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Eissalon am Schwedenplatz

#263 of 2,965 Restaurants in Vienna
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Innere Stadt
Ice Cream
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Franz Josefs-Kai 17, Vienna 1010 , Austria
01 53 31 996
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9:30 am - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Good for:
Families with children

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  • 67
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 1
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Excellent!

I can't believe I have discovered this place on my very last evening in Vienna :( Such an amazing gelato! Forget about Sachertorte (just had it today, the original one too, way too sweat and nothing special) - take the U4 metro to Schwedenplatz, it's right near the exit, treat yourself with at... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 29, 2014
YUL2012
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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Takeout
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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108 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Jaisalmer, Rajasthan, India
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82 reviews 82 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 via mobile

Quality not better than ice cream from the supermarket. Don't waste time and money, there are many more alternatives.

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Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I can't believe I have discovered this place on my very last evening in Vienna :( Such an amazing gelato! Forget about Sachertorte (just had it today, the original one too, way too sweat and nothing special) - take the U4 metro to Schwedenplatz, it's right near the exit, treat yourself with at least 3 different flavours.

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Nicosia, Cyprus
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510 reviews 510 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
296 helpful votes 296 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

In my country you can find the best ice cream anywhere you go as iS an Island with hot weather.In Vienna the best ice cream you can find is at Eissalon am Schwedenplatz, that's why too many people are waiting in queue. This shop is tradition now as is since 1886. We have been there in July in a hot... More 

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Wien
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This is the best ice cream in all Vienna, as I'm sure! Very creamy and tastefully. Many varieties and every day an extra of daily grades - exotic and extraordinary. There are only two negative sides, one that the business is only open from April until the end of September - very sad and the second negative side is that... More 

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Brighton, UK
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014 via mobile

Love the ice creams. Big portions and lovely sundaes. We could only manage 2 amongst the four of us. Yummy!!

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Charlottesville, Virginia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

For years my husband has been telling me how the best gelato in the world. We are finally in Vienna and it does not disappoint! There is a reason why the patio is always full and a long line at the counter. I highly recommend finding a table as their menu has some of the most interesting and delicious sundaes... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 via mobile

Every night we saw a lot of people here in front of the salon and in the line. We had to taste their specialties as well. While most of reviews are very positive I wasn't impressed by their ice. First of all the ice was to soft, half melted. Also the taste wasn't that great. Their ice doesn't come close... More 

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Tampere
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We are from Finland and proud of the quality of Finnish icecream. Saw long lines of people to buy icecream here in the Scwedenplatz and decided that all those people can't be wrong. So we joined the crowd and bought two pieces two-icecreamball cones, one strawberry and vanilla and the other vanilla and cherry flavors. Good as expected, but not... More 

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Debrecen, Hungary
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35 reviews 35 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

Excellent Ice cream, we had also coffee (four different kinds) and we also saw many different ices being served to other people. IT was packed and many people waited outside. Worth it!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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74 reviews 74 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

I used to wonder why there were queues outside this place whenever I went by. Then a friend suggested I try their gelato. Now I'm part of the queues. I've had an awful lot of gelato in different countries, but nothing comes close to what the Eissalon am Schwedenplatz serves up (at least for my favourites, pistachio and creme mango).... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Franz Josefs-Kai 17, Vienna 1010 , Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Innere Stadt
  • Neighborhood: Innere Stadt
  • Phone Number: 01 53 31 996

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Ice Cream

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
9:30 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
9:30 am - 11:30 pm

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