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Restaurant Orsini

#32 of 1,533 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
Old Town
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Waaggasse 3, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 215 27 27
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Lille, France
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38 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place Nice dinning room Great service Wonderful wine list And what an amazing cooking !! If you are looking to treat yourself with a bit of dolce vita.... this is one good place

Thank llan75
Yerevan, Armenia
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70 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Florence has numerous options for fine dining and orsini is one of them. Very good service, typical Italian environment, superb kitchen and great location make it one of the best restaurants in Zurich. Expensive, with limited choice of food, but definitely worth visiting.

Thank Gagik
Zurich, Switzerland
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102 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

This is one of the traditional and old fashioned italian places in Zurich. Part of the Savoy hotel. I was not really impressed at the last visit. The dining room is small, decorated in sort of 70s/80s style, rather sticky and noisy. Guests are rather on the older side. Food is good but nothing special, service rather stiff but very... More 

Thank ABZH_ontour
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Wonderful menu and the food did not disappoint. Attended by wonderful staff, who are top of their trade. This is no cheap night out, but if you want a real treat in a quite and formal setting, I doubt there is a better alternative in Zurich.

Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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220 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

I had lunch here with 4 business colleagues today and what a surprise it was. It is a small, select Italian restaurant very conservatively decorated and laid out. Staff were super friendly and ultra efficient and the quality of the food was simply outstanding - its definitely upmarket but without the pretension - I would go as far as to... More 

Thank CTCTraveller
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166 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

@nd night we ate here. Rang ahead and booked as it was a saturday. Right from when we were greeted by the waiting staff to when we left they were so attentive and made us feel very special. The food was delicious. I had ravioli to start which was lovely and then we had fish as a main which was... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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156 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

This was a welcome return to Orsini and for those of you who like fine dining with traditional high quality service, this will be an experience you will always appreciate. The silver service is diligently arranged with thoughtful and multi-lingual staff. Each table is suitably spaced to allow privacy and discrete discussions in this cosy and conveniently located restaurant. The... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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198 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

We go to the Orsini a few times a year, usually our banker takes us there its expensive but excellent food, It is not a place to take your children mostly business people.We had an excellent fish with artichokes and lemon. My husband had a risotto I would say its one of there specialties ! Very professional service !

1 Thank Crystal1942
Zurich, Switzerland
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194 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2016

The Risotto ai funghi was simply devine. I have never had a risotto soooo good. The fish dish was also superb, although the price is a bit on the steep side. The restaurant is old classic decor, not big, but the service and the food are superb. Will definitely revisit.

1 Thank victoriaxyz
New York City, New York
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112 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

Zurich has exceptional places where to eat, especially when it comes to dinner and Orsini is certainly amongst the top seven. It's cuisine is the - so called - "continental", with a light touch of Swiss in it. But I am never disappointed. It's a great place to dine. Enjoy LOVE

Thank Gerald T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Italian, European, Mediterranean
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?