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Sein

#115 of 1,606 Restaurants in Zurich
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Schutzengasse 5, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 221 10 65
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11:30 - 23:45
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Mon - Fri 11:30 - 23:45
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151 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

There is nothing more one could ask for on a Friday night to chill with a glass from the very well selected wine list and mouthwatering tapas. We enjoyed foie gras, pulpo, and tuna sandwich (melting in the mouth). The dry garlic bread that comes with the wine is a MUST!

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Thank atlas_tw
Winterthur, Switzerland
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

We were at this restaurant for a 60th birthday. It is a very pricey one, especially the wine is expensive but it pays off. We had the menu with 6 courses and between every course you get a "surprise". It was delicious! The location is great, it's only 5 minutes from the Main train station in Zürich

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Thank Jacqueline M
Houston, Texas
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31 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Another favorite meal in Zurich! I found this place on the Michelin website. It is the Tapas bar located at Sein and it was fantastic. Great service, excellent prices, good atmosphere. We started with the salami from southern Switzerland with pickled fennel, the tuna croque monsieur. Then we had the veal ravioli in hazelnut brown butter, chick peas with chorizo... More 

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1 Thank BellaOne
Essex England
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40 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2016

For diners like myself that enjoy a Michelin star restaurant its a nightmare finding one open on a Monday , so I was amazed to find this one in Zurich open on a monday ( opening hours are Mon - Friday closed Sat & Sun ) so got my hotel to book it . On arrival I felt it was... More 

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1 Thank Nick T
Zurich
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62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

I haven't eaten in the restaurant yet but keep coming back to the tapas bar. The octopus with potatoes in the tapas bar is some of the best I have had, every bit as good as I have eaten in Spain.The chick peas and chorizo is also a filling and inexpensive option on the menu. As I already have my... More 

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Thank Gina C
Zurich, Switzerland
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45 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

My first time in Sein. What a sophisticated place to eat. Nice calm athmosphere, exquisite menu, great taste, enough space for business talks. The service is above normal- really really good and Professional!! Great great job. Bravo. Will go there again to taste more of this delicious food.

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Thank EveandWallE99
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is clean and the dishes are prepared by total professionals. The wines are great and the service friendly and polite.

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Thank Phillip W
Darien, Connecticut
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109 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Clients suggested it and it was a solid choice. High end food and service. We sat outside on a lovely summers night. The service was exceptional. The menu is varied but very Swiss in style. Or I thought so. Don't let me bore you, check it out on line. Dessert tho was ice cream made at the restaurant with fresh... More 

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Thank 5headedmonster
Zurich, Switzerland
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475 reviews
362 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 121 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Tables inside and out. Very good service. Good menu options. Very close to main station, Zurich HB, but in a quiet side street

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1 Thank oransome
Geneva, Switzerland
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609 reviews
508 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2016

This review is about the Tapas bar of the Sein restaurant. They have nice outside seating and the service is friendly and attentive. We loved their tapas: my favourite was the duck liver paté but also the sturgeon with caviar and the serrano ham was amazing. Overall a great place to have drinnks and fine tapas.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$175
Cuisine
European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
11:30 - 23:45
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:45
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:45
Thursday
11:30 - 23:45
Friday
11:30 - 23:45
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Schutzengasse 5, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +41 44 221 10 65

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?