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Motto am Fluss

#14 of 90 Dessert in Vienna
#111 of 3,441 Places to Eat in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
Old University Quarter
Austrian, European, Central European, Gluten Free, International
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Schwedenplatz 2, Vienna A-1010, Austria
(0)1 252 55 11
8:00 am - 2:00 am
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 2:00 am
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Vienna, Austria
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118 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a teamdinner there and enjoyed the view. Food was good (maybe not all of the starters). Service is professional, portions are sufficient, good music. Would go there again for a drink (food is too expensive ;-)

Thank KlausM_Vienna
University Park, MD
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53 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We wanted to eat somewhere special for our last night and wanted to have a view of the river. It was hot, so we thought it would be most comfortable to be inside. This restaurant was noted in Rick Steve's guidebook, so we thought we would try it. It is in a boat, or a boatlike structure, docked permanently on... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This extraordinary place with fantastic view on the river is offering delicious food which not only look amazing, also taste like that. The only challenge is to get seats without booking, so if you want to be sure to get lunch there, make the reservation in time!

Thank Monika W
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice bar and nice restaurant. Perfect atmosphere and good look of the food. The prices are too high for the size of the portions. They are too small.. It is amazing to pay the double of a normal viennese restaurant for a main course and than have a portion for a baby. That's doesn't look elegant, but strange. The waiters... More 

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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a club sandwich and a very small ginger ale which, with tips came to €20. Food was good. Not brilliant but definitely not bad. If you want to have decent food that is over priced and rub shoulders with trendy, 30 something's and feel like your in the right "scene" then this is the place to be.

Thank sean w
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a little trouble finding this restaurant which I'd chosen from Trip Adviser recommendations. It's in a large white, irregular shaped building which overhangs the river. We were blown away by the enthusiastic assistance of all the young waitstaff who were very helpful and professional. We were shown the more formal restaurant below which is of a high standard.... More 

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Linlithgow, Scotland
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242 reviews
175 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had drinks here - sitting outside and overlooking the river- before boarding a boat trip on the canal. It is an interesting place, serving tourists and locals in equal measure. The building is very stylish and the patio overlooking the river is cool. A great place to relax and watch the world go by.

Thank JKB59
Vienna, Austria
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15 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you a want a relaxing dinner date, this is the best choice. I loved this place. The food is delicious, the price adequate, and since I was in the evening there, I got to enjoy the amazing view of lights in the night along the Donau Canal. There is also music playing in the background and not noisy or... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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59 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

before going to the restaurant, we sat at the bar and noticed that air of superiority of waiters, all much more important than customers... the restaurant is in a beautifully decorated room, with half-light and a nice view of the River. great food. mixed starter, paella, salmon, all very good. dinner for 2 with starter, main course, dessert and a... More 

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Abergavenny, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely place to go. Good drinks and food and the waiters are fun and having fun. We wen to the cafe upstairs where there were lots of locals as well as tourists - good sign. The trout with veg was very good. The ravioli ok - a bit plain but filling and pleasant. The cakes were very yummy. We sat... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Austrian, European, Central European, Gluten Free, International
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Scenic view, Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
8:00 am - 2:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Schwedenplatz 2, Vienna A-1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Old University Quarter
  • Neighborhood: Old University Quarter
  • Phone Number: (0)1 252 55 11

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Staying in Old University Quarter

Neighborhood Profile
Old University Quarter
North of St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna suddenly turns small, winding and medieval, opening up to legendary places such as the Basilisk sculpture at Schönlaterngasse, as well as glamorous baroque façades, courtyards and churches. Take 45 minutes for a casual stroll through Bäckerstrasse, Sonnenfelsgasse, Köllnerhofgasse, Grashofgasse, and Schönlaterngasse. This quarter is packed with stories and legends that will enrich your Vienna experience.