We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Chez Max Julen

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
Kirchstrasse 44, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
+41 27 967 40 44
Website
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

296 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 160: English reviews
Kansas City
Level Contributor
81 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This wonderful restaurant has extremely good food and great service. Nothing better in all of the area. Don't miss this Swiss iconic place

Helpful?
Thank sscantrell
Bangalore
Level Contributor
127 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just a few words on this awesome experience- 1. Dinner by the fireplace when the outside temperature is 2 degrees Centigrade outside 2. Awesome hospitality- the team is simply great 4. Both my wife and I liked the food - most elegantly presented and served 5. The taste of the food just connected 6. Close to the centre of the... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank Kurmi
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

Very busy family run restaurant. I had the calves liver and would have happily married the chef. Big wine list lots of Swiss and Italian choices. If I had more time no would have gone back and had something else off the menu. We were given free schnapps and a delicious custard and fruit tart. We had a lovely waitress.... More 

Helpful?
Thank 186225Traveller624
Zürich
2 reviews
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed our meal and experience in this restaurant. We were on a weekend deal which included 2 nights in a hotel and 1 evening meal at this restaurant. We had the table d'hote menu which was excellent. The restaurant was pretty full - always a good sign, with a fireplace and fire which added to the ambience. As it... More 

Helpful?
Thank Swisstours
Zurich, Switzerland
Level Contributor
44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

A cosy place with crackling fire, which is also used to make delicious grill dishes. Reasonable price for Switzerland and delicious food. Chef often serves the meal himself, and the atmosphere is warm and welcome. The restaurant is favoured with locals, so book your place well in advance. During the stay in Zermatt, we dined there twice and had a... More 

Helpful?
Thank nesTravel2003
Uster, Switzerland
Level Contributor
77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed April 1, 2017

I had dinner with a friend here and the meat was great, we had Chateaubriand. All bigger pieces of meat are done on a huge open fire grill in the restaurant. The vegetable are also good but cooked like 10 years ago, nothing against it just don't expect a modern style. Also they show the meat and vegetable on the... More 

Helpful?
Thank Hansjoerg R
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
153 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed March 13, 2017

This is a popular restaurant at (the southern end of) the centre of Zermatt, on a road that runs by the river. The decor is traditional and the restaurant spacious enough - although a little less so than some of the other restaurants we tried. The food is good and the portions plentiful, to say the least. The menu is... More 

Helpful?
Thank twovass
Dallas, Texas
Level Contributor
83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed March 9, 2017 via mobile

We have never had a bad meal in Zermatt. Having said that, the meal we had at Chaz Max Julen was one of the best meal we have had anywhere. We arrived without reservations. They were kind enough to make a place for us. They were all very friendly. The grilled items were prepared over an open flame in the... More 

Helpful?
Thank DallasDoc
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed March 4, 2017

Awesome!!! The food was nice accompanied with good service from the staff. Reservation is a must due to the above mentioned reasons otherwise you might be disappointed. One point to note is that the service can be a bit slow due to the massive number of diners, just be patient to wait for good nice food to be served. You... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kongzi8
Darien, Connecticut
Level Contributor
16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed February 23, 2017

This is the best restaurant in zermatt for overall service, food and ambiance. The food is expertly prepared on a food fired oven in the middle of the restaurant. The food is so delicious. The filet, pommes frites, lamb, Rosti ,salad, Wiener schnitzel....best in zermatt.

Helpful?
2 Thank caroline s

Travelers who viewed Chez Max Julen also viewed

Zermatt, Canton of Valais
Zermatt, Canton of Valais
 
Zermatt, Canton of Valais
Zermatt, Canton of Valais
 
Zermatt, Canton of Valais
Zermatt, Canton of Valais
 

Been to Chez Max Julen? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$100
Cuisine
Swiss, Barbecue, European, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Romantic, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kirchstrasse 44, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Valais  >  Zermatt
  • Phone Number: +41 27 967 40 44

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Chez Max Julen staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?