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Schweizerhaus

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Neighborhood:
Leopoldstadt
German, Austrian, Bar, European, Central European, Pizza, Gastropub
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Prater 116, Vienna A-1020, Austria
(0) 1 728 0152
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11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Oslo, Norway
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144 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Unfortunately we went here on an evening I was not feeling that great. The food is good, the portions are huge and prices are fair. Do not expect fast service, so make sure to order when you waiter is at your table.

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Thank Marius P
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's a popular tourist joint that those waiters become very arrogant and thinks their place is damn good. Not up to standard.... 5 of us there and we are not big eater, so we order 2 starter ( sausages ), 1 pork knuckles for 2 person, & 1 soup ... the waiter told us that they are doing a business... More 

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Thank ysejess
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Please do make a reservation. During the summer months, the schweizerhaus is basically always full. Understandable. Great food, lovely atmosphere. Always worth a visit. Have a stelze!

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Thank Aeinschieh
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited this garden because our friend recommended it. The pork knuckle is famous here he said. And looking around almost every table ordered at least one of these. I thought it was OK, but nothing special. We ordered some sausages and bratwurst, these were also average. But the waiters and customer service is terrible. I will not go into... More 

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Webster Groves, Missouri, United States
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71 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is worth the hike to get here from the subway. The beer doesn't taste any better anywhere, they feature the Czech Budweiser here. Come with friends and stay awhile. The chicken was very good. Cash only.

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Thank Bob B
Paris
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226 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Lovely at lunch in summer, traditional Austrian-style biergarten with the classic local dishes with busy waiters and relaxed atmosphere. Don't expect refined dishes, enjoy the very fresh pork (or other meats) dishes, mostly roasted or fried. Beers and wines are delicious. Menu only in German

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Thank flyingFrenchman29
Tel Aviv, Israel
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100 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

the Schweizerhaus is a traditional beer garden and restaurant in the Prater park. the place is huge and busy with both indoor and outdoor seating areas, packed with local families and tourists visiting the amusement park, serving traditional Austrian dishes. portions are generous and tasty, the service is efficient and prices are reasonable. as a recurrent visitor to Vienna it... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

90% ourdoor and located in a large park, this is a must stop place for a meal or just a few drinks with friends. No assigned seating, just find an open table and plop down, the server will be with you shortly! The pork knuckle is actually quite good, but large, share it with 1 or 2 others. Try the... More 

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Richland
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33 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

So this place is smack dab in the middle of Prater (and open amusement park area). Which means Americans will assume it is high priced, bad quality amusement park food - it is not. Prater is an open area (no admission control or fees) and this place is masterfully done. A HUGE beer garden that offers excellent beer, great service,... More 

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Ploiesti, Romania
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The restaurant is very nice. The athmosfere is good, beer veey good and the food very traditional. We fell like being in the old town of Vienna when the carriages stroll around the Prater park.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$14 - $22
Cuisine
German, Austrian, Bar, European, Central European, Pizza, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Prater 116, Vienna A-1020, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Leopoldstadt
  • Neighborhood: Leopoldstadt
  • Phone Number: (0) 1 728 0152

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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.