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San Carlo

Mahlerstrasse 3A, Vienna A-1010, Austria
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Ranked #1,153 of 2,688 restaurants in Vienna
Cuisines: Italian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Most recent review
- May 3, 2014
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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56% Recommend
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

It was not my first time at San Carlo. Every time the food was fresh and perfectly cooked. And recently also the service was friendly and quick. Right, each plate was taken away, when one of us had just finished his food, but I think this was an attempt to serve well. At least our group did not feel, this... More

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

The Restaurant is 1 block from the opera house on a side street. The restaurant looks nice. The Menu is simple & the food is good. The waiter looked bothered that we came. My wife ordered the spaghetti with tomatoes &capers. She was given spaghetti with seafood. I had the pasta carbonara. & it was good. The servers never refilled... More

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Vienna, Austria
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

If you are in for some italian nationalism and like being treated as a dog this is the right place to be. Not ever met such unprofessional and unfriendly waiters. The food was ok, but does in no way compensate for the extremely poor service. This restaurant can only exist because of their location.If they should live from customers returning... More

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Cannock
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47 reviews 47 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Only a short review, the food at this restaurant is excellent we ate steak it was superb,but I do object to the very abrupt waiter clearing my plate before my wife had finished. So if you want good food and dont mind the abruptness of the waiters give it a try.

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

This restaurant is off the main pedestrian street. We stayed in a hotel nearby and visited it several times. We mostly had wine or cappuccinos but the service was always good and the staff was friendly. The only meal we had was pizza but it was very good. We did not experience any of the negativity of the other reviewers.

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Vienna
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

Food was barely acceptable for the prices and the place was not that bad. I have to give a very bad review though because of the very rude italian waiter which was trying to force people (we first and others after us) to sit on the worst table close to the entrance only because probably he didn't want to clean... More

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Dublin, Ireland
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2013

We called into the San Carlo restaurant after a concert as we had already eaten we only wanted a light meal and a glass of wine, we were made to feel most UNWELCOME , the waiters were rude and the owner can only be described as an ignorant bully. when we finished our meal the plates were whipped away in... More

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Kiev, Ukraine
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113 reviews 113 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

My wife and I were staying nearby in May last year and booked a table at San Carlo's after a performance at the opera. So the place was busy, as it often is, simply because of its location. Essential to book and preferably in person. We had excellent service and great food. Indeed, the Zabaglione also recommended by another reviewer... More

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Malta
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61 reviews 61 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

Good food friendly service. Reserve a table restaurant is very popular. As for desert try to leave room for the zabaglione, heavy but best in town

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vienna
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61 reviews 61 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

We had planned a nice relaxing evening with some female friends. It wasnt. The staff were rude and ignored us. We were not offered dessert or coffee. They made a big fuss to just bring a carafe of tap water and told us we could not have more as it was expensive. The empty plates were whipped away as soon... More

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