Zürich Geschnetzeltes

This classic Zurich dish can be found in a number of variations in many of the city’s restaurants.

If you ask the locals about traditional Zurich dishes, you are guaranteed to hear the name, “Züri Gschnätzlets” – or “Zürcher Geschnetzeltes” in High German. This dish is made from thinly-sliced strips of pan-fried veal in a delicious creamy sauce. It is typically served with rösti (pronounced “rurr-sh-ti”), comprising coarsely grated potato in the form of a potato cake.

Zürcher Geschnetzeltes can be found in many restaurants in the city and surrounding region. The following establishments are particularly renowned for their own variation of this traditional specialty.