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Zum Gelben Schnabel

$$ - $$$
Old Town
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Zinnengasse 7, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 211 06 20
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 12, 2016

Qualitiy medium, quantity very poor, and meat about 15grs (!!!) per meal - but price flying high in the sky! And the dinner was delivered 40 minutes later than the appointment. The worst take away ever ... Do not touch this restaurants take away !

Thank helemengo
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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199 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016

The food is very good. I am very pleased. Genuine Wok dishes such as in China, the vegetables were fresh, the curry was very spicy. Prices are reasonable for the location in the old town. This authentic good Chinese food, I can only recommend it! Was very pleasantly surprised. Come back again.

Thank Pravin L
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

Small authentic Chinese restaurant on a side street near Fraumumster. Chicken and vegetables were excellent. Service was great even after they brought the wrong dish to start with, they more than made up for it. Prices are high, 90 CF for dinner with wine, but that's just Zurich. I'd recommend it if you're in the mood for Chinese food in... More 

Thank turf16
Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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150 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

Easter weekend, all surrounding restaurants are closed, but this one is open. The food was fine, so enjoyed getting to know this place. English is the official language in this restaurant. Had the day menu, well garnished for a nice low price. So, this restaurant gets in my list :)

Thank Alexandre L
Zurich, Switzerland
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133 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2015

Was calling at night - but one day in advance - to book the crispy duck. The lady at the phone told me was too late and would not been possible to prepare it. OK. Then I book just a table at 20.30. Too late? Once there we had a weird feeling. Restaurant was empty, just the four of us... More 

Thank ClaudioLaax
Lugano, Switzerland
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196 reviews
155 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

Excellent food! Crispy duck was superb. Owned and run by a Chinese family. Atmosphere typical Chinese kitsch and owners wife typical fast Chinese woman. Go for the food and enjoy!

Thank Paul B
Jakarta, Indonesia
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202 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2014

I stayed in Storchen, my dad love chinese food and its very hard for me to pick one or go so far to get a nice decent chinese food. So i just sat down and prepared to be scammed. I really do. And I was being overly negative over this small restaurant. I agree this restaurant located so strategic and... More 

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Neve Monosson
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29 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 14, 2014

On a little cut from the Storchengasse near to the Bahnhofstrasse there is a wondderful retaurant. When you enter you feel as if you are in China. The food is very good even for children. The retaurant is managed by the Liu-Min family who help you to choose the food you like so there is no chance that you will... More 

Thank Gabriella M
Zurich, Switzerland
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137 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2014

Being a huge Chinese food fan, I have walked pass this restaurant several times, checked out their menu outside- and made a pass. As from outside, it looks more like a tourist trap, especially in such a location. However, we were invited there last week and I realized what a big mistake I have made. The dishes are more on... More 

Thank Jessie G
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2013

Very good food and great value for money! I would definitely define it as one of the best Chinese restaurant in Zurich!

Thank Ericadix

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$23 - $93
Chinese, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zinnengasse 7, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighborhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +41 44 211 06 20

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