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Cafe du Soleil

place du Petit-Saconnex 6, Geneva 1209, Switzerland
+41 22 733 34 17
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“fondue” (443 reviews)
“steak” (53 reviews)
“salads” (44 reviews)
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French, Swiss, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
place du Petit-Saconnex 6, Geneva 1209, Switzerland
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Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Never having had a fondue in Switzerland I had to try this place. We phoned for a table same night and got one at 21.30. We had cheese starter for 2 between 3 of us. It was just about ok. The fondue (25 Euro a...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Cafe Du Soleil is just down the road from us and we have visited probably a dozen times. Its got a very nice, but small front beer garden, plus a basic but cosy interior on two levels, with a room out the back. The service...More

Thank Paul1978
Reviewed 18 January 2016 via mobile

As an amazing cute and tasty place the Cafe Du Soleil is a must have in Geneva. Order swiss Fondue or a Steak or even the fries were good. Price is fine, Staff is funny and professional. Anytime again.

Thank JesseBlue
Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

Decided on dining here based on the reviews. From the Gare, it's a quick 10 minute/$20 taxi ride. Service was very good. The menu was great. Dinner was a good value for Geneva and for Switzerland. The restaurant quickly filled to capacity after 18:30 hours....More

Thank Jeffrey H
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Busy place and our only reservation was for 9 pm but when we arrived early they still managed to accommodate us. Not much space but if you want good atmosphere, friendly staff and excellent fondue then very good choice. Would certainly go back

Thank Annette G
Reviewed 15 January 2016

when you first walk in it feels as if you are in someone's living room, it is a lovely rustic place, always popular as it was very busy, there were 8 of us and we were seated upstairs, despite being extremely busy (it was a...More

Thank LibWalesUK
Reviewed 14 January 2016

It is said to be a family restaurant dating back 400 years. It is generally full and prior booking is advisable. Can be noisy in evenings with a full crowd or party people. Food and wine are not expensive. In general quality and quantity of...More

1  Thank Piya w
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Went with family for a quick lunch on a cold winter day. We had salads and a fondue. I think it is one of the best I had in Geneva. Service was good. Staff are friendly. Looks like your casual outing Swiss style. The place...More

Thank Zmardam
Reviewed 29 December 2015 via mobile

Interesting bistro / Resturant on the outskirts of Town. Great atmosphere with old world charm. Very busy with service not the quickest in the world but this isn't a 'fast food' Resturant! Quality and quantity of food is high / top rate. Wine list also...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 24 December 2015

It has atmosphere and it was full both nights I ate here with groups from work. It is definitely more local and rustic than many dining places in Geneva. However the menu is limited (fondue and steak et frites), the food is basic and you...More

2  Thank skoyen89
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Javier C
5 June 2017|
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Response from Adriano D | Property representative |
Hello, Sorry for late reply. We don't use tripadvisor to take reservation and I didn't see it on time. Hope you managed to come visit us. Best regards, Café du Soleil team
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Dž P
14 March 2017|
Response from Adriano D | Property representative |
Hello, Thank you very much for contacting Café du Soleil through tripadvisor. We decided to stop taking reservation on this channel because we need to centralize the process for better organization. Please book directly by... More
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Nevena P
24 February 2017|
Response from Adriano D | Property representative |
Dear Nevena, Your table for two at 19:15 tonight is confirmed. Thank you very much for your booking. Best regards, Adriano
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
07:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: place du Petit-Saconnex 6, Geneva 1209, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Geneva  >  Geneva
  • Phone Number: +41 22 733 34 17
Le Café du Soleil is one of the oldest restaurant in Geneva (around 400 years old), well known for serving the best fondue and delicious malakoffs. Our restaurant also offers a varied menu to satisfy everybody and daily specials for lunch made with love. During summer, our beautiful terrace will welcome you or our air-conditionned room.
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