Street food venues
Street food venues in Geneva
From ramen to poke bowls, from juicy burgers to chic lobster rolls, street food is becoming increasingly popular with all foodies. And Geneva shows no exception! Discover our selection of the best street food spots in all corners of the city.
The most popular ramen bar in Geneva! On Rue du Stand, next to the Banking district, the restaurant has been packed since its opening. And for good reason too! With its friendly atmosphere and minimalist design, Susuru boasts wonderfully creative and mouth-watering recipes, based on 100% local products. The menu features ramen, mazemen (without broth), gyoza and crunchy karaage. Try it!
In the Pâquis, Plainpalais or Eaux-Vives districts, discover one of the best places for burgers in Geneva. The place is rather trendy and spacious and welcomes you all day long, until 10.30 pm. Its ultra-soft homemade bread has already won the hearts of Geneva residents … The plus: a food truck also roams downtown Geneva!
The temple of bao, the famous fluffy Taiwanese steamed buns that locals love! The real street food canteen, with food to eat on the spot or to take away, with shops in Rive and in Plainpalais, features bao, cocktails and a colourful atmosphere to meet up for drinks and a singalong. With its pink and punchy identity, Bao Canteen has already won over Geneva. The plus: discover the Bao Truck & Karaoke, for your private parties …
Here, the spotlight is on homemade dim sum and bao, the jewels of Chinese street food. The recipes feature a majority of local products and mix traditional and modern flavours. Baozi, Jiaozis, Xiaocai … You’ll love them all! The plus: the exceptional quality-price ratio!
Geneva boasts street food straight from Hawaii for the great pleasure of all foodies … With its three restaurants in Geneva, Molokaï offers “fusion” poke bowls featuring flavours from several continents and fresh and balanced recipes that will delight both young and old. And all tastes are catered to: the “Tofu pas de moi” for vegetarians with marinated tofu, red cabbage and seaweed, or the “Jungle Chicken” with its five-spice chicken, courgettes and crispy onions.
The new kid on the street food block! Between the burger and the baguette sandwich, there’s the roll sandwich! With its soft, toasted brioche bun, various fillings and innovative and trendy style, the roll is really, really tasty. Perfect for a quick lunch. At Cornavin Station and Cours de Rive, La Chose welcomes you continuously, from breakfast onwards, with Nutella, peanut butter or jam rolls.
With its take-away corner on Rue du Marché, in the Rues-Basses, and with its brand-new restaurant in the heart of Vésenaz, Nero’s Pizza brings a slice of Roman street food to Geneva! The venue offers generous slices of pizza to take away, topped with products imported directly from Italy. Margherita, Regina Bufala or Salame Picante, there’s something for everyone. On the spot, in Vésenaz, antipasti and genuine Italian cuisine are also available.
The kings of bagels have landed in Geneva! At the foot of the Old Town, Threekids is the reference to homemade bagels, featuring organic flour from Geneva, seasonal recipes, and three childhood friends who’ll welcome you in a friendly and dynamic atmosphere. Fun fact: each bagel bears the name of a Geneva neighbourhood. Take away only!
Steeped in dolce vita, this divinely sunny Mediterranean family restaurant serves homemade focaccia in the form of delicious sandwiches. In addition to the Tuscan speciality, the menu features Arancini and a very comforting Parmigiana. Our favourite is the Cremosa, made with gorgonzola cream, cooked ham and courgettes!
Le Bánh Mì
The latest addition to the Eaux-Vives district, the yummy Bánh MÌ (a famous savoury Vietnamese sandwich) has set up shop in Geneva in a small arcade on Place des Eaux-Vives. People meet there for lunch and even dinner to taste the best of Vietnamese street food and its equally delicious side dishes. Pork, chicken, cream of aubergine or stewed beef, the place caters to all tastes!
Papabou’s all about smash burgers and natural wine … The smash burger craze swarmed into Geneva a few months ago, and Papabou celebrates it in a relatively classic but wonderfully tasty way. With its minimalist homemade menu, quality ingredients and bun to die for, the venue has all the hallmarks of the greatest burger places. You’ll love it!
Enjoy some Thai street food in the heart of the Pâquis district, near Cornavin train station! Soï will transport you straight to the streets of Bangkok for an exquisite sensory journey. The place features typical dishes, a selection of Thai grills, salads and soups, a very urban atmosphere, neon lights and pop colours, and above all, lots of smiles!
The kings of Belgian chips. Belga is above all a story of friendship and traditional know-how. Made from local ingredients and, of course, from a 100% Belgian recipe, the chips are to die for. They’re served with other specialities such as Fricadelle or Bitterballen. Don’t forget your beer, from a strictly Belgian selection of course!
Spoon Food Hall: the temple of street food in Geneva
The Spoon Food Hall is a real food court in the brand-new Confederation Centre in the heart of the banking district and the city centre. Located on the first floor, seven street food shops offer food to take away or to eat on the spot in the magnificent hall fitted out for the occasion. There’s something for everyone and for every moment of the day, whether it’s a lobster roll, a ramen or a sando, the famous Japanese sandwiches!
Check them out: Umamido, Oh My Greek!, Hôi An, Au Poulet Doré, Elsalad, Sando, Panares Gourmet at spoonfoodhall.ch.
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