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Kern's Beisel

#1,004 of 3,546 Restaurants in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Inner City
Austrian, European, Central European
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Kleeblattgasse 4, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 5339188
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We wanted to eat traditional Austrian food so were pleased to find this pub and the food was good quality and very reasonably priced. Seemed to also function as a locals pub which is something we like as creates a warm atmosphere when you visit as a couple.

Thank Moira W
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96 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2017

From walking in and being only tourists you could see why the locals come here. Friendly service, local music playing, wonderful atmosphere, fantastic local food washed down with superb local beer Gosser Gold, had Gruner Veltliner wine with main meal. If you can fit in dessert ensure you have the Apfelstrudel with vanilla sauce! VERY REASONABLE prices too!

Thank ElsaMiro
London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

Be warned that this is a smoking restaurant, as in even the staff serving smokes whilst doing so. If we were not so hungry, tired and cold by the time we arrived we would have searched on for somewhere else. Food was over priced for what we got, was tasty enough but nothing much to write home about.

Thank Explorer2606
Jacksonville, Florida
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017 via mobile

We had a tough time finding a place without reservations and without smoking. Although it seems smoking was allowed at the bar, the restaurant part in front had no smoking. And there was no trouble getting a table. It was pretty sparse. We were concerned why. Maybe being down a side alley. But the food was very good and the... More 

Thank jaxtor
Miskolc, Hungary
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016

Ugly waiter. He was friendly only with the local people. The ,,original Wiener schnitzel,, has a POORE quality. (10.09.2016)

Thank medmaci
Vienna, Austria
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 26, 2016

Terrible experience, the schmanckerl menue turned out to be a total flop: 1 soup (leberknoedlsuppe seemed to be expired, bad taste, industrial ingredients; potatoe soup (overcooked, probably the third time) 2 main dish: small portion of fried chicken (average 80s gastronomie), baked chicken liver (dry, strange taste), salad (side dish?) sucked in oil and vinegar after some minutes not eatable,... More 

Thank djaccelerator
Montreal, Canada
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2016

The food was very tasty and the portion size was nice. The beer was cold and the menu in English, which helped. As this was our first dinner out in Vienna I was surprised that the table water was 5Euro and the waiter dropped bread on the table, but charged us 1.2 Euro for each piece we ate, and we... More 

Thank Birtch
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2016 via mobile

Excellent food. It is not wonder why it is always full of locals. True schnitzel is the best we have eaten !! The menu has many local delicacies

Thank Costas_Con
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

We ate here the first night in Vienna when we couldn't find the beisel we were looking for. Tasty food, friendly waiter, plenty of locals in eating.

Thank Kayleigh W
Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Hearty food at a low price. Service was very quick. Recommend the beef in red wine sauce and fried potatoes.

Thank Dmoojunk

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Austrian, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
9:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kleeblattgasse 4, Vienna 1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
  • Neighborhood: Inner City
  • Phone Number: +43 1 5339188

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

Staying in Inner City

Neighborhood Profile
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 Imperial Apartments and the refreshingly demystifying Sissi Museum are must-dos at Hofburg. Spacious squares such as Am Hof and Freyung often host beautiful seasonal and antiques markets.
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