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“Great calamari, average burgers”
Review of Le Calamar

Le Calamar
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Ranked #1,077 of 1,758 Restaurants in Geneva
Price range: $15 - $30
Cuisines: American
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed July 16, 2014

It seems that every restaurant in Geneva lately claims to have the best hamburgers. Le Calamar makes the claim but doesn't take the prize. While the monthly menu is very entertaining with new takes on toppings, etc., the burger is just your average burger. It just costs more than the other places. Nevertheless, the other items on the menu, notably the namesake calamari steak, are fantastic and well worth the visit.

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Reviewed July 15, 2014

Don't be turned off by the scary website or the somewhat bizarre way the menu is presented on their website (it's an attempt to be "edgy" I think). This is actually a very unpretentious casual restaurant that has really great burgers. It gets a bit rowdy in the evenings (there is usually a live DJ on weekends) but nothing out of hand, you can still hold a conversation. And did I mention the burgers?? They really are something special - simple but wholly satisfying.

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Reviewed May 30, 2014

This is the sort of place Geneva needs more of - relaxed, not stuffy or snooty, modern food, reasonable price. The burgers are good and along with the fries and salad are a substantial meal. Only a couple of francs more than the take-out burger places for a nicer, sit-down meal.

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Reviewed April 17, 2014

One of the few places in Geneve that actually serves a relatively decent burger. Forget about the service its always hit and miss not only here but all of Swiss. What I always find bizarre about eateries in Swiss is that they never come back after they serve you food and ask if its ok, and never never return to ask if I need another drink.
Tourists remember that you dont need to tip in Swiss! our wages are very high and tipping is not expected (other than just rounding up and leaving change.)

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Reviewed March 23, 2014

This has become a regular go to place for us for a relaxed evening out. The burgers are very good and worth a detour, so recommended! Table churn is high and we were served tapas and main course at the same time, which would obviously should have been done separately.

Thank Michiel M
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