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Gass 17

$$ - $$$European, ,
Hauptgasse 17, Appenzell 9050, Switzerland
+41 71 780 17 17
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“panini” (3 reviews)
“sandwiches” (2 reviews)
“lamb” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Central European, Swiss, International, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Hauptgasse 17, Appenzell 9050, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 39 reviews

Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Appenzell is a very nice typical rustikal Swiss town to visit. So we went there as every year to have dinner with friends. This year we went to Gass 17 and right from the beginning I had a very positive impression. Very friendly waitress (just...More

Thank Alexander H
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Had Lunch menu, I really enjoyed the beef burger, and the others had a really excellent club sandwich. The service and atmosphere were great.

Thank Raymond P
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Stumbled in this cafe to warm up through caffe & sweets. So incredible, I wanted to post right away. Cappuccino perfect with just the right amount of chocolate used to decorate it. The kirsch cheese tart was/is amazing! Now I know where I'm going tomorrow...More

1  Thank Cinnne
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

We sat outside at this cafe. Drank great cappuccino, ate wonderful Apple shtrudel and amazing chocolate cake! The service was very nice and unlike all the rest, everything was not too expensive

Thank Keren_Dekel
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

I arrive Sunday evening around 8 PM. The menu looked amazing as well as the atmosphere. Very trendy and surprising to find in a small town. They do speak English which is a plus. Unfortunately I can't give you any review on the food because...More

Thank diane a
Reviewed 31 July 2017

We loved that our first question to our waitress upon sitting down to an outdoor table resulted in an English language menu--so easy. The hamburger was interesting--it tasted less like a standard American hamburger and more like meatloaf on a fantastic ciabetta bun. The fries...More

1  Thank WiscDeb
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We had a club chicken and risotto on their outdoor space, which is in a small square and loved it. Great place to sip an Appenzell beer and people watch too!

Thank 421Traveler_123
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed a relaxing lunch and reading time here for a good long time. The food was great and the outside tables pleasant. A great spot for people watching.

Thank Jordan D
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Trendy, noisy and very popular restaurant and highly recommended. Friendly staff and excellent selections on the menu. Be sure and try the cheese and pear soup - what a nice surprise!

Thank tessybear15
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

This place has a modern ambience and contemporary menu making it stand out against its traditional rivals. The food was okay without being spectacular. My finely cut fries arrived cold.

Thank Toby T
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
European, Central European, Swiss, International, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hauptgasse 17, Appenzell 9050, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Appenzell  >  Appenzell
  • Phone Number: +41 71 780 17 17
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