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Schweizerhaus

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Leopoldstadt
German, Austrian, European, Gastropub
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Prater 116, Vienna A-1020, Austria
(0) 1 728 0152
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • 337
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  • 132
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  • 40
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  • 54
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Yummy pork ribs

I was visiting Vienna and my girlfriend brought me to the Prater and we dined here. Lovely ambience. Nice summer weather to dine outdoor. The pork ribs was so yummy. The portion is very big and we shared the food.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 5, 2015
daisy J
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Sofia, Bulgaria
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Definetely the best place for knuckle. Be careful with your order-The knuckle is more than 1 kg and could be shared for two people. The ribs are also good. The festaurant work only in spring and summer unfortunately

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Houghton
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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

This would have been a 5 star rating, except for one thing that happened which soured the whole night. We were seated within 10 minutes even though the restaurant was busy, since we were a couple we had to have a table to share which was a bit annoying. The service was ok, the waiter was abrupt however they were... More 

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Thank tammymichalski18
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

This restaurant it's amazing if you went to Viena you must try it. Everything is wonderful and só tipical. But the food is the best big portions and veet tasty. I really wish to come back.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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22 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

What a great place! Large chunks of meat, beer upon overflowing-beer, and large, loud, partying crowds of people. Fabulous, stupendous, and just plain awesome!

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Thank mrblue96
Prague, Czech Republic
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3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2015

Food was quite good, service was HORRIBLE!!!! We went with our friends and had quite a bad time, at first we where enjoying it and we where laughing and all until it came to the bill, a friend of ours was charged for a bottle of water he didn't order and was forced to hand over 4 Euro, another friend... More 

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Thank Bool H
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2015

I was visiting Vienna and my girlfriend brought me to the Prater and we dined here. Lovely ambience. Nice summer weather to dine outdoor. The pork ribs was so yummy. The portion is very big and we shared the food.

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Thank daisy J
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48 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015

Lets start by saying that this place is always rammed, so if you go in and see some seats then grab them because you wont get another chance. You can't book in advance from what i am aware, we were on a business trip and the company tried to book but were told that they didn't take bookings. Luckily we... More 

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Vantaa, Finland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Visited with my colleagues. I had the pork knuckle, shared with a friend. That was a good one, one of the best I've had. Beer was cold and killed my thirst efficiently. The place was quite crowded which meant that service was little slow. There a just too many tables there, sot there is too little room for everyone. But... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Apparently this restaurant is famous for family occassions. Good thing I've visited this place on a weekday. You should order the stelze (pork knuckle), which is ridiculously delicious and tasty! Gulp it down with cold beer! Definitely recommend this place.

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Thank kikokicks
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

I have been several times there, and I had always their speciality, the Schweinsstelze, We were 4 adults and 1 child last time, on a Saturday evening. The atmosphere is great, it was full of people, Although the place was full, we got our order within some minutes; I was really but positively surprised, that they served so fast our... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Prater 116, Vienna A-1020, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Leopoldstadt
  • Neighborhood: Leopoldstadt
  • Phone Number: (0) 1 728 0152

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 14 - 22
  • Cuisine: German, Austrian, European, Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine, Large groups, Bar scene, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Leopoldstadt

Neighborhood Profile
Leopoldstadt
Welcome to one of Vienna’s trendiest quarters. The second district has witnessed a turbulent ride, from medieval swamp to vibrant Jewish quarter, from pleasure ground for the noble and humble to current hip residence and workplace of Vienna’s creative crowd. Cross the Danube Canal from the city center and take in life on Taborstrasse with its mix of old townhouses, churches, theaters, discount shops and ethnic restaurants. Head for Augarten via Karmelitermarkt, Leopoldstadt’s trendy marketplace. Baroque Augarten itself hosts a bizarre mix of manicured hedges and flowerbeds in front of a colossal World War II defense tower, the publicly accessible 300-year-old Augarten porcelain manufactory, the palatial boarding school and funky concert hall of the Vienna Boys Choir, and the modern art museum TBA21. At its opposite corner, The Prater not only houses the Giant Ferris Wheel but blends a bustling amusement park with lush woodland, perfect for a bike tour. Further east is the old derby racing ground of Krieau.