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Restaurant Lamartine

#120 of 1,444 Restaurants in Geneva
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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Av. Soret 2 / Rue Lamartine, Geneva, Switzerland
+41 22 345 90 91
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Tadley, United Kingdom
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487 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 161 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

This place is somewhat off the beaten track, but it is far from unknown by the locals as it was packed on the evening we went. The menu was basically steaks of one form or another and they were generally pretty good. Sadly the vegetables served with them were over cooked and quite inedible.

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wexford, ireland
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76 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

Great salad, great steak, great atmosphere and reasonable prices considering how expensive Geneva is. Two can share a big steak and there is enough in it for two helpings each. Will be back on my next visit.

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Thank dreamont
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015 via mobile

Neighbours of this restaurant but only visited it for the first time tonight. Great service, great food, great value especially if you like steak. We will definitely be going back and bringing friends.

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Toronto, Canada
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35 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2015

great little restaurant....meal was excellent! looks like a family run place....service was great and food was excellent! I have the Steak de cheval...and it was made perfectly.

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Vancouver, Canada
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015

This restaurant is a few minutes away form downtown Geneva but was around the corner from our hotel. Recommended by the hotel we were very pleasantly greeted and had a wonderful meal. Our waiter spoke some English and we some French so we had a great time figuring out what we wanted to eat. Pork medallions and steak done with... More 

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Melbourne
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015

We decided to try this restaurant on our first night in Geneva. It's a bit out of the centre of town and a longer walk than it first appears, but public transport is good and was our choice on the return. Staff were friendly, lots of meals of the day which were quite good value. We both went with steaks,... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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38 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

Hidden in a quite street, never paid attention until my friend's recommendation. Really good food and friendly service. My favorite dish is 'flammbe whisky' (beef with whisky sauce). Big portion, can always add more French fries and vegetables without extra charges. Whatever plate you take, there is a salad with it, with home made salad sauce. Yami.... Normally close 1... More 

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Sarpsborg
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2015

I have visited this restaurant the last 5 years,each time when I am at "Auto Salon. And each time the same wonderfull atmosphere and superb food and friendly and accurate service.

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1 Thank KirmarSarpsborg
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2015 via mobile

This little hidden away restaurant was a fortunate find. It's perfect for a quiet & intimate meal with a friend, or even just dining alone. There always seems to be people from the neighborhood which creates a very familiar mood. Great food & great service too!

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1 Thank MaryQ2
Brooklyn, New York
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2013

The food was really good, and the portions were big; I was just about finishing off what was on my plate (steak, chips and veg), when a fresh plate of exactly the same stuff arrived. I've seen this before in restaurants, and really like it, as it keeps the food warm. However, on this occasion, I couldn't eat a bite... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Spanish
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Av. Soret 2 / Rue Lamartine, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 345 90 91
Description
This restaurant is one of the best in Geneva. Tasty and fresh meat and wonderful service, run by 3 old gentlemen. Better to book in advance, especially during the weekend. Booking no. +41 22 3459091

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