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Emilio

#248 of 1,532 Restaurants in Zurich
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Zweierstr. 9, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
+41 44 241 83 21
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Today
12:00 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:30
Closed now
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:30
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Doha, Qatar
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22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You know, all their food is good, but when some restaurant is famous for something, you need to trust them and give Philipp, the restaurant manager, the chance to have you try what i personally consider one of the best roasted chicken i have ever tried. It's juicy, crispy, tender, tasty. You might even forget to eat the french fries... More 

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Thank ROBERTO_PROVASI
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Emilio is an old Spanish restaurant in Zurich. The decoration is nice, simple and a bit old. The menu us rather limited, however what they serve is great. I had a chicken (one of their specialties) which was horrendous expensive (CHF 60). Although my mouth got a bit dry when I saw the price, I must admit that it was... More 

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Thank SGV_2015
Frankfurt, Germany
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369 reviews
213 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tastiest chicken around. Also very tasty shrimp in a butter sauce. Great French fries and the desert that matches the main meal!!'

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Thank Jack T
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Well the decor needs finally some renovation. Old traditional family restaurant were my fahter 30 years alreededy used to go. The price is on the high end side, however the chicks are tasty but the french fries are below the standard for such a Restaurant.

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Thank Max A
Zurich, Switzerland
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485 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2016

some guests seem to love this place. maybe they had other expectations or simply more luck. I find it totally overpriced and quite a bit snobish, not my place, definitely.

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Thank r0landbrunner
London, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 March 2016 via mobile

Chicken, chicken, chicken..... 50 Swiss francs, however it was a massive portions and was very tasty. We had two chickens between six of us. The service was very good and the restaurant was very busy, so you need to book. The decor needs updating and the chips definitely need to be improved but otherwise a good experience.

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Thank NQuilt
Zurich, Switzerland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2015

Is the chicken worth over 50 Swiss francs? Yes, it most definitely is! Portions are huge and the quality is unrivalled. Service is friendly and attentive. Last but not least this is one of the rare family businesses and this makes a difference. Also, the Paella and the beef steak are great. The home made french fries are awesome as... More 

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Thank Konrad M
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2015 via mobile

We just got shocked. Menu with one item. Chicken. 50 francs! With disgusting chips. Street food with crazy price. Tortilla 40 francs. How is it possible that this place is still open? Sorry, go to coop to get a chicken.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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623 reviews
425 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,606 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2015

We came for a business lunch and got a nice place. Plenty of waiters were around and everybody was very attentive and super friendly. Food came quick and tasted great - all very Spanish incl. native speakers.

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Thank FrankGeisler
Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

This restaurant has been existing for a long time but the quality of the food remains the same. Their speciality is the chicken and it is so tender and delicious.

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Thank Rodelia P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:30
Monday
12:00 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:30
Thursday
12:00 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:30
Friday
12:00 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:30
Saturday
12:00 - 13:30
18:00 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zweierstr. 9, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 241 83 21

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?