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“Coffee in the shadows of Einstein!”
Review of Cafe Bar ODEON

Cafe Bar ODEON
Ranked #136 of 2 040 Restaurants in Zurich
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$9 - US$30
Cuisines: European
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Dining options: Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Old Town
Description: The oldest and most famous coffee house in Switzerland – café, bar and restaurant. A meeting place for the intellectual scene since 1911.
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Love this place - beautiful art deco furnishing, and allegedly one of Albert Einstein's favourite spots. Great coffee and bircher, friendly service too!

Date of visit: April 2016
Thank jac_knight
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Reviewed 9 July 2016

The Odeon Cafe and Bar holds lots of Zurich history, and it's easy to feel it. Albert Einstein did his drinking here! Jung, Lenin, Brando... pretty cool! The place is over 100 years old. If you are down around the Bellevue, have a beer, an expresso or something you like and soak up the feeling. Be sure to take a look at the pictures hanging on the walls in the stairway.

Date of visit: July 2016
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Thank Bill S
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Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We were totally ignored in this place. We walked around trying to find a menu we could understand and there was absolutely no one interested in assisting us. So we left and had a delicious brunch in Globus. Too much hype and history in this place being damaged by such awful staff

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank grazhopr
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Reviewed 23 June 2016

Odeon has a lot of history to the place. It has had some of the most prominent people including Lenin, Freud and Einstein visit the bar to meet or meet and ideate. One can almost feel their aura yet. The coffees and the champagne cocktails are outstanding.

Date of visit: June 2016
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Thank suddu11
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Reviewed 20 June 2016

Breakfast with outstanding croissant until late; large Lunchmenu; nice place for afther hours; interesting crowd bevor dinnertime, and fun late night. Food served until after midnight and this is not easy to find in zuerich; for hose who like this old -classic- traditional- Cafes and Bars; this one has over 100 years and is mentioned in many books. Great place !

Date of visit: June 2016
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Thank Blacky12
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