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“Extremely expensive and a total rip off”
Review of El Paradiso

El Paradiso
Ranked #56 of 120 Restaurants in St. Moritz
Price range: $19 - $123
Cuisines: Deli, Swiss, Contemporary
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Good for: Scenic view
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a table booked for us here via a hotel we were staying at locally who have a private lounge at the restaurant outside on the terrace, so hotel guests have their own section. What was not clear AT ALL was that in fact anyone can sit on this terrace and you have to pay CHF30 for the privilege of that. So before you have even ordered any food or drink you have already spent CHF30 per person in your group. This has got to be one of the worst charges I have ever come across in my life. They call it a "membership" but you are offered nothing except just to be allowed to sit there! The food is incredibly expensive for very average food, which is often served cold and takes ages. The service is slow also. This is the most expensive rip-off I have ever encountered in Switzerland, a place that is very expensive. 17CHF for two espresso's might give you an idea of the kind of bill you will pay by the time you have a lunch and something to drink. Do not waste your money unless you love to splash cash and really show off. There are many other restaurants with lovely views in Switzerland that do not charge CHF30 per person for just sitting there. A disgrace.

Date of visit: January 2020
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4  Thank LaurieZ80
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Reviewed September 8, 2019 via mobile

We had lunch/afterski here two days in a row. First day we booked a big table outside with cheese fondue and really good music from the DJ where playing in the background - it was awesome.

Second time we ate inside and it delivered as well. Much of the same and the food was great.

Sick view

February 2018 was our stay.

We be back!!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank GeorgHartmann
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Reviewed March 8, 2019

This is my favourite place to have lunch while skiing. Abit pricy, but fantastic location, food and service! Try the lamb or the Meat Love!

Date of visit: March 2019
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Thank Slogfunk
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Reviewed March 1, 2019

We have been coming to Paradiso for 20 years for the marvellous view, friendly service and pleasant atmosphere. It is now paradise fallen: they now charge an entry fee of 30 franks per person before you order any food. Needless to say, we now go to Chamanna with an equally nice view and good service.

Date of visit: February 2019
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6  Thank skippy307
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Reviewed February 19, 2019

food was great, atmosphere was cozy and fun. full of lots people who go there to eat but are not skiing and taking fancy lunch break. had to wait 45 min for a table even with reservation (because people who don't ski have no where else to go at lunch other than waste skiers' time).

Date of visit: February 2019
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1  Thank villarina01
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