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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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Maasmechelen, Belgium
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50 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I we went to this bistro for a typical cheese fondue. It is a very nice small restaurant and the fondue was very tasty. Also a nice wine list.

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Thank Dirk J
Tel Aviv, Israel
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141 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A small restaurant serving local food. With speciality of fondue. 6 types of cheese fondue and 3 of meat. The cheese fondue is excellent the meat one ok. Excellent deserts

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Thank IamZozo
London, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2017

This is a traditional Swiss restaurant on the Promenade with small rooms upstairs and downstairs, which makes for a cosy atmosphere. Their speciality is fondue which they produce to perfection. They have a decent range of compatible starters of which the standout dish is the snails. All washed down by a carafe of local wine makes for a delicious meal.... More 

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Thank Nigel B
Porto, Portugal
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58 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2017

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.

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Thank Hugo_Teixeira
Brugg, Switzerland
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 31, 2016 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.

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Thank Rauli H
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21 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2016 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

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Thank Pandavancheg
Switzerland
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30 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 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 

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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 :-(

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Thank Patrick B
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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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!

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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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$14 - $41
Cuisine
Swiss, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
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?