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Chez Max Julen

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Swiss, European, Grill
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Kirchstrasse 44, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
+4127 967 40 44
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Medfield, Massachusetts
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We went to Chez Max-Julen about a week ago on the recommendation of the concierge at a different hotel . We were a family group of 8 adults. Not only were the food and ambience outstanding, but the chef could not have been more pleasant and willing to please. He cooks all the meat on a small wood fire grill... More 

Thank stucan1963
Lausanne, Switzerland
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195 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A little slow (customer-wise) in the dining room at lunch time - end of season and all. But still greet meat. Lamb, veal. Always perfectly seasoned and perfectly cooked...

Thank Kevin C
Naples fl
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60 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We asked one of the local people in Zermatt where to go for wienerschnitzel and they said you MUSt go to Chez Max Julen. We did and what a treat. You must have good directions as it is on the lower level next to the river. Wonderful and friendly staff. could not have been more pleased. They had endless supply... More 

Thank CathyO119
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely meal in Chez Max Julen on a recent trip to Zermatt, the menu is like any good restaurant in Zermatt expensive, it was made bearable as we were offered, and accepted, extra lamb and veal. The chef comes out shows you the meat and carves at the table. All lovely a complimentary liquor finished off the... More 

Thank corkdee
Long Beach, California
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70 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to this traditional Swiss restaurant recommended by the concierge. A couple of generations ago most major American hotels and large banquet facilities were managed by graduates of Swiss Hotel and formal cooking schools. Businesses were managed in a professional manner and menus across America and in Europe featured the likes of Veal Oscar, Veal Forestiere, Tournedos Rosini and... More 

Thank cary263
Etchingham, null, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The friendly staff could not have been more helpful. The portion sizes were generous and the quality very good. No long wait for food and unusually when the waitress came to ask if everything was OK, she noticed we were running low on potatoes and rushed off to get us some extra chips. Very considerate. Reasonably priced and served with... More 

Thank Adam J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

I went here with my family and we were greeted by the very friendly staff who sat us at our table, make sure you make a reservation as the restaurant can fill up pretty quickly. The owner of the restaurant is the chef and he greeted us before we ordered, he is one of the friendliest and jolliest guys I... More 

Thank Abdulaziz A
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

To rate this restaurant a 5 does not do justice to its star quality. Location fab, service fab, ambiance fab, food quality fab, quantity fab - and value for money for what is a high quality dining experience. Do not visit Zermatt without dining here! Reserve to avoid disappointment... Our best meal in the two weeks vacation in central Switzerland!

Thank Les B
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

We had a fantastic meal here. The chef cooks your meat on an open log fire in the restaurant and then carved and served it at your table. The steak we had was delicious. The waitresses, in traditional Swiss dress , were very welcoming and extremely attentive. The atmosphere was great and we would highly recommend it.

Thank Ozzie200
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160 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

This is a family style place with several twists. The wood fired grill is right in the center and the chef is wonderfully engaging. The tomatoes we had were from his garden and our steak was cooked to perfection. He came over and toasted my friend for her birthday and was a wonderful pleasure in Zermatt!

Thank KerwinN

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
Swiss, European, Grill
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kirchstrasse 44, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Valais  >  Zermatt
  • Phone Number: +4127 967 40 44

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