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Cafe du Bonheur

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Zypressenstrasse 115, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
+41 44 558 99 00
08:00 - 22:00
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Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 22:00
Sat 10:00 - 22:00
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Little gem in Zürich. Best on Sunday afternoon, especially on a sunny day. Cool, simple, alternative crowd and the BEST schale (milk coffe) in the entire universe! Also, the cakes are super tasty! Beyond that, the staff is always smiling and happy :) love it!

Thank Mars D
Moscow, Russia
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259 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016

Cafe du Bonheur is a bit off the city center, close to the former train freight station. It sits at a large square that sports few cars and provides a very nice setting. In summer, the cafe has lots of seating outside. We went for brunch, which was a choice of about 8 items on a small menu card. We... More 

1 Thank SteveZug
Zurich, Switzerland
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1,463 reviews
805 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 782 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016

I stopped by Café du Bonheur just after they opened for the day and inquired if they had soy milk and the nice gentleman stated yes. I ordered a hot chocolate (5CHF). While waiting just a few moments for my beverage, the nice gentleman gave me the Wi-Fi code. I observed and smelled nice, fresh breads being baked in the... More 

Thank FormerCaliBoy
Zurich, Switzerland
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518 reviews
313 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 187 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Popped in here at lunchtime for dessert and coffee. The restaurant was heaving with diners but we took the opportunity of the lovely weather to sit outside and enjoy a delicious dessert. I chose the cheescake which was onne of the best I have tasted. Recommended.

Thank Kevin H
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

The lunch menu and the pastries were amazing. Simple and very tasty. I love the casual style. You feel home away from home. The terrasse is a unique gem in town. I am back soon again.

Thank Dominik C
1 review
Reviewed 3 November 2015 via mobile

Recently moved to Zurich and on the hunt for nice casual cafes, I came across Cafe du Bonheur recently. It's definitely not mainstream and a nice menu (mostly seasonal) to go with its character. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank Pasha P
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 May 2015 via mobile

The cafe is situated in a very quiet area, you can sit in the square surrounded by a fountain, trees and flowers and drink wine. The food is also great. Perfect place for a summer relax.

Thank Maria B
Zurich, Switzerland
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 November 2014 via mobile

This small café has a lot of character. It's cool and not mainstream at all. It's a nice hangout. I come often on Sunday morning and it is usually full of people for brunch. I never tried the brunch myself, but coffee, hot chocolate, cappuccino are all great.

2 Thank EandS2003
Zurich, Switzerland
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2014

We tried this place in the spirit of discovering something new, brunch away from the city center. The best thing we can say is that it is easy to reach by public transport. Everything else about the restaurant was rather disappointing. It is puzzling why such an artistic place would have a menu that can fit on a napkin but... More 

6 Thank AaronRubinstein
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Salut Aaron * Es tut uns leid, dass wir deine Erwartungen nicht erfüllen konnten. Wir sind nicht perfekt aber wir... More 

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16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 February 2014 via mobile

A special night out with friends and family. The menu is unique and intentionally small which makes it very special. A definite visit!

1 Thank Sec-30

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, European, French
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
10:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zypressenstrasse 115, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 558 99 00

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