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Le Radar de Poche

rue des Chaudronniers 8 | chaudronniers 8, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
+41 22 311 36 68
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (11 reviews)
“penne” (10 reviews)
“prawns” (3 reviews)
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Italian, European, International, Vegetarian Friendly
rue des Chaudronniers 8 | chaudronniers 8, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
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21 - 30 of 91 reviews

Reviewed 9 July 2015

A small bar turned into "fast food" past place at lunch time. Prices went up, quality of the food down ( sometime the sauces are really nice, some other time diluted and not very tasty). Always packed with students and workers looking for a cheap-ish...More

Thank mb313
Reviewed 21 April 2014

Why do I give 5 stars to this restaurant ? - the owner is just amazing, very welcoming and friendly. He "walked" us through the menu and we couldn't decide, everything sounded so tasty.. He recommended the fresh pasta with burrata cheese and a spicy...More

10  Thank Tobi1985
Reviewed 1 February 2014 via mobile

We went on Saturday evening about 7 pm. It was quite a hike finding this place. And it was... closed. Quite a disappointment

1  Thank Tim R
Reviewed 4 January 2014

Le Radar de Poche is a non pretentious gem hidden in the old town of Geneva. It only serves lunch - simple food. From memory, they only have two or three dishes of pasta along with a choice of paninis. We've always gone for the...More

9  Thank AnonymousDiner K
Reviewed 14 August 2013

It's simple food: pasta and paninis, but it's good and much cheaper than all other places in the old town. Mostly full with locals at lunch time. It's small, so go early or be prepared to queue. They've got a small terrace, and they're very...More

7  Thank Izou84
Reviewed 2 March 2013

This is a nice quaint little bar. Food was just average, mostly penne on the menu. It was a friendly place to eat with mostly locals there when we were.

Thank Jeff M
Reviewed 16 December 2012

We were not able to taste the food as they do not serve in the evening... They let us know that only after ordering the drinks. We have however been charged for the beers... And what a shock! 10.50 for a draft beer (food is...More

Thank Patata83
Reviewed 8 December 2012

We came for a week end in Geneva and looked for places to eat that we're reasonably priced in Geneva. This was one of the best referenced. We had dinner there today and it was really good. As stated in other posts, the penne (€10)...More

11  Thank Nuno A
Reviewed 19 August 2012

Okay, so not the most amazing pasta you'll ever eat, but seriously not bad and at CHF11 for lunch, very pleasant staff (they are busy, but always friendly) and the cute cucina feel, it's a regular.

12  Thank Szwaja
Reviewed 2 March 2012

It's really small and cozy italian restaurants with big portion of real italian penne. It can be with sauce and goat cheese, olives, tomatoes and etc. The cost is about 10-12 fr per dish. It's no non-stop restaurant, so you have to come to eat...More

13  Thank mashalover
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hello, do you also have gluten free dinners?
20 October 2016|
Response from stephane f | Property representative |
Hi. we got gluten free pastas, of course.
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What time is this restaurant open for dinner and what it closes?
4 August 2016|
Response from genevatopreviewer | Reviewed this property |
It only opens for breakfast and lunch. You can however book it for parties only in the evening but with advanced notice
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$19
Breakfast, Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
06:30 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue des Chaudronniers 8 | chaudronniers 8, Geneva 1204, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva>  > Bourg-de-Four
  • Neighbourhood: Bourg-de-Four
  • Phone Number: +41 22 311 36 68
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A small fairy place, located in Geneva's old town, for breakfast and lunch, with fresh food.....and smile !!
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