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Chez Ma Cousine

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rue Lissignol 5, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
+41 22 731 98 98
11:00 - 15:00
17:45 - 23:30
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Mon - Fri 11:00 - 15:00
17:45 - 23:30
Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a good dinner here. Chicken is very nice. Price also good so definitely a good restaurant to have lunch or dinner.

Thank Marcel H
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good food, decent price, decent service. A Geneva standard for people trying to eat out without breaking the bank

Thank Daniel A
Thirsk, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's all about the chicken! This is an excellent lunch or dinner venue. Lots of atmosphere; probably the best ambience and buzz of all the restaurants I visited in Geneva.

Thank Slane30
1 review
Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Popped into this lively restaurant on a Tuesday night while traveling from the Alps to the airport, instead of going to mcds. Very glad I did! Fast and attentive service, good value, excellent chicken, salad, chips.

Thank A H
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82 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

Had a couple of friends out for a great dinner, quick service and nice variety. The curry chicken salad is excellent and the traditional grilled chicken with French fries and salad a tradition. Very economical is well (chf 75 for 3 all in).

Thank Michael M
Huddersfield, England, United Kingdom
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107 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Went on Sat - open without a break - its good value for Geneva but it focuses on a fast turnover of tables so not one you can not linger at the table. Short simple menu Roast chicken or Pork , Potatoe Wedges, Salad - 16 CHF Pay the extra for a gravy (Ma Cousine Sauce) 2.8 CHF

Thank Charles C
Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Before going to Geneva I looked on TripAdvisor at places to eat and this small restaurant chain was in the top 10. We called in earlier in the day to make a booking for 8pm as it was a Saturday and expected it to be busy, however, we could have walked in and got a table, it was very busy... More 

Thank Lindyb1410
Adriano D, Guest Relations Manager at Chez Ma Cousine, responded to this review

Dear Lindyb1410, A big thank you for your lovely comment on our restaurants! We happy to see that you had a great time and you enjoyed our food. We hope to receive you again on your next visit to Geneva and that you will try our desserts (they are pretty good, we guarantee it). Best regards, Adriano D. More 

Sarzana, Italy
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389 reviews
252 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 212 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Nice place, with prices really fair taking into account the average of the city. The specialty here is the roasted chicken, served with potatoes and salad. There’s also a good selection of salads, but I totally suggest to go for half a chicken or to have an entire one. The restaurant is not very big, hence I suggest to make... More 

Thank GriGio91
Karachi, Pakistan
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

I went there with my wife and parents because we were craving chicken. Two of us wanted to have main courses and the remaining two wanted drinks and snacks, however, the wait staff was extremely rude and told us to leave if all four of us did not want to order main courses. The waitresses reasoning was that she will... More 

Thank Muhammad Ahsan A
Adriano D, Responsable relations clients at Chez Ma Cousine, responded to this review

Dear Muhammad Ahsan, We are sorry to hear that you had such an experience at Chez Ma Cousine and would like to thank you for taking the time to write a review. Our staff tried to politely explain that you couldn't have a half-chicken for two which you didn't want to understand. Then, you got mad at them and decided... More 

Jerusalem, Israel
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99 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We were amazed to see how many people were there for lunch. Everybody seemed happy with roasted chicken and potatoes, I had Indian salad which was vey good. I would definitely visit this restaurant again in my next visit to Geneva.

Thank Liora293983

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$25
Fast food, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 15:00
17:45 - 23:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:45 - 23:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:45 - 23:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:45 - 23:30
11:00 - 15:00
17:45 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue Lissignol 5, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 731 98 98
"At Chez Ma Cousine, we eat chicken!"

With friends or family, our three restaurants in Geneva will always receive you in a relaxed atmosphere, with a quick service and unbeatable prices.
Come and try our delicious Swiss chicken with « pommes provencales » and a fresh salad.

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