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Chez Nico

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Maria-Theresien-Strasse 49, Innsbruck 6020, Austria
+43 650 4510624
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lunchtime options are parts of the set 3 course meal (you can order whatever courses you would like) or vegetarian and vegan burgers and potato wedges (fries), ordered separately. The burgers all had the same fried patties just different sauces. They were served on a very fresh bun. The avocado burgers and cheese burgers were good but not great.

Thank Eat-Sleep-Walk
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

I'm in Innsbruck for work and was looking for a nicer dinner given that I've been working super long hours and wanted to treat myself. I've also been seemingly surrounded by meat and potatoes, so I was super intrigued by a vegetarian tasting menu. I decided to try Chez Nico after reading several reviews and the fact that they had... More 

Thank yaelleah
New York
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2016 via mobile

The food was good, just not great. Out of the courses we had, only 2 or 3 were memorable, or just plain good..the dessert, and a soup. Most of the courses were plain vegetables. With a vegan and a vegetarian in our family, we have sampled many vegetarian and vegan foods, with exciting flavors, dishes, and substitutes, like cashew for... More 

Thank asleha
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

Unusual combinations and interesting techniques give ordinary vegetables a new life. All 7 courses were exciting and unlike any vegetarian food I have had before, even in fine dining restaurants. The first course of leek and kiwi sounds peculiar, but it was not weird for the sake of it. It really works. The menu continued to surprise and delight. The... More 

Thank Linzb81
Deepest Surrey
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106 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

We had a fantastic time over dinner in this tiny restaurant enjoying the seven course gastronomic menu . All the dishes are vegetarian and in general made of vegetables rather than pulses, so it is not hard to eat seven small but perfectly formed courses . There was only one other couple in the restaurant so we were assured of... More 

Thank JaneShorney
Vieux Fort, St. Lucia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016

I love this place. We went there the first time many years ago when it wasn't vegetarian at all. So I was able to witness the transformation into one of Europe's best vegetarian restaurants in just a few years. I really like their easy going approach paired with a curiosity and professionalism. The results are sometimes stunning. Try the tasting... More 

Thank frahi
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70 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016

7 courses, serviced with specially selected wines, include a white wine, made from red grapes. Each dish was brought out with a detailed introduction and each surprised us with its creativity. Kiwi fruits with Leaks, Olive Gnocchi to name a couple. At the end of the evening, the Chef introduced himself and asked how our evening went which was a... More 

Thank Elin0rJane
Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

Our trip to Innsbruck was lovely enough, and then we discovered Chez Nico and I almost don't want to write a review because I want to keep this beauty all for myself. It is hard to describe the experience of this genius' creations as there is only this memory of beetroot and blackberries presented and tasting like nothing before and... More 

Thank JJ F
Fredericksburg, Texas
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72 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

I booked this place because my boyfriend has recently become vegetarian and did not realize at the time the awards and acclaim Chez Nico has received. It's well-deserved acclaim. Chez Nico is small and does only one seating a night, so you have to reserve a table. I saw many a sad soul turned away. There was one chef and... More 

Thank Chere604
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

So first opinions on the restaurant, small, quite bright and definitely not your typical fine dining restaurant. Especially since you have just 1 waitress and 1 chef for the whole restaurant. I assume in the summer when they can seat outside then staff would be increased. The waitress was really friendly, knowledgeable about every dish and had to repeat many... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$16 - $23
European, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten Free
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maria-Theresien-Strasse 49, Innsbruck 6020, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Austrian Alps  >  Tirol  >  Innsbruck
  • Phone Number: +43 650 4510624
555 Culinary experience prepared with love 555

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