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Geneva, Switzerland

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Boulangerie-Pâtisserie Faoro
23, Rue Voltaire
41 (22) 344-7544
Enjoy flaky pastries or homemade bread at this artisanal bakery and pastry shop.

5, Rue Châtelain
41 (22) 340-2575

Minimalist Scandinavian décor belies a diverse and savory menu, including brunch.

Café Du Grütli
Rue du Grütli
41 (22) 321-5158
This artist and student enclave boasts innovative cuisine and artisanal drinks.

La Théière Qui Rit
15, Rue de la Cité
41 (22) 310-3647
Friendly, casual tea room offering a variety of flaky pastries and sublime chocolate.


Café Cuba
1, Place du Cirque
41 (22) 328-4260
Tapas eatery with wooden tables, warm tones, and a small dance floor for salsa practice.

Chez ma cousine, on y mange du poulet
6, place Bourg-de-Four
41 (22) 310-9696
Good food served in cozy style at a great price.

Ú bobba
21, rue de la Corraterie
41 (22) 310-5340
Stylish eatery with roof terrace on warm evenings and a good variety of vegetarian food.


Les Armures Restaurant
1, rue Puits-St-Pierre
41 (22) 310-3442
Dine inside or out, weather permitting, savoring Swiss or French specialties at one of Geneva's oldest eateries.

Le Comptoir
9, Rue de Richemont
41 (22) 731-3237
Thai and Asian fusion dishes served in a sleek, modern setting.

La Demi-Lune
3, Rue Etienne-Dumont
41 (22) 312-1290
Trendy candle-lit eatery serving tapas, homemade hamburgers and late night cocktails.

La Perle du Lac
128, Rue de Lausanne
41 (22) 909-1020
Distinguished La Perle serves French cuisine, Swiss wines and offers an open-air terrace overlooking Lake Geneva.


10 Rue de la Rotisserie
41 (22) 312-1313

Airy and artsy bar with vintage flair and lots of locals.

Café Marius
9 Place des Augustins
41 (22) 320-6239
Butcher shop-turned-über-chic wine bar with art deco interior.

Au Chat Noir
13, Rue Vautier
41 (22) 343-4998
Music is an art form here, with live music ranging from French singers to jazz to spinning DJs.

La Clémence
20, Place du Bourg-de-Four
41 (22) 310-1096
Popular Old Town hangout for all ages with the perfect summer terrace for people watching.

Taverne Les Brasseurs S.A.
20, Place Cornavin
41 (22) 731-0206
Warm wood and copper-tones set a cozy scene for artisan beers served straight from the brewery.


Chocolaterie ARN
12, Bourg-de-Four
41 (22) 310-4094
It's all chocolate—handmade truffles, rich hot chocolate, cake or ice cream.

Chocolaterie du Rhône
3, Rue de la Confédération
41 (22) 311-5614
Stop by the tearoom for luxurious hot chocolate or handmade truffles.

Chocolaterie Stettler
10, Rue de Berne
41 (22) 732-4467
Founded in 1947, the chocolaterie is famous for their "pavés de Genève."

Chocolats Rohr SA
3, Place du Molard
41 (22) 311-6303
Stop by for a Geneva "poubelle"—dark and milk chocolate garbage cans filled with smooth ganache.

1, Rue Micheli-du-Crest
41 (22) 329-9006
Dark chocolate aficionados can eat their hearts out while enjoying this specialty of the house.


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