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Zum fidelen Affen

Priesterhausgasse 8, Salzburg 5020, Austria
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Ranked #27 of 472 Restaurants in Salzburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Austrian
Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Houston
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

Wife and I stumbled across this place after looking for an Austrian restaurant. A couple who spoke English walked out and we're very happy to recommend it. Glad we listened. We enjoyed a couple of beers, a glass of wine, soups and two great entrees. My wife's was the better, hashbrowns, pork, cheese, mushrooms and bacon. Service friendly and responsive.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

I have just tried to make reservation for a group of 16 people for dinner. At first it seemed to be fine, however once they heard the company includes families with kids the tone has changed and all of a sudden there was no availability. Pretty disappointing. I made a reservation to The Alter Fox instead. They were happy to... More

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Tampa, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Our hotel recommended this restaurant, which was one street over so an easy walk. It was a lovely, warm August night so we wanted to sit outside, as did everyone else. Fortunately, our hotel had made a reservation for us because it guaranteed a nice table for two hours! Someone had decided to sit at our table and they were... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

This place is a must-see when visiting Salzburg. Built into a century-old building in the historical downtown of Salzburg, the Fideler Affe (loosly translated as Jolly Monkey) surprises with is stone pillars, arches, and classic restaurant look, giving you the feeling of being set back in time. Despite the classy environment, the service and cuisine is par excellence and is... More

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singapore
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60 reviews 60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014 via mobile

Visited his restaurant after walking in the rain for awhile. I must say the ambience was great and warm. The service was prompt, courteous but not exactly very friendly. We had a wiener schnitzel and a monkey steak ... Both tasted good and nice. From where I come from, the schnitzel actually is considered pork chop (the not so fancy... More

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Sunnyvale, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

We went on a somewhat cloudy summer evening. Still the outdoor seating was nice, would have been really nice if it was sunny. Service was very good, the food likewise. Very good food, in fact. It was pretty busy but we did not feel unattended. Recommended. Server spoke English and they accept credit cards.

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Corsico, Italy
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11 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Really nice place where to pass a nice evening we enjoyed the dinner 1 starter to share 2 main courses 3 beer (two 300cl and one 500cl) 2 pretzel 25€ each nice waitress very kind and English speaking !!

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Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

As in the title, the pork schnitzel, according to my dad (who has tried many schnitzels in Germany and Prague), is the best he has tasted to date. Nice, thin, tender and crispy with a cranberry sauce to serve. I however having had too much meat over the course of our trip opted for a vegetarian option. The handmade ravioli... More

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Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Didn't meet my expectations. We planned our trip to here as I had, that day proposed to my girlfriend. Read a lot about it on trip advisor, it all seemed great. My friend had emailed and booked ahead to ensure a table and a bottle of wine would be waiting for us. None of the above happened. After that everything... More

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Bruges, Belgium
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64 reviews 64 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The food was really good! The traditional Austrian dishes were delicious and the dessert plate was fantastic. The only bad thing about this restaurant was the really slow service.

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