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Cucina e Libri

Froehlichstrasse 39, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
+41 44 383 21 39
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average5%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
6 Aug 2015
“Italian specialties in a tiny and cozy setting”
10 Mar 2015
“Home cooked food the Italian way”
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Italian, Mediterranean
Froehlichstrasse 39, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
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Reviewed 6 August 2015

This is a tiny and cozy restaurant offering excellent Italian specialties. Small menu but always offering market fresh and seasonal specials. Reservations required because of the small number of seats.

2  Thank Manuel E
Reviewed 10 March 2015

We had seen this cute little restaurant way last year while passing on a cold winters night, it looked warm and cosy and every little table was full. We managed to get a table for 2 and were looking forward to the experience, when we...More

2  Thank Spotter58
Reviewed 19 September 2014

I was here in a group of 20-ish people celebrating a school reunion, and had a wonderful evening. The food was superb, particularly in view of the size of the group, and the atmosphere is wonderful, it's like being at a friend's house. I'll definitely...More

1  Thank but_56
Reviewed 2 May 2014 via mobile

I come once a month, each time I have to call quite a bit in advance to get a table. But Carlo does his best to make everything possible. The location in Seefeld is very urban. Inside dining like in the masters livingroom, outside on...More

1  Thank CorinnaSievers
Reviewed 28 September 2013

I'm almost reluctant to write a review of this little neighbourhood restaurant which is one of our favourites in Zurich! Its a hidden gem known mainly by locals. It's small, charming and intimate. Best of all is the delicious food which comes straight the chef's...More

2  Thank Neptunetravellers
Reviewed 20 September 2013 via mobile

We went to have dinner with a friend at Cucina e Libri. The restaurant is small and cosy with a nice decoration, full of books, candles and rustic furniture. The waitress was very nice and patient. The starter bread was warm and tasty. I thought,...More

1  Thank Dewi E
Reviewed 16 May 2013 via mobile

We have spent several wonderful evenings in this tiny little paradise. Nothing extravagant, no luxury and no millionaires, just hundreds of cooking books, 8 tables and fantastic food! Carlo, the owner and cook keeps it simple and invites you regularly to culinary excursions, with and...More

Thank polymerizer
Reviewed 21 April 2013

This is our favorite little gem in Zurich. A little library with only a few tables. Unsophisticated but great food and atmosphere. The dishes are always seasonal, simple but extremely rich in flavors. The journalist-turned-chef Carlo Bernasconi has managed to create a unique place, a...More

Thank chicago_zurich
Reviewed 13 April 2012

Similar to my favorite Cafi Dihei - Cucina e Libri is small and very cozy. The 8 tables are all wooden and have a white cover with candles. The food is first class Italian (Piemont) style and is cooked by the chef himself. You are...More

1  Thank urshinterwald
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7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Froehlichstrasse 39, Zurich 8008, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 383 21 39
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