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Restaurant Orsini

Waaggasse 3, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 215 27 27
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“risotto” (8 reviews)
“italian food” (8 reviews)
“en ville” (3 reviews)
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Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Waaggasse 3, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we loved this restaurant. The ambience, service and of course the food. Absolutely delicious. Would definitely come eat here again.

Thank Wanderer450836
Reviewed 19 September 2018

it was our first visit here but for sure not the last - the food quality was excellent and the service impeccable my partner and I particularly enjoyed the cozy and quiet atmosphere, the seating arrangement is very generous and guarantees absolute privacy just one...More

Thank luis b
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

The restaurant is super chic and with s high level service. Notwithstanding this, the food is not what I define a good Italian quality. Gnocchi were somehow fried and risotto was swimming in the tomatoe sauce and full of garlic. Not sure how much italianità...More

Thank Bluenes
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Incredibly welcoming at 7pm on a Friday night to a tired mom, dad and (well-behaved) two year old (we had actually been told at by a nearby restaurant that only outdoor seating was available - in a drizzle...). Staff was super and the food delicious....More

Thank Sean H
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyable meal in a serene “cool” on a hot summer day (this place has a proper working AC) surroundings, excellent, knowledgeable old-school waiters. Worth mentioning: gazpacho and the smoked salmon were excellent choices!

Thank agnemarti
Reviewed 15 August 2018

They didn't allow us to enter due to a lack of free seats there. But the place was half emptyy. The reason is clear : we looked like typical tourists with a small child. Such an attitude shows how miserable you are. Shame on you!...More

Thank achtung2016
Reviewed 5 August 2018

We had two early dinners, Friday and Sunday, the staff is very professional and friendly, we spoke in English, Italian, Spanish and French, these guys are all polyglots! The Ravioli a la nona are great, veal with Parmesan risotto a delight, and the pasta is...More

Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We stumbled upon this lovely little place whilst walking around. I am vegetarian and there were a few options for me. The mushroom risotto is the dish I opted for and was very high quality. The portion was very generous and the dish very rich,...More

Thank travellover2013
Reviewed 27 July 2018

The Orsini offers traditional Italian in an elegant setting. The food is consistently excellent. My only drawback is the lack of any dress code. Since it is technically a Hotel (Savoy) restaurant, many guests feel they can dress however they want. It takes away from...More

Thank rolfb298
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

I really wanted to love Orsini. I was extremely worried when we walked into an empty restaurant, and I should have listened to that voice in my head that told me to turn around and leave. I need to clarify that the service was great...More

Thank 435travise
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Waaggasse 3, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +41 44 215 27 27
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