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Eis Greissler

#2 of 100 Dessert in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
Old University Quarter
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Rotenturmstrasse 14, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 664 3119195
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Trust me. I've eaten a lot of gelato and ice cream all over the world in my 75 years and this organic producer's product is simply the best.

Thank Herbie41
Darmstadt, Germany
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458 reviews
281 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 208 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is definitely the best gelato in Vienna, even better than La Romana (and they have great gelato too). Forget all the "gelaterias" directly around Stephanplatz and try all the magnificent flavours here. The scoops are 1,50Euro, but definitely worth it. Right taste, right texture, right sweetness. Just fantastic gelato.

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Melbourne, Australia
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132 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

We stopped for a mid afternoon snack on our way back from the museum quarter. The friendly girl behind the counter offered to run through the flavours in English for me, which was so nice. They have some vegan flavours, and they currently sweeten with beet sugar. It was €1.50 for a small cup.

Thank Freya C
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Went two days ago and got the raspberry ice cream in a cone. It was 1.50euro which was great, and the ice cream tasted amazing! They let you taste whichever you like before buying, and are nice and friendly.

Thank Niki V
Navi Mumbai
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

I guess they claim that their ice cream is home made but yes Pistachios and Pumpkin seeds choice is out of the world. Sweetness is just perfect like not any other Gelatos or ice cream parlours in Vienna. A must place to visit.

Thank Shripati_Nirmal
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47 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2016 via mobile

There was a small queue on the pavement for this place but it moved quickly. The ice cream was delicious. You could taste the wholesomeness of the organic cream. Highly recommend it. Not much of a wait and the staff are very helpful. The flavors were in German so they gladly translated for us so that we could choose. :)

Thank Tareq G
Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
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73 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016 via mobile

Some ice cream flavors are very special and tasted sooo good. Need to try it if you are in Vienna.

Thank Peggy C
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46 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

Even if their ice cream is organic and has fancy tastes, it is never worn it to stand in a line of approximately 20 people blocking the sidewalk just for a scoop of ice cream

Thank 25166
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

You stand in line.... the line is shorter on rainy days and in winter. But it's always worth the wait. The tiny walk in walk out store has amazing ice cream made with organic milk and natural fresh ingredients. I particularly like the pear ice cream and an ice cream named "horse apples"- the Austrian term for... well, you know.... More 

Thank expatfiddle
Vienna, Austria
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

The Eis Greissler seems to be very popular since it opened a couple of years ago, but to be honest I can't see what the fuss is all about. I tried since it was popular, I had to stand in a Queue for quite a while (15 min for sure) but, honestly, the ice cream is nothing Special. Yes, it... More 

Thank Valeria N

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rotenturmstrasse 14, Vienna 1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Old University Quarter
  • Neighborhood: Old University Quarter
  • Phone Number: +43 664 3119195

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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.
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