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Motto

#352 of 2,949 Restaurants in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
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Austrian, Contemporary, International, Bar
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Schonbrunner Strasse 30, Vienna A-1050, Austria
+43 1 5870672
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Today
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 4:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Good for:
Bar scene
Special occasions
Lunch
Dinner
Reservations
Late Night
Dessert

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Visitor rating
  • 95
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 17
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 7
    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
Most recent review
Mouthwatering food- excellent !

This review is about the original Motto (5th district) . Being from Austria I used to go there something like 17years ago. I went back on the 3rd of January 2015 after 17years and the food is just as beautiful as it was. Atmosphere is nice and cosy and great for a gathering with friends -not too... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 13, 2015
FamilywithTriplets
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London, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
  • Dessert
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London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

This review is about the original Motto (5th district) . Being from Austria I used to go there something like 17years ago. I went back on the 3rd of January 2015 after 17years and the food is just as beautiful as it was. Atmosphere is nice and cosy and great for a gathering with friends -not too casual -. Try... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

after paying I forgot my credit card, and was amazed to see the waiter running down the street after me in the pouring rain to give it back. a big thank you.

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Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

Not forgetting the varied, well presented and tasty meals. This place has superb stylish decor and a great bar/ restaurant vibe. Quite hard to spot as the signage is quite hidden. Food is very varied and some of the cocktails novel, but really tasty. Gin and Basil smash to be recommended, as is the Christmas special with pomegranate, prosecco and... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

The Motto is a must in Vienna since many years. After having not visited the restaurant for a few years I was positively surprised that the staff was friendly as it has been before, the food even better. Rare, that a place can keep up in qualtity over such a long period. The design is quite special and reminds me... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Quite a "hip and trendy" place for people approaching middle age, sorry but not really a cool place for younger people in my opinion. The food and cocktails are expensive and not outstanding in any way the interior does look interesting but I always feel it's very cramped the handful of times I have been there. The service is always... More 

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Buffalo, New York
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36 reviews 36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 via mobile

So first off, you won't find many tourists here. Even our waiter noted that they don't see many Americans, unless they are visiting friends who live in Vienna, because it is a little hard to locate. It's almost completely hidden behind a big steel door, but once you find it and step inside, you will find an extraordinarily hip restaurant... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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163 reviews 163 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The concierge at our hotel recommended this restaurant as a young and trendy place with an innovative chef. He was spot on! The only caveat is that the address is not exactly correct, since the front door is really around the corner from the given street number, which is the site of the catering operation. We enjoyed the food, the... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

We visited Vienna for the weekend and had a great time. We art dinner here on Saturday night, it was so delicious. The service was good and very helpful. I would recommend going. The baby dolls glues to the walls and ceiling was an interesting choice of decor!

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
421 reviews 421 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
239 helpful votes 239 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

I liked this restarant a lot, it has a modern vibe, very cosmopolitan with a very diverse group of people (when dining Conchita Wurtz was there with a very colourful crowd, great fun). food is very nice, menu is flexible and price is very good. So for informal dinners, it is highly recommended

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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32 reviews 32 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

been here just a week ago! kind of a classy and luxurious restaurant. service was really good, the food was absolutely great!! prices are not at all cheap, but not expensive especially (2 entrees, 2 main dishes and a good bottle of wine for about 110 euros). regarding atmosphere, it was pretty quiet when we were there, so no real... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Schonbrunner Strasse 30, Vienna A-1050, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna
  • Phone Number: +43 1 5870672

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 31
  • Cuisine: Austrian, Contemporary, International, Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Monday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Thursday
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Friday
6:00 pm - 4:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 4:00 am

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