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Geeren

#87 of 1,566 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
German, Swiss, European
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Obere Geerenstrasse 72, Zurich 8044, Switzerland
+410448214011
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10:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wed - Fri 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 49
    Excellent
  • 29
    Very good
  • 1
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Just Swiss food, no nonsense

Been in Zurich twice and Geeren is a must-visit place if you want to have very traditional Swiss food. I visited in Nov and I was lucky to have their seasonal menu. I ordered boiled rippli and bacon, the pork is very tender and with the smokiness is light but noticeable. The dish supposed to come... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 23, 2015
schng7
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015

Been in Zurich twice and Geeren is a must-visit place if you want to have very traditional Swiss food. I visited in Nov and I was lucky to have their seasonal menu. I ordered boiled rippli and bacon, the pork is very tender and with the smokiness is light but noticeable. The dish supposed to come with potatoes, but I... More 

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1 Thank schng7
Sebastopol, California
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90 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Pork lover's dream. You will have to wait for a table, but worth it. Hardy Swiss seasonal dishes. Went during Metzge with everything pork. . .

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1 Thank MsLBL
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

Traditional swiss restaurant with traditional swiss food, with very good and friendly service, and good prices. In Autumn they specialise in "Metzgete" (fresh pork dishes) and Winter in Fondue. Location is a bit off the beaten track, and in the midst of forest area but excellent for a long walk after lunch!

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1 Thank Trip2616
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106 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

I went there for lunch the other day. Aside the standard menu card several seasonal dishes were offered with several meat options and side dishes such as roesti and spaetzli. Actually next week the Metzgete season starts, also called pig roast. It seems the restaurant is famous for that! Under pig roast is understood (in Switzerland and in the extreme... More 

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2 Thank Micy01
Schweiz
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

we go there regularly for their excellent food, wines and beers, good prices, friendly service and cozy atmosphere! the secret is that this restautant does not try to change, thats what people like about it!

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1 Thank walticino
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Great quantities which keeps you full for a long, long time. Delicious to the core including beeing well received by the staff. Thumsp up!

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1 Thank Ralph M
Kortrijk, Belgium
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34 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

This restaurant is a hidden gem... Not located in a touristy place, but super tasty food, nice typically Swiss atmosphere, friendly staff. We had the Spätzli and Rösti: delicious! Good value for your money, too. Definitely a place worth visiting: you'll definitely go back there.

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Thank evabelgium2015
Zuri
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26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

My husband used to come here as a teenager, and brought me here on one of my first visits to Zurich. The food is excellent and they have a nice back patio in the summertime that is always pleasantly full. Closest to my heart, the staff is incredibly kind and down-to-earth -- they now take cards, I believe, but the... More 

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1 Thank Amp Z
Budapest, Hungary
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

If you wish to experience the flair of the old, traditional swiss restaurant, don't miss this place. The buildig itself is an old swiss farmhouse and the 90% of the guests are swiss also. The feeling more than authentic and food is outregous. There is no table reservation but you'll be always seated somehow. You wont be sorry to sit... More 

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2 Thank Protomac
Marc T, Geschäftsführer at Geeren, responded to this review

Dear Protomac Thank you for the positive Answer! We are very glad that you thoroughly enjoyed the stay once again. It is very important to us that we can keep the "Swissness". Best wishes from the Geeren... Marc Tuchschmid & Team More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

in summer if you look for a quiet place in the shadow with goot Food at a reasonable Price this is a very good Restaurant to visit

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1 Thank Diana F

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Obere Geerenstrasse 72, Zurich 8044, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +410448214011

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 18 - 35
  • Cuisine: German, Swiss, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 11:00 pm

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