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Le Grand Cafe

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rue du Vieux-Marche 8, Geneva 1207, Switzerland
+41 22 786 57 77
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06:30 - 23:00
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Geneva, Switzerland
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016

... to have a great meal for a decent price, on a Saturday afternoon, in the center of Geneva. We (family, 2 kids) had given up already, and preferred to dine out in France. And then, on a Saturday lunch by chance walked into this place. Wow. The food was excellent (4 different dishes we had, steaks, fajitas, large shrimps)... More 

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Thank Walter F
Geneva, Switzerland
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666 reviews
257 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016

Going there regularly for lunch and very rarely disappointed. Nothing stratospheric but the bases are here good choice (3 specials per day), good quality, some variety, efficient and quick service, average prices. Many customers are regular which is always a good sign. Filling up quickly for lunch so it may be difficult to get a table if you're showing up... More 

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Thank JMGeneva
Geneva, Switzerland
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199 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

I came a couple of times for lunch time with colleagues in the past years but was never really enthusiastic about it. I went few days ago and felt that the quality is just ok. The filet de perche were not tasty at all (probably those frozen perche from estonia) and there wasn't enough side dish (fries and veggies). I... More 

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Thank M D
Geneva, Switzerland
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103 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 February 2016

A bistrot a bit in the "Art Nouveau" style to which I return again and again for lunch or dinner. Friendly, attentive service, three daily specials, including soup or salad, changing week by week. Usually animated, especially at lunchtime. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Lynne H
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 September 2015 via mobile

We had the filet de perches Service and ambiance was lovely. We arrived at noon the restaurant was lively and fully service was prompt and friendly. Dessert was great with coffee Full bar and Jazz On The weekends...

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Thank Buddymas333
Estado de Mexico, Mexico
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279 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2014

Located in a little plaza, with great views. Good service, good food, nice ambiance. French food, which we love. A perfect place to relax and enjoy your vacation.

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Thank McMarcus
Geneva, Switzerland
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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2014 via mobile

The place was pretty empty, and so i had my doubts. The restaurant is central and has some old world charm, ( some might argue " too old"), but service was good, prices very reasonable and food quite good. I had the " salade foie de volaille" and the the steak with au gratin potatoes and didn't manage to finish... More 

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Thank bikeswitzerland
Minneapolis, MN
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94 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2014

This is a comfortable restaurant with a somewhat limited menu of quite decent food. It is not haute cuisine, but certainly not a disappointment. They have well-sourced beef, well prepared, a couple of fish and chicken dishes and a good bar. The staff is somewhat limited, but they are attentive and friendly. Although all prices in Geneva are horrendously high,... More 

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Thank wbeeman
Melbourne, Australia
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144 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2013

Had a great meal tonight, wonderful food, great service and good wine. Would highly recommend. I had the scallops which had a Devine sauce and my husband had the chicken.

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Thank katiegirl167
Tripoli, Lebanon
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71 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2013 via mobile

Had breakfast in this café ... Nice food, delicious taste, not that variety for breakfast but worth to try it. In the middle of geneve between the main street and the famous lake ... A little bid expensive!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
French
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations
Open Hours
Monday
06:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
06:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
06:30 - 23:00
Thursday
06:30 - 23:00
Friday
06:30 - 23:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue du Vieux-Marche 8, Geneva 1207, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 786 57 77

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