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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” (20 reviews)
“steak” (36 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 14:00All hours
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
rue Dr-Alfred-Vincent 17, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 297 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A favourite amongst Geneva natives for a good reason, great food and caring staff. Quite a squeeze and therefore, one to avoid with little ones but for no other reason that lack of space! nice french cuisine, perfect in the winter

Thank Katie S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice restaurant just a couple of blocks from the lake. Very "French bistro" decor. We were there for lunch. Staff was very helpful and friendly. We asked for their lunch menu and for 19 Swiss Francs we all had the steak special which was...More

Thank Clevlander
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place was recommended to us by friends in the city so we decided to have lunch there on our last day. The meal was so big that it ended up being our only meal for the day! Although we had a couple of starters,...More

Thank Rohan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We read some good reviews and took a stroll from our hotel to see this michelin 1 star (under 99 euros) restaurant. This Lyon style restaurant is a small yet delicious servings. We had Lyon-style onion soup, sausages and pork chops with the irresistible Tiramisu....More

Thank Viddiee
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I came with my wife for an anniversary dinner based on TA rating and had high expectations. We had a bottle of Italian wine and it didn't taste right and they did quickly offer another bottle, but had to come back to tell me twice...More

Thank Brads P
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

It has to be 5 stars. Unusually for us, we skipped starters and went straight for the Chateaubriand to share. It's not cheap, but I can say it's probably the best steak I've ever had. It looked like thick slices of roast beef,  melted in...More

Thank viajero_of_the_mundo
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

We started with the goat cheese salad and the escargot ..... the salad was pretty good to be honest and the snails very average .... we were really looking forward to the chateaubriand as it had really great reviews on line ..... the beef was...More

Thank ZiadBashir
Reviewed 24 May 2017

We visited this bistro after seeing the reviews on Trip Advisor. It was my husbands 50th birthday so we were happy to spend a lot more than we would normally on a meal. Our waiter George was super-friendly and the atmosphere was great - cosy...More

1  Thank CheshireMumof2
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I have been eating to the Boeuf Rouge for the past 10 years on a regular basis - and it has always been a pleasure. It is surely among my top 5 restaurants in Geneva. And if it not cheap (you are in Geneva), this...More

Thank Rich-Bal
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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
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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