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Zum Isaak

$$ - $$$, European,
Muensterplatz 16, Basel 4051, Switzerland
+41 61 261 47 12
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good46%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“lunch” (8 reviews)
“salmon” (4 reviews)
“salad” (3 reviews)
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Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Muensterplatz 16, Basel 4051, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 52 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have been there quite some times and still I like it a lot. The service is good, the location very nice (they also have a garden in the back, check it out to discover) at the Muenster square and the food excellent. The kitchen is...More

Thank arekuna
Reviewed 28 June 2017

We stopped for lunch after a visit to the Munster. Had a lovely meal. Although it was a nice day we ate indoors because the patio was full of smokers. The Swiss smoke a great deal and the only way to avoid it with meals...More

Thank BardAdmirer
Reviewed 26 May 2017

After photographing the Munster, we spotted an adorable little restaurant with an outdoor courtyard. Unfortunately, the courtyard was full, so we elected to sit at a picnic table outside the restaurant. It was a lovely experience. The service was attentive and not at all rushed....More

1  Thank happyrelaxeddudes
Reviewed 26 April 2017

I did not eat any food here so I cannot really comment on that, but the lunch menu did look fairly limited. I overhead other guests saying that their lunch was good. We sat here 2 different times while visiting Basel to have a leisurely...More

Thank 2013Wren
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Nice place, food and reasonable price. It would be advisable to book in advance. And a good point is that it is open for dinner on Sundays when most of the restaurants of the area are closed.

Thank gustavorepe
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Went for a dinner with a group of colleagues and had a very good night. Good range of food choices and good service and we very much enjoyed it.

Thank Keith2014
Reviewed 13 February 2017

As a local guest, this is one of my favorite Restaurants in Basel, wonderfully situated at one of the most beautiful places in the oldtown of Basel. Very friendly service people, who have been serving here for years, which shows the good spirit among the...More

Thank Enjoyingtraveler42
Reviewed 14 December 2016

We arrived at the restaurant just prior to their having a large party, but we were able to be seated in a back room. Our waitress was extremely pleasant, helpful, and efficient, also spoke excellent English. She helped us with our order, and the food...More

Thank paisleybuddy_10
Reviewed 9 December 2016

We needed somewhere to eat lunch on a visit to the Christmas Market and weren't disappointed by 'Zum Isaak'; opposite the market in Munsterplatz. Unlike other reviewers, it was too cold to sit outside and although the place was very busy, lunch was excellent -...More

Thank BisleyBullet
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We had lunch at Zum Izaak in their courtyard as there was an event at the "gymnasium" next door where an orchestra was practising which we wanted to listen to. Lunch was just right, light ,tasty and interesting- we had a light bite and a...More

Thank beachbray
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
USD 35
Swiss, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Muensterplatz 16, Basel 4051, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Basel  >  Basel>  > Altstadt
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt
  • Phone Number: +41 61 261 47 12
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