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#580 of 3,220 Restaurants in Vienna
#625 of 3,453 Places to Eat in Vienna
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Chinese, Japanese, Asian, International, Sushi, Thai, Fusion
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Mariahilferstr. 81, Vienna 1060, Austria
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Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff

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Good Sushi for a good price

The restaurant is rather small, but if the the weather is nice it's possible to sit outside on Mariahilfer Strasse which is busy or inside in front of the restaurant at the courtyard. The prices are okay and also the sushi was good.

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 8, 2015
Vienna, Austria
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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39 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

we have visited the Soya just because passing by. the food was so good and tasty, that we wanted to come back. small place but full all the time. the chicken noddle was so soft, like I have never had before.

Thank morants
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

We had a fairly late lunch at 15h but the tiny restaurant was still full. You can sit outside when the weather is pleasant though, which is much nicer. The seating arrangement is rather nice. Separate tables but quite close together and you get the feeling that you are one big group dining together. We got a table inside but... More 

Thank Kalenge
Bratislava, Slovakia
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015 via mobile

We had a lunch during weekend in Soya as we had plan shopping on Maria hilfer strasse. Waiters were kind, but food had average taste.Especially, thai food we ate, we felt that there should be stronger flavour. Sushi was fine. Prices in the restaurant were average.

Thank Pavel B
Vienna, Austria
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91 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

The restaurant is rather small, but if the the weather is nice it's possible to sit outside on Mariahilfer Strasse which is busy or inside in front of the restaurant at the courtyard. The prices are okay and also the sushi was good.

Thank Martin1108
Stockholm, Sweden
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

I was pretty disappointed with the service - they weren't at all attentive. The food was fairly average. I ordered the Green curry chicken and a water with lemon juice (It was EUR11.20). I didn't hate it here, but I have no plans to return. It was nice getting a fortune cracker at the end though. The seating arrangement is... More 

1 Thank Nicola89aux
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 via mobile

My "dream" is to visit in each town where I am a japanese restaurant. Today I was in the "Soya" in Vienna. The food was okay. They were cheap and huuuuge portions, but the service is awul. They aren't very friendly and you doesn't feel comfortable.

1 Thank Johannes H
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015 via mobile

Great Location. Small and cozy place in the center of town. I was satisfied with service. Food was more then fine, and prices are great

Thank Mara L
Oslo, Norway
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45 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

Quick visit. Ordered a sushi bento box. Nigiri was ok, spring rolls terrible, maki anonymous and no original soy or ponzu sauce. The place is called Soya, but they have a bottle of Kikkoman salty soy sauce on each table. Not exactly ambitious. Despite the complimentary miso soup and fortune cookie, this place is not worth your time or money.

1 Thank Jance80
Vienna, Austria
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I have been to this restaurant many times and I am all the time amazed by the great quality of meals, and especially rolls and sushi. All ingredients are fresh: salmon, avocado, shrimps. You can never loose time on waiting for ordered food, cooking process is usualy fast. People working in the restaraunt are very pleasant and friendly. Prices are... More 

Thank DariaRH
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015 via mobile

Soya is one of the places I would always go back to when I lived in Vienna. The place is very cozy and cute, and even though it's in a very busy area, Soya's location is perfect - a nice interior garden, isolated from the noise of Mariahilferstrasse. The food is really delicious. I highly recommend any Bento's. The prices... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Mariahilferstr. 81, Vienna 1060, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Mariahilf
  • Neighborhood: Mariahilf
  • Phone Number: 01/5860601

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Chinese, Japanese, Asian, International, Sushi, Thai, Fusion
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Mariahilf

Neighborhood Profile
Vienna’s sixth district hosts high street shopping heaven and pedestrian area Mariahilfer Strasse. The weirdest local building is probably the city aquarium Haus des Meeres, housed in one of Vienna’s six remaining World War II defense towers, and topped with a rooftop bar that offers stunning views over Vienna and the center. One of the most historic sites in the area is the passageway of 18th century Raimundhof with its small shops and cafés. It leads from Mariahilfer Strasse to Windmühlgasse. For a glimpse into the world of early 19th century theater, visit Semperdepot, the former depository for theater decoration, which now hosts art exhibitions and fairs.