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Chez Max Julen

Certificate of Excellence
Swiss, European, Grill
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Kirchstrasse 44, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
+4127 967 40 44
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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 5 days ago NEW 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 1 week ago 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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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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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153 reviews
69 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
Newbury, United Kingdom
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146 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Our first time to this Zermatt restaurant. Food was well cooked and well portioned. Style is homely, so fitted in rather well as we were not out for an up-market experience on this occasion. Service was charming. We would go back.

Thank aholyman
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Zermatt for two nights and had dinners here twice ! Came here in the recommendation of the hotel concierge and it turned out to be a very good advice. The lunch hour menu (1200-1800) is more limited in range but is a tad cheaper. The dinner menu where the wood-fired grill is on is where you should... More 

Thank my_family_2034
Omaha, Nebraska
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2016 via mobile

We ended up at Chez Max Julen by happenstance and we are sure happy we did! The service was impeccable; chef Armin was so welcoming and kind and prepared for us the best "grass fed beef for two" imaginable, which was served in two courses with heaping sides of vegetables and French fries. Our waiter was very quick and helpful,... More 

Thank Kgohr
Palo Alto, California
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

Walked in grumpy and tired after a full day of skiing. I left delighted by the food and the service. The owner is very charming and we felt like we were dining at his home. The steaks were the best we have had in Switzerland! The veal house specialties are delicious. I found myself craving more vegetables since they were... More 

Thank CaliforniaMomNoMore
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

We were 12 guests in this restaurant. Everybody found it excellent. Excellent location. Excellent food. Excellent service. Wonderful meat.

Thank Nbkaram

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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
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine
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?