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Eckstein

#21 of 465 Restaurants in Graz
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Innere Stadt
International
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Mehlplatz3, Graz 8010, Austria
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Romance
Doing business
Special occasions
Entertaining clients
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night
Dessert

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Visitor rating
  • 63
    Excellent
  • 59
    Very good
  • 18
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Food

The meat and all of the sides were very delicious, the service was good aswell, very willing to help out with the non speaking dutch clients. The only BUT is that its a smoking restaurant, which can ruin your overall experience.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
Blanca I
Good for:
  • Romance
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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147 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

The meat and all of the sides were very delicious, the service was good aswell, very willing to help out with the non speaking dutch clients. The only BUT is that its a smoking restaurant, which can ruin your overall experience.

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El Paso, Texas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This is probably one of the best places in Graz, where you can get fantastic food and also a cool atmosphere to stay after dinner in the bar area.

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Sydney, Australia
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515 reviews 515 reviews
287 restaurant reviews
197 helpful votes 197 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

What a popular place & essential to book as I did. Tables are very close to each other which can make it difficult to get in/out. Staff are very efficient yet dining is not rushed. My Back of Veal cooked medium with mustard, pumpkin cream, marinated tiny cube of pumpkin, capers, olives & rocket was beautifully presented & the meat... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We were lucky to get a table. Very friendly service. Menu has a good variety of food, from traditional (not the schnitzel-type though) food to rather conventional to very creative. All very fresh and veeery yummy especially if you are after the not-every-day down-to-earth Austrian dishes with some detail that you would not expect. Wine menu very well selected! Super... More 

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UK
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62 reviews 62 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

We had a meeting dinner for 25 in this restaurant. They looked after us very well. Great food and service in a really great location. Highly recommend it. The place has a wonderful atmosphere and simply drips history, lovely people.

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Melbourne, Australia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

We were recommended to eat here by our hotel and really enjoyed the restaurant. The night was warm so we dined al fresco in an area covered by white market umbrellas and lit by many flickering candles so the atmosphere was very romantic. The guests were well dressed locals, there was only one other table of tourists which we thought... More 

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Graz, Austria
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Best time to go there is between 2pm and 5pm because the staff will have time to pamper you. During the day Jörg is the best staff member and he will make your stay worthwile. Food is of good quality and the winelist is great. In summer you can dine al fresco which is a great experience. When visiting Graz... More 

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Curitiba, PR
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36 reviews 36 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

Excellent food, drinks and service. Sometimes needs to make a reservation. Good place to start... Located in the downtown, close to many other bars and restaurants.

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Vienna, Austria
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82 reviews 82 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

We came to Eckstein on recommendation from our friends who used to live in Graz. May be we weren't lucky, or may be Eckstein had had a bad day. Or may the things deteriorated over the years and it has become a tourist trap. So, we did not receive a single smile during our lunch. Staff was polite, but cold... More 

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Storrs, Connecticut
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72 reviews 72 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

We had a good meal here, certainly not the best we've ever had, but also not the worst by any means. The service was really slow, We went on a Tuesday night and it was very crowded and kind of loud. They seated us in a corner by some shrubbery and the water station, so maybe that had something to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Mehlplatz3, Graz 8010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Styria  >  Graz>  > Innere Stadt
  • Neighborhood: Innere Stadt

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 22 - 29
  • Cuisine: International

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?