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Bahnhofplatz 15, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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10:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 10:30 - 23:00
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Calgary, Canada
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379 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Coming from North America, I was stunned to see the price of fast food in Switzerland. We had a 3 hour layover at the main train station and needed a place to sit down and have a meal. Burger King in the train station and McDonald's across the street charged more than double what it costs at home. We stumbled... More 

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Thank JY_Globetrotter
Management response:

Dear JY_ Globetrotter Many thanks for taking the time to leave a positive comment on Tripadvisor. We are very pleased to see that we could convince you of our quality of services/ quality of products. The selling prices are adapted to the country index, rents, salaries, import food to Switzerland, etc. We are looking forward to your next visit. Yours... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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236 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've never been to a place like this...great seafood choices. I settled for a cold herring sandwich and fries. Very good. My partner's tuna sandwich was so-so. This was in the Central Railway Station (one floor below the main floor). I'd go back again and try.

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Thank Lagusaya2
Tel Aviv, Israel
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432 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Nordsee restaurant located in the main train station of Zurich. We arrived to the station and went to Nordsee . The variety is very good and the food is very good too.

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Thank Yossi N
london
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016

I find many Swiss restaurants pile on the salt.... Come to expect it ,sadly WHY?. It can be added later?! This place has quite a good turnover fish so fresh but all a bit routine. The charm is missing.....

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Thank villamine
orlando fl
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221 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We were waiting to leave Zurich and picked up sandwiches here to take with us. Ordered a smoked salmon samdwich on nut bread, with some cream cheese and lettuce. It was excellent. The price was fair 7fs60 for this big fresh sandwich. They also have fried fish, salads, warm dishes. You can take away or eat in.

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Thank debsteroonie
Texas/Louisiana
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31 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

I've eaten at Nordsee before, and this one isn't up to par. Perhaps I ordered the wrong thing, but it smelled as if it had been sitting around for a long time (no surprise there given the style of Nordsee). Anyway, I'd just pick another place to eat.

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Thank MightyMouse0129
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84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

Although we took mixed seafood by weight we were shocked by price 89 chf per kg It has prawn octopus squid peppers in a citrus sauce. If you take a normal fish dish you get included two sides for 17-20 chf The mixed seafood plates we took we were charged extra 4 francs for rice or potatoes The server was... More 

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Thank italian26
Management response:

Dear italian26, We are very sorry to hear that the prices was not up to your expected level. In our NORDSEE Restaurant we have a wide selection of seafood salads with low prices, between 4.90 an 9.90. The NORDSEE in Zurich Mainstation guarantees a high quality and freshness. Therefore we highly appreciate suggestions and inputs in order for us to... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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65 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

If you are hungry or if you are in a hurry, this place serves pretty tasty seafood at a good price in the main station. You can add-on coffee, salad and dessert at 2 chf each. There are plenty of tables around compared to the smaller cafes nearby.

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Thank Rene T
Gold Coast
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34 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

For a seafood meal you can't go past Nordsee in the Main Railway station. The meals are a range from snack to full meals and you can have a beer with your meal. The meals are reasonably priced for Zurich and I enjoyed my crumb pawn and calamari. This is the place to go for a quick inexpensive meal. The... More 

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Thank Greg W
Zurich, Switzerland
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57 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

If you are British, and are hoping for some great fish and chips, would bother trying theirs. However, I heard the other food was ok.

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Thank Jim84sa

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Seafood, Fast food, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
10:30 - 23:00
Monday
10:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
10:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
10:30 - 23:00
Thursday
10:30 - 23:00
Friday
10:30 - 23:00
Saturday
10:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bahnhofplatz 15, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich

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