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Helvti Diner

#177 of 1,598 Restaurants in Zurich
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$$ - $$$
Langstrasse
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Kasernenstrasse 2 | 8004 Zurich, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
+41 43 322 04 24
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 10:00 am - 1:00 am
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Baar, Switzerland
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88 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

they serve good burger and have a good range of different burger, and the location is very nice and the staff super friendly - but its a bit overpriced.

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Thank theflyindutch
Switzerland
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210 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

If you like burgers and you are in Zurich; then you might have had the discussion about the best burger in town. Most people will agree that Helvti is at least in the top 5. In my opinion Helvti is actually on top. 3 different meat choices & multiple toppings choices. A homemade sauce and a bit of green comes... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

No doubt in my mind. After trying many burgers, and listening to my teenage son, Helvti makes the best burgers in town. Three kinds of beef on offer, Wagyu is soft, Angus is the real taste and consistency, premium is probably good too. Chips are perfect. Choice of dessert uninspiring though. It's out of the centre but not far from... More 

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Thank John R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

The menu is split into 4 sections. First you can select what burger you want, there is a choice of three meats, Swiss Beef, Angus Beef or Wagu Beef. Then you can choose any extras including cheese, bacon, egg etc. You can then add sides, and finally you get to choose a sauce. (Honey Mustard very good) It cost approximately... More 

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Thank Joe N
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

it is the most delicous burger that i eat in my live , the service is exelnt and the taste is so good , and the price is good ....

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Thank Meshari A
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50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 28, 2016 via mobile

We love to go there, cuz the burgers are great, service is fast and the place is very central. Try the wagyu burger. I love it.

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Thank Britta S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 2, 2016

great burger diner with fresh food. location not 100% perfect near the road. for good quality burgers highly recommended.

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Thank Tobias L
Olten, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016 via mobile

Nothing much to say Excellent food Excellent staff/service Sometimes when you leave the restaurant your clothes still have the smell of deepfried food but that's a minor problem. My favorite burger place in Zurich!

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Thank StephanieTrier94
Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

Average place! You can select between three types of meat and make your own selection of ingredients and in fact the burger was really well done. But the onion rings were oily and disgusting and the fries ok, nothing special. The local needs a powerful ventilation because when you leave your clothes smells like fried stuff. The staff is not... More 

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Thank Tupacksupatra
Zurich, Switzerland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 2, 2016

You have very good burgers, with a range of 3 types of meat (and even the "simple" Swiss one is very tasty), and you choose what other ingredients to add on; the onion rings (it's a big portion!) have a nice crust. You have a very nice atmosphere, with cheerful waiters (ready to speak English) and chit-chatting people around you... 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
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
American, Diner, International
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating
Good for
Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kasernenstrasse 2 | 8004 Zurich, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Langstrasse
  • Neighborhood: Langstrasse
  • Phone Number: +41 43 322 04 24
Description
What started out as a running gag has now taken on a life of its own: We've begun rating food on a scale of how 'dirty' it is. The 'dirtier' the meal, the greater the taste and the more daring the combination of ingredients. On that scale, we seek to serve the 'dirtiest' burger in town - the ultimate burger in terms of quality of meat and taste, in other words.

Inspired by Edward Hopper's 'Nighthawks', our aim was to create a Swiss take on the classic American Diner. A place offering a fresh design, comfortable seating areas, with a friendly and attentive staff, fabulous food, great music and a funky bar with extended opening hours for the city's nighthawks.

We believe we have created the ideal locality for everyone: the businesswoman or businessman with little time on their hands, a group of friends looking for somewhere to hang-out, families, late-dinner lovers and clubbers with style.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?