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Nice Rice

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Mariahilfer Strasse 45 im Raimundhof Top 49, Vienna A-1060, Austria
(0) 1 586 28 39
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 12
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Don't wait to be vegan to go to Nice Rice

This nice & tiny restaurant proves that vegetarian does not mean boring. Good food and nice people. Huge portions. Nice atmosphere. Positive vibes.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 30, 2014
SLOWMNIVORE
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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Super veggie food, cosy little cafe atmosphere, great service. All of the dishes we ordered were novel, beuatifully cooked and absolutely delicious.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

Very good stuff/very good food! If you are a vegeterarian this is a must:) I didnt expect that this would be so good!Besides that they offer some live music in the evenings but for that try check their website:)

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Thank Nicole L
Paris, France
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21 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

This nice & tiny restaurant proves that vegetarian does not mean boring. Good food and nice people. Huge portions. Nice atmosphere. Positive vibes.

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Thank SLOWMNIVORE
Bucharest, Romania
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

I love this place: it's located in a quiet, peaceful area, close to the city center. The coffee is yummy and the food portions are really generous and delicious (I love their salads)! The atmosphere is friendly and so are the waitresses. We enjoyed the outdoor seating!

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Thank Elena T
Budapest, Hungary
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69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2014

It is mediocre place in Vienna. The atmosphere was not so special. I drunk a ginger cold tee with mint. It was very avarage. Stuff were ok but they were slowly a little bit. I haven't tried the food. So you can give a try.

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1 Thank Richard S
Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 318 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Nice Rice is an incredibly delicious restaurant hidden down an alleyway off Mariahilferstrasse. It is one of the very best restaurants in Vienna and compares favourably with restaurants anywhere. As an added bonus it is entirely vegetarian. Getting to Nice Rice takes a bit of conviction. It is located close to Neubaugasse station but is not at all obvious street-side.... More 

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Thank Malarchy
Gloucester
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Tucked away up some steps and down an alley (not quite where 'Lonely Planet' puts it). Inside and sheltered outside seating. Worth trying - soups and mango lassi.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014 via mobile

We had only been in Vienna 30 minutes when we decided to go for lunch. Wandering down Mariahilfer Strasse you are spoilt for choice. So we decided to go down a side road and there was Nice Rice. Looking at the menu I was sold. So to sum up the food was excellent and a very interesting Indian Combination. Staff... More 

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Thank blairguk
Hertford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We nearly gave up looking for this place, even though we'd been given directions. But it was worth the search. We had lunch and some cake and beer, It was clear which dishes were vegetarian and which were vegan. Everything seemed to be home-cooked, and all the better for it.

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Thank petermillman
lincolnshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Down an alley off Mariahilfer Strasse we found, quite by accident this lovely sunny courtyard, with two lovely ladies making and serving oriental / vegetarian meals. We are not Vegetarians, but try anything, and we really enjoyed the plate of the day. (Recommended by another customer as we hesitatingly entered). We will be back

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Mariahilfer Strasse 45 im Raimundhof Top 49, Vienna A-1060, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Mariahilf
  • Neighborhood: Mariahilf
  • Phone Number: (0) 1 586 28 39

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe, Vegetarian
Open Hours
Monday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Tuesday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Wednesday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Thursday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Friday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Saturday
10:00 am - 7:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Mariahilf

Neighborhood Profile
Mariahilf
Vienna’s sixth district hosts high street shopping heaven and pedestrian area Mariahilfer Strasse. The weirdest local building is probably the city aquarium Haus des Meeres, housed in one of Vienna’s six remaining World War II defense towers, and topped with a rooftop bar that offers stunning views over Vienna and the center. One of the most historic sites in the area is the passageway of 18th century Raimundhof with its small shops and cafés. It leads from Mariahilfer Strasse to Windmühlgasse. For a glimpse into the world of early 19th century theater, visit Semperdepot, the former depository for theater decoration, which now hosts art exhibitions and fairs.