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Gasometerstrasse 24, Zurich 8005, Switzerland
+41 44 271 65 95
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (3 reviews)
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European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Gasometerstrasse 24, Zurich 8005, Switzerland
Neighbourhood: Gewerbeschule
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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent food, ambiance and friendly service. What else can you ask for? Price is reasonable for Zürich standard. Reserve if you want to ensure you have a table.

Thank IPPom
Reviewed 7 April 2017

A very good restaurant with a great chef! Cuisine super elaborated! Nice environment and a very nice modern ambiance!

Thank Jose P
Reviewed 27 March 2017

Visited Josef with friends again and confirm that the restaurant has a nice atmosphere and friendly and easy going personnel. The quality and the taste of the various servings (Tapas) is good, however the price is very steep…. I had 4 plates, and even though...More

Thank SGV_2015
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

It is better to book in advance before going there, it is a busy restaurant. Nice atmosphere, the waiter and waitress were friendly and helpful. We chose the JOSEF Menu for dinner (five different plates for 67CHF). The food was delicious, a mix of flavors...More

Thank RitaAAlmeida
Reviewed 26 February 2017

If you care for excellent food presented well at a fair price within Zurich, then this is a place not to be missed. Years ago they "abandoned" the main course, their concept is a large number of dishes to choose from, quantities are same, smaller...More

Thank Elafonisi2000
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The staff is friendly and the service is excellent. The food is quite good and the bread basket is fresh and tasty. As some already mentioned, the portions are absolutely tiny. The menu recommends 3 plates for normal hunger but in reality that is much...More

Thank DGlobeTrotterI
Reviewed 12 February 2017

There are few vegetarian options, but they are all great and the staff will meet you half way to try and make some of the dishes suitable. Make sure to book well in advance as it gets really busy and be prepared for a quirky...More

Thank L1nd3n
Reviewed 25 January 2017

This is a nice place. We came on a Saturday night and the atmosphere was good - lights down low, lots of people and background music (I hate quiet restaurants with bright lights where you feel everyone can hear your conversations). We did the 5...More

Thank hannahcdean
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

My fiancé and I went today at Josef for a dinner. It used to be our favorite place in Zurich, but not anymore. The venue is very nice, we like the music and the staff was friendly enough. The food was not as tasty as...More

Thank Xenia K
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

This is the place you want to be on a saturday night. The ambiance is cool and the food is perfect. I would just make a little note on the fact that portions are tiny... but it is one of the trendiest places with anice...More

Thank Salina A
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May I reserve a table for today 2 person - 19.00? Peter
2 December 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 01:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 02:00
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 02:00
17:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gasometerstrasse 24, Zurich 8005, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Gewerbeschule
  • Neighbourhood: Gewerbeschule
  • Phone Number: +41 44 271 65 95
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