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“Eat like a native”
Review of Sternen Grill

Sternen Grill
Ranked #119 of 2,040 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $6 - $18
Cuisines: Barbecue, Swiss
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Takeout
Neighborhood: Hochschulen
Reviewed April 12, 2019

If you want to eat as Zurichers eat, this appears to be the place. Locals far outnumbered tourists on our recent visits here, and that's not surprising. The food--bratwurst, etc--is authentic and tasty, and the atmosphere real. Definitely recommended!

Date of visit: March 2019
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peter_rosenberger, Inhaber at Sternen Grill, responded to this reviewResponded April 15, 2019

Dear letsgoblues09,

Yes, Sternen Grill is a gastronomic icon in Zurich, and no visit to the city is complete without sampling one of our top-grade Swiss meat sausages, always grilled to perfection.

The Sternen Grill in Bellevue has a very popular Take Away at street level, with seating on the terrace and great views, while upstairs there is a restaurant. Whether you are looking to grab a quick bite to eat or enjoy a more leisurely moment with friends, this is the place to come — and we do more than sausages, including a vegetarian selection.

Thanks for the review — and with a few more visits you'll be able to call yourself a "Zurcher" as well.

Kind regards,
Peter and Thomas Rosenberger,
Hosts, Sternen Grill

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Reviewed April 3, 2019

I had Meal #1 while I was here: it consisted of bread (Gold Bürli), sausage (Salsiccia) and potato salad. The wurst was definitely a must have - it was juicy and decadent. They have many varieties to suit different tastes people have. There was limited seating when we went at 7PM on a Friday - as expected but there are a bunch of standing tables and smaller tables to the side. They have a bar that is attached as well.
The line moves pretty fast: I didn't see an English menu while I was there but Google Translate is a wonderful companion and the workers all were bilingual so there was no issue.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Miny Z
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Thomas R, Inhaber at Sternen Grill, responded to this reviewResponded April 7, 2019

Dear Miny Z,

Thanks for the comprehensive review. Great that you enjoyed your meal (we offer a selection of five sausages — all made from top-grade Swiss meat) but there are also other items on the menu including a vegetarian selection.

Sternen Grill on Bellevue in Zurich has a Take Away at street level and a restaurant upstairs, and we are very popular, especially on a Friday night. But, as you say, the service is fast and friendly and within no time you are enjoying a perfectly grilled sausage and maybe a great craft beer.

We hope you'll be back again, soon.

Kind regards,
Peter and Thomas Rosenberger,
Hosts, Sternen Grill

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Reviewed March 21, 2019 via mobile

I know this is switzerland and everything is way more expensive here and while this place isn’t expensive compared to many other restaurants in Zurich, I still felt like the sausage was overpriced. It tasted good but I definitely don’t think a any small sausage link is close to being worth 7 franc but that’s just me.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank SydneyPJ
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peter_rosenberger, Inhaber at Sternen Grill, responded to this reviewResponded March 25, 2019

Dear SydneyPJ,

Thank you for visiting us and for your feedback.

We have been serving typical Swiss specialities since 1963, and for many trying our original sausages is a must-do when in Zurich. Our perfectly grilled sausages are made with Swiss meat only to ensure the high quality. We also offer other meat and vegetarian dishes and a selection of local beer and wine.

We hope to be able to welcome you back and fully convince you. Perhaps, next time you may like to enjoy your meal at our restaurant upstairs that boasts a great view of the lake of Zurich.

Kind regards,
Peter and Thomas Rosenberger,
Hosts Sternen Grill

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Reviewed March 10, 2019 via mobile

3 of us ate 8 wursts of all varieties. My favorite has always been servelat and this place has the best servelat in town.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 770cemg
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peter_rosenberger, Inhaber at Sternen Grill, responded to this reviewResponded March 12, 2019

Dear 770cemg,

Thanks for the incredible endorsement. We love it when our guests are so enthusiastic about our food.

The Sternen Grill at Bellevue is legendary for its perfectly grilled sausages, whether it is our bratwurst, servelat, schweinszwicker, salsiccia piccante, or the currywurst you won't find any better prepared than here. We use only top-grade Swiss meat and all our items are prepared fresh daily. (We do also serve more than sausages, including vegetarian dishes.)

You can either settle in the restaurant upstairs or order at the Take Away and eat on the terrace while watching the world go by. Both are open all day and every day.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Kind regards,
Peter and Thomas Rosenberger,
Hosts, Sternen Grill

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Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

Very good but you must distinguish between the first floor take away and the 2nd floor restaurant. Upstairs is good service and nice atmosphere. Take away is cheaper.
The confusion was people were queue downstairs for takeaway or sitting. We waited upstairs for 30 minutes for a table for 8 of us because it is so popular, again a great sign. If there were only a couple of us, the wait would have been much shorter.

Date of visit: March 2019
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