What
Where

Café Bel-Ami

8.8/10
287 reviews

Average price CHF 39

Free serviceInstant reservation

Make a reservation on TheFork to earn Yums and enjoy exclusive loyalty discounts

Selected by INSIDER

A rare pearl among our careful selection of the best addresses right now

Vaste intérieur moderne et aéré, plantes et fauteuils en rotin, grandes baies vitrées ouvrant sur une terrasse de 80 couverts : cette enseigne de la route de l’Etraz à Nyon est fraichement restaurée depuis l’automne 2018 par une jeune équipe créative. La cuisine raffinée transforme des produits toujours saisonniers pour une fusion subtile entre tradition épicurienne et pointes sud-américaines : ceviche équatorien, taco végétarien, Mole Poblano, souris d’agneau, cœur-coulant chocolat-piment, fruits rôtis au pisco, crème d’avocat sucrée...

Ce ne sont que quelques-unes des folles trouvailles du chef Luca Arzenton, originaire d’Echandens, qui opérait comme maître du grill dans le food truck The Green Van. Il s’est associé au lausannois Granit Imeri pour faire du Bel Ami –clin d’oeil à leur mentor Maupassant- un incontournable romand de la cuisine latino-américaine contemporaine, laquelle a décidément le vent en poupe !

INSIDER tip

Le Bel Ami est l'endroit idéal pour accueillir les groupes avec ses grandes tables parfaitement calibrées pour l'organisation d'anniversaires ou de dîners d’entreprise.

Restaurant menu

Chef Luca Arzenton
  • Average price CHF 39 Special request

Dietary options

Vegetarian dishes
See à la carte and set menus

User photos

Cheesecacke
Entrecôte
Burritos gratiné
Tartare de thon,avocat et gengibre, et ceviché de poisson
Tacos végétariens
Tacos végétarien

+11

photos

Ratings & Reviews

Fabulous

8.8/10
based on 287 reviews
Only customers who have dined at the restaurant after making a reservation on TheFork can leave a review.
Quality of food :8.7/10
Service :9.2/10
Setting :8.7/10
  1. Judith O.
    Judith O.
    • 16 reviews
    10/10

    This restaurant is my favourite in Nyon so I try to go as much as possible and show it to all my friends. The waiter is so nice, always with an smile in his face makes you feel very welcome. The environtment is amazing, it's like being in the Caribbean due to his tropical details and decoration. The big terrace is really nice and cozy. And finally the food...it's simply amazing! They cook the best ceviche ever with tasty sweet potatoes. They also have a good hamburguer. And the cheesecake is so original and delicious that every time I go is just to eat it again and again.

  2. David G.
    David G.
    • one review
    6/10

    The restaurant is slightly off the beaten path in Nyon but has a nice terrace where we sat. The menu is small but with quite a few tasty options however the food was a little bit bland. The burrito lacked any kick whatsoever and the poke bowl was tuna, rice and a rather odd carrot, sweet corn and pea combination. The quality of the ingredients was good, a little bit of kick or at least an option of some spicy sauce would be appreciated. The service was not good. It took about 20 minutes before we got a menu and at least another ten before anyone took our drinks order.

  3. Henry d.
    Henry d.
    • 5 reviews
    9/10

    Very good dinner in a nice, young, comfy setting. Good Caribbean music. Good Pisco sour!

  4. Mida B.
    Mida B.
    • 14 reviews
    8.5/10

    The staff were super welcoming and the food was superb! The menu is short and American Latin oriented: we eat a delicious burritos and rice with beef. Super recommended!

  5. Robin B.
    Robin B.
    • 3 reviews
    8/10

    It was a pleasure to find a restaurant in Nyon with a few Latin American dishes on the menu. The caipirinhas were excellent. The only disappointment was that dishes with the Oaxacan sauce mole, which is totally delicious but hard to find anywhere, were shown on the restaurant website but not available that evening. Now I know I should call ahead and check availability. Prices are a little high, but acceptable. We'll be back.

  6. Paula P.
    Paula P.
    • 2 reviews
    8/10

    Excellent !

