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Restaurant Emilio

Zweierstr. 9 | Eingang an der Birmensdorferstrasse, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
+41 44 241 83 21
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average9%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible3%
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“french fries” (5 reviews)
“paella” (2 reviews)
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European, Spanish
Zweierstr. 9 | Eingang an der Birmensdorferstrasse, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
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Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Read some great reviews of this restaurant. Service was outstanding. But while I expect higher prices when traveling in Switzerland, 140 CHF for chicken and noodles and a very mediocre bottle of wine is ridiculous. If you are interested in paying a lot of money...More

Thank Kingerzville
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Personallista was polite, service was good. Food was ok, but heavily overpriced. You find better value for your money nearby

1  Thank aimo k
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

It was a very pleasant experience dining at Emilio :) The location is very convenient with only 5 mins walk from the train station. The staff are attentive and polite. We feel so welcomed by them. The decorations are traditional but I would say it...More

Thank Vickieleaf
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I would say Emilio is an outstanding restaurant, not only for its famous and tasty chicken, but the staff are also nice and friendly. You can feel the restaurant's warm atmosphere there and sincerity in providing quality food to customers. It's certainly an enjoyable place...More

1  Thank Clare_KY
Reviewed 24 July 2017

The best tasting chicken I've ever eaten! But at Emilio it's not only the main dish which is outstanding, also the side dishes come on an exceptionally high level and taste delicious. In the end, the owner and his team are very attentive and most...More

Thank Adrian L
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped by for lunch. It's a limited menu. The staff was welcoming and attentive. Both of us ordered the half chicken - as it was recommended by our server. 43 CHF each. Came with a iceberg mediocre salad that had too much vinegar tasting....More

Thank bonjourvivi
Reviewed 12 February 2017

We had heard about the chicken of this restaurant and decided to give it a try on a weekend night. The restaurant was half booked and the service staff was plenty, but still not very fast. We decided to have the roasted chicken with fries...More

1  Thank Donald v
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Was not sure what to expect when I was told to order the chicken - "it's the best" my friend whispered. After all, I have eaten lots of chicken cooked in various styles. But when my order came, it certainly lived up to the praises...More

Thank Vera V
Reviewed 10 December 2016

We have not been to Emilio for a very long time. It has been an institution im Zurich for decades. Now we were invited by friends to join them for dinner. The restaurant is not very spacious. Tables are close together and I felt a...More

Thank Peter B
Reviewed 1 December 2016

You know, all their food is good, but when some restaurant is famous for something, you need to trust them and give Philipp, the restaurant manager, the chance to have you try what i personally consider one of the best roasted chicken i have ever...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$40 - US$100
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zweierstr. 9 | Eingang an der Birmensdorferstrasse, Zurich 8004, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 241 83 21
  • E-mail
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