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“Best Bouillabaisse outside Marseilles”
Review of Mere Catherine

Mere Catherine
Ranked #102 of 2,017 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French
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Dining options: After-hours, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Old Town
Reviewed 29 February 2016

great food and warm atmosphere in a French setting. We were able to get reservations for the same evening and were not disappointed. Very good bouillabaisse, fresh ingredients and very friendly staff.

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Roland L, Manager at Mere Catherine, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2016
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Besten Dank für Ihre positive Bewertung. Wir freuen uns sehr, dass es Ihnen bei uns gefallen hat. Herzliche Grüsse

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Reviewed 6 February 2016

Zurich has over 1600 restaurants. With the help of a Swiss relative we found Mere Catherine and had an enjoyable, and reasonably, priced dinner for 9 people, The restaurant is located in the Old Town section of Zurich. The service is proper and the food excellently prepared and presented. It is French cuisine with an emphasis on sea food. There are some interesting appetizers, goat cheese for example, good soups and good deserts. Tables are close but they try to seat you away from occupied tables.

The restaurant is located on a side street more of an alley in the old town, so use a map or a phone app to locate it. It is easy to miss the street. It is near the old Cathedral.

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Roland L, Manager at Mere Catherine, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2016
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Wir freuen uns, dass es Ihnen bei uns gefallen hat und bedanken uns, dass Sie sich Zeit genommen haben, eine Bewertung zu schreiben. Wir geben ihr Lob gerne an unsere Mitarbeiter weiter. Herzliche Grüsse

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Reviewed 1 February 2016 via mobile

Had dinner here at this delightful French restaurant in altstadt Zurich.

Ambiance is quaint and rustic with plastered stone walls and open balcony. Food very good. My ratatouille was very good but a tad on the salty side for me.

My wife had the goat cheese salad which she reported as delicious.

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Roland L, Manager at Mere Catherine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2016
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Herzlichen Dank für Ihr Feeback, welches wir sehr gerne an unsere Mitarbeiter weitergeben. Beste Grüsse aus dem Nägelihof

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Reviewed 25 January 2016

lovely restaurant in the heart of Zurich
you won't find tourists here

food was extremely good and staff very friendly
the restaurant is expensive as all the restaurants are in Switzerland

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Roland L, Manager at Mere Catherine, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2016
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Wir freuen uns, dass es Ihnen bei uns gefallen hat und danken Ihnen, dass Sie sich die Zeit genommen haben, uns zu bewerten. Herzliche Grüsse

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Reviewed 25 December 2015

We arrived without a reservation but we were promptly seated in the cozy dining room. Still fighting jet lag we were looking for a modest dinner rather than a multi-course affair. That was no problem at Mére Catherine. I enjoyed a salad followed by the Daube de Boeuf--nicely flavored tender beef with bacon and olives served with noodles and vegetables. From the number of similar plates being served at other tables, it's obviously a popular dish. But the standout of the night were the Moules et Frites. The mussels were so tender and succulent and the quantity was beyond belief. My wife happily finished the entire pot. Unfortunately we left no room for dessert but that only gives us a reason to return to try the mille-feuille. Service was attentive and despite the restaurant being quite busy, service was never rushed. Thank you for a most enjoyable evening.
And yes, prices for Zurich are very reasonable.

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Roland L, Manager at Mere Catherine, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2015
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Herzlichen Dank für Ihre Bewertung. Es freut uns sehr, dass es Ihnen bei uns gefallen hat und dass Sie wieder kommen wollen. Gerne geben wir Ihre Komplimente an unsere Mitarbeiter weiter. Wir grüssen Sie aus der Limmatstadt.

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