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Samses

#327 of 1,532 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
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Langstrasse 231 | 8005, Zurich 8005, Switzerland
+41 44 440 13 13
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Saturday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Winterthur, Switzerland
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47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 of food and new installed touchscreens explained us what everything was and the ingredients (predominantly... More 

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Thank Matthias Z
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25 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016 via mobile

Very nice vegetarian place worth to go. Buffet and à la carte to choose from. Vegan friendly and very friendly staff. I go there everytime I am in Zurich.

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Thank A R
Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 18, 2016

We got a buffet takeaway meal because this was close to our hotel, and though we aren't vegans we really like the food. The staff was super helpful and spoke English and it was a cheaper meal vs. Haus Hilt. The buffet had a fair amount of options are we really liked this eggplant dish they had, tasted fantastic!

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Thank bawholee
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016 via mobile

Basic quality food with high price tag. I got a "spicy" curry dish (lol absolutely no spice - flavor or heat - of any kind, and it was clearly frozen vegetables folded into pre-made noodles and canned, generic curry sauce) and a glass of wine for ~ $55. The setting is a nice ambiance and it has friendly staff but... More 

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Thank katiebrynw
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

They had a good selection of both vegetarian and vegan food, and the service was great! I liked that I could choose between a smaller buffe selection paid for with the weight and also order from their menu. If i'm back in Zurich - I'll come back without doubt!

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Thank Leila T
Zurich, Switzerland
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68 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

They only serve vegetarian/vegan food but even meatlovers will love this place. They have a buffet with many delicious, freshly made foods and a menu with exotic dishes. What I like most about the fod there is how it tastes and looks. Every dish tastes fresh and the combination of ingredients gives the dishes a special note. Very friendly staff... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 18, 2016

I am not vegetarian but came here as my girlfriend wanted to try it. I was nonetheless very impressed with the selection and quality of the food. You can choose from a buffet and pay by weight, or order something from the menu. I chose the buffet, as I wanted to try many different things. The staff are very friendly... More 

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Thank Alex M
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 15, 2016

it is not as large as the home grown hiltl chain, but this unassuming restaurant offers an a la carte menu as well as a self serve buffet that serves up some of the tastiest vegetarian food i have eaten they have a special one monday a month called buffet montag, when the buffet is offered at a lower rate... More 

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Thank Christopher H
Switzerland
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90 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 10, 2016

I am not a big fan of the buffet self service system that they (and some of their competitors) have BUT they offered me to heat up my plate and the entire payment process was quiet fast compared to other places with self service. The restaurant is small but nice. The service was good. I have to come back soon

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Thank Arother8822
Zurich, Switzerland
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2015

The staff is always super friendly and helpful. They don't have a lot of meat substitutes (what I really like) and they're dishes are fresh, seasonal and delicious!

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Thank DasEinhirn

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$15 - $25
Cuisine
International, Fast Food, European, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?