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“Cheese of the panini was not even melted”
Review of Montreux Jazz Cafe

Montreux Jazz Cafe
Ranked #1,498 of 1,870 Restaurants in Geneva
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed July 2, 2017

Cheese of the panini was not even melted
Cheese of the panini was not even melted
Cheese of the panini was not even melted

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Thank André v
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Reviewed June 29, 2017

Had to wait for a few colleagues to arrive and this looked like a decent place to wait and grab lunch. Although there were only 3 more tables occupied the two waiters were busier talking to each other than serving customers. When they found some time to bring the menu I was surprised to see how limited the selection was. Decided to pay for my coffee and grab a sandwich at the news stand next door instead.

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Thank patrick b
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Reviewed May 23, 2017 via mobile

I tried the bar just after the passport control. Croissant and a small glass of juice 10 CHF. I understand we are in Switzerland I understand we are in Geneva and I understand we are at the airport but this like stealing money to people. The croissant of was ok but the juice was definitely not 100% pure and you can clearly taste the added water. Recommended only if there is no alternatives

Thank Tinaaa1970
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Reviewed April 23, 2017

A great place to wait for at the arrivals! The atmosphere is warm and cosy (quite rare in an airport...) Food is very quickly served and the service is precise. A very good value for money according to swiss standards. I strongly recommend the place.

Thank Illyria P
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Reviewed April 22, 2017

It is quite common to expect airport food to be on the expensive side and sometimes limited in choice. However in general, geneva airport takes the cake. Geneva airport already exudes an image of nauseous luxury. Montreux jazz café perfectly reflects this image. A lot of travellers go through geneva airport and the food spots seem to cater to a very specific high end clientele which is frankly insulting for most travellers. Once you pass the security check and wait for your flight it would be pleasant to sit down for a bite at a reasonable price. The food at montreux jazz café is ridiculously overpriced (14 chf for a panini). No sandwich is priced at less than 10 chf (we even saw one at 26 chf!). They display mini champagne bottles and advertise it by saying "save water, bring champagne on board your flight'', the bottles are priced at 37 chf. Although there is something condescending about the message sent to the clientele through such items and advertising, the problem is not so much that there is a choice to consume more expensive items, but the lack of reasonably priced ones (Isn't it possible to do a simple, normally priced sandwich?). The lack of vegetarian/vegan options is also a general problem. There is this uncomfortable sensation of being robbed when you know that the only sources of food and water are highly overpriced foodspots. As for the food choices nothing justifies the prices and the image they are trying to project. Aside from sandwiches, quiches, chips and the burger there is no dishes that could warrant such a fuss. They could take a lesson from airports such as heathrow where you have higher end spots co-existing with cheaper ones.
Travelling is no longer a first class only experience and the airports should reflect this new reality.

For now, buy a sandwich or eat before entering the airport.

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Thank natashastine1985
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