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Bistro Gentiana - Cafe des artistes

$$ - $$$
Swiss, European, Central European
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Promenade 53, Davos 7270, Switzerland
+41 81 413 56 49
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Porto, Portugal
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58 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The hole meal was super, vom appetiser until desert. I tried for the first time in my life Fondue with tomate and it was very fine. I would definitively pay a visit if I ever go back to Davos.

Thank Hugo_Teixeira
Brugg, Switzerland
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52 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a very nice small Restaurant with interesting Fondue menu. The spicy cheese Fondue is really spicy what else. The service is friendly and fast. It is however very packed and you should reserve a table day before.

Thank Rauli H
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Every time we are in Davos, we go to Gentiana. Traveled around the world we can only confirm - the best snails are not in France, but in Gentiana! Also can recommend Raclette, cheese Fondue, and anything else you will find in the menu. The hosts are also very friendly and gave us several valuable gourmet-Tipps

Thank Pandavancheg
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Found this quaint cafe while walking and thought of trying it. It was the best decision! It was warm and cozy when it was really cold outside. It's a small restaurant which serves fantastic food! They had a wonderful menu and we couldn't choose. A lovely lady who ran the place I presume, helped us with suggestions and the food... More 

Thank Aatreyi
Matmata, Tunisia
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33 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

Long time ago, it was THE place for fondue but unfortunately not anymore. Even thou the decor has not changed, the fondue is well below average: to much flower and too much wine. Otherwise the german owner is friendly but thats not the reason to visit :-(

Thank Patrick B
Utrecht, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016 via mobile

Very nice "home-like" atmosphere, friendly staff, nice food. Try the raclette, not à volonté but still plenty!

Thank ahofelt
Hong Kong, China
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016

I stopped by this restaurant after the Swiss Alpine Marathon, for lunch. It was less than 8 minutes away from the Davos Platz train station. I was warmly greeted by Jens, who knew I was coming in, as we had corresponded via e-mail when I made my reservation. Upon my request, he sat me outside, where I could indulge in... More 

Thank msmelissaho
Pincourt, Canada
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 8, 2016

I stopped in Davos on a weekend road trip through the Austrian and Swiss Alps. Gentiana was a great choice for a stop. The owners were very nice and helpful and made my stay in their restaurant very enjoyable. I had a small salad as a started followed by the classic cheese fondue, which I would come back for to... More 

Thank Nico A
Davos Platz, Switzerland
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

Kirchner art, locals local downstairs, my father's favourite liver.and onions, wooden floors and small private dining rooms for fondue upstairs. I forgot, snails.

Thank greg b
Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

Fondue was great. We had the bacon and cheese one. I have had fondues that make you feel crap afterwards, this was super tasty and felt great!! Service was really nice, and felt like a real family owned place rather than just trying to push people in and out.

Thank chrisskulte

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$14 - $41
Swiss, European, Central European
Dinner, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Promenade 53, Davos 7270, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Graubunden  >  Davos
  • Phone Number: +41 81 413 56 49

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?