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“Cheese spot”
Review of Cafe Romand

Cafe Romand
Ranked #120 of 723 Restaurants in Lausanne
Price range: $19 - $40
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed May 6, 2013

If you´re looking for raclette or fondue, you just found the place. You need to reserve in weekend nights.

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Reviewed March 27, 2013

I and my friends took a fondue motié motié, but it was under the Swiss standards, I have eaten better ones in other restaurants. Service is quick but waiters never smile and, even if they are polite, you can see clearly they are making an effort to be like that. Environment is nothing special, just a big room with modest furniture. I will not come back for sure...

Thank Federico N
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Reviewed March 24, 2013

They have much more than just fondu(which I find to be as good as any in Lausanne). It's very casual and can somehow imagine that things weren't much different there 50 years ago. Good place to go with a group. Probably not ideal for a quite dinner. Prices are reasonable for Switzerland

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1  Thank LausanneWanderer
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Reviewed March 8, 2013

When we arrived, we were greeted by whom we assume is the owner, based on how he behaved/was dressed/interacted with others. Turns out he lived in Santa Barbara for awhile and being from San Francisco, we immediately got to chat about California, how we'd found Switzerland so far, etc. He helped us pick out the best on the menu, including being honest with me that my wine choice was not good :), and make it his purpose to ensure we got a fabulous Swiss meal! And it was. The food was amazing, he let us split entrees/starters/desserts all around so that we got to try a little of everything good, and even showed us how to season things and eat things properly. We felt so educated in Swiss food and had a great experience, leaving with incredibly happy and full tummies.

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Thank CRArnold
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Reviewed January 24, 2013

I've been living in Lausanne for 10 years and have heard a lot about this place (mostly from foreigners who came there for a fondue).

The food was average - nothing original and tasted very much like frozen food - and definitely not worth the price.

It was so noisy that we could hardly hear each other.

What shocked us most, however, was that when we wanted to pay with our cards, the waiter walked past us THREE times, giving the card reader to other people and finally bringing it back to the cash register, then cleaning the tables and serving other people. After waiting for quite a long time and seeing four waiters walking past us, we had to come to the cash register ourselves to make the payment.

Paying 30 francs for a dish is normal in Switzerland, but not for a plate of canteen food and not in a place so busy that waiters don't bother to notice you unless you go looking for them.

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3  Thank Aude L
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