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Bistrot du Boeuf Rouge

rue Dr-Alfred-Vincent 17, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
+41 22 732 75 37
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“chateaubriand” (18 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (9 reviews)
“steak” (33 reviews)
Open Now
19:00 - 22:00All hours
French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
rue Dr-Alfred-Vincent 17, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 306 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Staying at the nearby Bristol Hotel I found this restaurant on TA and was lucky to get a table for two without reservation around 8.30pm. We were greeted by Pascale (married in to the owners family) who immediately made is feel welcome. This is a...More

Thank ChunkyW
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Traditional, mostly French food. Great wine list. Competent, friendly, and fast service. Nice interior with a wild collection of old stuff and decorations. Recommended.

Thank Karsten K
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the filet steak combo, and it was good. Warning: if you ask for medium but express concern about pink or bloody meat, they will recommend it cooked well done. If so, the meat will be too well done to actually enjoy the flavor...More

1  Thank Urbane415
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here and had the lunch menu with my wife and 4 year old son. The lunch menu prices were extremely reasonable, considering the high cost of Geneva. The food, less so. We had the veal pasta and steak. The veal was so salty that...More

Thank MyongKi B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Unplanned lunch. We were lucky to get a table without a reservation, but lunchtime service was polite, friendly and efficient. The waiters really seem to enjoy their work. Took the dish of the day, one of the best steaks we have had for a long...More

1  Thank John F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not far from Right Bank lakeside, this Lyonnaise bistro serves serious cooking. Great decor, comfortable, nice service. My wife's onion soup was terrific. I had perch from the lake which was terrific. Her entrecote was perfect. I liked the potatoes and the spinach and was...More

Thank Budd S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming to this restaurant for years but not many times previously. However, for the last year, every single time I visit Geneva I always come here. The staff are amazingly friendly and helpful too. The food is amazing and cooked to perfection....More

Thank Tony B
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Perfect dining experience! I highly recommend this place. If you are a lover of French cuisine you will love their food. Food quality, Service, Ambiance are all top!

Thank Ramon H
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I've been here many times with friends, with colleagues and on dates with my wife. Tasty typical bistrot fare, good wines and a lively atmosphere. It's not cheap, but the quality and the friendly service are consistent.

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 20 July 2017

After reviewing TA, we walked over to reserve a table for 3 on the next day for lunch. Window displayed Michelin 2016... We ordered salad, escargots, steaks and a bottle of red wine. Food was yummy and service was excellent.

Thank AliceChui
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17 January 2017|
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Response from Codfish1 | Reviewed this property |
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15 May 2016|
Response from TucksCottage | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed your visit. Hope you still visited as it was really good
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue Dr-Alfred-Vincent 17, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 732 75 37
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