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“Italian spot in new town” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Nabucco

Neutorstrasse 28, Salzburg 5020, Austria
+43 662 840332 ‎
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Ranked #41 of 526 Restaurants in Salzburg
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $16 - $27
Cuisines: Italian
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Description: The Nabucco is no Verdi opera. This restaurant which is in Salzburg (Mozart's birthplace) will serve you fine food - not music. It offers a selection of traditional Italian dishes, for a real culinary treat. The staff are young and dynamic. Does a glass of wine take your fancy? The Nabucco has an extensive selection of Austrian and Italian wines. The dining room is cosy and bright with its arched windows. The restaurant caters for romantic dinners for two, private parties and business lunches. John Cadmann and his staff will make sure you are well looked after. A presto!
minneapolis, Minnesota
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58 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Italian spot in new town”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2013

Good food but limited Italian menu. Staff speaks Italian. Menu in Italian & German. There is non-smoking room and a smoking room (where the front door is) Even tho' we were in the non-smoking room I could smell lots of smoke. Had veal picatta - delicious in a very lemony sauce. Husband had pasta pomodoro, very fresh. Generous portion sizes. All meals come with complimentary bruschetta as a starter. This is a good break from austrian food, but is cab ride away from old town. In October was only about 3/4 full at 8pm. We did have hotel make us reservations tho' which I would recommend as you never know.

Visited October 2013
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Boulder, Colorado
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Tuscany in Salzburg”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

The second you walk into Nabucco, you forget you are in Salzburg and feel the warmth of Tuscany.
The owner greets you with a large smile, a nice platter of bruscheta while you marvel at the very authentic Tuscan dinner menu. There were 8 of us at the table, all of us very accustomed to fabulous Italian food from Lucca, and we all rejoiced with everything we ate. All pasta dishes were sublime, (especially the Carbonara) and I had one of the best sea basses of my life. It was presented in a way I had never seen before, covered with fresh roasted vegetables and olives, a dream in my plate. The homemade Tiramisu was exquisite. We couldn't wait to go back and did have lunch before leaving town. We sat under a giant white market umbrella in their backyard and cherished every bite of our meal.

  • Visited July 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Nice, leisurely meal”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2013 via mobile

We were seated outside in the pretty garden area as it was a warm night. Service was friendly and helpful, with staff making good recommendations. The food did not come out super speedily, but I wouldn't say service was slow- more leisurely, which was nice when on holiday. You certainly didn't feel rushed to finish your meal, even though people were being turned away as there was no room. The atmosphere was relaxed and charming, and the food was tasty and good. We were here for our wedding anniversary and were pleased with our choice. I would certainly recommend Nabucco.

  • Visited August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Newbury, United Kingdom
1 review
“Thelma and Louise Newbury UK”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

We were told by some italian friends that when in Salzburg to visit "A litte gem of italian cooking"like Mamma used to make.!we were not disappointed the food was great spaghetti alle vongole a delight the right amount of heat to leave you waiting for the next course of italian sausage served on a bed of rugola with slivers of parmasan with a side dish of those wonderful fried potatoes that the italians do so well .the dessert that we chose was panna cotta with fresh berry sauce the tiraamisu was so light and creamy not like so many stodgy puds that you can find. The owner John so helpful and dedicated and so proud of his roots and was able to spend some time discussing about the wine that we had chosen.It was quite fun with a certain amount of banter and jokes in various languages (english austrian and italian)and the staff efficent and friendly all in all we had a truly wonderful meal and hope that "this little gem"will go from strength to strength Thank you John alla prossima !!!

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Penzance, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Unfriendly and Arrogant”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

It was pouring rain. We arrived 10 minutes before opening time without a reservation. The door was locked (we had hoped to wait inside out of the rain, and tried the door). An older person was reading a paper and the others were bustling around preparing to open up. They saw the 4 of us trying to avoid the rain with our umbrellas, but no one opened the door or asked us, for example, if we had a reservation. When they did open, it turned out that they were fully booked (our fault for not reserving), but when we mentioned our disappointment that they ignored us for 10 minutes standing out in the rain, they became very rude.

  • Visited July 2012
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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