Yes, it's a little toursity. Yes, the waiters can be a little "indifferent." But if you are looking for authentic Austrian food -- and plenty of it -- it's worth a visit to Purstner. The Weinbergschnecken (Gratinated snails with garlic butter and toast) weren't the best I've had, but everyone else loved their starters: the Old Viennese soup and the Cream of Garlic soup. I had the Ratsherrnpfanne
(Medaillons of pork roasted with white mushrooms a la creme and spätzle, gratinated with cheese), my daughter had the Wäschermädlpfanne (Chicken breast roasted in herb sauce with vegetable rice), one son had the Wiener Schnitzel vom Kalb (Escalope of veal, bread crumbed and fried with potatoes), my daughter-in-law had the Schweinsfiletspitzen (Small pieces from fillet of pork in cream sauce with pepper and croquettes) and my other son had the biggest rack of ribs I've ever seen. We all thoroughly enjoyed our meals. I would love to tell you about the desserts, but we were too full to order any!! (P.S. Unlike the famed Figlmueller schnitzel, which is pork, Purstner's is veal. We had both and all agreed that while Purstner's was smaller, it was better!)
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