  7. Inci R.
    Inci R.
    • 7 reviews
    9.5/10

    Very good tuna tartare , friendly service . Would go back again !

  8. Géraldine P.
    Géraldine P.
    • one review
    9.5/10

    The food was really good, service excellent and the place is nicely decorated. I had the special beef and ordered it blue... and it indeed was blue. What a pleasure!!! The waitress is very kind and make you feel welcomed. I would recommend anytime and for sure will be back

  9. Indi l.
    Indi l.
    • 50 reviews
    7.5/10

    Simple mais bon !

  10. Maria K.
    Maria K.
    • one review
    10/10

    Très bien

  11. Edwin B.
    Edwin B.
    • 3 reviews
    5/10

    We found the restaurant via the Fork, Pictures seemed nice and cosy, But menu is atypical. The welcome was good and we appeciated the atmosphere and setting. After ordering the food came suprisingly fast. Then came the explanation, the plates were really disappointing,. When driving back afterwards we didn’t feel very well. Very disappointing food but nice for drink only.

  12. Nikolas D.
    Nikolas D.
    • 3 reviews
    8/10

    Peu de places de parque

  13. Alexandre C.
    Alexandre C.
    • 43 reviews
    8/10

    Good atmosphere, value for money super with 50% off, latino music and quick service. I recommend.

  14. Matteo C.
    Matteo C.
    • 7 reviews
    10/10

    Excellent food! Great location for lunch / diner with friends or with kids. We loved the local experience (drinks and food).

  15. Amy C.
    Amy C.
    • 36 reviews
    8.5/10

    The staff and the service was excellent, friendly and very helpful. We enjoyed our main dishes. There were no authentic South American desserts though.

  16. Florence B.
    Florence B.
    • 18 reviews
    9.5/10

    Excellent, portion généreuse!

  17. Philip L.
    Philip L.
    • 25 reviews
    10/10

    Great discovery in Nyon of Latino/Peruvian cuisine type restaurant. Had the ceviche of is very tasty and fresh and a Pisco Sour of which on of the best I ever had. The setting of the restaurant is quite within the Theme and airy. Terrace is huge but for this time the weather was a bit too cold for dinner. All in all, i would encourage owners to bring more choices for the Ceviches like adding Tiradidos.

  18. Vanessa M.
    Vanessa M.
    • 7 reviews
    8/10

    The manager should definitely find a solution for a better insulation. It was too cold. Nonetheless the staff is warm and welcoming.

  19. Kelly R.
    Kelly R.
    • 6 reviews
    9.5/10

    Fantastic service, fresh & delicious food, I highly recommend this lovely restaurant! Almost all of the dishes either are, or can be made, gluten free.

  20. Gilles B.
    Gilles B.
    • 2 reviews
    10/10

    Great surprise ! Recommended !

See all reviews

More information

Opening time

Lundi au Samedi: 10:00-23:00

Dimanche: fermé

How to get to the restaurant

Route de l'Etraz 52, 1260, Nyon, Switzerland

Features

Brunch, , , Good for a business lunch, Good for families, Good for groups, , Terrace

Services

, , ,

You can reserve the restaurant for a private event (Max. 46 people)

, , , , Wheelchair Accessible,

Restaurants around Café Bel-Ami

American

Happy Days

Score:9.3

Nyon

CHF 38 average price

Italian

Prangins

CHF 39 average price

Indian

Falaque

Score:9.2

Nyon

CHF 12 average price

MENU

Traditional cuisine

Café Milo

Score:8.9

Nyon

CHF 17 average price

MENU

Indian

Nyon

CHF 45 average price

-20%

Italian

La Puccia

Score:8.7

Nyon

CHF 35 average price

-20%

International food

Nyon

CHF 55 average price

Indian

Khana Mandir

Score:8.9

Nyon

CHF 54 average price

MENU

Traditional cuisine

Nyon

CHF 50 average price

MENU

Portuguese

Nyon

CHF 32 average price

Are you a restaurant owner?

Register your Restaurant

Tell us more about you and we will contact you as soon as possible

See more information

Already a Client

Log in to TheFork Manager and contact us by Chat.

Log in to TheFork Manager

Free serviceInstant reservation