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Schweizerhaus

#301 of 2,949 Restaurants in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
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Leopoldstadt
Austrian, 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: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Delivery, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Large groups
Local cuisine
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Takeout
Delivery
Late Night
Dessert

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  • 89
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  • 26
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  • 36
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
It is not just beer, it is Budweiser (the real one)

What do you expect from a beer garden .... Yes, and now top that, as you will get the atmosphere of the Vienna Prater, the best Pork knuckling ever , the crackling is just unbelievable, and the best beer in the world. The original Czech Budweiser. As a Family tradition it is drafted with air... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 28, 2015
KPM112013
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Vienna, Austria
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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Vienna, Austria
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

What do you expect from a beer garden .... Yes, and now top that, as you will get the atmosphere of the Vienna Prater, the best Pork knuckling ever , the crackling is just unbelievable, and the best beer in the world. The original Czech Budweiser. As a Family tradition it is drafted with air... and that makes it even... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Make sure somebody helps you finish the pork knuckle!! Very moist and crunchy on the outside but an enormous helping. Wonderful atmosphere, inside the amusement park. May be hard to locate but be patient and you'll be rewarded

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I was there a month ago with my bestfriend and we are still talking about how Great was that restaurant! Ok I have to say that it took me a while to find this place..but i discovered later that it was exactly where i started to search it! It's in the center of prater! There is a very friendly atmosphere,... More 

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

If you are visiting Vienna and haven't been to Schweizerhaus you have missed a big part of Vienna. Could not have had more fun or a more enjoyable meal. Very friendly, very affordable, great service, and lots of fun! Order at least ONE special, more than enough for two to share. Just sit back and enjoy

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

excellent traditional pork knuckle.. fall off the bone..!! with the best companion... a big glass of beer..! nice place, very popular to get together with friends.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

This place is an institution in Vienna and hence can get rather crowdy. Should you manage to get a place in the beer garden, do not hesitate to order a Schweinsstelze (knuckle of pork), its specialty. Bring a big appetite or a bunch of friends though and do not expect to also get some veggies with your pork. And try,... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Best pork and schnitzel. The beer garden is great. The beer is excellent. Perfect to go out with friends or with family.

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TwoCoolers
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

A perfect evening outing for us -- we had a few beers, a big pork knuckle, some tangy salad, and the house portatos. After spending so much time in museums and churches, it was nice to be hanging out in a place with so many regular, working-class people -- as well as tourists, Japanese businessmen, and local teens.

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Brisbane, Australia
Top Contributor
103 reviews 103 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Looking for an authentic German beer garden in Vienna you found your spot. With great beer, food and atmosphere you will love this place. Located in the corner of the permanent amusement park the beer garden has been around since 1766 and they know there stuff. As you sit down your handed a beer. You can also order weissbier or... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

A traditional Bier-Garten with classic Austrian food inside the Prater. The diamond in the menu is the Famous Stezle, a roasted Pork Knuckle ("Ham Hock") weighing over three pounds, served the traditional Austrian way with a side salad of cabbage, freshly grated horseradish, pickled chilles plus brown mustard. Roasted to perfection on the outside, leaving a crackly shell to seal... 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: Austrian, Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine
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 have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?