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Josef Linz

Landstrasse 49, Linz 4020, Austria
(0) 732 77316530
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Ranked #42 of 328 Restaurants in Linz
Price range: $4 - $24
Cuisines: Austrian, Brew Pub
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Buffet, Late Night, Dessert
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Sydney, Australia
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515 reviews 515 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
175 helpful votes 175 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

In part of the Kaufmann building with a grand entrance from Landstrasse, it's a huge barn like pub. The main area inside allows smoking. At one side is a small room for nonsmokers that was booked out so I sat outside up one end to avoid smokers. A pleasant area with coloured light balls, heaters & fresh air! It was... More 

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Linz, Austria
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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Josef gets very crowded in the eveneings but has reasoable priced buffet lunch and a god brunch on Sundays and holidays. Part of the garden has covered area which in winter can be closed so in autumn and spring time is still nice. Beer is brewed on the premises and you can sit and eat your food right next to... More 

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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98 reviews 98 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Really great service from the staff. They're attentive and take care of their little guests. The food (tapas) was ok - nothing extraordinary. The location struck me as being the best. From the outside (Landstr.), I just wasn't expecting Josef's to offer the space, a terrace and the separated areas for smokers and non-smokers to eat and drink.

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Linz, Austria
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 via mobile

Very posh, with relaxed and pleasant atmosphere. Great food with big variation. Cakes and cookies to dye for.

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Cambridge
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91 reviews 91 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We went here on the last night of a two week cycling holiday in Czech Republic - whilst I know that Austrian prices are more expensive this was absolutely ridiculous - the beer wasn't even that great compared with Czech beer! Don't go here unless you are a millionaire !

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We visited the pub on saturday afternoon, no croud at all. Not all meals from the daily menu were available. We waited for 15 minutes until we got served our soup. The soup was actually prepared in advance, so it took 15 minutes for someone to bring the soup to the table. While we were eating someone threw a big... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We started our week in Linz by having a long brunch at Josef, a slow graze through the ample buffet. We returned for dinner on Monday and enjoyed another great tasting meal. The attraction of Josefs was all too much so we returned for dinner again on Wednesday, this time our local contact arranged a private room and a thorough... More 

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Michigan
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73 reviews 73 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

The reviews about this place that I read on tripadvisor were true. The service was appalling. We had to ask 3 times for menus. At two separate points during our extremely slow dinner, I looked around the room and every person in it (about 20) had empty glasses. When the waiter would finally come back in, he would be bombarded... More 

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Linz
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

If you enjoy some beers and a nice dinner with your colleagues after work and if you like to smoke and listen to some music, this is a nice place to go. If you want silence and a romantic athmosphere, go somewhere else. The food is good but not exceptional. Given the prices it is absolutely fair. It is mid-town... More 

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Linz, Austria
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

...they brew their own and this well is a good one. Thebfood is only average and for that quite expensive, the worst thing however is the service and the atmosphere: they only really cater the smoking area, there is a nonsmoking area only to comply with legal requirements. To sum up, it is neither comfy, nor party but still packed... More 

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Additional Information about Josef Linz

Address: Landstrasse 49, Linz 4020, Austria
Phone Number: (0) 732 77316530
Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Upper Austria  >  Linz
Average Prices: USD 4 - 24
Cuisine: Austrian, Brew Pub

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