Specialties from Zurich

What does Zurich taste like? And what do the locals eat? This list reveals Zurich’s absolute culinary classics, as well as two or three specialties from the surrounding region.

Zürich Geschnetzeltes, Birchermüesli and Luxemburgerli: Every guest visiting the City on the Limmat should try these popular Zurich specialties at least once. The culinary delights are served in numerous restaurants and can also be purchased in many places in the city. In our list, you will also find some tips about where the dish or product tastes particularly delicious.

Making Old Into New
You can purchase or directly eat Leibacher Biber in these Zurich stores and cafés.
For Chocolate Lovers


The Taucherli is a large, filled praline chocolate. When it is dipped in milk, it produces a delicious chocolate drink. Buy directly from the factory.
Real Zurich Cheese
Cheese and wine from the region transform Züri Fondue into a real Zurich culinary treat.
From the Region 1

Zuger Kirschtorte

In Zug, everything revolves around cherries. Besides Zug Cherry Cake, there is cherry brandy and cherry sausages. The cake is available at Treichler.
From the Region 2


This puff pastry square, which was very popular among Zurich’s aristocracy in the 17th century, originated in Baden. Enjoy it, for example, at Moser’s.

Multifaceted Zurich

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