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Bistro Gleis 9

$$ - $$$
Oerlikon
European, Swiss, Bar, Central European
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Affolternstrasse 52 | 8050 Zurich, Zurich 8050, Switzerland
+41 43 288 94 44
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

The bistro is nice and flexible for client needs. There is y large variety of drinks and good selection of quick meals.

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Thank Sorin972
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6 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Went there as a party of 3 and ordered the black angus burger with salad. I asked the waiter to hold the sheep's cheese as I really don't like it's taste! My burger came with two layers of this smelly sheep's cheese and as I asked the waiter for another burger without cheese - he took my plate, went back... More 

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Thank Mel B
Zurich, Switzerland
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

I always enjoy a drink after work at the place, especially in good weather. Very friendly service and nice environment. I tried once the burger and it is amazing. I believe ti is one of the best in Zurich!

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Thank Eirini B
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112 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Love to have lunch there. Good is great and place is stylish. Waiters all friendly and fast - important for lunch. Only downside - can be noisy in peak hours. Anyway, worth to visit!

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Thank Gauttle
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Great service great caesar salad . Im really liking their food and their caesar salad. Nice terrasse if you do not mind the noise of train

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Thank Elisabeth W
Los Angeles, California
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51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016

Went there for lunch with a friend today.. Gleis 9 benefits being located right next to the Oerlikon train station, which is convenient. Further the nice outside seating arrangements deceivingly beckon.. . however, the food, unfortunately is not of equal quality at all.. rather the opposite. Sadly, the fare is overpriced and tasteless. I ordered a Cesar salad and requested... More 

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Thank susannita77
Gleis9, Inhaber at Bistro Gleis 9, responded to this review

Whats this? Campaining against us? Our ceasar salad is a small portion???? Give me a break.Unfortunately i can't attach a picture to this answer.... The salad is made with lettuce, a home made sauce, swiss beacon and swiss best quality chicken, croûtons from Plüss...you gave the kronenhalle a 3 star review and you call our salad dog's food...that speaks for... More 

Milan, Italy
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78 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Into a special atmosphere, this bistrot restaurant is a good place where to enjoy a drink or a meal. For a more formal dinner you can access to the Resturant area, while for an informal dinner the bistrot area, including tables outside, is available. Different dishes for the different needs of your guests are available, both at the Resturant and... More 

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Thank Antonio D
Zurich, Switzerland
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155 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

The bar and informal dining area feels cosy and atmospheric thanks to the brickwork and lower lighting. Food choice is limited, but the portions are big. I usually end up with the penne with chicken breast which is tasty and filling. Service is good, table service as is normal in Switzerland. Good choice if you are in the area, but... More 

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Thank Worldroamer4
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71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015

I have been in Gleis 9 for a Xmas dinner with the colleagues. The service was good and the waitresses very kind. The choice isn't very wide but the food was good. What really disappointed me was to receive for around 30 CHF a plate containing 4 (yes 4) Ravioli that I finished in about 1 minute. Sadly unacceptable.

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Thank Syrius1983
Gleis9, Inhaber at Bistro Gleis 9, responded to this review

These were hand made very large italien style raviolis.... More 

Cary, North Carolina
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574 reviews
381 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2015 via mobile

Was invited for a business dinner at this place. When we arrived it wad simply packed, mostly with young people. And that on a Tuesday evening. We ordered some appetizers where just great. By the time we finished them there was no room left for the main dish. Nevertheless we enjoyed that one as well. Definitely a place to go... More 

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Thank Bob_Creek

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$30
Cuisine
European, Swiss, Bar, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 00:00
Thursday
10:00 - 00:00
Friday
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Affolternstrasse 52 | 8050 Zurich, Zurich 8050, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich>  > Oerlikon
  • Neighbourhood: Oerlikon
  • Phone Number: +41 43 288 94 44
Description
The Bistro Gleis 9 (Track 9) , located in a historical industrial building next to the railway station of Zurich - Oerlikon, is THE place for down-to-earth top class bistro menus for lunch and dinner time. This venue offers a wide after work variation of bar-food, beers, drinks and wines.

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