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Ethnic Restaurants Zurich

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.

Seefeldstrasse 167

8008 Zurich

044 422 33 55
Griechische Taverna Website


Le Cedre

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

Schifflaende 5

8001 Zurich

Le Cedre Badenerstrasse 

Badenerstrasse 78

8004 Zurich

Le Cedre Website 


Maison Blunt

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.

Gasometerstrasse 5

8005 Zurich

Maison Blunt Website


Chiang Mai

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.

Zollstrasse 56

8005 Zurich

Chiang Mai Website


El Luchador

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.

Konradstrasse 69

8005 Zurich

El Luchador Website 



Authentic Northern Chinese at reasonable prices in energetic communal-table atmosphere.

Brauerstrasse 4

8004 Zurich

044 542 88 85


Wesley’s Kitchen

Well-priced Asian cuisine with influences from Shanghai, Hong Kong and Japan.

Josefstrasse 48

8005 Zurich

044 542 88 91

Wesley’s Kitchen Website



Fresh, authentic Indonesian in contemporary atmosphere near Oerlikon.

Schaffhauserstrasse 373

8050 Zurich

044 310 24 50

Dapur Website



Inspired authentic Indian near Oerlikon. Specializes in South Indian curries and seafood dishes.

Hofwiesenstrasse 188

8057 Zurich

044 364 45 77

Kerala Website


Tandoori BBQ

Authentic Indian tandoori in Seefeld area with a popular Mittagsbuffet.

Seefeldstrasse 96

8008 Zurich

044 202 00 21

Tandoori BBQ Website



Korean food in casual atmosphere near the Kunsthaus.

Zeltweg 12

8032 Zurich

044 251 99 90

Misoga Website


Ah Hua II

Well priced Thai food. Communal tables, good choice of curries, fried fish, soups and noodles.

Ankerstrasse 110

8004 Zurich


Ah Hua I

AH HUA website



Offering a pan-Asian menu this British restaurant is well known in overseas and has over 90 branches worldwide.

Talstrasse 83

8001 Zurich




Giessereistrasse 18

8005 Zurich



Ban Song Thai Restaurant

A well known and popular Thai restaurant in the Niederdorf.

Kirchgasse 6

8001 Zurich




This is Zurich’s only Chinese restaurant with a Gault-Millau rating.

Stampfenbachstrasse 60

8006 Zurich



Restaurant zum Gelben Schnabel

Zurich’s oldest and very elegant Chinese restaurant is situated in the heart of the old town.

Zinnengasse 7

8001 Zurich


Chinagarten Take Away Restaurant

Great for a take away picnic in the park! Open daily from 6pm – 11pm from March until October.

Bellerivestrasse 144

8008 Zurich


Cheti’s Indian Restaurant
A tiny restaurant in a side street off Seefeld. Serves great Indian food and good for take out if you can’t get a table.
Seefeldstrasse 7A
8008 Zurich



Great sushi in a good location in Seefeld.

Seefeldstrasse 62

8008 Zurich


Yooji’s Josef 

There are many branches over Yooji’s Japanese food and sushi all over Zurich and this one is in Kreis 5.

Josefstrasse 112

8005 Zurich

Yooji’s Josef Website


SAIGON Vietnamese Restaurant

A very popular Vietnamese restaurant with generous portions and centrally located.

Sihlstrasse 97

8001 Zurich

SAIGON website


Sushi Nippon Bar

Loctated in Jelmoli’s food hall it offers a wide selection of Japanese food in a central location.

Jelmoli Food Market

Seidengasse 1

8001 Zurich

Jelmoli Food Website


Yamas Greek Restaurant

Tasty and delicious Greek food with a stylish modern flair.

Lagerstrasse 48

8004 Zurich

Yamas Website 


With thanks to Serena Koh and the other contributors for their recommendations and to Jennifer Lisle for compiling this list.


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