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#234 of 3,379 Restaurants in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Austrian, European, Central European, International, Contemporary
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Schoenbrunner Strasse 30, 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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Melbourne, Australia
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83 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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100 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good service and fresh food. A very stylish place. Their summer garden is just amazing! I recommend to go there for a date.

Thank Anya G
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34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant for Dinner with friends, hip design and good music (lounge). They have a small charming garden in the back of the reataurant and a well equipped bar with smoking possibility. Not just a mainstream cocktail selection but own creations. Very entertaining and unique interior.The food was fresh and well presented. Rather small portions though,in regard of the price... More 

Thank benedicte k
Vienna, Austria
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195 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 27, 2016

we went there for a friend's birthday, we were a Group of 20 People. it was a boiling hot day, but the garden is a perfect spot in summer. Food was delicious and the waiters were really friendly - a bit slow but friendly. after 10 pm you have to go inside in order to give the neighbours night-rest, which... More 

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Linz, Austria
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 7, 2016

What a fabulous surprise find this was! I had originally booked a table, purely because of what I had read about the venue's history and art deco decor. Fully expecting to be seated inside, we were more than delighted when we were led right through to an enclosed courtyard garden with ambient lighting, set under leafy trees. If the weather... More 

Thank Juli J
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Loved this place, a must when visiting Vienna. Great food and service. Interesting vibe, just a really cool place all around.

Thank Lidisis C
Berlin, Ohio
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28 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Walk pass it directly when I try to find this restaurant. Unnoticeable in the street but very good energy when went into the restaurant. Very interesting argon the wall. Ordered a macaroni and calamari. Very good comfort food for the macaroni and the calamari taste good as well with the chorizo on tops. Service is efficient and very handsome waiter... More 

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Grand Cayman
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40 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Well i reserved a table for my husbands 40 B-Day... I made a reservation and asked for at least a candle in the dessert we order... did not even ask for anything for free... Well i have to say we've been a few times there and the food was always great. But the service is just not good enough for... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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101 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 10, 2016

Went for dinner at Motto's following the great reviews and had a great time thanks to gracious, friendly service,around a wonderful meal! The entrance is a little difficult to find on the side of a side street (you need to know the address and look..) but once you're inside the decor is modern, artsy with photos and frescoes. The steak... More 

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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
$10 - $31
Austrian, European, Central European, International, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Romantic, 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: Schoenbrunner Strasse 30, 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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