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Le Socrate

#234 of 1,485 Restaurants in Geneva
Certificate of Excellence
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rue Micheli-du-Crest 6, Geneva 1205, Switzerland
+41 78 664 67 78
12:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 12:00 - 23:00
Sat 19:00 - 00:00
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36 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Went first for lunch and really loved their beef cheeks and the lentil salad entree. Returned again for dinner to try their other meat dishes and they didn't fail me. Absolutely worth discovering! Ambience parisienne. Staff are so friendly they might even hint to you their recipes!

Thank ChickAdvisor A
Geneva, Switzerland
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140 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2015

This is a French bistro style restaurant and as expected serves a lot of meat and particular dishes such as snails, rabbit kidneys and cheek of beef. I had the mushroom toast for appetiser and their fish for main course and they were both very tasty. The decor is in the bistro style with hard wooden chairs and tables and... More 

1 Thank Fantasavestheday
Geneva, Switzerland
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2015

The place is very nice. Paris style café, the food is close to bouchon Lyonnais. The wine menu is good: local wine at fair price but also very good French wine. From the starters to the desserts, all were very tasty.

Thank Patrick K
Geneva, Switzerland
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540 reviews
340 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,577 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2015

Nice cosy decor for this restaurant with good hearty food. The Joue de Boeuf is a must try here. Good selection of wines. But with Bistrot de la Tour 20 metres away, it is no wonder this is not ranked higher...

3 Thank genevatopreviewer
Geneva, Switzerland
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30 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2015

We had dinner with friends at Le Socrate , it was Saturday , we booked through La Fourchette because it was offered a 50% discount on food on that evening. We knew the place and we loved the food, it was definitively value for money. We had tartare , steaks and gigot d'agneau. Everything was well cooked and well presented.... More 

Thank 501picci
Geneva, Switzerland
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196 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

The waiters are very nice - good service. The quality is good and all is hand made (even desert). Rare to have fishes from Geneva Lake (filets de perche) - as usually other restaurants import from Estonia.

Thank M D
Geneva, Switzerland
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267 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2015

Small café close to the old city and the university. Very good french food, if you don’t have problems with cholesterol try the os à moelle, mouth watering!

Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2015

Great service, great food, great wine, fantastic atmosphere. Our wine was upgraded to a better bottle for free! Can't wait to go back.

Thank Douglas W
Lugano, Switzerland
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21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2015

We are late and we have look for Lunch. We find this nice Restaurant nerby HUG. Service frendly and professional. 3 Steak whit potatos and vegetables. Very good just a bit nervous meat. Price good and fast service. Next time we came early and quietly to enjoy the nice ambiente

15 Thank evilugano
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137 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 March 2015

Cozy and friendly environment serving some of the best french cuisine in the city.The canard (duck) was served with a whipped sweet potatoe.... fabulous!! Good wine list and sinful deserts. Fun, casual atmosphere.

Thank Melanie B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 22 - US$ 87
French, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
19:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue Micheli-du-Crest 6, Geneva 1205, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 78 664 67 78

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