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Cafe ODEON Bar & Restaurant

#125 of 1,675 Restaurants in Zurich}
$$ - $$$, Cafe, European
Limmatquai 2, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 251 16 50
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good49%
  • Average13%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Bar, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Limmatquai 2, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Place was packed (like most of old town) but food was delicious and drinks were good. Service was thin, so make sure to order everything you need for 20-30 minutes

Thank craiggreenfield7
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this bar. Good beer selection, great cocktails, friendly staff, and a very nice atmosphere. Would have liked to spend more time here than we did.More

Thank Paul O
Fred_Tschanz_Gruppe, Inhaber at Cafe ODEON Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Paul O Thanks a lot for your visit to our legendary bar in the heart of Zurich. We are happy to read that you liked our selection of beverages and that we could convince you with our service and ambiance. We do hope to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you have ever been to Zurich you will notice how expensive it is. This little bar is very popular with locals. The food is really reasonably priced, to the pint it is on per to the average meal in Australia. We order Pork Escolopes...More

Thank Paula Z
Tschanz_Management, Inhaber at Cafe ODEON Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Paula Z Thank you very much for your visit and that you share your detailed feedback about it with other travelers. We are happy to hear, that you liked our historical atmosphere and the food so much. Indeed we pay a lot of attention,...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Many options for vegetarians. It is a cozy place and easy to reach with public transportation. Food was delicious and relatively big portion. Try it out!More

1  Thank Shu Chi H
Tschanz_Management, Inhaber at Cafe ODEON Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Shu Chi H Thank you so much for your visit at our traditional café and the time to share your experience and some nice pictures with other travelers. Indeed we are centrally located and easy to reach by public transport or by food. In...More

Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

On a Sunday where almost everywhere in Zurich is closed, if is raining a cup of coffee and hot chocolate will make only sense if you have a nice place to sit and relax especially if is raining. Cafe Odeon is a great place for...More

Thank AlirezaSG
Tschanz_Management, Inhaber at Cafe ODEON Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear AlirezaSG First and foremost thank you so much for your visit on Sunday, the time to share your experience and of course the nice pictures you uploaded. We are happy to read, that you liked our historical Café ODEON so much and could enjoy...More

Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

We eat the Odeon burger with extra bacon and cheese. The burger was tasty with some extra spicy sauce and good beers as well. The service was really friendly and nice.

Thank Henrik R
Reviewed 21 October 2017

It felt like Lenin, Einstein and Somerset Maughan had only just left this marble and brass clad café when we sat down in one of the alcoves. Adorned with red stools and pristine white napkins this restaurant/bar is definitely worth a detour. The cocktails are...More

Thank Susie4861
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have been in Switzerland for a week and were looking for someplace a little “lighter”, without all the formality of a restaurant. We checked out the menu before sitting down and there were a number of good options. Neither of us...More

Thank kricamato
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Classic coffee house at the Bellevue in Zürich. Nice ambience and good servie. Coffee is satisfying.

Thank gebizzle
Reviewed 9 October 2017

This used to be a regular meeting place of Albert Einstein, Carl Jung, Los Pumas and many of the illustrious names that studied or worked in ZH. Over the years it has changed and ts deco and style is now a little too sterile and...More

Thank Joaquin S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$27
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
9:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Limmatquai 2, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +41 44 251 16 50
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The oldest and most famous coffee house in Switzerland – café, bar and restaurant. A meeting place for the intellectual scene since 1911.
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