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Bistrot du Boeuf Rouge

rue Dr-Alfred-Vincent 17, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
+41 22 732 75 37
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (39 reviews)
“rack of lamb” (8 reviews)
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French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
rue Dr-Alfred-Vincent 17, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Like most, almost all, Geneva restaurants, Bistrot du Bouef Rouge is little pricey, but the food is excellent, as is the service. The foie gras is outstanding, and, as an appetizer, there is plenty for more than one person.

Thank bjrgeneva
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

French cuisine not sophisticated and good service but something was missing in taste and presentation. Expectations were not met and perhaps on another day I would have find better.

Thank gio1508
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were greeted by a server who was humorous, welcoming and helpful throughout our meal. This lovely white table cloth restaurant focuses on meat-oriented dishes, but offers some fish selections. Their portions are substantial. My husband was very enthusiastic about the pikefish souffle he ordered....More

Thank DaveandJudy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staying at the nearby Bristol Hotel I found this restaurant on TA and was lucky to get a table for two without reservation around 8.30pm. We were greeted by Pascale (married in to the owners family) who immediately made is feel welcome. This is a...More

Thank ChunkyW
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Traditional, mostly French food. Great wine list. Competent, friendly, and fast service. Nice interior with a wild collection of old stuff and decorations. Recommended.

Thank Karsten K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had the filet steak combo, and it was good. Warning: if you ask for medium but express concern about pink or bloody meat, they will recommend it cooked well done. If so, the meat will be too well done to actually enjoy the flavor...More

1  Thank Urbane415
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Went here and had the lunch menu with my wife and 4 year old son. The lunch menu prices were extremely reasonable, considering the high cost of Geneva. The food, less so. We had the veal pasta and steak. The veal was so salty that...More

Thank MyongKi B
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Unplanned lunch. We were lucky to get a table without a reservation, but lunchtime service was polite, friendly and efficient. The waiters really seem to enjoy their work. Took the dish of the day, one of the best steaks we have had for a long...More

1  Thank John F
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Not far from Right Bank lakeside, this Lyonnaise bistro serves serious cooking. Great decor, comfortable, nice service. My wife's onion soup was terrific. I had perch from the lake which was terrific. Her entrecote was perfect. I liked the potatoes and the spinach and was...More

Thank Budd S
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

I have been coming to this restaurant for years but not many times previously. However, for the last year, every single time I visit Geneva I always come here. The staff are amazingly friendly and helpful too. The food is amazing and cooked to perfection....More

Thank Tony B
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Response from Codfish1 | Reviewed this property |
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16 May 2016|
Response from TucksCottage | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I missed your visit. Hope you still visited as it was really good
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: rue Dr-Alfred-Vincent 17, Geneva 1201, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 732 75 37
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