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Holy Cow! Gourmet Burger Company

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Zaehringerstrasse 28 | 8001, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 21 312 24 04
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Tue 11:00 - 22:00
Wed - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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95 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the best burgers I have ever had, US included! The various options are great. The meat excellent quality. And the fries are superb. Crispy but not greasy like I had not had since a very long time . And great price for the quality. The portion is right. And the Lausanne brew beer very good. I recommend IPAnema.

Thank shr74
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at a hotel nearby and had a great burger to takeaway, really good if you are looking for a quick-bite.

Thank frisk_anders
Oberrieden, Switzerland
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16 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The burgers are very good and big. the handcut fries are spectacular, the home made sirups are also a fresh change from the normal stuff you get everywhere... only thing i would say is not very good: the childrens burger is a smaller bun and instead of actually a smaller patty inside, it's just half a normal patty, so it's... More 

Thank TheSwissWayOfLife
United Kingdom
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not a posh or romantic place but very good value hamburgers. Very popular and always busy. In expensive Zurich, it is a good place to know.

Thank NakedAdviser
Zurich, Switzerland
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great burger, not greasy as it was when they started years ago, great care for fresh ingredients and always balancing price with good burgers. Not fine dining, but if you want some casual dining coupled with excellent burger, a friendly and uncomplicated atmosphere - definitely recommended!

Thank Valentina P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took a burger and fries and it was a big meal! I had to leave some of the fries cause there was so much to eat. The place is not big and it was full when we were there so I think its pretty popular.

Thank 581essip
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For the price I thought the burger was pretty good. Fries were alright, and the sauces kind of tasted store bought ie, BBQ sauce. I do like that they have an option of a good beer with the menu for a couple francs more.

Thank ZurichFred67
Collingswood, NJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I now come to Holy Cow every time I'm in Zurich on business. It's a few doors away from my hotel, and they have lots of options on their menu. Tonight I had the Chicken Satay Burger (again)- delicious! They have beef, chicken breast, and a few veggie burger options. I love the fries- big, fat, with the skin still... More 

Thank LindaBWright
Milan, Italy
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Located in the old town and very convenient to reach, it's a fast food in swiss style, which is alrady a good idea. It's not the best burger I ever ate but it's was good. They have a wide selections of chicken burgers as well. The sitting aea is not the best, not too cosy and always crowded.

Thank Felipissimo
Nottingham, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

fast service and the chunky chips were delicious. The place has lots of burger options and some salad options). I chose the veggie zest option - arrived in reasonable time (a little time after some meat burger people behind me got theirs)...which was handy as the place was busy - interesting logistics, I ordered, stated it was to eat in...then... More 

Thank Alan B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$30
American, Fast food
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zaehringerstrasse 28 | 8001, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 21 312 24 04
Holy Cow! Is about fresh, nutritious, and tasty locally produced home made food that is cooked in front of your eyes and served to you in minutes in a fresh and fun environment. All burger ingredients are freshly prepared every day using only use the best locally sourced Swiss meat and vegetable products. Every single burger served is cooked to order. At this time we do not take reservations, however there is plenty of seating so come on by!

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