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Schottenbastei 4, Vienna A-1010, Austria
+43 1 533 61 28
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
A traditional and established restaurant where locals go for real Austrian food

We recently spent a long weekend visiting our with good friends in Vienna and thay took us to Appiano. It is a traditional Autrian restaurant in a nice & quiet side street. The menu is brief and interesting however thay also have a good range of daily suggestions. We all had different... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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Moscow, Russia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We recently spent a long weekend visiting our with good friends in Vienna and thay took us to Appiano. It is a traditional Autrian restaurant in a nice & quiet side street. The menu is brief and interesting however thay also have a good range of daily suggestions. We all had different dishes from menu and daily offers and they... More 

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preston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

I took a work colleague here while visiting the University. As recommended by others on this site I tried the octopus starter out of a smallish menu which was great then followed with shoulder of beef- an unusual cut beautifully tender. There's an excellent wine list. It's small so booking ahead is essential. Atmosphere is not rowdy, quite relaxed and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015 via mobile

This is a true gem apparently known only to the locals. It is a wonderful small restaurant down a side street not in an overly touristed area of the inner-city. It serves a wonderful fusion of traditional Austrian with some Asian flair. Make reservations, but don't tell your friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Lovely quaint restaurant in one of the backstreets of Vienna. Found it through trip advisor. Quiet little bistro serving a variety of traditional Viennese and worldwide choices. I had octopus for start, which was unbelievably tender. I had deep fried pork stuffed with cheese for the main which was also tasty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

Had dinner here with my OH and was very happy. The food was wonderful, the atmosphere was friendly and welcoming and the staff were great. Would fully recommend.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

A non-smoking restaurant as far as I could see - good! Very nice and well prepared food - combining the Italian cuisine with more traditional Austrian food - and they manage this mix very well. We had several wines - all Austrian - and all ranging from good to perfect. Good experience on my last evening in Vienna (this time... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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19 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Hannes and his gang manages to bring Wiener Beisl food to a new level. Although he always tries to convince me to go for Octopus, Tuna or some other good stuff, I usually opt fir the Wiener Schnitzel as it is one of the best in town. The big plus fir me is that he has 4 good whites and... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Very special starters and very tasty main courses .The chef is full of surprises and all of them are served with gusto in this unprententious old fashion styled viennese BEISEL (small restaurant) very good wine selection . Reservation in advance is recommended

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Appiano is a great restaurant claiming to feature a mix of Viennese and Mediterranean cusine. To me it's more Viennese cuisine with a touch of Mediterranean but nonetheless the food is delicious. The place is usually very well booked and not big, so make sure you make a reservation. Also ncie it's open all week and actually was pretty full... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Wonderful place for dinner, nice atmosphere, helpful stuff, delicious meals, just a perfect place to be with friends ir colleges

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Schottenbastei 4, Vienna A-1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
  • Neighborhood: Inner City
  • Phone Number: +43 1 533 61 28

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

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Staying in Inner City

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Inner City
In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera), Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral) and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’ former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the center. The Imperial Apartments and the refreshingly demystifying Sissi Museum are must-dos at Hofburg. Spacious squares such as Am Hof and Freyung often host beautiful seasonal and antiques markets.