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Cafe Restaurant Chez John

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rue des Moulins 62, Vevey 1800, Switzerland
+41 21 922 29 70
09:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Fri 09:00 - 14:30
Mon - Sat 18:00 - 23:30
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Zurich, Switzerland
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26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had the "hot stone" with beef for dinner, was okay but nothing special. Staff speaks good English, which was appreciated.

Thank De_Misch
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

Great little place, fantastic food. The beef steaks and the horse are out of this world. Going to Vevey isn't complete without a meal here

Thank ukfishert
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

It was a pleasure to eat there with my boyfriend. We ate "viande sur ardoise" and it was so tasty. The price is really affordable for that kind of plate and the wine was delicious as well. I really recommend this place, also because the service is really good.

1 Thank Julia H
Frankfurt, Germany
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285 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2015

Good Solid Steaks - that wont break the bank (which is rare in CH). The staff are lovely and it is a nice, out of the way, restaurant and place to have a quiet drink and meat!

Thank Nate H
Saint-legier-la Chiesaz, Switzerland
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Great restaurant, excellent food and specially the meat. great value for money. Chef Jone is very nice and kind to the customers ,always smiling and so much service oriented. Very recommend !!!

Thank Gilad R
Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

I am a food snob. I like high end cuisine and when i do eat out, i probably feel that the location and the service are completely part of a higher end culinary experience. When i first got to Chez John, my first instinct was to run as fast as possible. The place has the sex appeal of a truck... More 

Thank Alex G
Montegrotto Terme, Italy
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74 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2015

restaurant serving traditional food and meat on stone with good quality at affordable prices. Also interesting wine offer: few labels of good quality at fixed, low price per bottle. Definitely a "must go" place in vevey

Thank Raffaele B
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

This is absolutely my favourite restaurant for steak and chips anywhere. The welcome is always warm and the steaks served on the hot stone are excellent.

Thank Stuart W
Montreux, Switzerland
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17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2015 via mobile

Fantastic steak which is available in 150g, 300g, and 600g servings. Choose between beef, lamb, or horse. You can even mix-and-match. We also had a great Argentinian house red wine. Friendly and relaxing atmosphere. The decor is basic Swiss pub style albeit with a quirky twist. Considering the outstanding quality of the food, this place is also very reasonably priced.... More 

Thank Major_Tom_OverAndOut
Vevey, Switzerland
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184 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 145 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2015 via mobile

Chez John is a small pub opposite the football ground. The decor is standard plain pub stuff. What Chez John does superbly is steak cooked on stone with frites and sauces. Excellent stuff. They also can do a decent fondue, daily plat du jour, and a pizza oven with merguez their best. Nothing fancy - just good grub. John is... More 

Thank BunchaSwiss

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, French, Steakhouse
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Highchairs Available
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
09:00 - 14:30
09:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
09:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue des Moulins 62, Vevey 1800, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Vaud  >  Vevey
  • Phone Number: +41 21 922 29 70

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?