Ethnic Restaurants Zurich
Greichische Taverna Le Beaujolais
Authentic Greek food in casual atmosphere. Starters include standards like spanakopitapia, hummus and tzatziki as well as feta saganaki and chtapodaki sharas. Entrees include calamari, shrimp and fish dishes along with vegetarian and meat specialities. Daily lunch menu is low-price miracle.
044 422 33 55
Griechische Taverna Website
Traditional Lebanese cuisine and mezze in contemporary Middle-Eastern inspired space with terrace. Belly dancers on hand to complete the One-Thousand-and-One-Nights experience. Two locations.
Le Cedre Am Bellevue
Le Cedre Badenerstrasse
Moroccan cuisine served on the down-low – literally. Guests are seated on traditional Moroccan poufs around low tray-topped tables in Moroccan-tiled rooms. Menu offers Mediterranean and Moroccan specialties including mezze, couscous, tagine and hummus as well as many vegetarian options.
Fresh, spicy Thai in low-key food-counter atmosphere near Josefstrasse. Shop sells Thai food and trinkets. Daily specials but make sure to check opening hours.
Mexican taqueria whose inventive dishes, true to the name of the restaurant, put up a good spicy fight. Impressive variety of tacos, posole, quesadillas, and tortas. Near Josefstrasse.
Authentic Northern Chinese at reasonable prices in energetic communal-table atmosphere.
044 542 88 85
Well-priced Asian cuisine with influences from Shanghai, Hong Kong and Japan.
044 542 88 91
Fresh, authentic Indonesian in contemporary atmosphere near Oerlikon.
044 310 24 50
Inspired authentic Indian near Oerlikon. Specializes in South Indian curries and seafood dishes.
044 364 45 77
Authentic Indian tandoori in Seefeld area with a popular Mittagsbuffet.
044 202 00 21
Korean food in casual atmosphere near the Kunsthaus.
044 251 99 90
Ah Hua II
Well priced Thai food. Communal tables, good choice of curries, fried fish, soups and noodles.
Ah Hua I
Offering a pan-Asian menu this British restaurant is well known in overseas and has over 90 branches worldwide.
Ban Song Thai Restaurant
A well known and popular Thai restaurant in the Niederdorf.
This is Zurich’s only Chinese restaurant with a Gault-Millau rating.
Restaurant zum Gelben Schnabel
Zurich’s oldest and very elegant Chinese restaurant is situated in the heart of the old town.
Chinagarten Take Away Restaurant
Great for a take away picnic in the park! Open daily from 6pm – 11pm from March until October.
Great sushi in a good location in Seefeld.
There are many branches over Yooji’s Japanese food and sushi all over Zurich and this one is in Kreis 5.
SAIGON Vietnamese Restaurant
A very popular Vietnamese restaurant with generous portions and centrally located.
Sushi Nippon Bar
Loctated in Jelmoli’s food hall it offers a wide selection of Japanese food in a central location.
Jelmoli Food Market
Yamas Greek Restaurant
Tasty and delicious Greek food with a stylish modern flair.
With thanks to Serena Koh and the other contributors for their recommendations and to Jennifer Lisle for compiling this list.
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