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Cuisine of Zurich for gourmets. Places for dinner - best restaurants

Zurich Dishes served in national restaurants of Zurich are a wonderful combination of Italian, French and German culinary traditions. Foie gras is very popular among gourmet dishes, and fans of more delicate dishes prefer to order "cheese fondue" - a dish made from excellent white wine and Gruyere cheese. In local bars visitors are offered to try a great selection of sorts of beer, the most typical snacks for which are numerous frankfurters and homemade sausage.
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Rösti potato is a very popular dish that is often chosen as a side dish to bacon and other meat dishes. When it comes to desserts, Swiss chocolate remains the undisputed leader here. Coffee lovers can enjoy a special sort of drink called "ristretto". Even connoisseurs of coffee call it divine. Many restaurants in Zurich serve typical Italian dishes - pizza, risotto and pasta with widest choice of spicy sauces and vegetables. Some restaurants resemble German pubs - the beer flows like water in them, and main snacks are meat assortments, sausages and salami. Refined tourists will surely love "French" restaurants with their rich selection of sparkling wines, seafood and light desserts.
Gastronomic tourists are recommended to visit the restaurant named Kronenhalle, which serves the most sumptuous dishes of the national cuisine. The restaurant has an art gallery, in which visitors can mix their rest with looking at masterpieces by Picasso and Varlin. Chocolate mousse is the specialty of this institution, so Kronenhalle will be definitely loved by sweet tooth visitors. Walliserkeller restaurant will be loved by fans of cheese - here you can taste more than fifteen varieties of this product. Most often visitors of the restaurant order such dishes as fondue and cheese platter. The opening of Zeughauskeller restaurant took place in 1487. According to its design and menu the restaurant is reminiscent of an old tavern. Here you can relax in a big company, order a glass of beer and homemade sausages, as well as enjoy flavorful meat. Visitors will be also pleased by reasonable prices. In the evenings Zeughauskeller is always full of various guests. Copyright
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Besides restaurants and cafes, guests of Zurich should not forget to visit local confectioneries and shops that offer excellent Swiss chocolate. They offer dozens of types of candies and chocolate bars of various kinds. Besides that, it is possible to order chocolate figures. Experienced gourmets recommend paying close attention to chocolate with ginger and chocolate with lemon or orange slices. Before being added to chocolate, fruits are soaked in sweet syrup.
Zurich Waterfront In addition to traditional chocolates, local confectionery shops offer a great selection of signature cakes and pies. Luxemburgerli is a popular national dessert that travelers will find at some of local confectionery shops. This dessert looks like traditional macarons, but it has a different taste. Zurich cafes offer dozens of types of these small cakes that come in different flavors. Cakes with such flavors as champagne, chocolate, and orange are particularly popular.
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In 2016, the city welcomed the Food Zurich gastronomic festival for the first time. Nowadays, it is a popular annual event. The festival lasts ten days and is dedicated to different trends in culinary. During the event, it is possible to try unique high cuisine dishes, popular street food, and even the most unusual molecular cuisine dishes. Foor Zurich usually takes place in the city in September, attracting chefs from all over the world as well as the most famous local restaurants.
Zurich Zurich restaurants are often referred to as some of the most expensive in the world, so even quite simple food is not cheap there. Budget travelers usually pay their attention to small street vendors that offer refined and delicious local fast food. These food carts sell mouthwatering locally made sausages with vegetable garnishes, fresh pastries, and popular desserts.
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Local markets are another great destination for everyone who wants to get acquainted with the local cuisine. Here travelers will find a great selection of sausages, cheese, dairy products, freshly baked bread, and pastries. Kalbsbratwurst sausages, which are made of the finest venison, are particularly popular with travelers. At local markets, it is also possible to purchase Zopf bread that has a braided shape. Local people eat it as a dessert together with jam. Large shops, such as COOP, Migos, and Manor have quality self-service restaurants with affordable prices. At such restaurants, visitors will find ready salads and desserts. Hot dishes are usually made by individual order.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Zurich and surroundings

Where to go for dinner in Zurich: recommended cafe and restaurants

Blinde Kuh
Where: Mühlebachstrasse 148, Zurich; Telephone: +41 444215050;
Adler’s Swiss Chuchi
Where: Rosengasse 10, Zurich; Telephone: +41 44 2669696;
Pinte Vaudoise
Where: Kruggasse 4, Zurich; Telephone: +41 (0)44 252 60 09;
Spaghetti Factory
Where: Niederdorfstrasse 5, Zurich; Telephone: +41 442519400;
Bona Dea
Where: Bahnhofplatz 15, Zurich; Telephone: +41 442171515;
Where: Bahnhofstrasse 28a, Zurich; Telephone: +41 442112690;
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Michelin-starred restaurants in Zurich
♥   Restaurant 'Opera' Zürich. Type - French. 0.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Eden au Lac' Zürich. Type - French|Mediterranean cuisine. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Quaglinos' Zürich. Type - Classic French. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Ban Song Thai' Zürich. Type - Thai. 0.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Florhof' Zürich. Type - Mediterranean cuisine. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Razzia' Zürich. Type - International. 0.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Metropol' Zürich. Type - Japanese. 0.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Oepfelchammer' Zürich. Type - Traditional cuisine. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Rôtisserie' Zürich. Type - Classic French. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Münsterhof' Zürich. Type - Classic cuisine. 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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