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“Nice atmosphere outside, food average and overpriced”
Review of Tre Cucine

Tre Cucine
Ranked #354 of 2,068 Restaurants in Zurich
Price range: $36 - $142
Cuisines: Italian
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighborhood: Old Town
Reviewed August 31, 2011

Niederdorfstrasse is lined with restaurants and shops mainly, but not exclusively, aimed at tourists. That said, you have to expect that the restaurant will be a little overpriced, even in already pricey Zurich.

I was looking for a place to eat outside to enjoy the nice weather and couldn't venture too far away due to a meeting.Sitting outside on the alley off Niederdorfstrasse with a cool breeze was very nice. I had a Margherita Pizza (18CHF). It was fairly good, nothing outstanding. But, there are really far better places to eat with better value in Zurich, even in the touristy old town.

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Reviewed June 25, 2011

It was busy and a bit hard to get service. Chicken and vegetable risotto and Spaghetti Bolognese were competently prepared and well presented. Nice location outside on the main street, acrobatic show and other strolling players. At a price which translates to £55 sterling for 2 – expensive.

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Reviewed April 4, 2010

Ordered half portion of pasta, received and got charged for full portion. Our waitress denied her mistake, then finally agreed to remove the 6 chf from the bill (97 chf for three people) but added 5 chf for tap water. The manager's take on this was that it is normal to charge for tap water in Switzerland ( even though the bill clearly showed 5 chf for "1L of mineral water") .I live in Switzerland and this is not true. I then said that they must think we are stupid to which the manager replied: "yes, maybe." I may be stupid, but you are the ones that are disrespecting three paying customers and blatantly lying (and badly I might add) to them for the measly sum of 5 chf.

The food was overpriced and mediocre, as would be expected from a restaurant in the midst of the tourist center. I could live with this, but not with being insulted like we were.

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Reviewed April 23, 2009

This was my favorite restaurant during a recent 2-week trip through Switzerland. Although the service was very slow (but friendly) the food was well worth the wait. They also had plenty of vegetarian options. Pleasant outdoor seating was available.

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Thank Shelae
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Reviewed January 28, 2009

Tre Cucine in heart of Old Town Zurich "Niederdorf" in Switzerland

Tre Cucine is my favorite Restaurant when I visit Zurich from fare away Hawaii. The food and service is more as excellent. The personal is extremely helpful, professional and full of “Aloha Spirit” which is a Hawaiian saying for “give it from the heart”. The restaurant is nicely decorated with lovely décor which includes pretty wall murals and simple but tastefully furnishing. Tre Cucine is the perfect example, how an outstanding restaurant should be, with great food, with terrific, friendly, very fast and more as kind service. It has a wonderful well balanced menu and a fantastic atmosphere with a touch of Old Italy in middle of Old Town Zurich. This restaurant truly deserves a 5 star rating. Please check it out by your next visit to Zurich. You will be not disappointed

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