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Zum heiligen Josef

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Osterwitzgasse 7, Klagenfurt 9020 , Austria
(0)463 500 807
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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great lunch

All restaurants in Klagenfurt are good. We just picked one of them. Great selection, special daily offer. We had eirschwammerl pasta, salomon, veal schnitzel and salad. All was tasty. Service fast enough and also good value for money. I enjoyed house Bier.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 5, 2015
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Prague, Czech Republic
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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

All restaurants in Klagenfurt are good. We just picked one of them. Great selection, special daily offer. We had eirschwammerl pasta, salomon, veal schnitzel and salad. All was tasty. Service fast enough and also good value for money. I enjoyed house Bier.

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Apache Junction, Arizona
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Zum heiligen Josef is whatwe call "für Insiders" since it is hard to find for someone who doesn't know Klagenfurt and also it's not exactly in international meeting place but rather where locals go for lunch and later more locals come for Gemütlichkeit. Hearty Food, a bit smoky but eine tolle Atmosphäre. It is right in THE Centre of town,... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Really good food! Try the signature pork ribs/chicken wings! Desserts are fabulous also! Service is very fast. Excellent basic food with very drinkable house beer! Wine is not as good... Price is around 25€ per person for soup, main, dessert and beer/wine.

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Marsworth
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

We had a lovely evening meal here. It specialises in, and is proud of, it's meat dishes, so I wasn't sure I'd enjoy it as I eat very little meat. Wrong. They provided a delicious, imaginative fresh salad for me, while my husband tucked into an excellent meat dish. We sat outside among a number of friendly Austrian visitors who... More 

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Bury St. Edmunds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

We had a very tasty mixed grill and some good ribs and wings.Staff were friendly and helpful and kindly prepared me a mini ice cream as I was so full after the main course.The beer and housewine were pleasant.It was lovely to be able to eat outside in the courtyard.

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Steiermark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2013

In view of the favorable reviews of “Gasthaus zum Heiligen Josef” we were deceived when we entered this restaurant. The rustic furniture and decoration of the non-smokers' area are inharmonious and rather unappealing. Evidently the bare wooden tables without table-cloths shall create the atmosphere of an Austrian or Bavarian pub. This would be alright if the chairs were not extremely... More 

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Carlisle
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2013

Had lunch here today on 2 January as a change from the Augustiner. The food here was good. We had the ribs and wings and our son had the Kaiserschmarren. However, the place completely lacked atmosphere. I cannot put my finger on why this was. The waitress was friendly enough . Comared with Augustiner it was complety lacking character and... More 

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Elmhurst, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

We asked the desk clerk at our pension where we could get good local food, and he sent us to Zum Heiligen Josef. It was a great choice. The restaurant has a cozy, Old World feel that makes you want to linger. Wish we'd read the other reviews and ordered the ribs, but on the other hand, we can get... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

Christian is a great chef, and the food is always tasty. Our favorites are the wing & rib combo, and the fish platter!!

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Bucharest, Romania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2011

One night in Klagenfurt, one restaurant at the recommendation of our hotel clerk, gods bless him! Please, please do take the ribs. It comes with some chicken wings and two sauces. never tried somthing better.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Osterwitzgasse 7, Klagenfurt 9020, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Austrian Alps  >  Carinthia  >  Klagenfurt
  • Phone Number: (0)463 500 807

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Austrian, European

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