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Zum fidelen Affen

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Priesterhausgasse 8 | 5020 Salzburg, Salzburg 5020, Austria
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Mon - Sat 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Salzburg Region, Austria
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36 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It is definitely the best place to try out local food. The location and the servants are great and you will find lots of locals going there. So if it is a cold or rainy day and you are more than 2 people, try to make reservations ahead.

Thank Bespecialtours
Midlothian, Virginia
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28 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on recommendation from hotel, and weren't disappointed. Great schnitzel and desserts. Wonderful atmosphere outdoors. In a picturesque candlelit alley. Would go back in a heartbeat.

Thank ocriley
Madison, Wisconsin
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82 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a beautiful early Sep evening, we arrived early enough to get a seat at the outdoor tables, but I would suggest that anyone wanting to dine during regular hours on a nice night have a reservation. The potato soup with crayfish on the menu caught my eye and I was intrigued, so I ordered it. Interesting, but not overly... More 

Thank wijram
Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Question: How many waiters does it take to serve a small beer? Answer: Three and even then it took 35 minutes and three reminders! It was a busy Wednesday evening, but still not an excuse for poor customer service. One male waiter spent over 10 minutes talking to a table of friends rather than doing his job. Food was good,... More 

Thank AA1_14
Management response:

Dear AA1_14, thank you very much for your rating! We are sorry you had to wait to long for your drink. We want to apologize for our mistake. We take your critic really seriously and this should not happen again! Best regards from the fideler Affe team! More 

Salt Lake City, Utah
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150 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We ate several times at Zum fidelen Affen while vacationing in Salzburg. Located at the end of the old city, their menu offers lots of traditional Austrian dishes and a welcome number of menu items that are or can be made gluten free. The service is good, the food is very good, and the location is great.

Vallejo, Ca
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48 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even though every table had a reserve sign on it, upon asking the waiter if any table was available we were informed we could take a table as long as we would be finished by 8:00 pm. As it was just a little after six, we happily took the offer and were not disappointed. The food was delicious and portioned... More 

1 Thank wheretogonow
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cuisine that had an Austrian twist without resorting the cliches of the typical Salzburg tourist restaurant. Quality of meals was very good. And house white wine was also good. We booked in advance, which looked to have been essential as we saw several groups of people turned away when we eating as the restaurant was full.

1 Thank DVR292
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63 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner in this place. You had to queue to get a table so we went for a walk and came back later. Was a Wednesday night and it was full. Dinner was great and had some typical dishes with a twist. Staff was nice and all of them spoke English very well

Thank MagdaOltean
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ate here twice in a few days after a recommendation from a local barman. We loved the good sized portions of local food. The beef goulash with potato dumpling and schnitzel were excellent. Why go to Austria and not eat the local food !!! Be aware it's always busy with locals and tourists - we were lucky to get seated... More 

Thank Nick R
Manchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived for much anticipated dinner and were warmly greeted by our waiter. We sat down and decided to order 2 of the traditional specials with roast chicken and pork dish. The food arrived speedily and looked well presented. Unfortunately the chicken was close to rubber and the pork so tough and overdone to be inedible. On top of the pork... More 

Thank Mike M
Management response:

Dear Mr. Mike-Globaltravller, thank you for your rating. We are sorry the food wasn't as expected and want to apologize! If you would have told us the food was overdone and cold, there had been a chance for us to prepare you a new one. We take your critic very seriously and this should not happen again! Best regards from... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Priesterhausgasse 8 | 5020 Salzburg, Salzburg 5020, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Austrian Alps  >  Salzburg Region  >  Salzburg
  • Phone Number: 662877361

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?