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Motto

Schonbrunner Strasse 30, Vienna A-1050, Austria (Margareten)
(0) 1 587 06 72
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Ranked #194 of 2,364 restaurants in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Cuisines: Austrian, Contemporary, Bar, Asian fusion
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Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Margareten
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Edinburgh
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48 reviews 48 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Came here for New Year's Eve dinner. Food and service were both excellent given the number of tables they were coping with that night. Nice funky vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Cocktails were well made. Entrance can be a bit difficult to find though - round the corner from where you think it should be!

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Zurich
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

Having lived in Europe for 4 years this is by far the best steak I have had! It was so tender and cooked to perfection. The service was excellent and I will definitely be returning. I went on a Sunday and it was Steak Night so there were about 6 different steaks to choose from! I cannot believe some recent... More

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Morgan Hill, CA
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81 reviews 81 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

The reviews here were RAVE so we figured we'd try. This is a GAY BAR. Purple ceiling with baby doll parts sticking out - dark, dingy and disgusting. My 7 and 9 yo kids were thoroughly confused. Luckily, my husband staked it out before our reservation, which we quickly cancelled. Not for families. The food would have to be REALLY... More

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TomS6, Manager at Motto, responded to this review

Dear advisor! First of all I want you to know, that we take objective criticism and the opinion of our guests very seriously. Therefore I want to tell you a little about the restaurant, that unfortunately you didn't even give a chance to win your appreciation and hope this makes you nosy to try next time ;) For the last... More

Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013 via mobile

A good menu, good wine list, and the waiters (all fit young men) nice on the eye as well as both efficient and competent. They spoke excellent English and explained the dishes in some detail. We suggested our taste in wine, and we were recommended two at the cheapest end of the list. We were very pleased with the outcome.... More

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Berwick upon Tweed, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

Location two minutes from nearby metro. A little difficult to find but well worth it. Very friendly, helpful and polite staff. Wonderful vibrant atmosphere with opportunity to sit in lovely outdoor courtyard. Interesting menu - I can recommend the king prawn risotto with nettle pesto and also partner had the tai green chicken curry, very delicious. Whatever you do definitely... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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74 reviews 74 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

My boyfriend and i found this restaurant from Lonely Planet. What a fantastic place! I have so many good things to say about this restaurant and bar. Its actually a little difficult to find. Silver metal door with a small sign. The bar is on the left as you walk in and the restaurant is on the right. The interior... More

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2013

Viberant funky environment and great food. A little difficult to find down a side street but well worth it

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Stumbled on by accident after first choice full. Trendy place, we ate in bar area as restaurant full. Slight downer is its a smoking bar (as we found with most of vienna's bars!) not massive menu but varied choice & even with a fussy couple in the group of 5 all found something delicious. My pheasant was best meal of... More

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New York City, New York
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

A little off the beaten path, this trendy hot spot is to DIE for. The atmosphere and food were exquisite and the staff is super friendly and definitely not hard on the eyes! Make a reservation or arrive early. Or just go to hang out in the bar area.

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Vienna, Austria
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15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

We visited yesterday with my family. Food was delicious, Drinks also. Atmosphere is amasing. Design of the place is breathtaking!Really nice! But waiters are unfriendly and you need to wait for one to come for half an hour:(

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