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“Great steak!”
Review of Churrasco

Churrasco
Ranked #800 of 1,970 Restaurants in Zurich
Price range: $31 - $88
Cuisines: Argentinean
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Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Old Town
Reviewed June 17, 2012

Decorated in the style of the Gaucho Grills in London, on a budget, but still attractive. The starters and the steaks and wine were excellent, but badly let down by the clearly frozen chips. Homemade triple cooked chips would improve this restaurant beyond all recognition. Service was delightful and when I told them I was a fan of the Gaucho Grills they took me on a tour of the place to show how they had done it! Overall, not cheap (but typical for Zurich) but a really good meal.

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Reviewed April 5, 2012

It is a great steak house with a good service, although the prices are a bit at the higher end.

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Reviewed February 20, 2012

I've been there two times (in 2010 and 2011) before the last (Feb '12), always in group with friends. It looks like the restaurant is now under new management. The interiors of the back dining hall have been renewed and the waiters looked faster and more friendly. The meat was very tasty and tender as usual (I had a 250 g bife de lomo, delicious). After 10 pm on a Saturday the place was almost empty and very quite, so actually it turned out to be an optimal option for a 10-people-table like ours.
The only real con is the price, not including any side dish, to be chosen separately.
But it's anyway downtown Zürich.... And who knows how expensive beef in Switzerland could be will ot be so surprised.

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Reviewed December 4, 2011

So, first off, remember that Switzerland is not a steak culture--I tend to say that the Swiss use meat as a flavor enhancer--so if you're hankering for a steak, be aware that your options are limited. Secondly, know what you're ordering; 'rare' means that the meat is just warm in the center, not cooked; 'medium rare' is red verging on pinkish in the middle, but still not fully cooked. That said, they do it correctly here, so don't gripe if you order rare or medium rare and it's not done to US health department standards (in some areas of the US it's illegal for restaurants to serve meat cooked rare, and all the places I know tend to err on the side of caution). I like mine rare, and that's what we got. The meat was juicy and tender, not salted or obscured with any flavoring, and was delicious. The accompanying sauces were tasty and I appreciated having the ability to choose how much of which I wanted.

We were in for a weekend lunch and found the service to be helpful, friendly, attentive, while not overbearing. I could well understand that when the place is hopping the staff may be overtaxed, but I do not see any sign of rudeness or arrogance.

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Reviewed November 22, 2011

This place is a tourist type of joint.
Booked table in advance, still had to wait 30 mins for table even though restaurant was half empty.. Given cocktails by head waitress whilst waiting only to be charged 15chf each later. Food was salty to encourage thirst and desserts were just about digestable. Paid 90 chf per head for mediocre food and for all you can eat type buffet! Felt cheated as did my colleuges.

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