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Vallocaia

#149 of 1,596 Restaurants in Zurich
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Niederdorfstrasse 15 | 8001 Zürich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 43 268 51 68
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11:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 23:30
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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

By a cold day of February, we discovered this cosy restaurant located in the Old Zurich. We were welcomed by a very charming waitress which has provided all along an amazing service: discreet, but smiley and providing an awful lot of tips to help us choosing our food and wine. I would definitely recommend a shared platter of different cheeses... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

When our first choice of a late lunch was closed for a private party, we happened up on this gem in a square in the Old Town part of the city. It would have received 5 stars, but the prices were just a little bit higher than they needed to be. Risotto with Parmesan as killer, but mainly because of... More 

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Thank twoifbyc
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

The service is good, various choices of north Italian cuisine. The atmosphere in the restaurant is nice, just enjoyed it. Standard & reasonable price for Zurich. Good location in the old town

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Thank Sanna S
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67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017 via mobile

Nice casual Italian restaurant. Saw a mix of people while there, tourists and locals. Enjoyed everything I had -- bruschetta special was really good, mushrooms were delicious and truffles interesting; ravioli was al dente, meat filling was very tasty, but the sauce a bit on the bland side; warm chocolate cake was as you would expect. I would recommend the... More 

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Nelspruit, South Africa
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105 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Restaurant was fairly busy and has a very welcoming feel. Great staff. Menu is somewhat limited. Had a mixed salad which came with a dressing that tasted shop bought and unfortunately was very cold. I find cold tomatoes quite unpleasant. The main was a veal roll and was quite pleasant but, not too sure about the lemony sauce it sat... More 

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23 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

The interior of the restaurant is lovely. Very warm and up-market. Service was good and attentive. Food was decent overall. The bruschetti starter was nice (granted it would be difficult to get this dish wrong) The ravioli di Manzo was absolutely delicious, but as is disappointingly common with ravioli dishes, the portion was small - 4 medium-large sized raviolis. The... More 

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London
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273 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2016

This restaurant is well worth a visit if you are mooching around the old town. Friendly and cheerful staff; not always attentive but who cares? The pasta, home made I believe, is delicious and cooked al dente. This is a fun and friendly restaurant and judging by the presence of elderly locals and slick young business types, it has charming... More 

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Montreal
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182 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

The place is gorgeous. It's a good Italian restaurant in the area. The staff was fantastic and so was the service. The food was good, but not exceptional. Would still recommend without a doubt.

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Hickory, NC
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182 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

This ristorante offers outdoor and indoor dining. We ate outside. The restaurant tables are on the large quaint square with other restaurants. The spaghetti and meat sauce was delicious. My wife and I split the spaghetti and it was a generous serving. With two salads and four glasses of wine the cost was 72 CHF. It is walking distance from... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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106 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Vallocaia is part of the Bindella group of Restaurants, hence another rock solid place for nice food, professional service and good atmosphere at a good price. Vallocaia is nicely decorated in the old town, providing italia food with mainly pasta and meat dishes. All very nice and cooked as it should be. Great lunch offers and nice wines.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$23 - US$92
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:30
Thursday
11:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Niederdorfstrasse 15 | 8001 Zürich, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +41 43 268 51 68

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?