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Schweizerhaus

Prater 116, Vienna A-1020, Austria (Leopoldstadt)
(0) 1 728 0152
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Ranked #256 of 2,728 Restaurants in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $14 - $22
Cuisines: Austrian, Gastropub
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Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Leopoldstadt
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Tirana, Albania
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

we had a very good experience in these restaurant,the atmosphere were fantastic,everything was perfect,We enjoyed all the dishes there.Cheers!

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Tweed Heads, Australia
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95 reviews 95 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 NEW

This place is an institution in Wien. It is not fancy by any means, but sitting in authentic beer garden sipping on a stein of Austrian beer whilst chowing down on a huge pork knuckle is a fun experience. Yes it is in a theme park, but so what - live a little and enjoy your visit. I highly recommend... More

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Venice, Italy
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36 reviews 36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I came to this restaurant expecting nice, German cuisine with a Biergarten atmosphere. The location should have been a red flag (in a theme park), but we went there anyway. The food was cheap in price and low in quality, and there were only several different types of beer offered. I wouldn't recommend this for those looking for authentic German/Austrian... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Went for a walk on Prater but mainly cause I heard for this restaurant and its amazing "stelze", one of local specialties that you have to try. Average portion of this meal is 1kg wich is enough for 2 persons or even 3 persons (2 guys and 1 women). My grade is 3+ (5 beeing the best).

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Southlake, Texas
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

With thoughts of the movie The Third Man and being in the amusement park the has the big steel wheel, we found the Schweizerhaus Restaurant (Swiss House). It is a large open air place where one can eat under a large umbrella or not. We ate there on a Monday and it was quite busy. There are tables that can... More

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Milton, Canada
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6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

A tranquil location in the Prater park of Vienna. We were seated in the garden early for lunch on a Thursday with almost no other visitors around us. Within an hour, almost all tables were occupied. A very popular destination! Unfortunately for us, there were smokers at the next table and cigarette smoke for us is very undesirable. We finished... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We're been to Schweizerhaus many times and take visitors there too. Usually we enjoy our meal and beer and the wait staff are busy and rushed, but friendly and attentive, so no prior complaints. However on our latest visit here, the drinks staff were again very attentive, but our waiter from who we ordered our food was incredibly unaccommodating. First,... More

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Kansas City, Missouri
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73 reviews 73 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Beer - no problem, decent, and average price. The pork knuckle though - HUGE. Priced per kilo, and expect to get over a kilo. But the quality wasn't that good. It was OK, but not delicious. I've had much better. And make sure you have change to use their toilet. If you haven't had crispy pork knuckle before, then ok,... More

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Dxb
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Definitely the very best place to visit and eat when at the prater. The food is traditional and always excellent. The eisbien is huge, the beer flows regularly, the service is outstanding. We always visit when in Vienna....definitely a must!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Is a must visit place, trust when I tell you this is the best pork you will eat in Vienna, so don't think it twice if you are in Vienna try the great gastronomy in this restaurant you will not regret it.

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