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Restaurant Obauer

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Markt 46, Werfen 5450, Austria
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Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Description: In the opinion of many gourmets the brothers Karl and Rudi Obauer are the...
In the opinion of many gourmets the brothers Karl and Rudi Obauer are the most successful in the country. Every year their restaurant achieves the highest nominations by national and international gourmet guides.
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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Excellent food and service, without dressing up.

Went once by myself and again with the wife and four year old. I wore a t-shirt and jeans the first time and tried the lunch special. It was delicious. They do not have an English menu, but the staff pretends to be happy to explain everything. Sorry for not learning German. Went back a month later... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed November 14, 2015
Doug G
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Layton, Utah
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Layton, Utah
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

Went once by myself and again with the wife and four year old. I wore a t-shirt and jeans the first time and tried the lunch special. It was delicious. They do not have an English menu, but the staff pretends to be happy to explain everything. Sorry for not learning German. Went back a month later with the wife... More 

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Caracas, Venezuela
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119 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2015

A very classy restaurant tucked away in the town of Werfen where we probably had one of our best meals in Austria. The restaurant is a Member of "Les Grande Tables du Monde". We were pleasantly greeted both on our way in and out of the restaurant by the chef/owner who is very well travelled and had the opportunity to... More 

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Pau, France
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We hadn't realised quite what a gourmet and well respected restaurant this was when we booked it last minute at one of our overnight stays travelling across Europe. However we were very pleasantly surprised. The ambiance is perfect, relaxed but also quite formal. The food was universally superb, one of the best meals of the year, the attention to detail... More 

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Nitra
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We were travelling to our hotel from Werfen castle and wanted to manage some lunch. We found extraordinary Obauer restaurant. It is perfectly managed in every detail including very well-trained service, interiors and of course dishes. The chef loves cooking for sure. Unfortunatelly, I was driving and there was no chance to have wine. Wine card (or rather book )... More 

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Thank Martin M
Wisconsin
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105 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Restaurant Obauer is unparalleled dining. The Obauer brothers have won multiple awards but to experience it in person is a delight. The amount of thought and detail that goes into each specially prepared bit is amazing. They even have unique china for individual bits, with sauces to accentuate flavors. The amount of food is generous considering it is of the... More 

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Vienna
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

I am eating at the Obauer brothers for 35 years now. I have travelled a lot and I enjoyed countless fine restaurants. This is the best. The Sommellier (Alex) is the highest decorated expert, the service is attentive yet descret, the food is regional with the highest quality ingredient. If you want the best food, here is your spot. My... More 

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Thank pepperdinepat
Newport Beach, California
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127 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

beautiful setting and great service. in the hotel in the front room. food is fresh and hot. make reservation ahead of time!

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tel aviv
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Excellent food, excellent accommodation. Expensive. If you are looking for a top restaurant in this area this will fulfill your wishes

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Thank nachum f
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015 via mobile

Having been to the ice caves nearby, we were looking for a simple lunch. We saw a review by someone saying 'best meal ever'... I don't know if it is the best ever, but it was delicious. The staff are extremely friendly and the chef came out to meet the family to ask our thoughts. A real treat!

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Thank LynetteandMark
Garden City, Texas
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

Went to see the world's biggest ice caves and "accidentally" found the best meal we have ever had. We have all travelled extensively and found the entire experience and cuisine to be wow wow wow. Don't miss it. South of Salzburg, take the train the Werner. All in town know it, easy to find and can walk to it from... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Markt 46, Werfen 5450, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Austrian Alps  >  Salzburg Region  >  Werfen

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Austrian, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Romantic, Local cuisine, Special occasions

Description

In the opinion of many gourmets the brothers Karl and Rudi Obauer are the most successful in the country. Every year their restaurant achieves the highest nominations by national and international gourmet guides.

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