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Cantinetta La Norma

Franziskanerplatz 3, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 512 8665
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible6%
Travelers talk about
“pizza” (24 reviews)
“gamberetti” (2 reviews)
“gnocchi” (3 reviews)
Opens in 11 min
All hours
Italian, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Franziskanerplatz 3, Vienna 1010, Austria
Neighborhood: Inner City
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We dropped in to eat, as we have seen this place during our touring of the city Why not some Italian when in Vienna...? The service is, well, two brothers run this place so it is like having a meal at home Service is not...More

1  Thank Danny_il
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The two brothers who run this place are funny down to earth real people. Their food is outstanding and the restaurant is clean and beautifully decorated. Come here and enjoy one the awesome entrees and a drink as we did and now we're back for...More

Thank ThomasCarole
Reviewed April 4, 2017

We stumbled upon this restaurant en route to Haus der Musik. Service was friendly and food was very good. We had minestrone; mixed salad with feta, olives and arugula; spaghetti frutti di mare with a tomato sauce; and Tagliatelle ai gamberetti (prawns and shrimp) in...More

Thank jdc8mbc
Reviewed March 11, 2017 via mobile

I've just had a very tasty meal here - a lovely pasta with capers, anchovies, courgette and aubergine. The experience was however soured by the bill. Firstly I had to ask to see it as the waiter was keen to just charge me without knowing...More

1  Thank jonsall
Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

The best restaurant I have ever been to the food is clean and the service is very good he is the best in Vienna and the manger is friendly the food taste is very good ❤⭐️😋

Thank Adham B
Reviewed December 27, 2016

Called in here on the off chance as we were feeling hungry after a walk along the Danube.Small but cosy place,friendly service.Food Good I would particularly recommend the gnocchi with bolognese sauce.Very nice.

Thank Gary M
Reviewed December 18, 2016 via mobile

I went to Cantinetta La Norma upon Rick Steves' recommendation in his travel guide for Vienna. The food was good, service was average, the atmosphere exceptional. It would be an excellent place for a group of two to four people to share a quiet Italian...More

Thank ljmorford
Reviewed November 24, 2016 via mobile

Food was average, lasagne in particular was dry. When we asked for the check. The waiter told us the price and provided no bill. We were in a hurry and paid and placed coins on the table which he came and took while we sat...More

1  Thank Emily F
Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

We did not really like the interior but have no other remarks besides that. The staff was very friendly and served us with a smile for the entire evening. Pizza was awesome, would definitely recommend. On top of that it is absolutely not expensive! Will...More

1  Thank Kristof L
Reviewed October 4, 2016 via mobile

We came across this "restaurant" by chance, tripadvisor reviews were ok thus we decided to stay; we were 4 adults and 3 children. We're Italian and can ensure that nothing here could be thought to be Italian except the name. Forget the service and also...More

Thank Pedropony73
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
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Franziskanerplatz 3, Vienna 1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
  • Neighborhood: Inner City
  • Phone Number: +43 512 8665
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