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Avena

$$ - $$$, European,
Steinmattstrasse 53, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
+41 27 967 83 33
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible5%
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“pasta” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Steinmattstrasse 53, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 31 reviews

Reviewed August 6, 2017

Unbelievable service and food here. I tried the specialty of the house; the steak tatar. It was seasoned incredibly well and the presentation was awesome. The mixed salad was a masterpiece. Had the local Pinot Noir and the rhubarb dessert at the end. This ranks...More

Thank David E
Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

Nice location, extremely kind and efficient service, food is ok (they do not have fondue nor raclette, hence it has a "normal smelll 😆) But .. extremely fat cuisine .. Way too much butter ... They have a decent wine choice .. Value for money...More

Thank Stefano E
Reviewed July 9, 2017

Hotel staff recommended this place which was almost next door. We were looking for "Swiss dinner experience". We ended up having one of the best meals in a long time. Staff were very helpful and friendly, including setting up high chair and toys for our...More

Thank downslopewind
Reviewed June 25, 2017 via mobile

A bit away from the hustle bustle of Zermatt's Main Street, a quiet terrace with view on Matterhorn on a Sunday afternoon. Prompt service with a smile. Had beers and coffee, can't comment on the food quality.

Thank Dragman64
Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

Tried to eat here with a friend around 7pm on a Friday night, after just arriving in town. It was busy however we thought 2 wouldn't be an issue. When we asked, the host simply looked away snapping at us saying "NO". Very curt and...More

Thank JNFII
Reviewed January 2, 2017 via mobile

From start to finish, attentive pleasant service. Was expecting pure Italian fare, but ordered a Thai prawn dish at the waiters' suggestion. Thai in Switzerland...?!?... But, it was delicious. Also, started with their 'specialty', the steak tartare. Interesting presentation, and very tasty. Be forewarned though...More

Thank Jim K
Reviewed October 10, 2016

we wanted to have dinner here as there is a surprise menu but we could not find a table so book in advance , so we went for lunch the next day and it was worth it! mostly traditional Swiss food with some twists. the...More

Thank DanielaDT
Reviewed July 11, 2016

Had dinner here on a Monday evening, glad we did. Really good food, good service, chef came to our table of four to personally ask how was the meal. Best onion soup I've had. Fantastic dessert - their ice creams are awesome - and beautiful...More

Thank Dave W
Reviewed March 15, 2016

Very nice, friendly and guest welcome restaurant. They are serving excellent food on a very good price-performance ratio. Staff is quick and attentively. Groups need to reserve the table in advance.

Thank Huby B
Reviewed October 13, 2015

I have visited Zermatt many times and been temped by the Avena menu especially the 'Wild Menu'. Unfortunately up to my previous visit in 2013 the place was riddled with smokers who couldn't care less about those who didn't smoke. Now it is non-smoking I...More

Thank Terry C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Families with children, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Steinmattstrasse 53, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Valais  >  Zermatt
  • Phone Number: +41 27 967 83 33
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