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Zum heiligen Josef

Osterwitzgasse 7, Klagenfurt 9020 , Austria
(0)463 500 807
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Ranked #7 of 114 restaurants in Klagenfurt
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Austrian
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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95% Recommend
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  • English first
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English first
Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
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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109 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
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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75 reviews 75 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
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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42 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
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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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
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
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
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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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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