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Cafe du Soleil

place du Petit-Saconnex 6, Geneva 1209, Switzerland
+41 22 733 34 17
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fondue” (443 reviews)
“steak” (53 reviews)
“salads” (44 reviews)
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French, Swiss, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
place du Petit-Saconnex 6, Geneva 1209, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did reunion there at lunch time. The servis was very quick and friendly.We ordered Fondu and Salad with liver one person each.They are tasty.

Thank Naoko K
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Nice place with tasty food. Of course we tried the famous fondue, which was very good. The service was nice and fast, with a warm welcome. The only minus would be that it was very crowded, packed with loud tourists. Also very important, you should...More

Thank Ionut N
Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely stunning, cute, authentic gem of a restaurant that is so special in the quite boring, expensive city of Geneva. The food is really reasonably priced, wine is cheap almost. The food is so incredibly delicious - Malakoff is a must-try! One of the best...More

Thank MichelleyLove
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Although the place was packed we were still able to get a great service. We shared a pot of fondue, and it was love at first melt- the gruyere cheese was simply awesome. Had the house salad as well and it was excellent. Well worth...More

Thank Amma F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You go to this restaurant for the fondue and the Meringue double crème. It is perfect!! A reference in Geneva.

Thank David C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Old world Swiss charm in Geneva. The cafe du soleil is renowned in Geneva for being one of the best places for fondue. I've enjoyed fondue every time I've been here and this time was no exception. Service is great. Order the viande séchée (thin...More

Thank Man_From_Geneva
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I visited Cafe du Soleil on the recommendation of other TripAdvisor reviews -- and loved it! Incredibly kind staff, especially for a couple Americans who are unfamiliar with fondue. Of the 4 European countries and multiple restaurants we visited on our trip,...More

Thank Jason D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

On a three month Europe trip this was easily one of the best meals I had. We lucked out and got a table but I would suggest making a reservation as many couldn't believe we just walked in! The fondue was spectacular but the summer...More

Thank youngadrienne
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We shared a fondue, and had tandori chicken with basmatic rice, with wasabi aioli, it was the most fantastic dinner you could imagine. We were lucky to get in, we were told this place was almost impossible to get reservations, but our timing was great....More

Thank 419judithp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A bit off the tourist trail, but an east ride up trollybus line #3 from the BelAir plaza. Had fondue for 2 with bread, plus a meat and cheese plate, and 50cl of wine for about 100CHF. Add 8CHF each for great chocolate mousse. A...More

1  Thank jdunns
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Javier C
5 June 2017|
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Response from Adriano D | Property representative |
Hello, Sorry for late reply. We don't use tripadvisor to take reservation and I didn't see it on time. Hope you managed to come visit us. Best regards, Café du Soleil team
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Dž P
14 March 2017|
Response from Adriano D | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you very much for contacting Café du Soleil through tripadvisor. We decided to stop taking reservation on this channel because we need to centralize the process for better organization. Please book directly by... More
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Nevena P
24 February 2017|
Response from Adriano D | Property representative |
Dear Nevena, Your table for two at 19:15 tonight is confirmed. Thank you very much for your booking. Best regards, Adriano
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: place du Petit-Saconnex 6, Geneva 1209, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 733 34 17
Le Café du Soleil is one of the oldest restaurant in Geneva (around 400 years old), well known for serving the best fondue and delicious malakoffs. Our restaurant also offers a varied menu to satisfy everybody and daily specials for lunch made with love. During summer, our beautiful terrace will welcome you or our air-conditionned room.
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