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Schweizerhaus

$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Leopoldstadt
German, Austrian, Bar, European, Central European, Gastropub
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Prater 116, Vienna 1020, Austria
+43 1 7280152
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Vienna, Austria
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46 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Another great restaurant to take family and friends when they are over visiting. Waiters walking around with beer that comes off a conveyor belt :) order the stelz - pork leg with great crackling

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Thank BritinWien
London, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not open until 15th of March 2017 It says online that they are open, so I came all the way, to find them closed

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Thank jayverg
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First things first, this is a seasonal restaurant so check the website if you intend to visit. Wonderful atmospheric beer garden which serves czech beer and great food. The waiters are.... well, this is Vienna. Finding a table can be a challenge, but the aforementioned waiters will sort you out.

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Oberlin, Ohio
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21 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2016

After riding all the rides at the Prater, I had to eat something! I stumbled upon the Schweizerhaus with some friends and we had a blast! Our beers were amazing! Food wasn't too shabby either! I'd go back in a heartbeat.

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Thank maddieschindele
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

Myself and a business colleague arrived in Vienna and decided we would like some traditional Viennese/Austrian fare, so we asked at Reception and were directed here. The bill of fare looked good, even with our rudimentary German, but when we spotted the pic of the dish shown above we were sold. 'Its for 2 people', the man said, so we... More 

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Karlskrona, Sweden
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 7, 2016

The Stelze and the real Budweiser is a must if you ever visit Vienna. Great atmosphere and the meal will be a great memory.

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Vienna, Austria
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 6, 2016

Right by the amusement park "Prater". It has the best authentic austrian cuisine and it's always packed, so be sure to make reservations. Really good prices for the amount you're getting. Im Prater, mit echter, guter österreichischen Küche. Es ist immer gesteckt voll und das mit der Riesenanlage. gepudert.net

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Thank sabrinamyr
Vienna, Austria
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17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016 via mobile

I go to Schweizerhaus for one thing and one thing only - the Stelze! Tastes great every time and the skin is just perfectly crunchy! As a side I prefer the sauerkraut to the potato salad. The beer is great as well. Now don't get me wrong, other food might be good as well but as said when I'm there... More 

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Thank Mzlam
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

Went there on a sunny november weekend. Service is very fast despite of the hundreds of guests. Food was very tasty. What really was not good that that it took me almost 15 minutes to get the bill. Asked five times but they just ignored me. I was about to leave and than finally managed to pay when stopped a... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

On a business trip and my colleague said he wanted proper Viennese food, so the hotel Receptionist directed us here. We sat outside and ordered a couple of very tasty Budget while we chose food. We decided we have the "massive-lump-of-roasted-pork-leg-to-share", and waited eagerly. We were not disappointed! The joint arrived accompanied two dishes of finely shredded sauerkraut with a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$14 - $22
Cuisine
German, Austrian, Bar, European, Central European, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Dining on a budget, Kids, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prater 116, Vienna 1020, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Leopoldstadt
  • Neighborhood: Leopoldstadt
  • Phone Number: +43 1 7280152

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Staying in Leopoldstadt

Neighborhood Profile
Leopoldstadt
Welcome to one of Vienna’s trendiest quarters. The second district has witnessed a turbulent ride, from medieval swamp to vibrant Jewish quarter, from pleasure ground for the noble and humble to current hip residence and workplace of Vienna’s creative crowd. Cross the Danube Canal from the city center and take in life on Taborstrasse with its mix of old townhouses, churches, theaters, discount shops and ethnic restaurants. Head for Augarten via Karmelitermarkt, Leopoldstadt’s trendy marketplace. Baroque Augarten itself hosts a bizarre mix of manicured hedges and flowerbeds in front of a colossal World War II defense tower, the publicly accessible 300-year-old Augarten porcelain manufactory, the palatial boarding school and funky concert hall of the Vienna Boys Choir, and the modern art museum TBA21. At its opposite corner, The Prater not only houses the Giant Ferris Wheel but blends a bustling amusement park with lush woodland, perfect for a bike tour. Further east is the old derby racing ground of Krieau.
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