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Chez Sami

rue de Fribourg 11 | Fribourg Street 11, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
+41 22 901 03 33
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good39%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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Lebanese, Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
$$ - $$$
rue de Fribourg 11 | Fribourg Street 11, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

if you like mezzes this is the place to go. very nice selection of cold and hot mezzes. the aubergine caviar is delicious. the houmos as well. Koftes also better reserve it is often full the kitchen is opened so you can see them preparing...More

Thank luoning715
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Occasionally go this excellent restaurant which is convenient to downtown Geneva. The Lebanese are excellent and we leave the proprietor to make our choices and are never disappointed.

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a relatively small dinner at Chez Sami, but the food was very good, and service was courteous too. It's not cheap, but that is Switzerland in a nutshell

Thank Andreas V
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Professional and friendly staff. Nice mezze display but king of frozen food. Overall, really pricy for what we get.

Thank AudreyFl
Reviewed 22 November 2017

We enjoyed the meal here. The food is more refined that at other Lebanese places, although the price is a little higher accordingly.

Thank johngeneva123
Reviewed 5 October 2017

As a large group we were invited at one of the longest tables of the restaurant. The service was impeccable and the food simply delicious. We tried numerous plates and were already full after entrées. But the desert was so good! And the wine. And...More

1  Thank popescugeorge2003
Fares H, Owner at Chez Sami, responded to this reviewResponded 10 October 2017

Thanks for your kind comment.

Reviewed 12 September 2017

Very good meal, we enjoyed every plate we ordered. Great service. We loved it! GVA is not a cheap place, so you can expect to pay around 60 CHF beverages included...

Thank 830Ale
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

The food was delicious, the service fast and the atmosphere very friendly. It is a bit pricey but the portions are big. We had 6 mezze for two and it was far than enough!

Thank Claire B
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We went to "Chez Sami" for lunch, and had a lebanese plate, which was quite good, but in my eyes a bit expensive, especially in regards to the quantity of the meat on the plate. Atmosphere is quite nice and very clean. Staff was very...More

Thank Pascal J
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Excellent menu at lunchtime, it was very filling and really nice. A wee bit noisy with the kitchen nearby. Authentic lebanese food.

Thank Pamela R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$21 - US$62
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue de Fribourg 11 | Fribourg Street 11, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 901 03 33
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En plein centre de Geneve, le restaurant CHEZ SAMI vous accueille pour vous faire decouvrir le meilleur de la gastronomie libanaise: Hommos, Falafel, Mezzes, Grillades, accompagne de grands vins de la vallee de la Bekaa. Le restaurant vous seduira pour ses prix accessibles : le menu du midi a partir de CHF 20 et la carte a partir de CHF 25. Pour finir, les vegetariens trouveront leur bonheur grace au menu concu expres pour leurs exigences. N'attendez plus, et profitez d'un decollage immediat pour le pays des cedres!
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