Fodor's Expert Review Les Armures

$$ Centre Ville Rive Gauche Swiss

A robust Swiss menu has made this Vieille Ville institution a magnet for local street sweepers, foreign heads of state, and everyone in between. Before tucking into a fondue or raclette (melted cheese served with small potatoes in their skins, pickled pearl onions, and gherkins), order a starter of air-dried meat cut paper thin—a specialty of the canton of Grisons. Other choices include Schübling (sausage) or veal strips in cream sauce: both come with sinfully delicious Rösti, a buttery cake of grated potatoes. The kitchen serves until 11:30 pm (11 on Sunday), and in season you can sit outdoors and soak up the Old Town's historic vibe.

Swiss Historical Casual Lunch Dinner $$

Quick Facts

1 rue du Puits-St-Pierre
Geneva, Geneva  1204, Switzerland

022-3103442

www.hotel-les-armures.ch

Known For:
  • Swiss specialties like fondue and raclette
  • Cozy, convivial atmosphere
  • Celebrity diners like former President Clinton

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