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Langstrasse 231 | 8005, Zurich 8005, Switzerland
+41 44 440 13 13
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  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible0%
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“lasagna” (2 reviews)
“la carte” (5 reviews)
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International, European, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Langstrasse 231 | 8005, Zurich 8005, Switzerland
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Reviewed November 4, 2017 via mobile

Lucky you! Delicious vegetarian food! Choose between buffet (very good choice) and à la carte. Take away is also possible! Very good choice - a perfect alternative to well known Hiltl.

Thank blaechbox
Reviewed October 11, 2017

I dine at this restaurant for years now and the food is just excellent. They offer a la carte and buffet option. Now with fancy monitors to tell you which of the foods are vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and so on. With all the other vegetarian...More

Thank Goni B
Ornella L, Manager at Samses, responded to this reviewResponded October 18, 2017

Thank you for your friendly words ... we appreciate the compliment.

Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

A beautiful atmosphere and one of the most well serviced restaurant I have visited- our waiter Zino did an amazing job at informing us of all the ingredients each meal had and took on board our special requests, he also took some time aside to...More

Thank Firdos R
Reviewed August 11, 2017

Samses is located on Langstrasse near Limmatplatz. One can choose between the a-la-cart menu or scan through the offerings from the veggie/vegan buffet bar spread that is prices per/ 100kg. I chose a variety of options from the cold and hot buffet as well as...More

Thank FormerCaliBoy
Reviewed May 12, 2017

In my humble opinion this is The best vegetarian place in Zurich. Extremely nice service always kind and friendly. Delicious food, even my meat-lover friends fell in love in this place. It's always fresh and buffet is available for whole day. Very quiet and still...More

Thank mbukowski
Reviewed April 26, 2017

Almost everything I tried from the buffet was so delicious! I would highly recommend it and can't wait to go back!

Thank Jamie K
Reviewed April 11, 2017

Nice people, nice place an a good healthy vegetarian food. One of my favorite places in Zurich. They also have some vegan options.

Thank alfi23
Reviewed March 30, 2017

Good place to go for a vegetarian meal. They don't close at 2 or 3 pm like most of the restaurants in Zurich do, which is great. They have an awesome buffet for lunch (I went there for a late lunch, around 4 pm, and...More

Thank juniorcm
Reviewed March 6, 2017 via mobile

I so regret having to write this review but I hope the Samses team will take it to heart. This used to be my favorite restaurant, a small family business run by fabulous people. First time visitors will enjoy the intimate atmosphere and nice menu...More

Thank Homestme
Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

I'm really not a local expert in Zurich, but I've made with the Samses a good choice of a vegetarian restaurant. Thanks to critics and validations on TripAdvisor! The staff was extraordinary friendly and quick in the service she delivered. The buffet offered a variety...More

Thank Matthias Z
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$16 - $26
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Wine and Beer, Buffet, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Langstrasse 231 | 8005, Zurich 8005, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Gewerbeschule
  • Neighborhood: Gewerbeschule
  • Phone Number: +41 44 440 13 13
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The vegetarian and vegan buffet from 11.00am to 21.30pm Let your eyes wander over our delicious tidbit and send your taste buds on a culinary journey. à la Carte; every day starting from 6pm to 10pm. We are committed to a healthy and balanced diet, which can also smack the non-vegetarians with her tongue. Our vegetarian and vegan dishes are prepare each day fresh for you, of course, only with selectet ingredients.
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