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Restaurant Opera

#139 of 1,533 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Seefeld
Swiss, European, Central European, French, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Falkenstrasse 6, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
+41 44 258 98 98
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6:15 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 6:15 am - 11:30 pm
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to this restaurant three times now, without ever being less than delighted. The food is well prepared, the service outstanding, and the surrounding pleasant.

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Thank Harry J. P
AmbassadorOperaZuric, Restaurant Manager at Restaurant Opera, responded to this review

Dear Harry J.P Thank you very much for your review and the 5 stars score for our restaurant Opera. We are pleased to hear that you enjoy visiting us for lunch or diner and like the athmosphere and friendly service. Thank you for being a frequent guest at Restaurant Opera and we are already looking forward to welcome you soon... More 

London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a Cosy , attentive place to dine. Service excellent. Although the menu is limited in range it will have something for every one. Prices very competitive. You will be spoilt for choice with other eateries in the surrounding area.

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Thank james k
Michael_Boehler, General Manager at Restaurant Opera, responded to this review

Dear by james k Thank you very much for having taken the time to write us a feedback about your diner experience at our restaurant Opera in Zurich. We are happy to know that you enjoyed the evening with us and liked the dishes and service of our team. It would be our pleasure to be your first choice soon... More 

Mbabane, Swaziland
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39 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

Able to produce very good vegetarian meals. Enjoyable, quiet atmosphere with street view. Decorated with mural of opera scenes. Best to book.

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Thank IngwePhil
Michael_Boehler, General Manager at Restaurant Opera, responded to this review

Dear "IngwePhil" Thank you very much for your review about our gourmet restaurant Opera. We are happy you enjoyed your meal with us and found a good choice as a vegetarian guest. We forwarded your compliments to our chef and his team. Thank you for recommending us and we hope to welcome you soon back with us! Kind regards Michael... More 

UK
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 6, 2016

I wanted to see the hotel (research for our next visit), and we weren't sure if we wanted to stay here for lunch or keep going. While we were loitering in the lobby, the restaurant's maitre'd saw that we were looking at the menu and hesitating, and he decided to do his job... He quietly went over to the hotel's... More 

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Thank mymUk
Malmo, Sweden
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

Very nice and cozy restaurant with good service, and a classical menu. I tried the beef tartar which was made very good. And the homemade pistacchio ice cream also comes recommended

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Thank Michel A
Tampa, Florida
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 25, 2016 via mobile

After a late arrival in Zurich we chose to have dinner at our hotel The service was not friendly, the food was ordinary and the price was high. We also had breakfast there. The waitresses were much friendlier and while the buffet choice was limited there were a la carte choices available.

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Thank Indra C
Michael_Boehler, General Manager at Restaurant Opera, responded to this review

Dear “Indra C” Thank you for spending time writing us a review about your dinner at Restaurant Opera. We would like to thank you for your positive comment about our breakfast choices and our breakfast staff. However it is sad to read that our Gourmet Restaurant Opera did not meet your expectations and that you did not find the right... More 

Sochi, Russia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 28, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Ambassador Opera hotel for about 3 weeks and usually went to the opera restaurant for dinner. The food was very good, the way they serve is is also really nice, worth to visit if you are in Zurich! And a special thanks to Alex:)

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1 Thank travel2enjoyyy
Rudolf_Zehnder, General Manager at Restaurant Opera, responded to this review

Dear „travel2enjoyyy“ Thank you very much for your wonderful feedback about your experiences at our Restaurant Opera. It is a pleasure to have returning guests who are as satisfied as you were with our menu options, the service. I will be more than happy to forward your compliments to Alex, our Chef de Service. We really hope to spoil you... More 

Ramuciai
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48 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 16, 2016

It is nice restaurant in the center of Zurich ,close to Opera .Interior is light and beautiful.Restaurant specialitie is sea food,but there is separate menue for meet lovers.As it is used in good restaurants menue is not wide, but this confirms that you will get everything freshly cooked.We ordered lobster soup (very delicious) and sea bass for two which was... More 

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Thank Ted M
Rudolf_Zehnder, Manager at Restaurant Opera, responded to this review

Dear “Ted M” Wow, thank you for this wonderful comment about our Gourmet Restaurant Opera and the 5 stars score. It is really a pleasure to have guests like you in our Restaurant, who enjoy the atmosphere and their dinner so much. We are very overwhelmed about your compliments about the menu, the Swiss wines and will forward your compliments... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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1,471 reviews
905 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 601 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

Stayed at the ambassador l'opera hotel where this restaurant is. Decided on a quick dinner before my trip to the airport They have 4-5 course dinners available , and I just needed a main , which they have from the a la carte menu This restaurant apparently specializes in fish, but from the menu it's hard to tell, as the... More 

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Thank bcheong
Rudolf_Zehnder, Manager at Restaurant Opera, responded to this review

Dear "bcheong" Thank you for your feedback about your dinner at our award winning Restaurant Opera. We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your dinner and found the right choice for you. Concerning to your comment about the menu options: We are truly sorry to hear that you did not find enough fish choices on our menu. Our... More 

Seattle, Washington
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142 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2016 via mobile

Went there before the opera started for quick dinner and it was pleasant. Enjoyed my salad and my fish very much. I wish I had more time to spend there and not to rush myself. The reason for the four stars and five is the price!

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Thank SOocerStar
Rudolf_Zehnder, Manager at Restaurant Opera, responded to this review

Dear “SOocerStar”. Thank you very much for your nice comment about our award winning Restaurant Opera. We are very happy to hear, that you enjoyed your dinner so much. Praise is always welcome, but your constructive criticism helps us maintain our services at the highest level of excellence. Concerning your comment about the high price: Please take note that Zurich... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$22 - $86
Cuisine
Swiss, European, Central European, French, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
6:15 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
6:15 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
6:15 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
6:15 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
6:15 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
6:15 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:15 am - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Falkenstrasse 6, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Seefeld
  • Neighborhood: Seefeld
  • Phone Number: +41 44 258 98 98
Description
Top Chef Pierre Meyer and his Restaurant Opera team look forward to delighting you in a unique ambience with seductively prepared fish specialities of the highest quality. Awards including the Golden Fish and entries in the Gault Millau guide reflect the significance we attach to impeccable quality and assured sustainability, which is why we use only fresh, predominantly regional, ingredients.

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