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Restaurant AKARAKA

#227 of 1,533 Restaurants in Zurich
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Badenerstrasse 649, Zurich 8048, Switzerland
+41 43 538 30 85
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11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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73 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant is a gem. Small and cosy. The food is absolutely delicious, authentic and well presented. The chef comes to the table to greet the guests which is really nice. Staff is very friendly. We have been there twice now and will come back. I would recommend booking a table, the restaurant is usually quite busy and it's not... More 

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Thank Mali0788
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

Well i live in Bern and you all have to know that it is sooooo hard to find korean restaurant here in Switzerland, i mean the proper one. So i try my luck in Zurich and find this AKARAKA. I ordered tofu beef bulgogi for starter. The beef is so tender, and my 10months old baby chewed all of them.... More 

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Thank Bella F
Zurich, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

This korean restaurant is small and the interior is quite simple, but the quality of the food and kindness of the staff (including the cook / owner) compensates that completely. The food is (for swiss standards) very affordable and you get quite a big portion. We went home happy and with full bellies. Awesome!

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Thank ramaunz
Zurich, Switzerland
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

We are Koreans. We know that it's almost impossible to find a really good Asian restaurant here. So, maybe we were just bound to be disappointed. The taste of food was average. But, I have never been to a Korean restaurant that doesn't provide any Ban-Chan (Korean side dishes). Only thing it came with was a tiny portion of Kimchi... More 

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1 Thank choochoo2909
Dubendorf, Switzerland
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28 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

This restaurant is located in Zurich but not in the central area of the city. It is easy to find this restaurant and there is a tram stop near the restaurant. I went to Akaraka just because I was craving for some Korean food, especially tteokbokki. Even though I can't find any tteokbokki in this restaurant, but the foods that... More 

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1 Thank Gita P
Zurich, Switzerland
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

We go as many times as we can in this restaurant. The food is excellent. One of the best kimchi i've ever had. The chef is great. After dinner time when the main courses are served,he comes to say thank you for the visit and asks how was everything. He is not only a great chef he is also a... More 

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1 Thank Veronika O
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94 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

Always full - because it is great food. Fantastic flavours. Authentic Korean chef and friendly staff at very reasonable prices for Zurich. Having had vegetarian dumplings, ssam pork, seafood soup and chicken dom can recommend all. Variety of spice level foods so can canter to all. Miso soup, kimchee and salad comes standard with most mains which great. Cosy place.... More 

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2 Thank Radhika D
Braunschweig, Germany
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107 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

A mid sized restaurant with fine Korean ambience. Tasty Korean food at a higher price but worth the value. Reservation wud be good as its a small sitting area.

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1 Thank Ketaki C
Zurich, Switzerland
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2015

seafood pancake, kimchi and soup good. Dolsot bibimpap was average. This portion was tiny and there was no raw egg on the top. The Gochujang sauce was very spicy with limited flavour. Two weeks previous I had the Dolsot in London which was superb and so I am comparing, this was so good that I wanted to have it again... More 

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2 Thank boothmedina
Zuerich
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2015 via mobile

Hi! So the only minus was that we had to wait for a long time until we could order our food, we were the first in the restaurant but people got their food before we were even able to order. But then a second waiter arrived and all was good. But the food came quite fast and it was delicious!... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Asian, Korean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Badenerstrasse 649, Zurich 8048, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 43 538 30 85

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