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Bistrot du Boeuf Rouge

#3 of 1,447 Restaurants in Geneva
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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rue Dr-Alfred- Vincent 17, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
+41 22 732 75 37
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 22:00
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New Jersey, USA
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161 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

After reading TA reviews, we made a reservation (a must) and went here. Naturally I had steak and was served a large steak with duck Fois gras on top. It was served properly cooked as ordered, delicious and with great potatoes and spinach. My wife's huge pork chop was similarly great. Service was helpful and friendly. And the maitre d... More 

Thank Codfish1
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170 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First night I turned up (a Wednesday) it was packed out and not a table to be had, so booked for the following evening and pleased I did. This restaurant is a classic, not changed for decades and long may it continue. Heavy emphasis on classical cuisine and grills and a joy to watch dish after dish of beautiful steaks... More 

Thank DM51
London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Make sure you make a reservation beforehand. I went there for dinner on a Tuesday evening and people were being sent away as it was fully booked. Food was delicious and service was very friendly. It's not cheap but worth it... had the entrecôte, 2 glasses of wine and dessert and paid 80chf

Thank Laura T
Geneva, Switzerland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is an excellent French restaurant with specialities from Lyon city but also some Swiss dishes The fois is great as well as the friendly and warm service I know this restaurant for 25 years and the quality is always fantasy and unchanged

Thank rachelrcch3
Geneva, Switzerland
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Consistently excellent service and delicious food - not the lighest, but great in winter, and with varied choice and daily seasonal suggestions. Always full and convivial. Reservations a must.

Thank Sylvia777720
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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274 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my dinner with my dad at Bistro du Boeuf Rouge. The dish I ordered was creatively presented and tasted great. I liked the cook on the meat and the lentil salad packed a lot of flavors. The portion was pretty big and I had trouble finishing it. The restaurant is of moderate size and truly set up... More 

Thank Alexis B
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the best restaurants in Geneva, with very attentive servers. We felt like we were the most important guests in the place, and I am guessing everybody else felt like that too. He was able to recommend the best choice for us. The food was wonderful! We will deninietly come back!

Thank Justyna K
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I'm not an expert of French kitchen and I'm Italian... but this Bistrot with his charm and his kitchen it's one of the best non Italian restaurant I had in Geneva, everything is good and they are true expert of Lyonnaise kitchen. It's owned by the same family since i was too young to remember and the service is just... More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We were very lucky to get a table, arriving just after they opened. They were otherwise fully booked. The steak and venison were wonderful and the onion soup superb. Good wine and desserts too and excellent service. Will definitely return.

Thank Corinne B
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Absolutely fantastic food and great service. We were not that hungry so asked to split one mains between 2. They split it for us nicely and was delicious

Thank Shaan P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?