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Bar Basso

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Sihlstrasse 59, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+43 497 25 28
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08:00 - 00:30
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Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 00:30
Sat 10:00 - 00:30
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35 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been there with a friend from work. Place was quiet for lunch. We sat at the big long formica table, face-to-face. That was fun. Enjoyed the best pizzas baked with real wood-fired oven (i could see it from my seat). Will go back!

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Thank lionel g
London
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154 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

Despite initially stating they don't have any shellfish / seafood on the menu, it turns out (using the google translate lens) they had octopus on the menu. When I mentioned it to our waitress and asked her to check, they responded that they couldn't serve me anything. Not even an attempt to try. Utterly useless. Not worth the visit. Look... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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120 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

A nice restaurant with a pleasant and informal atmosphere in the city center. We just had a pizza baked in a wood-fired oven, it was excellent. The service is good and fast. Prices are in line with the restaurants in Zurich, that means are high. A special mention to the espresso, which is a real Italian one (very close to).... More 

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Thank Oscar_Zur77
Baar, Switzerland
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88 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

one of the best pizzas in town, however be careful with what you order, it gets pricey fast. the staff is very friendly (not that common in zurich), variety of food good and a very nice location. def one of the better italian restaurants in town.

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Thank theflyindutch
Zurich, Switzerland
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016

Great small selection. If you are open for surprises (with Italian food you can't get disappointed) I highly recommend the 'Tavolata' - the surprise menu (min. 2 person - and for the whole table). The place is always booked, make sure you make a reservation. Easy dinning in Zurich!

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Thank ArvenP
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Bar Basso serves real Italian style espresso. Very friendly service. You have to get your coffee at the bar, but it is absolutely worth the walk: the coffee is fantastic.

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Thank Stan J
Zurich, Switzerland
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2016

I was visiting the Basso and ordering a pizza Margherita in my memory of a exquisite pizza, a "top ten" in Zürich. Unfortunately something changed. The pasta of the pizza was not well done and cooked with an unpleasant result. The Margherita is the simplest pizza therefore also the best test. I am glad that I was in good company... More 

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Thank Isabella M
Sao Paulo, SP
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60 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

This is a super nice place for casual dinner and drinks with some friends. The pizza is really good and you can see the pizzaiolo preparing it. This is the sister place to Rosso, another great Pizza place in Züri West.

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Thank Emiliana R
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2015

The little brother of Rosso, the famous Pizza place near Hardbruecke. Basso is a bit less charming than the original, but the food is nice.

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Thank Philipp S
Canton of Zurich, Switzerland
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

had one of the best beef tartar at bar basso! would highly recommend it if you are a meat lover! I like the atmosphere as it is small and cozy. a tad bit loud but otherwise great! would definitely recommend it

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Thank Cristina W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, European, Pizza, Mediterranean
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 18:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:30
Thursday
08:00 - 00:30
Friday
08:00 - 00:30
Saturday
10:00 - 00:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sihlstrasse 59, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +43 497 25 28

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