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Eckstein

#38 of 473 Restaurants in Graz
Certificate of Excellence
$$$
Innere Stadt
International
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Mehlplatz3, Graz 8010, Austria
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Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Late Night, Reservations

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    Very good
  • 20
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  • 2
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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
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Doing business
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 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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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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Budapest, Hungary
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015 via mobile

We were party of four. 2 adults and 2 children. Upon arrival we could not brearh due to the heavy smoke all over the place. My bad decision to stay which i regrat ended in the stinck of second hand smoke and reasonable dinner. Avoid if possible.

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

Considering the location right next door from the glockenspiel, stylish decor, very nice food yet almost cheap prices, this place can be considered a real find. Good sized portions, nice wine selection and romantic setting, perfect for a night out.

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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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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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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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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: Bar scene, Doing business, Special occasions, Romantic

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