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Badgasse 1 | Badgasse 1, 3011, Bern, Bern Mittelland District, Kanton Bern, Bern 3011, Switzerland
+41 31 312 08 88
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Baden, Switzerland
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38 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The food is excellent in this restaurant. I recommend spaghetti with prawns and octopus (spaghetti gamberoni et sepia) - my favourite meal! The staff is very friendly - the waitors very funny and professional. It's quite expensive, but really worth it!

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Charleston, South Carolina
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582 reviews
350 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 225 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

Eat here with locals. Inside and outside seating, The owner and staff were very friendly and knowledgeable. We had shrimp, pasta, capaccio, capresse salad. Portions were large and could be shared. Highly recommend and would return. Hope this helps.

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Bern, Switzerland
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24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Don't miss to visit this great and cozy restaurant when you look for excellent food and a warm atmosphere. Very friendly staff. It's worth to take the walk there. It is located in a quite corner in Bern old Town called Matte. You can take place on the terrace and watch the river. I wouldn't say it is expensive but... More 

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Oberageri, Switzerland
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15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

Went here multiple times for lunch or dinner. Great location, lovely garden and terrace. Food is great especially their seafood and fish. Very fresh and well prepared. Highly recommend the gamba's as a starter and the sole as a main. Enjoy!

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Los Gatos, California
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150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2014

This is a delightful Italian restaurant close to the river in Bern. The menu was limited but that was actually preferable as every course was delicious and it took the pressure off ordering from hundreds of choices. We were particularly impressed by the outstanding service. The staff were friendly and the courses just kept on coming. Depending on your fitness... More 

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dublin ireland
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27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2014

Last week I was staying with friends in Bern and on my last evening they brought me to Zahringer for dinner and what a treat. It's set right beside the Aare river and the owners have beautiful flowers throughout the restaurant area and on the tables. We were very warmly welcomed . The service was excellent and the food delicious.... More 

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2013

Nice location right on the riverside, with a terrace facing the river. Friendly multilingual staff, pets are welcome. We had seafood both as starters and as main course - wonderful! Real Italian tiramisu to complete the dinner, and we were most happy to have chosen this restaurant.

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Bern, Switzerland
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2012

As allways the Zähringer in berne did not disappoint us. It's a great restaurant with delicious food. In summertime you can sit outside right beside the river aare. But even if it's to cold to sit outside, inside is cozy and very nice too. Try it it's worth it!!

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Leinfelden-Echterdingen, Germany
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2012

for a long time I had wanted to write a review of the Zähinger. Moving to Bern nearly one year ago, I have eated in many of the Trip Advisor reviewed restaurants in Bern and can somply say that this offer the best value for money to be had. Note it is not cheap - nothing in Bern is, however,... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2011

It's more likely that you'll find this restaurant named 'Zum Zahringer' in Bern. At the foot of the elevator leading up to the Munster Cathedral, Zahringer is an absolutely lovely restaurant in the Matte Quartier of Bern. On the night we dined here, I tried the lamb carpaccio, truffles were on display in a delicate ravioli, venison was the feature... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$23 - US$93
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Badgasse 1 | Badgasse 1, 3011, Bern, Bern Mittelland District, Kanton Bern, Bern 3011, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Bern  >  Bern Mittelland District  >  Bern
  • Phone Number: +41 31 312 08 88

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