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“Very nice chinese restaurant in the alley of Louboutin”
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Zum Gelben Schnabel
Price range: $23 - $93
Cuisines: Chinese
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Good for: Business meetings, Families with children
Dining options: Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighborhood: Old Town
Reviewed August 23, 2014

I stayed in Storchen, my dad love chinese food and its very hard for me to pick one or go so far to get a nice decent chinese food.

So i just sat down and prepared to be scammed. I really do. And I was being overly negative over this small restaurant. I agree this restaurant located so strategic and look weird it looks like a tourist scam. But i find their food was beautiful I even went back again the next day.

There are actually a lot of locals dines there, the chinese and the caucasians who live in zurich. They have a good food, the noodle, the sizzling prawn, the mapo tofu.

They hire chef from china and the owner was from china and malaysia. The staff were part time
Students in zurich learning hospitality from Hongkong. Two girls, one with torn qi pao are nice the other one with pink new qi pao was still thick with the siangkang rudeness.

Its not cheap nothing is cheap in zurich anyway. Expect to pay swiss standard restaurant prices. :)

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3  Thank beautifulmatters
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Reviewed July 14, 2014

On a little cut from the Storchengasse near to the Bahnhofstrasse there is a wondderful retaurant. When you enter you feel as if you are in China. The food is very good even for children. The retaurant is managed by the Liu-Min family who help you to choose the food you like so there is no chance that you will be dissappointed.

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Thank Gabriella M
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Reviewed July 9, 2014

Being a huge Chinese food fan, I have walked pass this restaurant several times, checked out their menu outside- and made a pass. As from outside, it looks more like a tourist trap, especially in such a location.
However, we were invited there last week and I realized what a big mistake I have made.
The dishes are more on the Chinese northie cooking style- more use of oil and layering of flavor. The dishes very authentic and are prepared from fresh ingredients. The service is more on the young side but very friendly. Next time I am definitely going to try out their roast duck (the restaurant has a much more comprehensive list of offering than on the board displayed outside). Of course price is at Zurich level but honestly 300 CHF for 4 people including starters, 5 dishes to share, wine, and deserts in the central of Zurich is more than fair. Definitely a thumb up.

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Thank Jessie G
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Reviewed February 2, 2013

Very good food and great value for money! I would definitely define it as one of the best Chinese restaurant in Zurich!

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Thank Ericadix
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Reviewed October 2, 2012

Staff was very unfriendly and we got shortchanged for a voucher we had. Some dishes very of good quality, some average at best. All in all, to to be recommended.

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Thank Thomas H
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