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loos bar

#314 of 3,000 Restaurants in Vienna
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Karntner Durchgang, Vienna 1010, Austria
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12:00 pm - 4:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Dining options: Late Night

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  • 42
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  • 35
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
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  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cosy, Deco and smokey

Cosy is a word for cramped in some language and I guess there is an element of that in this review - I wasn't expecting Loos to be this small!! I don't think I've ever been in a bar this small!! It's got character oozing out of every corner... It won't be for everyone as it's smokey (they still... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 9, 2015
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edinburgh
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

We went for the stunning architecture - which it was - but enjoyed our drinks too. I had a Hendricks with Fever Tree tonic which they made special by adding cucumber and pepper, and my husband had a beer. The bar staff were friendly and knowledgeable. I'm sure they'd get understandably irritated by gawpers who don't buy a drink but... More 

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55 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Was a really fun little bar, in fact the only draw back was it was small. Great mixed drinks and cocktail list. We did not eat there but but drinks were fantastic and the service was excellent. The bartenders were extremely knowledgeable and they had an excellent selection of scotch, whiskey, and rye. The bartender (Polish guy) was also helpful... More 

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oxford
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Cosy is a word for cramped in some language and I guess there is an element of that in this review - I wasn't expecting Loos to be this small!! I don't think I've ever been in a bar this small!! It's got character oozing out of every corner... It won't be for everyone as it's smokey (they still allow... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

A bar like they should be.A real american bar with very good service, drinks and ambiente. Very polite and guest-oriented staff although a bit overpriced in my opinion. Would very much like to go there again.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

nice and very stylisch bar in the centre, very good designed by famous architect, we spent a short time for the drinks because it was very busy

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

An iconic destination for anyone interested in either American bars or amazing architecture. One of the first examples of Art Deco, it has been beautifully preserved.

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We decided to go in there for a drink before dinner and quickly remembered that we were not in America anymore. The place is very small and pretty cozy but the major problem is the fog and the smell of smoke from the cigarettes. I totally understand that this is Europe and that most places are smoker friendly, but in... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

When I first visited the Loos Bar in 2003, I was very impressed with the décor, staff and amazing drinks. My return in the summer of 2014 was a big disappointment. Although the bar is as beautiful as ever, the staff were unfriendly and the drinks were uninspired. In fact, the bartender's primary occupation seemed to be preventing patrons from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Spent couple of hours vin Loos. Small but great bar and drinks were brill without being too expensive. Being small took a little time to find. Only has inside room for 20 people so were lucky to get seats

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Montpelier, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Let me confess right away that I have never tasted the food (other than the free bar nosh) in this establishment. But the American Bar designed by modernist architect Adolf Loos is my "go-to" place for this city's very best martini in one of its chic-est and coziest watering spots. No visit to Vienna would be complete without a stop... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Karntner Durchgang, Vienna 1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
  • Neighborhood: Inner City

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Bar
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 4:00 am
Saturday
12:00 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?

Staying in Inner City

Neighborhood Profile
Inner City
In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera), Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral) and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’ former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the center. The Imperial Apartments and the refreshingly demystifying Sissi Museum are must-dos at Hofburg. Spacious squares such as Am Hof and Freyung often host beautiful seasonal and antiques markets.