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Blaue Ente

#125 of 1,495 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Swiss, European, Mediterranean, Central European
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Seefeldstrasse 223 | Zurich, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
+41 44 388 68 40
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11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 am
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

Interesting menu, delicious meals, generous portions and very friendly, attentive and professional service. Definitely worth a visit and the special location in the old destillery makes it even better!

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Thank jeffforte
Patrik B, Inhaber at Blaue Ente, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive comment. We are looking forward to welcome you and your guests again soon. Your Blaue Ente Team More 

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40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

One of the places in Zurich where the staff is super friendly. They have nice little starters that don't fill you up that much. You will need the space for the enormous schnitzel they serve. I think it is the house specialty as it is sooo good. I have never tried a different main course in all the times I... More 

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Thank Jaoneh
Patrik B, Inhaber at Blaue Ente, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive comment. We will pass on your compliments to our kitchen and the service team. Hopefully we can welcome you soon. Your Blaue Ente Team More 

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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Our office is close by so many of our business lunches lead to Blaue Ente. We can't get enough of their Wiener Schnitzel. It's a lovely place in the Mühle Tiefenbrunnen complex surrounded by historic walls, creative people and the lake close by. Their service is outstanding and I never had to complain about their food. Super delicious and every... More 

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Thank Birte R
Patrik B, Inhaber at Blaue Ente, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive comment. We will pass on your compliments to our kitchen and the service team. We are looking forward to welcome you again soon. Your Blaue Ente Team More 

Madrid
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2016 via mobile

The place is very nice and the food good, but in my opinion the portions are small. We tried the steak tartar (main dish, which is supposed to be the bigger) and it was really small. The same with the roast beef. The service was not excessively special. We asked for more bread (they brought 3 small slices for two... More 

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Thank edcaye
Patrik B, Inhaber at Blaue Ente, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. It’s not only the positive feedback we appreciate, but also the negative, as those can help us to improve constantly. We are really sorry that your stay was not what you expected and we would be very pleased if you would give us another chance and visit us again some time soon. Your Blaue Ente... More 

Benfleet, United Kingdom
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218 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

Our second visit in 3 months once again we were not disappointed. our food and wine were very good. Our waiter was friendly and helpful and knowledgeable on the the food and wine. Though not busy the service was a little slow but nevertheless it did not detract from our meal, will definitely return.

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Thank Lorraine W
Patrik B, Inhaber at Blaue Ente, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive comment. We are looking forward to welcome you and your guests again soon. Your Blaue Ente Team More 

London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2016 via mobile

The staff were really friendly, the atmosphere perfect. The waiter was extremely knowledgable about both the wine and food. The food was outstanding. I'd highly recommend this restaurant!

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Thank allyjane76
Patrik B, Inhaber at Blaue Ente, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive comment which we really appreciate. Hopefully we can welcome you and your guests again soon. Your Blaue Ente Team More 

Horgen, Switzerland
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27 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016

Ambiente was very nice. Great place in summer to sit outside. Had a business lunch, sat inside. It is a very nice locale with a simple menu and just a handful of choices. I prefer this over 15 page menu novels. The food was very good, the portions just right for me. A fresh loaf of bread was served with... More 

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Thank TD-OnTheRoad
Patrik B, Inhaber at Blaue Ente, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your positive comment which we really appreciate. Hopefully we can welcome you and your guests again soon. Your Blaue Ente Team More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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260 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 223 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Since my last visit, the restaurant seems to have changed hands and the staff is fully Austian or German, but at least they understand Swiss German and are friendly and helpful. The menu has two sections, one tapas style and one classical. From the tapas menu, we chose the one-hour-egg on spinach and the pulpo salad, both were perfect and... More 

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Thank HansM1959
Patrik B, Inhaber at Blaue Ente, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. Good to hear you enjoyed the meal in our restaurant. We hope to welcome you and your guests again soon. Your Blaue Ente Team More 

Benfleet, United Kingdom
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218 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

The restaurant has a lovely old mill wheel in the centre, The menu is varied and there was an English translation, the service was good and efficient and we enjoyed our food and wine. Though we sat near a large table celebrating a birthday it was not noisy.

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Thank Lorraine W
Patrik B, Inhaber at Blaue Ente, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your comment which we really appreciate. Hopefully we can welcome you and your guests again soon. Your Blaue Ente Team More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

...the food let it and us down. The industrial chic decor still works and is inviting; and the service, from reception to paying was beyond any reproach, friendly, courteous and efficient. But the tomato soup from the lunch menu however good was luke warm and the day's special dessert, apple flan, was luke warm and simply not cooked enough so... More 

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Thank Nick D
Patrik B, Inhaber at Blaue Ente, responded to this review

Thank you for your comment. It’s not only the positive feedback we appreciate, but also the negative, as those can help us to improve constantly. We are really sorry that your stay was not what you expected and we would be very pleased if you would give us another chance and visit us again some time soon. Your Blaue Ente... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $77
Cuisine
Swiss, European, Mediterranean, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Special occasions
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Seefeldstrasse 223 | Zurich, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 388 68 40

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