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Eckstein

#19 of 494 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, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 85
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  • 77
    Very good
  • 23
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  • 7
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  • 7
    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
Nice restaurant

The restaurant is OK, the service is very good, the food is excellent, it is not expensive. The only problem, that this is a smokig restaurant - I don't know how, as the regulation in Austria are the same as in most European countries - and if you are not lucky enough, than people around will smoke.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
545medva
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Budapest, Hungary
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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

We've visited Eckstein twice this year as our first experience in August proved to be so good. Its innovative kitchen and friendly service attracted us again as we were strolling through old Graz in this festive pre-Christmas period. And again, eating was superb, delicious. Based mainly on local products, they offer some fusion with a touch of Mediterranean. Add some... More 

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Thank rokc467
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189 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015 via mobile

I've been to this restaurant 3 times and they never disappointed my expectation. The food is good, the staff is friendly and also a pretty good choice of good wines. Fillet is delicious so are the salads. I'll be back.

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Thank filobraccs
Graz, Austria
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

We didn't book a table, but the staff immediatley looked for and laid one table for us. We ordered one dessert and got two spoons without asking for it.

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Thank Birgitta S
Warsaw, Poland
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59 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Excellent restaurant in old part of Graz. Super friendly and helpful staff. great menu and wine list.

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Thank Soren O
Vienna, Austria
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36 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

We just passed by on a Saturday evening and were immediately taken with the nice outdoor location of Eckstein. We were lucky, though, to still get a table, as it was apparently fully booked. Nevertheless staff was quick, friendly and efficient. Both my food (steak tartare, tenderloin steak) and of my gf (sashimi salad, chicken) were excellent and looking at... More 

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Thank ChP85
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44 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We were lucky to get a table outside as the restaurant was almost fully booked. As we were leaving early, the waitstaff found a place for us. Service was excellent, we got caraffes of water, extra bread, etc. Everything we ordered was presented beautifully and delicious.

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Thank Marjorie R
United Kingdom
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Dinner for 4 on a Sunday night in Graz, arrived without a reservation to find many restaurants full. Directed to here by very helpful local who suggested this area. 2 or 3 options within a compact area in the old town. Asked for table outside and were requested to have a beer and wait whilst they set up the table,... More 

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Thank SJRH146
Budapest, Hungary
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1,181 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

The restaurant is OK, the service is very good, the food is excellent, it is not expensive. The only problem, that this is a smokig restaurant - I don't know how, as the regulation in Austria are the same as in most European countries - and if you are not lucky enough, than people around will smoke.

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Thank 545medva
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015 via mobile

Have been to this restaurant very many times and can only say congrats to the kitchen & service team. Keep up the good work!

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Houston, Texas
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26 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

We had an excellent meal, great service and good wines. Beautiful pork shank and local trout. However, the smoke from the bar was a little much. Arrive earlier before the bar fills up to enjoy this wonderful place to the fullest.

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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: Romantic, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings

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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?