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Chez Max Julen

) #13 of 183 Restaurants in Zermatt $$ - $$$ , Barbecue, European
Kirchstrasse 44, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
+41 27 967 40 44
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chateaubriand” (20 reviews)
“steak” (15 reviews)
“rocket salad” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Swiss, Barbecue, European, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Kirchstrasse 44, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
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1 - 10 of 160 reviews

Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

This wonderful restaurant has extremely good food and great service. Nothing better in all of the area. Don't miss this Swiss iconic place

Thank sscantrell
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Just a few words on this awesome experience- 1. Dinner by the fireplace when the outside temperature is 2 degrees Centigrade outside 2. Awesome hospitality- the team is simply great 4. Both my wife and I liked the food - most elegantly presented and served...More

1  Thank Kurmi
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Very busy family run restaurant. I had the calves liver and would have happily married the chef. Big wine list lots of Swiss and Italian choices. If I had more time no would have gone back and had something else off the menu. We were...More

Thank 186225Traveller624
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Thoroughly enjoyed our meal and experience in this restaurant. We were on a weekend deal which included 2 nights in a hotel and 1 evening meal at this restaurant. We had the table d'hote menu which was excellent. The restaurant was pretty full - always...More

Thank Swisstours
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

A cosy place with crackling fire, which is also used to make delicious grill dishes. Reasonable price for Switzerland and delicious food. Chef often serves the meal himself, and the atmosphere is warm and welcome. The restaurant is favoured with locals, so book your place...More

Thank nesTravel2003
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I had dinner with a friend here and the meat was great, we had Chateaubriand. All bigger pieces of meat are done on a huge open fire grill in the restaurant. The vegetable are also good but cooked like 10 years ago, nothing against it...More

Thank Hansjoerg R
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This is a popular restaurant at (the southern end of) the centre of Zermatt, on a road that runs by the river. The decor is traditional and the restaurant spacious enough - although a little less so than some of the other restaurants we tried....More

Thank twovass
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We have never had a bad meal in Zermatt. Having said that, the meal we had at Chaz Max Julen was one of the best meal we have had anywhere. We arrived without reservations. They were kind enough to make a place for us. They...More

Thank DallasDoc
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Awesome!!! The food was nice accompanied with good service from the staff. Reservation is a must due to the above mentioned reasons otherwise you might be disappointed. One point to note is that the service can be a bit slow due to the massive number...More

Thank Kongzi8
Reviewed 23 February 2017

This is the best restaurant in zermatt for overall service, food and ambiance. The food is expertly prepared on a food fired oven in the middle of the restaurant. The food is so delicious. The filet, pommes frites, lamb, Rosti ,salad, Wiener schnitzel....best in zermatt.

2  Thank caroline s
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kirchstrasse 44, Zermatt 3920, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Swiss Alps  >  Canton of Valais  >  Zermatt
  • Phone Number: +41 27 967 40 44
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