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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Entertaining clients

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Visitor rating
  • 74
    Excellent
  • 63
    Very good
  • 23
    Average
  • 10
    Poor
  • 12
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Amazing Italian restaurant in Wien

This is a place I will be coming back to many times. Make reservations because it was crowded when we were there and probably crowded every night ! I love the fast-pace, italian style the restaurant had. Low lighting, tables close but not too close. Il sesante had a very nice atmosphere. So the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 1, 2015
EMK386
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Vienna, Austria
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Entertaining clients
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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182 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Vienna, Austria
Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This is a place I will be coming back to many times. Make reservations because it was crowded when we were there and probably crowded every night ! I love the fast-pace, italian style the restaurant had. Low lighting, tables close but not too close. Il sesante had a very nice atmosphere. So the food. Wow!! From the first to... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Exceptionally good and well presented. Delicious pizza and pasta - real Italian style. To be recommended.

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Ate at Il Sestante twice during a vacation in Vienna. Making a reservation is a must since the restaurant is often fully booked, even on weekdays. The restaurant has a real Italian vibe with native speaking waiters and pizza guys. Like every restaurant in Italy, it's busy and a bit chaotic (which I like). Tried the pizza diavola the first... More 

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Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I have been here about 8 times. Excellent friendly service. Absolutely fantastic pizza. The dough for the base is just right. Tomato sauce is to die for. Fresh simple and delicious. Consistently good and a must every time I ma in town.

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

There are a lot of italian restaurants with great pizza's but disappointing pasta and risotto. This is NOT one of them. The pasta vongole, gnocchi and risotto are all excellent and the price/quality ratio is fantastic. And the pizza is a no-brainer. Great place with italian floor managers.

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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

We selected this restaurant based on the user reviews on Tripadvisor and it was spot on. A really nice restaurant with friendly service and a very good kitchen. The filleto di manzo was excellent, as were the pizzas and the spaghetti vongole.We will definitely come back to this restaurant next time around

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Athens, Greece
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40 reviews 40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

A very nice italian restaurant. We were searching for an open restaurant after a concert and the taxi driver brought us in Sestante... Decent food, friendly and quick staff and most important we ordered at 23.00.....

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Brussels, Belgium
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We love pizza, so tried many Italian restaurants in Vienna, and this is one of my favourites - if not THE favourite. Pizza is really nice, tastes like in Italy with fresh ingredients. One of my personal favourite is with mozzarella di bufala. The restaurant is very spacious, and has a nice atmosphere. But it is always crowded, so don't... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The pizza is good and the service very efficient. Unfortunately, the place is overcrowded: is this pizzeria a victim of its own success? We went there on a weekday and it felt like a Friday (or Saturday) night. Very noisy and with tables so close to each other that is hard to breath. Restrooms could smell better...

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

There are pizzas all over Vienna, from the "Pizza and Kebab" joints at every subway stop to dozens of high end Italian restaurants. Most range from bad to so-so, but Il Sestante delivers an excellent Italian pizza at a reasonable price with very good service and, in good weather, unbeatable outdoor seating. Located in the quiet 8th district, with tables... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Entertaining clients
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
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?