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Kafischnaps

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Kornhausstrasse 57, Zurich 8037, Switzerland
+41 43 538 81 16
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09:00 - 01:00
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Hours:
Sun 09:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 08:00 - 00:00
Fri 08:00 - 01:00
Sat 09:00 - 01:00
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144 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to this lovely place for breakfast and coffee. We had very nice sweets, amazing croissants , eggs and this lovely dish with yogurt and cereals, nuts , fruits . The service was very nice and if we were locals, Kafischanps would be definitely one of the most frequent places to go .

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Thank Cynthie2013
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

It used to be hard to find a style that describes Zürich well. I would assume that over the past couple of years, Kafischnaps and a few other places became frontrunners for representing food & atmosphere in Zürich: authentic personell, good & high quality food and a down-to-earth atmosphere sums it pretty much up. If you visit Zürich more than... More 

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Thank Lukas N
Busan, South Korea
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353 reviews
251 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 128 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

There is so much I love about this cafe! The decor, the food and the coffee was good! If you like strong coffee, I'd recommend asking for an extra shot of coffee. I read a lot of mixed reviews on Kafischnaps before deciding to go ahead and try it for myself as the only breakfast (my favourite meal to eat... More 

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Thank Family_of_thre3
Farmington Hills, Michigan
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

My husband and I found this place was open on Easter Sunday. This place was nice, clean and cozy. It was a bit chill that morning, so we chose to sit inside next to the main entrance. Because we didnt speak Swiss German, we asked for an English menu. The staff there was nice. He was even trying to chat... More 

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Thank Sharon L
Diekirch, Luxembourg
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32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

quiet in the morning to have a coffee - then very very busy around lunchtime when you could get the menu of the day for 22,50 CHF (which is pretty good) or some warm sandwiches with salad friendly stuff go and check it

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Thank Nadine Z
Zurich, Switzerland
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204 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

another busy bar which is worthy to visit. Good for a coffee during the day or beer/wine in the evening. There is also couple of places outside. Upstairs is a pension.

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Thank Kamcio
Zurich, Switzerland
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1,309 reviews
685 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 611 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2015

Kafischnaps is located one block down the hill from Schafhauserplatz. This café is at a busy intersection and has a large sidewalk seating area at the front and side. Inside there are wooden tables and chairs and the decoration is mostly checkered floors and walls. All orders are paid and served at the bar. The staff seems energetic and there... More 

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Thank FormerCaliBoy
Zurich, Switzerland
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2014

Kafischnapps is the classic local bar where you can go by yourself with your laptop or a book, or where you can enjoy brunch or an evening beer with Friends. Service is friendly (but not so quick when the bar is crowded). Drinks and food are of good quality.

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Thank EUTravellerWW
Montreal, Canada
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104 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2014

I was staying at Kafischnaps's pension for 2 days with my girlfriend. We had lunch and breakfast there twice. I would recommend the place for lunch (they have great salads and original plates) and/or drinks. But it is pretty expensive for breakfast. Small portions and nothing amazing. Almost 7chf for a glass of orange juice. I know Zurich is expensive,... More 

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Thank mc_1990
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 June 2014 via mobile

I usually go once per week to eat their great salads. I strongly recommend the goat chease with dry tomato salad. Really good

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Thank Jonathan S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$18
Cuisine
Cafe, European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 00:00
Monday
08:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 00:00
Thursday
08:00 - 00:00
Friday
08:00 - 01:00
Saturday
09:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kornhausstrasse 57, Zurich 8037, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 43 538 81 16
  • This restaurant is at Kafischnaps

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