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Il Sestante

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Piaristengasse 50, Vienna 1080, Austria
+43(1)402 98 94
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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  • Value
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    4 of 5 stars
typical Italian pizzeria with superb terrace during summer

here you get one of the best Pizzas in town. The restaurant offers good value and is situated at a beautiful spot in the 8th district. In summer the terrace is lovely. The personnel though could be friendlier.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 25, 2015
Philippe C
Good for:
  • Business meetings
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Il Sestante for dinner as it was close to where we are staying during a short holiday in Vienna. Didn't have a reservation but were able to get a table even though it was busy. It was hard to chose what to order - both pasta and pizza looked amazing - had pasta and salad and all... More 

Thank Michelle R
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Want to try again and I want to try other pizzas...hmmm. So authentic and simple and so yummy.excellent wine too. Waiter was so nice too and friendly. Nice decoration inside to.quick service and all so fresh. I will definitely try again whenever I get the chance to go to vienna again.

Thank Xena1982
Paris, France
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13 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

It was a real pleasure to eat in that restaurant. The waiter was nice and the food was really good. A must go restaurant !

Thank Jessica C
Boston, Massachusetts
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102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

We dined here on Oct. 12th a party of four people at 6:30 pm. The friendly waiter was funny and made very nice conversations with us. I had the lasagna, another person a vegetarian dish, another spaghetti carbonara, another a small pizza. Each of our meals was delicious! The cozy, warm charm of this place on a cold night was... More 

Thank alex3485
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

here you get one of the best Pizzas in town. The restaurant offers good value and is situated at a beautiful spot in the 8th district. In summer the terrace is lovely. The personnel though could be friendlier.

Thank Philippe C
Melbourne, Australia
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51 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

This restaurant has a lovely outdoor area in the square in front of the Piaristenkirche, and seems to be very popular in the summer weather - we were there in late August and there was a constant queue for outdoor tables. The pizza is excellent, the pasta is very good, prices are very reasonable. Service was not so great, but... More 

Thank A S
Vienna, Austria
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

I live next to this pizzaria. Normally i take a dinner there once a week and i never have been dissapointed of the food (usually i eat pizza) Friendly waiters and all in all a nice location. During summertime you have the possibility to eat in a wonderfull garden right in front of the restaurant.

Thank Benji H
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Delicious food at reasonable prices in an italian style setting, From mid-spring to autumn you can sit outside in a small square in front of Piaristenchurch - if you are with kids they can run around in the square. The service is very friendly, quick and patient. In the evening a reservation is recommended, as it is well frequented and... More 

Thank jaeger_37
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

The pizza and pasta were amazing we ate on the terrasse The service is good and the prices are more than reasonable

Thank Pompoui
Vienna, Austria
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50 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

One of the biggest advantages is the location of pizzeria, the square is very cozy and especially during the summer with flowers and white church behind. The staff is also very nice and friendly, pizza delicious same as in Italy :). But it's probably better to make a reservation, because in the evenings it is quite full and you have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Piaristengasse 50, Vienna 1080, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Josefstadt
  • Neighborhood: Josefstadt
  • Phone Number: +43(1)402 98 94

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups


Open Hours
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am
11:30 am - 12:00 am

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

Staying in Josefstadt

Neighborhood Profile
The eighth district is an older generation’s Vienna at its finest: and this is what makes it popular with locals of all ages. Josefstadt has theater, small independent shops, romantic passageways, neighborhood cafés with regular clientele, church squares, town palaces and shady communal gardens. Trendy hangouts have conquered distinctive places such as the Old General Hospital (Altes AKH) and the vaults of overground U6. Theater in der Josefstadt on Josefstädter Strasse is the district’s cultural epicenter. Even if your German isn’t good enough to watch a play, you can marvel at the typical Biedermeier building and take a glimpse into the foyer. Lange Gasse houses an iconic local restaurant at its corner, as well as a legendary sweet shop and a bustling neighborhood market every Saturday. For small palace atmosphere and a different view on Vienna’s history, make your way to Schönborn garden palace (Palais Schönborn), which houses the Museum of Folk and Folk Art (Volkskundemuseum). Maria-Treu-Platz, with its summer outdoor cafés facing baroque church Maria Treu, and the historic passageway of Lerchenfelder Strasse 13 hide top spots for insiders.