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Il Monte Bianco

#88 of 1,448 Restaurants in Geneva
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
Cornavin
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rue Chaponniere 9, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
+41 22 732 41 54
Today
07:30 - 19:30
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 07:30 - 19:30
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place and it's super-friendly staff. This is the place to lunch near the train station. If you want to sit in their lunch meet the need of any palette and "hand-down" they have the best baguette sandwiches in town with lots of delicious ingredients to choose from. I should also add that their sandwiches are very good... More 

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Thank Kathleen H
Geneva, Switzerland
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46 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 September 2016

Small place in Geneva but really good food! The menu is a bit overpriced but the product are really good, and you really taste it comes from Italy! Sandwiches are good too even if the bread can be better to match with the quality of the rest!

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Thank jeremy_violino
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

I've been going there many times for a sandwich. I've never eaten there in the restaurant. They have a great choice of sandwiches. Everything is fresh and just good. Again, the best in Geneva!

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Thank Marc L
Geneva, Switzerland
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35 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

Funny enough, the two best Italian lunch places in Geneva are next to each-other: Il Monte Bianco and Le Milan next door. Anyway, Il Monte Bianco serves by far the best sandwiches in Geneva and perhaps in Switzerland. Freshly cut meat, cheese and traditional fresh Italian toppings. You won't believe how good it is until you try. They also serve... More 

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Thank JVHAA
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

From ham to mortadella, cheese and wine. And not to forget the small bistro behind the counter!!!! Excellent quality of food.

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Thank Marco Roberto S
Geneva, Switzerland
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16 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

Just been there. Had an antipasti plate (with no charcuterie) and a bottle of water. The bill was 38 CHF, I had to ask twice to make sure there was no mistake. For the quality and quantity provided it is just a crazy price. For half the price you can have the same food in at least three sicilian "traiteurs"... More 

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2 Thank IL_GOURMANDO
Ambilly, France
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57 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

small place not easy to spot as the front looks like a take away grocery shop but at the back they serve for lunch in a dining room, not large and crowded. one of the hidden place in Geneva but one of the best pasta dish I ever tasted (white truffle and cream). I did not put a 5 rating... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

Second visit today and the restaurant is small but good, the sandwich bar is very Italian as you choose what you put into your sandwich. The brad is fresh and likeiwse for the risotto and pasta in the restaurant. A little loud, but the patrons are fun Worth a visit over lunch

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Thank C P
Geneva, Switzerland
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12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Good Italian products, the sandwiches are good and the price is reasonable if you are used to the Geneva prices, count 11chf to 15chf for a sandwich One remark though, the bread could really be better

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Thank jonclode
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76 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

I have to wonder about all these people giving it high reviews. This is basically an Italian deli with a dining room in the back. The food is OK, but nothing special, and I think overpriced for what it is. There is only a daily menu of 2-3 dishes. The house wine is mediocre at best. The service is slow.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$49
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
07:30 - 19:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 19:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 19:30
Thursday
07:30 - 19:30
Friday
07:30 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue Chaponniere 9, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva>  > Cornavin
  • Neighbourhood: Cornavin
  • Phone Number: +41 22 732 41 54
Description
Il Monte Bianco is a deli, family friendly and gaits.
The grocery store offers, sale, various Italian products such as wine, pasta, meats, sauces, vegetables etc.

You can choose to create your own sandwiches with 25 different ingredients such as aubergines, courgettes, dried tomatoes, etc. And various cold cuts.

At the back of the shop is a cozy room where you can also taste good pasta dishes, risottos and salads to choose from.

In addition, after work are accompanied by great Italian wines and the famous antipasti.

Vi aspettiamo per farvi amare l'Italia !!!!!

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