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Niederdorfstrasse 7 | 8001 Zürich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 262 54 62
11:30 - 23:30
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Zurich, Switzerland
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

"Italian" cuisine might be a flexible term, but definitely "home made tagliolini" is not, when you get plain, bought, overcooked spaghetti. Also there is a difference between "insalata caprese" and "mozzarella with bruschetta filling", the first one having some olive oil and basil and the second having much oil and garlic. Also cherry tomatoes are not the right ingredient for... More 

Thank March P
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Pulcino, run by a renowned swiss gastronomic group, is a fantastic restaurant, actually one of my all time favorites. Recently they changed the interior and there is more emphesize on chicken but you will find many other italian style dishes. All cooked to perfection. I personally like the spring chicken with thin french fries, an absolute delight, the basic one... More 

Thank Daniel H
Adelaide, Australia
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30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

This restaurant has a cozy and warm atmosphere. Upon entry to the restaurant I saw the cockerel being served and instantly knew what I was going to order. The food was quite flavoursome but a touch on the dry side. I shared tiramisu for desert and there was a citrus take on the dish and flavours didn't quite work leaving... More 

Thank Ian S
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

I have been going to Pulcino for about fifteen years. It used to be a great place to bring friends, a date or family. Unfortunately, the attention to the food is now much lower than it used to be. A starter was served with cold vegetables, a main dish had overcooked meat and the other main dish was tasteless although... More 

Thank SPFZ
Kootenay National Park, Canada
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142 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 194 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

4 of us dined here for supper. The food was delicious and the staff really very attentive and helpful despite being exceptionally busy. Very good Italian food.

Thank TrueCanucks
Melbourne, Australia
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188 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We had pasta bolognese and it was absolutely delicious. The pasta was fresh, the service prompt, and the restaurant has a lovely atmosphere. The two meals and a drink each were not cheap at nearly 60 CHF, but not unreasonable for the quality and service provided.

Thank William S
Sydney, Australia
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77 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

We did not know at the time it was a national dish, but the cockerel dish was an absolute stand out! (though my risotto was also very good). The delicately spiced crispy skin on the outside with succulent meat inside as well. This along with reasonably priced wines a feature in what is an expensive city

Thank Travellers057
Lima, Peru
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Good option for lunch in the old part of Zurich. Good salad, good main course. If sunny,seat outside and watch people go by. Great service in german and in english.

Thank martin r
Tampa, Florida
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

We had a great meal. Started with calamaretti, which was tasty, followed by pollo Milanese and Linguini with lemon sauce. Our server was delightful, the wine was decent, the decor was charming. What's not to like?

Thank Betakwn
Kiev, Ukraine
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51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

That was the best choice on the street in the heart of Zurich. We were welcomed warmly, had a great table and delicious food. I must say that the waiter was serving us the best way possible - advising and understanding just the right, fast and accurate service, friendly atmosphere and a chat. Very tasty, clean and cozy. When in... More 

Thank Tommmaxa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$23 - US$92
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Niederdorfstrasse 7 | 8001 Zürich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +41 44 262 54 62

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