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#238 of 3,523 Restaurants in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Austrian, European, Central European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
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Rudigergasse 1 | 1050 Wien, Vienna 1050, Austria
+43 1 5870672
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
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Sun - Thu 6:00 pm - 2:00 am
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 4:00 am
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Zurich, Switzerland
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138 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Most importantly, food at Motto was great. It's not the cheapest, but more than worth the money. They serve mainly classic dishes with a modern twist. Leave some room for the Mousse au Chocolat for dessert. In addition, the restaurant is beautifully and fashionably designed in a modern style, and somehow all the staff seems to be blending in very... More 

Thank FQTV_Switzerland
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15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place just made me happy and believe there are these excellent romantic restaurants in Vienna. I have been living not far away for years and just discovered it last week, briefly said: kitchen was amazing, the interior is fantastic and the service stuff was super super friendly. What makes this Restaurant a perfect evening location is that it has... More 

Thank dianamG3581QN
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The bread was delish, the starters were okay and the mains were a disappointment. The meat tasted like it had been frozen however one person had the salmon that was good. The cocktails were amazing and the service was really good though and the atmosphere was nice.

Thank Jeanime
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

The food was very delicious but unfortunately the service wasn't really good and we had to wait for the food a pretty long time.

Thank Lilli_K92
London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

Went here on the recommendation of a local, otherwise you would never find the place. The entrance is a plain steel door on a quiet street. Amazing decor, service and food. The bar is particularly cool too. This is a must visit in Vienna, best decor in a restaurant I've ever seen.

Thank Dan and Christi... A
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

I met some associates here for dinner while on business in Vienna. The restaurant is very good with an interesting menu that has enough variety for everyone without being overwhelming. The food was prepared quickly and to everyone's liking The wine list was very good too and reasonably priced. The most challenging aspect of the evening was actually locating the... More 

Thank CanRaggy
Vienna Region, Austria
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134 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016

Entering the restaurant through a heavy metal door, once inside another world appears to you. Green dark, art nouveau, stylish ... The service was outstanding, professional and friendly at the same time. The food above average. We for sure will come again

Thank lh91lh
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40 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016 via mobile

Brilliant after theatre dinner option. Fantastic - professional service and great food. Beef tagliata and vegetable curry both delicious. Nice relaxed atmosphere, dark and cosy but not so dark you couldn't read the menu. Cannot recommend enough.

Thank bettiblu
Melbourne, Australia
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82 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our dinner here with a group of 8 people. Good service, great food, good value for money and very nice atmosphere. Would recommend!

Thank claui
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

The four of us had different dishes and all liked it very much. Try the beef tartar or the fillet of beef, the creamy cold cucumber soup or the cheee dumplings. delicious. The atmosphere reminded me of places at Palermo Hollywood Buenos Aires. it's on the dark side and very stylish. Service was impeccable.

Thank Luxury_Traveller_BL

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $35
Austrian, European, Central European, International, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Bar scene
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 2:00 am
6:00 pm - 4:00 am
6:00 pm - 4:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rudigergasse 1 | 1050 Wien, Vienna 1050, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Margareten
  • Neighborhood: Margareten
  • Phone Number: +43 1 5870672

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Margareten

Neighborhood Profile
This former working class district blends hip eateries and avant-garde cinema with a time travel into 1950s Vienna. Feel the district’s pulse at Margaretenhof and Schlossquadrat. 19th-century Margaretenhof is a local icon, yet has very non-Viennese architecture with its brick structure and cast-iron verandas. The nearby urban Renaissance castle of Schlossquadrat houses several restaurants. In the summer you can sit in its romantic shady courtyard over Schnitzel and Kracherl (traditional fizzy syrup). Siebenbrunnenplatz and its surrounding shops and grocery stores have remained virtually unchanged in the past 60 years: taking a walk there is like stepping into a 1950s film set. Speaking of movies, head to avant-garde cinema Filmcasino in the evening. It often stages foreign language cult films.
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