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Gasometerstrasse 24, Zurich 8005, Switzerland
+41 44 271 65 95
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“scallops” (5 reviews)
“tapas” (4 reviews)
“beef” (4 reviews)
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Swiss, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Gasometerstrasse 24, Zurich 8005, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

we were 8 people. most had same 3 mini-courses. Truffle potato mash, beef Tatar Loup De Mer Tatar and a dessert.service was quick and efficient. excllent and creative food. Restaurant was quite loud though. But like someone else commented it is a hidden food gem....More

Thank MikionVacation
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for exquisite food in a nice atmosphere with good service, then Josef is the place for you. The plates are shared and you can choose between 3, 4, 5, or 6 plates per person for a reasonable price. We were 2...More

Thank SebTheres
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Since I moved to Zurich in 2000, I go eat at Josef. Quality of food is consistently high, and the wine menu is expansive. Very nice place to discover new wines! Josef also has a bar with good cocktails. Daily menu over lunch and ver...More

Thank Jerome B
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is the best food I have eaten in Zurich in all price ranges. Each plate has beautifully combined flavors in small portions so you eat 3 or 4 plates. The fish and beef tartars were lovely, the pulpo was my least favorite but still...More

Thank Gina C
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Really good food, lots of noise, great service. Small plates, reservation recommended. Really delicious food. I had the Josef menu which changes but I think it was 6 small plates. Great wine list also. Definitely worth it.

Thank carolkSanFrancisco
Reviewed 11 September 2017

this very nicely decorated restaurant serves excellent food, mostly special recipes from your mother or grandmother; but you also just can drink a glas of wine at the bar. the tables are very close together, and sometimes it's getting quite loud. the service was not...More

Thank Raeber-Mendez
Reviewed 23 July 2017

nice "concept" restaurant near limmatplatz - you pay per course you take - and can choose the different courses and the succession the "onsen-ei" was delicious with the veggies and the "crunchy" - St- Jacques was minimalistic buuuuut very great in taste - same for...More

Thank Nadine Z
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Great food, good cocktails, nice atmosphere, it's in a very cool area of Zurich, highly recommended!

Thank Aguelita1978
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

i've been to Josef in zurich several times, and it was always good food, good drinks and good atmosphere. definitely worth a visit

Thank DonBenJ
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I loved the selection of small plates that made one perfect dinner. I had three savory plates in total, and each one was very special and tasty. This place is great if you like to taste variety of dishes.

Thank Guggely
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
11:30 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
5:00 pm - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gasometerstrasse 24, Zurich 8005, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Gewerbeschule
  • Neighbourhood: Gewerbeschule
  • Phone Number: +41 44 271 65 95
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