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Schnitzelwirt

#288 of 2,997 Restaurants in Vienna
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Neighborhood:
Neubau
Austrian, European
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Neubaugasse 52, Vienna A-1070, Austria
(0) 1 523 3771
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Huge Schnitzel and food at reasonable price!

the restaurant is not in the city centre, but is not far neither. The Schnitzel is massive 2 pieces) and cheap, enough for two people. Most dishes are pork based and turkey/chicken, so not suitable for vegeterians. Service was ok, although our waitress didn't know much english, we managed to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
Brunomarrese
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London, United Kingdom
via mobile
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

the restaurant is not in the city centre, but is not far neither. The Schnitzel is massive 2 pieces) and cheap, enough for two people. Most dishes are pork based and turkey/chicken, so not suitable for vegeterians. Service was ok, although our waitress didn't know much english, we managed to communicate... This is a better place to eat than the... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Having lived and visited Vienna many times this was my first experience here. In the city centre yet slightly off the beaten track, there is nothing fancy about this place! What attracts the visitors in droves are the huge portions of tasty 'Schnitzels' at very reasonable prices produced at lighting speed. If you don't have a reservation expect to share... More 

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Wow what big portions. Fantastic place! When we arrived there was a line, but we didn't wait too long before being seated. The schnitzel was thin, the meat was tender, perfectly breadded, and crispy. I couldn't finish meal and had schnitzel (microwaved) for breakfast and it still tasted amazing!!! The waiters were in a huge rush. Highly recommend!

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

This place had a nice "off the beaten path" feel. It is in no way commercial and the prices to portion size reflect that. The schnitzel was great and huge. I literally could only finish 2/3 of it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The food comes in big portions, a wiener schnitzel is enough for two persons. It comes without potatoes or salad. There's not an english menu! Value for money.

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Lovech, Bulgaria
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We were 4 people, ate schnitzels with gimischte salat. Big size, quick service, good taste. Kitchen is very close to the tables so beware that you may smell like schitzel after all. But good for the sake of trying some local food.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is the type of place that you shouldn't miss when going to Viena. The food is traditional, honest and comes in big quantities. The Schnitzel and the Kartoffelsalat is the ex-libris from this place and a must-eat. The place was full and noisy, but this is the type of place that you expect to be like that. So go... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

I ate two times at this restaurant and it was amazing. The food is great, the staff is very busy and quick, the atmosphere is nice and friendly. They don't make reservations, you have to be lucky enough to find a place, maybe wait a few minutes outside, but it worths waiting.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

We went and it was a typical tourist trap....yes it is cheap or maybe good value for money, but if you want to have a Wiener Schnitzel, then it will be a disappointment. It is made from pork and not from veal. And the rooms are smokey and not nice. Will not go again

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Reggio Emilia, Italy
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Unfortunately we didn't manage to have dinner here as the restaurant was closed. There was no notice on the Internet but when we arrived we found out they were closed. Owner, please don't forget to mention that on TA and clients,please, check it out before going there!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Neubaugasse 52, Vienna A-1070, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Neubau
  • Neighborhood: Neubau
  • Phone Number: (0) 1 523 3771

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Austrian, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 9:30 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 Neubau

Neighborhood Profile
Neubau
Vienna’s art district, Neubau buzzes with galleries, arts and crafts, trendy restaurants, avant-garde shops, and cafés. Neubau’s Spittelberg quarter with cobblestoned Spittelberggasse and Gutenberggasse make for a perfect stroll alongside Biedermeier houses and art shops. Don’t miss the historic courtyard at Amerlinghaus with its typical Pawlatschen galleries, a perfect hangout on a warm summer evening. Museumsquartier is Neubau’s undisputed highlight: the former Imperial stables house various top museums of 19th to 21st century art. If you love interiors, head for the Imperial Furniture museum (Hofmobiliendepot), one of the world’s largest furniture collections. Find your favorites among a dazzling array of Baroque, Biedermeier, Art Nouveau and Modernist chairs, sofas, cupboards, coat hangers, foot stools and wash basins. No weekend visit would be complete without stopping by a local café on a weekend morning for brunch.