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Zum Finsteren Stern

#585 of 3,840 Restaurants in Vienna
$$ - $$$Seafood, European,
Schulhof 8, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 5352100
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good29%
  • Average18%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
4 days ago
“Delicious ”
Nov 7, 2017
“Small nice restaurant with high quality and very interesting flavours combination”
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Seafood, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Schulhof 8, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

A beautiful meal served by friendly, helpful waiters. A great setting, sitting under the tree as horse drawn carriages wandered by. Superb.

Thank wanderlustmum64
Reviewed November 7, 2017

Right around the corner of Judenplatz (one of my favorite place in Vienna) is the Finsternen Stern. The restaurant is small and has a very nice atmosphere. We ate vegetarian food and it was fresh and of high quality. I had a traditional italian orecchiette...More

Thank Isabella M
Reviewed April 23, 2017 via mobile

Food and service were good but we found it somehow expensive for 2 people (125€ for 2 entrees, 2 main courses, 1 dessert and 1 bottle of wine). Food is 4 out 5 but entree does not worth 12€, and main course was also very...More

1  Thank Sissi6779
Reviewed August 2, 2016

We had a lovely evening at this very small restaurant around the corner from the Park Hyatt and near the Holocaust Memorial. The menus is a bit limited, but we had delicious fish and lamb entrees, mushroom quiche and ceviche to start. Reasonably priced wine...More

Thank susan r
Reviewed July 13, 2016 via mobile

I am a foodie, and I really do not understand the rave reviews about this place. Food was OK, not very remarkable. Service was very, very slow despite the restaurant being 3/4 empty. I really think you can spend your food money elsewhere and do...More

1  Thank Harvey M
Reviewed March 10, 2016 via mobile

Great wee place. Simple short menu. Well cooked and great taste. Excellent wine list. We were the only tourists there.

Thank glesgatourist
Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

A little difficult to find but worth a visit. Almost no tourists. Very involved staff cook delicate food.

Thank Andre E
Reviewed November 3, 2015

This is a charming restaurant on a quiet courtyard in old Vienna away from the tourist area. Being able to eat outside in Vienna is a real plus because most restaurants still allow smoking. We selected an excellent Austrian Riesling from a solid and well...More

Thank katimil
Reviewed June 24, 2015

Local, fresh, seasonal, sustainable...This is one of my favorite restaurants in Vienna, and I'm always amazed that more people don't seem to know about it. Do the chef's surprise menu; even if it's food you don't normally eat, it will be innovative and tasty (e.g.,...More

Thank jkilkullen
Reviewed May 5, 2015

Ella da Silva's Finsterer Stern in the heart of Vienna is one of my absolute favorites for dining with friends or family. Superbly prepared food on the daily changing menu to provide variety, taking advantage of seasonal produce and specialities, accompanied by a lovely wine...More

Thank sistamarie
Inner City
In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards
Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks
such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera),
Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral)
and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’
former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as
Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse
and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the center. The
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Schulhof 8, Vienna 1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
  • Neighborhood: Inner City
  • Phone Number: +43 1 5352100
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