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Old 20.07.2011, 11:32
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Re: Goodman Steakhouse coming to Zürich

I saw this thread some time ago and have been meaning to pay a visit for a while.

I went last night. Restuarant was pretty busy for a Tuesday evening and not just with people in suits.

Service was attentive, friendly and helpful.

I had a 300g Rib eye (CHF 59), hand cut fries (CHF 9), bearnaise sauce (CHF 1.50) and we shared a bottle of Amarone della Valpolicella (CHF 77).

Certainly not a cheap meal but it was a good a steak (nicely marbled, excellently cooked) as I've had here in Switzerland and I have had a few.

Good for a treat or if someone else is picking up the tab!
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Old 20.07.2011, 11:50
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I saw this thread some time ago and have been meaning to pay a visit for a while.

I went last night. Restuarant was pretty busy for a Tuesday evening and not just with people in suits.

Service was attentive, friendly and helpful.

I had a 300g Rib eye (CHF 59), hand cut fries (CHF 9), bearnaise sauce (CHF 1.50) and we shared a bottle of Amarone della Valpolicella (CHF 77).

Certainly not a cheap meal but it was a good a steak (nicely marbled, excellently cooked) as I've had here in Switzerland and I have had a few.

Good for a treat or if someone else is picking up the tab!
Thanks for the review. I meant to go there this coming Friday and was wondering about the quality of service and the food.
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Re: Goodman Steakhouse coming to Zürich

We went there a couple months ago and both had steaks. I had their sirlion special from the menu and I must say that the steak is far from being impressive and certainly does not correspond well with the high price! I can't remember what boyfriend had (was something else on their special menu), but he was not impressed either.

As for the service, the restaurant was rather crowded and the waiter though friendly was rather slow. The entire experience was below from we had expected for such a restaurant.

OTOH, I will give Ascot a double thumbs up for their very yummy steak and their excellent service. I would go to Ascot anytime and probably will never return to Goodman for another steak. It was such a dissapointment.
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Old 20.07.2011, 11:56
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Re: Goodman Steakhouse coming to Zürich

I have been there a few times. Both the food and quality of service is absolutely excellent. The creamed spinach is tasteless, but everything else is awesome.

edit: I got the burger and a few sides etc and a different time I got the fillet steak and ribeye. All excellent
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Old 20.11.2011, 23:55
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Re: Goodman Steakhouse coming to Zürich

Went to Goodman last night. My husband and I both had the rib-eye steak and it was divine! It wasn't very busy, our waitress was pleasant and provided good service.
We shared a slice of the New York cheesecake for desert and it was alright, nothing to write home about.

Very pricey.. CHF 170 for 350g and 400g rib eye steaks, side of chips, herb butter, two non alcohol beers and the cheesecake.

When I get a steak craving again, I will be heading back there though.

The best steak I've had in ZH so far.
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Re: Goodman Steakhouse coming to Zürich

Has anybody been here of recent and would be kind enough to share their experience?
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Re: Goodman Steakhouse coming to Zürich

Three years on (since the last post), it's now closed.

Back to Rollis!
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Old 01.09.2015, 17:41
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Anyone know why?

Was the menu too left field for Swiss customers?
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Old 01.09.2015, 18:26
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Three years on (since the last post), it's now closed.

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damn you. i read all the old posts and was getting in the mood for a steak there and then skip forward to what caused the thread bump.
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Re: Goodman Steakhouse coming to Zürich

This is an old thread I know.
It seems its closed? Heard the location is empty

Also webpage says
Wir sind dauerhaft geschlossen. Sie können uns in dringenden Anliegen über goodman@goodmanrestaurants.ch erreichen.

If I recall it used to say "vorübergehend"
Sad.
I liked the MacNCheese.

Now where to go for a good piece of meat?
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Re: Goodman Steakhouse coming to Zürich

Restaurant Eisenhof, best value fillet steak (beef or horse) in Zürich. Old fashioned yes, but good food and usually packed.
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Old 01.09.2015, 23:35
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Re: Goodman Steakhouse coming to Zürich

I don't get the point of going out for steak, when one can easily do much better at home.

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Old 01.09.2015, 23:57
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I don't get the point of going out for steak, when one can easily do much better at home.
You can. Many people can't. (Or are too lazy to bother...)
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Anyone know why?

Was the menu too left field for Swiss customers?

I looked at their menu per Internet once and do not believe for a moment that they could and can charge such prices in London
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Re: Goodman Steakhouse coming to Zürich

It's a sad moment when we lose a Goodman's.

Not sure why it closed down - location? Only good for lunchtime business crowd? FYI the window now says an Asian styled restaurant will take its place.
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Re: Goodman Steakhouse coming to Zürich

http://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/zuerich/...story/17226036
In German, of course.

Commenters blame deteriorating quality towards the end.
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In German, of course.

Commenters blame deteriorating quality towards the end.
Some interesting observations towards the end of the article.

I think many foreign chains coming to Switzerland fall into the same trap, assuming that with the prices the market here is prepared to tolerate, that they can make a quick buck easily.
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Re: Goodman Steakhouse coming to Zürich

I never went in there but looked at the menu outside. Remember thinking it terribly overpriced. Going along with what stlemans mentions we have a great family butcher near us whose steak is maybe a shade more expensive then Coop.

A Côte-de-boeuf done on the charcoal grill with homemade potato wedges and a greek salad on the side. Perfect. And I get my choice of wine.

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