Best Cheap Eats: 20 Restaurants in Bern for Foodies on a Budget

Frugal feasting? We’ve got it covered! Whether it’s a charming restaurant or a take-away enjoyed in the fresh air, our 20 Bern tips for budget foodies prove that good taste doesn’t have to be expensive!

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    Location Pittaria Bern
    Falkenplatz 1, 3012 Bern

    Pittaria PROGR
    Speichergasse 4, 3000 Bern
    Opening hours Pittaria Bern
    Mon–Sat 9:00 a.m.–11:30 p.m.
    Sun closed
    Kitchen: 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m.

    Pittaria PROGR
    Mon–Fri 11:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.–9:30 p.m.
    Sat/Sun closed
    Price Vegan and vegetarian menus from CHF 14.00
    Meat menus from CHF 16.00

    Reservations by e-mail or via +41 31 301 65 55.
    More information at www.pittaria.ch.

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    Location Neubrückstrasse 6, 3012 Bern
    Opening hours Tue–Thu 11:30 a.m.–midnight
    Fri 11:30 a.m.–2:00 a.m.
    Sat 6:00 p.m.–2:00 a.m.
    Price Menus from CHF 15.00
    Lunch combo (menu inclusive soup, salat or dessert) CHF 17.50

    Reservations by e-mail or via +41 31 306 69 55.
    More information at www.souslepont-roessli.ch.

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    Location Da Rina
    Eigerplatz 10, 3007 Bern

    Da Nino
    Belpstrasse 65, 3007 Bern
    Opening hours Da Rina
    Mon–Fri 9:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.
    Sat 11:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m.
    Sun 5:30 p.m.–11:00 p.m.

    Da Nino
    Mon–Fri 8:30 a.m.–2:00 p.m., 6:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
    Sat/Sun closed
    Price Da Rina
    Pizzas from CHF 15.00
    Pasta from CHF 13.00

    Da Nino
    Pizzas from CHF 12.00

    Da Rina
    Reservations by e-mail or via +41 31 372 41 61.
    More information at www.darina.ch.

    Da Nino
    Reservations via +41 31 371 11 31.

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    Location Militärstrasse 64, 3014 Bern
    Opening hours Tue–Sun 5:00 p.m.–00:30 a.m. (Kitchen untill 10:30 p.m.)
    Mon closed
    Price Breaded pork schnitzel with fries CHF 22.80
    Pork Cordonbleu with frites CHF 28.80

    Reservations by e-mail or via +41 31 348 28 48.
    More information at www.tramway.ch.

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    Location Zeughausgasse 16, 3011 Bern
    Opening hours Mon–Fri 10:00 a.m.–midnight
    Sat 9:00 a.m.–midnight
    Sun 11:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.
    Price “Mönchsalat” CHF 17.50 (take away CHF 12.00, small portion CHF 10.50)

    Reservations via +41 31 311 34 55.
    More information at www.loetschberg-aoc.ch.

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    Location Aarbergergasse 36, 3011 Bern
    Opening hours Mon–Thu 11:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m.
    Fri–Sat 11:00 a.m.–2:00 a.m.
    Sun noon–11:00 p.m.
    Price Butcher burger CHF 13.30
    Jackfruit burger CHF 17.80

    Reservations by e-mail or via +41 31 555 02 60.
    More information at www.butcher.ch.

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    Location Parkterrasse 10, 3012 Bern
    Opening hours October to April
    Mon–Fri 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.

    May to September
    Mon–Wed 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
    Tue/Fri 7:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m.

    Sat/Sun bookable for special occasions
    Price Menu of the day from CHF 14.90

    Reservations by e-mail or via +41 31 318 72 00.
    More information at www.grosseschanze.ch.

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    Location Quartiergasse 31, 3013 Bern
    Opening hours Mon–Thu 8:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
    Fri closed
    Sat–Sun 9:00 a.m.–8:00 a.m.
    Price Anatolian brunch CHF 30.00
    Börek CHF 7.00

    Reservations by e-mail or via +41 77 468 94 34.
    More information at www.grosseschanze.ch.

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    Location Bollwerk 39, 3011 Bern
    Opening hours Mon 5:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. (October to April)
    Tue–Wed 11:30 a.m.–10:00 p.m.
    Thu 11:30 a.m.–00:30 a.m.
    Fri 11:30 a.m.–5:00 a.m.
    Sat 4:00 p.m.–6:00 a.m.
    Sun closed
    Price Crêpe from CHF 7.00
    Crêpe with lentil curry and spinach leaves CHF 12.00

    Reservations by e-mail or via +41 31 311 03 35.
    More information at www.la-chouette-bern.ch.

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    Location Belpstrasse 28, 3007 Bern
    Opening hours Mon–Fri 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
    Sat/Sun closed
    Price Pita/Wrap with fresh salad and R.O.M.I.'s house sauces and lentil croquettes CHF 12.90

    Reservations via +41 31 302 20 00.
    More information at www.r-o-m-i.com.

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    Location Gerechtigkeitsgasse 27, 3011 Bern
    Opening hours Mon–Wed 8:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
    Thu–Fri 8:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
    Sat 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
    Price Brunch «a la discretion» CHF 31.50

    Reservations by e-mail or via +41 31 311 31 07.
    More information at www.kaffeemontag.ch.

From the Kleine and Grosse Schanze to the terrace outside the Parliament Building and the Marzili pool, Bern is full of beautiful spots where you can enjoy a take-away lunch outdoors. These places beat the rest of the field with very attractively priced menus.

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    Location Brunngasse 9a, 3011 Bern
    Opening hours Mon–Fri 10:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.–9:00 p.m.
    Sat/Sun party service
    Price Meat menu between CHF 10.80 and CHF 12.50 (take-away)

    Reservations via +41 31 311 39 85.
    More information at www.altstadt.be.

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    Location Bubenbergplatz 10, 3011 Bern
    Opening hours Mon–Wed, Fri 6:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
    Thu 6:30 a.m.–8:00 a.m.
    Sat 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
    Sun closed
    Price Wheat pasta (large) CHF 12.10, take-away CHF 9.00

    Reservations by e-mail or via +41 31 311 72 71.
    More information at www.hier-und-jetzt.ch.

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    Location Rathausgasse 73, 3011 Bern
    Opening hours Mon–Sat 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.–11:00 p.m.
    (Kitchen untill 10:00 p.m.)
    Sun closed
    Price Green or red curry with rice CHF 11.00 (take-away)

    Reservations via +41 31 318 18 88.
    More information at www.soriya.ch.

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    Location Rathausgasse 23, Bern 3011
    Opening hours Mon 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m.
    Tue–Fri 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m.–11:00 p.m.
    Sat 5:30 p.m.–11:00 p.m.
    Sun closed
    Price Daily menu CHF 14.50 (take away CHF 12.00)
    Pasta all’arrabbiata CHF 16.50 (take away CHF 14.50)

    Reservations via +41 31 311 00 40.

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    Location Moserstrasse 25, 3014 Bern
    Opening hours Mon–Fri 11:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. and 5:30p.m.–10:00 p.m.
    Sat 5:30 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
    Sun closed
    Price Ayurvedic lunch menu CHF 13.50 (take away)

    Reservations by e-mail or via +41 31 331 13 73.
    More information at www.3dosha.ch.

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