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Blackbird Downtown Diner

route de Bel-Air 1, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Travelers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“pancakes” (2 reviews)
“salad” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
American, European, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
route de Bel-Air 1, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 28 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great menu selections. Staff very friendly. Meals were wonderful. Served Dr Gabs beer...local Lausanne brewery. Visiting from the US. Highly recommend.

Thank joegmm
Reviewed April 22, 2018 via mobile

Nice spot to have a Sunday brunch with friends on their terrace. Have a small brunch menu with english breakfast and vegetarian options. Their veggie breakfast burrito is really nice, coffee is also good quality. Price is average for this area. Would recommend.

Thank Natasha N
Reviewed March 28, 2018

This is the 2nd location of blackbird which is bigger than the original. Dinner menu is limited - main focus are burgers, however you still get some salads and curries (taste was good, but nothing extraordinary). Main USP is that they use healthy and superfoods....More

Thank Tambli
Reviewed March 8, 2018

I visited with 2 friends in the evening and the food was good. I wasn't aware of it at the time but when I arrived home I was aware that all my clothes were smelling of 'cooked food'. Think they need to improve their air...More

1  Thank scot5lass
Reviewed March 5, 2018

I have been here several times for brunch on the weekends and was excited when they opened for dinner. We saw they were changing the menu for the nighttime service and excitedly went on a Saturday evening back in October expecting a long queue (as...More

Thank Expat_CH
Reviewed February 4, 2018

On this occasion, we visited Blackbird for brunch, although I have visited for coffee previously. This time I recognised something that motivated my review. There are few diners that offer this kind of service in Lausanne, friendly, accommodating with all customers and openly honest with...More

Thank Ritchie00112233
Reviewed December 3, 2017

I came to this place on Sunday to have a takeaway sandwich for my little boy (who was not together with me at that moment), ordered a children's menu, paid for it and, instead, got a terribly rude reply of the cook who brought me...More

1  Thank Annya_86
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Knowing the other location that R. has in Lausanne and great reviews, have to say the dinner menu at the new location is simply plain. Burgers are to “screaming” Holly Cow (mind you it was his before he sold it off), could have put a...More

Thank porusky
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

Let's face it: is you want to go out of the cafe croissant when having breakfast in Lausanne you don't have 1000 options Blackbird is now my choice if I want American breakfast style and get some delicious pancakes for example. There is another place...More

Thank jKrakow
Reviewed September 13, 2017

We came for breakfast and I had the pancakes with an earl grey tea. I split the pancakes with my friend and they were actually kind enough to split in into two plates for us before serving. The service was excellent, and so was the...More

Thank senakicir
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: route de Bel-Air 1, Lausanne 1003, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Lausanne
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