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Le Gitan Grill

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Bahnhofstrasse 64, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
+41 27 968 19 40
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Kingsport, TN
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149 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had yet another great evening in Zermatt at the Le Gitan Grill. If you look at my other reviews, this was our 2nd favorite in the town of Zermatt. The staff were a lot of fun (very friendly) and that helped have a special night. Food was also very good...probably a tick below great (therefore 4-stars).

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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57 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had just amazing lamb with herbs here--and my wife loved her pasta, too. The restaurant specializes in grilled meats and it was terrific. A great wine list, too. Sophisticated but warm and friendly, and great service, as fast or as slow as you wanted.

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Thank Arnie R
Zurich, Switzerland
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71 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate at Le Gitan Grill on the Friday night we arrived in Zermatt. Due to a late train we were running a little late but the restaurant managed to fit us in just before the kitchen closed at 21:30. The restaurant is small and cozy and has a very traditional Swiss style. The food is delicious. We both had... More 

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Hollywood, Florida
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74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We enjoyed a quiet dinner at Le Gitan. Good service and delicious food prepared in a big grill int eh middle of the restaurant.

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The Netherlands
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62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

Order the chicken from the grill in advance and they have nice side dishes gratin. It is a warm restaurant so dress relevant

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Sotogrande
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26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2016

Le Gitane is a favourite as their meat quality is very good. It has a very relaxed atmosphere and a cosy interior that is authenticly Swiss without being kitsch.

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Bloomfield Hills
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

My husband, 10 year old daughter and I ate at Le Gitan on April 2, 2016. The ambiance is quite charming and clearly steeped in history. We loved the big open hearth where the chef grills the meat and seafood. When we were greeted at reception by a waiter, he asked if he could hang our coats in the foyer.... More 

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Heraklion, Greece
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

It was as described. Nice food, nice wine, potatoes 'ogratten' as much as we like! Try the bead on a stick, this must be their specialty! We left really satisfied.

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Zug, Switzerland
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016

Also an always must when in Zermatt. Fantastic food, great service and beautiful wine list! Always a great pleasure going there!

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Banbury, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016

We eat here every year as the food is excellent, prepared on a fire at the end of the room - try to get a table away from the fire!! Do not miss the Gratin Dauphinois potatoes which go well with any of the grilled meat or fish dishes.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$30 - $61
Cuisine
European, Swiss, Gluten Free
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bahnhofstrasse 64, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Valais  >  Zermatt
  • Phone Number: +41 27 968 19 40
Description
The sizzling “holzfeuer” is the centrepiece of Le Gitan, creating an immediate warm and welcoming atmosphere at the forefront of the restaurant. You can wet your appetite by watching all the action from your table; our chef prepares all our grills over the wood fire. Specialities include lamb, prawns, beef and spit-roasted chicken tarragon.

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