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Chez Max Julen

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Swiss, European, Grill, Gluten Free Options
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Kirchstrasse 44, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
+41 27 967 40 44
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New York
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176 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Very good food....they finish most dishes on the fire....HUGE portions....they bring an entire 2nd plate of the entrée.....Very nice staff and service...wish they'd turn the lighting down....(but maybe that's just my age).

Thank Snowbunny91
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63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there for dinner and was already full. We could drink something half an hour until there was a free table. We then took the "entrecote de boeuf pour 2" grilled in the fireplace. Was really excellent. Nice service and moreover, they offered us the drink we had during waiting time.

Thank Michael B
Mexico City, Mexico
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to have dinner there and it was just delicious! Staff very nice and friendly. Also, we didn´t knew they serve in two times! So the first service was just half of the order. I definitely recommend it.

Thank Elisa_I123
Exeter, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate at this restaurant twice - the first time we were taken by surprise by the size of the meals - everything was served in two goes, so a first service (more than enough for our appetites) followed by the same amount again as a second service! The service was quick and friendly, the place has a great atmosphere... More 

Thank Duncan B
Hampshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

During the past week we have been to Chez Max Julen twice. Both times we had super meals, in many cases the food is cooked over an open fire in the centre of the restaurant. The service is attentive and friendly.

Thank Nicola P
Pinehurst, North Carolina
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant has a warm atmosphere and courteous staff. The food is about average in Zermatt, which isn't bad by any means. I have had better veal medallions with rosti at other restaurants in Zermatt and elsewhere in Switzerland.

Thank Larry M
Brooklyn, New York
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

Try chateubriand made by the chef in front of you. Great local specialties... local schnapps also superb!

Thank arojekny
Romsey, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Beautiful style Swiss chalet restaurant, very very family friendly staff, very family atmosphere, meat delicious -so tender and tasty, good choice of wine, Need to book in advance, very recommended. Thank you for wonderful evening and Swiss dinner .

Thank kattyforest
Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2017

The restaurant is elegantly furnished with chalet style wooden beams and open wood fire grill. The seating was spacious and very comfortable. For entré we´ve had the Shrimp Salad and Sauted Scallops Garnished With Rocket Salad. For fish lovers we would definitely recommend the Fried Sea Bass Filet which was very succulent. For meat lovers the Beef Sirloin Steak with... More 

Thank Dostik
New York City, New York
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169 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

We asked the hotel to make reservations at Chez Max Julen for six of us. We walked in and the restaurant was fairly bright unlike others in Zermatt and a little noisy. But that was because everybody was having a great time. We sat at our table and it took the waitress a while to come over to our table,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Swiss, European, Grill, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kirchstrasse 44, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Valais  >  Zermatt
  • Phone Number: +41 27 967 40 44

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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?