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Chez Max Julen

$$ - $$$European, ,
Kirchstrasse 44, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
+41 27 967 40 44
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chateaubriand” (26 reviews)
“steak” (20 reviews)
“rocket salad” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
European, Swiss, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kirchstrasse 44, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
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Reviewed yesterday

This was one of the greatest culinary experience in long time. Excellent service, excellent food. Portions are big, service is fast. Definite, one of the best price-performance ratios ever experienced. Recommendation to everyone.

Thank Hrastovic
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Meat is the thing here, whether grilled on the wood fire in the middle of the restaurant or otherwise. I didn’t fancy a steak so had the Zurich geschnetzeltes which had amazingly tender veal and was one of the best versions I’ve had. My wife’s...More

Thank Brian L
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Outstanding food, authentic Swiss restaurant and fun to watch them cook it “all”over a fireplace in the middle of the room. Packed with locals for a reason 👍

Thank Michele V
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Dragana was an excellent hostess and made a world of difference to our dinner at Chez Max. Food was outstanding and the ambiance just out of this world. And I AM very picky with my food and service. A must try at Zermatt

Thank Laleh N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The restaurant gives off a warm cozy ambience and the owner (at least I think he was the owner) was very friendly. We managed to get a table even though we had no reservations. The food is great and the portions r generous. The only...More

Thank Linda T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There isn’t tartar in menu but the main chef prepared it in front of us. After that, i think there no words needed about quality of restaurant. Tartar was yummy yummy Also the atmosphere is so friendly and relaxing.

Thank See_Blue_Dream
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were impressed with this restaurant. It doesn't pretend to be haute cuisine but its top spot on TripAdvisor for Zermatt is well deserved. The food is honest and delicious, the service outstanding and the overall atmosphere very pleasant. Our favorite was the grill which...More

Thank zurichgrad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We've just been having a diner at MaxJulen for New year's Eve, and my girlfriend and I have to say that this was the worst experience we've ever had. Everything was wrong: -we had to come at 6.30, I appreciate the fact that we booked...More

Thank Pierre L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! Best restaurant experience we ever had! Family is everything and ‘’Chez Max Julen’’ is the best exemple of it! Keep doing your good work! All the best from Canada

Thank alex_33333321
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely and cozy place with the fireplace in the middle (they use that to grill the food!) and very attentive service. The owner himself is around and personally took care of the place. Simple put Seafoods - amazing, the rocket salad with scallop is the...More

Thank Tee_Wuthi
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Damian G
15 October 2017|
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Response from sscantrell | Reviewed this property |
By all means. You might luck out but I think they are essential
Carolyn C
14 September 2017|
Response from Kurmi | Reviewed this property |
10:00PM for sure
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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