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Restaurant AKARAKA

#186 of 1,627 Restaurants in Zurich
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Badenerstrasse 649, Zurich 8048, Switzerland
+41 43 538 30 85
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11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It has a positive atmosphere! Crew are very welcoming mostly the waiter and the chef!!! The food was actually lovely and delicious! If you are staying at Placid hotel you can just walk to go there for only 8minutes!!! I highly recommend this restaurant!!! 😍😍😍

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Thank Vanessa S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Great tasting Korean food! Have tried several others but Akaraka served the best taste. Great appetizers with the garlic chives pancake and gyoza. The beef Bibimbap was great with the spicy sauce. Sundobu soup, hot sauce cuttle fish and korean style chicken were all great! In addition, the great service offered in this busy small restaurant suggest it as the... More 

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Thank Clement W
London, United Kingdom
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102 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

A small friendly restaurant just outside the centre of Alstetten. Whilst the menu is moderate in size, it is justified by the quality of the food. A good selection of starters, and for those who like fish but don't like chilli, one of our table took several of these as the piscatorial main courses all have chilli. I chose the... More 

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Thank Gavin W
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79 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a gem. Small and cosy. The food is absolutely delicious, authentic and well presented. The chef comes to the table to greet the guests which is really nice. Staff is very friendly. We have been there twice now and will come back. I would recommend booking a table, the restaurant is usually quite busy and it's not... More 

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1 Thank Mali0788
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Well i live in Bern and you all have to know that it is sooooo hard to find korean restaurant here in Switzerland, i mean the proper one. So i try my luck in Zurich and find this AKARAKA. I ordered tofu beef bulgogi for starter. The beef is so tender, and my 10months old baby chewed all of them.... More 

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Thank Bella F
Zurich, Switzerland
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This korean restaurant is small and the interior is quite simple, but the quality of the food and kindness of the staff (including the cook / owner) compensates that completely. The food is (for swiss standards) very affordable and you get quite a big portion. We went home happy and with full bellies. Awesome!

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1 Thank ramaunz
Zurich, Switzerland
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 June 2016

We are Koreans. We know that it's almost impossible to find a really good Asian restaurant here. So, maybe we were just bound to be disappointed. The taste of food was average. But, I have never been to a Korean restaurant that doesn't provide any Ban-Chan (Korean side dishes). Only thing it came with was a tiny portion of Kimchi... More 

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1 Thank choochoo2909
Dubendorf, Switzerland
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51 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 February 2016

This restaurant is located in Zurich but not in the central area of the city. It is easy to find this restaurant and there is a tram stop near the restaurant. I went to Akaraka just because I was craving for some Korean food, especially tteokbokki. Even though I can't find any tteokbokki in this restaurant, but the foods that... More 

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1 Thank 493gitap
Zurich, Switzerland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

We go as many times as we can in this restaurant. The food is excellent. One of the best kimchi i've ever had. The chef is great. After dinner time when the main courses are served,he comes to say thank you for the visit and asks how was everything. He is not only a great chef he is also a... More 

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2 Thank Veronika O
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110 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

Always full - because it is great food. Fantastic flavours. Authentic Korean chef and friendly staff at very reasonable prices for Zurich. Having had vegetarian dumplings, ssam pork, seafood soup and chicken dom can recommend all. Variety of spice level foods so can canter to all. Miso soup, kimchee and salad comes standard with most mains which great. Cosy place.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Asian, Korean, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Badenerstrasse 649, Zurich 8048, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 43 538 30 85

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