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Josef Linz

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Austrian, Brew Pub
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Landstrasse 49, Linz 4020, Austria
(0) 732 77316530
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Dining options: Lunch, Dessert, Dinner, Breakfast, Buffet, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traditional Beer Hall with a large garden for the summer

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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 4, 2014
rodneycs
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Linz, Austria
Good for:
  • Entertaining clients
  • Bar scene
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
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Brasov, Romania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Not a great experrience ! The food is ok but the Beer price is too up ! Please , bee attent with staff . Probabbly they have a good intention but to slow A lot of clients have time to eat something good but 15 min for a beer is to much Be in the future more quiqly ! Please

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St Heliers, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Had invited some of my business friend for an Austrian Food experience and couldn't have chosen a better place. Great Food - Great Service, Thanks Team Josef!!!

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Waiters didn't pay attention in non smoking saloon,very poor service there.We lost a lot of time looking for somebody to order and after that to pay...

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Sydney, Australia
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300 restaurant reviews
213 helpful votes 213 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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16 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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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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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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

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

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South East England, United Kingdom
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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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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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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Landstrasse 49, Linz 4020, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Upper Austria  >  Linz
  • Phone Number: (0) 732 77316530

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 24
  • Cuisine: Austrian, Brew Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine

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