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Vallocaia

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#195 of 1,776 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017, 2019 Winner
RATINGS
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Value
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Food and ambience

Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Business meetings

Location and contact

PRICE RANGE
$23 - $92
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Table Service, Highchairs Available
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We popped under the awning to escape the rain & read the menu & decided to have a bite to eat. I had the artichoke, asparagus frittata which was very tasty & my husband had the spaghetti & meatballs and said it was delicious. Our...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank HouliMich
Adrian_Cassarino, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Vallocaia, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear HouliMich, We are pleased we provided the perfect escape from the rain. Thanks for coming in and for the great review. As you experienced, Vallocaia, in Zurich, serves traditional Tuscan style cuisine paired with the wines from our estate in the same region. Our...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My girlfriends and I are touring Switzerland and heading to Italy tomorrow. Fortunately for us, we stumbled upon this gem. Our waiter, Valentino was even better! He welcomed us in, engaged with us, made food recommendations and even shared his Italian culture with us to...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank melindassims
Adrian_Cassarino, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Vallocaia, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear melindassims, Thanks for the great review. We are very pleased that Valentino prepared you well for your trip to Italy. He was very pleased to read your comments, by the way. Our chefs at Vallocaia take great pride in serving the classic dishes of...More

Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

I used to love this place. I have to say that quality of service is hit or miss, because they change the personnel quite often. Their food is good if you stick to the traditional pasta and tomato dishes. However, they are too heavy in...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Toret8
Adrian_Cassarino, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Vallocaia, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2019

Dear Toret8, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. In our Tuscan restaurant, we recognise the importance of tradition and do our best to provide our guests with authentic Italian dishes typical of the Tuscan region. Its cuisine is well-known for using...More

Reviewed March 6, 2019

We had dinner there with my girlfriend there and the whole experience was quite nice. The waiter was polite and fast, and the food was very good as well. I had the beef fillet for 52 CHF and it was more than worth it. In...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank alx3339
Adrian_Cassarino, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Vallocaia, responded to this reviewResponded March 8, 2019

Dear alx3339, What a wonderful review — five-stars and a great recommendation. Vallocaia, on Hirschenplatz, in Niededorf in Zurich's Old Town, serves traditional Tuscan rural cuisine and wines from Montepulciano, our winery in Tuscany. While we understand your love of the beef fillet, you may...More

Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

Excellent service, home made pasta, great wine, very good atmposhere. We had a great time and I would like to suggest this restaurant to every Italian food lover !More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Smetsbart
Adrian_Cassarino, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Vallocaia, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2019

Dear Smetsbart, Thanks for the five-star rating and the great review. But more importantly, thanks for recommending Vallocaia in Zürich. We take great pride in serving the classic dishes of Tuscany — we think to serve the best Bistecca alla fiorentina in Zurich — and...More

Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

Wandered around the old town looking for dinner for one but everywhere was pretty dead. However, this place was packed so I gave it a try. Good food, good drink, good service. What more could be asked?More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank TRBUK
Adrian_Cassarino, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Vallocaia, responded to this reviewResponded February 20, 2019

Dear TRBUK, Thanks for giving the Vallocaia a try when you were in Zurich. We are very pleased that you had a great eating-out experience. Our chefs take great pride in serving the classic dishes of Tuscany and pairing them with the splendid wines from...More

Reviewed January 27, 2019 via mobile

We had a lovely lunch in this charming restaurant in the old town. Staff are very sweet and our pasta was tasty and a really good portion size.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank ZARichmond
Adrian_Cassarino, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Vallocaia, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2019

Dear ZARichmond, What a wonderful review for us to receive, thank you! It's great you chose Vallocaia to have a Sunday lunch and enjoyed it so much. Here we serve Tuscan cuisine offering classic dishes as well as special seasonal creations. Our staff is always...More

Reviewed January 26, 2019 via mobile

Came across this place in the old town after looking at some very expensive places to eat and saw this was reasonably priced so decided to give it a try. Friendly English speaking staff a nice warm atmosphere and great food. The veal with risotto...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank marc_buchi
Adrian_Cassarino, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Vallocaia, responded to this reviewResponded January 30, 2019

Dear marc_buchi, Thank you for your wonderful review. We are delighted to read you liked both the food and service at our Italian restaurant. We are dedicated to offering our guests the finest Italian dishes prepared with the freshest high-quality ingredients. We do have a...More

Reviewed January 2, 2019

Good location in Zurich city center, Niederdorf, and very characteristic inside. The menu has lots of offers, very good “pici” pasta with ragu toscano. Staff good and as usual the bill is high! But this is Switzerland! Only one thing, as italian it’s not good,...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank sabrrota
Adrian_Cassarino, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Vallocaia, responded to this reviewResponded January 8, 2019

Dear sabrrota, Thank you so much for visiting our Tuscan restaurant in the heart of Zurich's car-free old town. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our atmosphere, the service, and of course the pasta. We are open every day and hope to welcome...More

Reviewed November 12, 2018

Had a nice steak! Perfectly cooked. Taste great! go over my expectation. Drinks and cocktails high classMore

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Roving44227280283
Adrian_Cassarino, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Vallocaia, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2018

Dear Roving44227280283, Thank you so much for your positive review. We are glad you chose Vallocaia from the big variety of restaurants in Zurich and were not disappointed. It's great to hear you enjoyed the food and the selection of drinks on our menu. We...More

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