikon)
443112880
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Ranked #33 of 1,411 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Entertaining clients
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Oerlikon
Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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“Simplistic, slightly expensive, but delicious!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Until I'd been to Rolli's, I'd never had steak cooked this way, i.e. by me, the customer! But I was delightfully surprised by the flavours and deliciousness. Simple cooking and not particularly cheap, but it is delicious. I've been a couple of times now, I will be going back!

  • Visited October 2012
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Bucharest, Romania
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“Excellent meat in Zurich”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

Excellent meat very close to swissotel.
Very small place...you need reservations
Not a lot of options...go there only for grill particularly veal....they have chicken, ostrich and some pork

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2013

Awesome as ever. have eaten here a number of times and the quality of the meat is always first class. You do need to call and see availability as it is incredibly popular. I have been turned away a couple of times when I tried cold calling.

Personally I stick with the red meat options only because it is always such good cuts and I struggle to find the same or better in any of the Swiss butchers / supermarkets.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Fantastic food in an unpretentious atmosphere”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Awesome food in an unpretentious atmosphere. I've never heard of this place before, but some friends wanted to have dinner here before going to the Eddie Izzard FORCE MAJEURE show at Hallenstadion. It's only 1 tram/bus stop away, so really convenient to get dinner here before the show.

I almost couldn't find the place, because the yellow stripy awning covered up the sign on the bottom, and it didn't actually say Rolli in the small letters on top, just steakhouse. But it's right next to the Restaurant Metzgerhalle on the corner.

Inside is kind of decorated in what I would call southern American style with red-and-white checkered tablecloths and old signs on the walls for Yuengling beer and Coca-Cola. There was one random sign for Haldengut Bier though--which was kind of out of place from all the American stuff.

I got their special--steak made with American beef with a side of fries and 3 dipping sauces. The meat was REALLY good. Perfectly juicy and delicious, with a nice herb-y taste due to some green stuff and tiny red berries on top of the steak. The meat came out on a hot stone and I could cook it to my own liking.

The fries were thick-cut and perfectly cooked with a nice taste of potato inside. Not too salty, like I sometimes find in other places.

Dipping sauces were really rich and creamy, with great flavor. A curry one, a garlic one, and a pinkish one kind of like Thousand Island.

4 of us shared a bottle of Cabernet Sauvignon from California. My dinner cost SFr. 50 for the meal and sharing the wine. This was probably the best steak I've had in Switzerland so far in 3.5 years.

  • Visited April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“best steakhouse in town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

One of only few, but among these, one of the best places to have steak in Zurich. It's a rather small place and usually it's packed. So, you need to book a table well in advance.
High quality meat and you get good quality for your bucks.

Visited March 2013
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