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Il Sestante

#251 of 3,444 Restaurants in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Josefstadt
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Piaristengasse 50, Vienna 1080, Austria
+43 1 4029894
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11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 12:00 am
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

We made a table reservation lastminute on a Friday night, with no problem, the place is easy to get to from the city centre. Food is excellent, and great selection on the menu. The service however was a little slow.

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scotland
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53 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Stumbled on this pizzeria when walking near to Flemings Deluxe hotel , you can sit outside the restaurant in nice square area beside a lovely church but it's odd set up as there's also a cafe that has seats there to , but as busy we sat inside but got a window table, the manager ?? Was very friendly and... More 

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Thank gail s
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 27, 2016 via mobile

We ate and THE food price quality was lovely. If you are here i would reccomend it. Especially in summer THE terras at THE beautiful church!

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Thank ikke36ja
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Everytime when I return to Wien I visit this nice restaurant with very nice stuff. Good italian food, very good pizza. Must eat

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Thank Seba190
UK
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175 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2016

This place was visited specially based on TA reviews. Whilst there was no English menus available, the guy who served us just took an order based on what we asked, of course that meant we didn't know what cost it would be. My pizza arrived in good time, and was really delicious. However very disappointingly my partners food took over... More 

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Bruges, Belgium
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36 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 29, 2016 via mobile

We had lunch here on a sunny summer day, we felt just as if we were in Italy! We started with some melon and ham, then tried two kinds of pizzas (four cheeses and primavera) both delicious,great value for what you pay. The pizzas were quite big for us, but we nltoced other people asking to get their leftovers wrapped... More 

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Thank M_Ayon86
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

waited 20 min. for a waiter to come and say that if we are not patient we can go somewhereelse.this is the wrong way to greet people we told them and waited 25 more minutes for the drinks and then we decided to leave.well done you are doing great but we wont come anymore.

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Thank kolola1204
Vienna, Austria
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12 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

Upon arrival, we asked the waiter if there was a table for 6 available. There were plenty of tables available. However, instead of showing us to a table or simply answering "yes", he told us to wait a minute in an overly aggresive and impatient manner. After a few moments, he asked us if there was a free table outside... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

Poor service, the pizza was way too salty. After telling the waiter I got this answer: we do it like that since we are open and nobody ever complained". Grab a pizza somewhere else and enjoy the Piaristenkirche...

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Ottawa, Canada
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65 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 17, 2016

This was the most hilarious experience I've had in a restaurant. Warning though: it is only funny because we did not mind waiting that particular day and we were in a particularly good mood. The restaurant service was just so hectic, we only had to laugh it off (otherwise we would have cried...) We waited 40 minutes for our simple... 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
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Special occasions, Dining on a budget, Large groups, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Monday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Friday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
11:30 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Piaristengasse 50, Vienna 1080, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Josefstadt
  • Neighborhood: Josefstadt
  • Phone Number: +43 1 4029894

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Josefstadt

Neighborhood Profile
Josefstadt
The eighth district is an older generation’s Vienna at its finest: and this is what makes it popular with locals of all ages. Josefstadt has theater, small independent shops, romantic passageways, neighborhood cafés with regular clientele, church squares, town palaces and shady communal gardens. Trendy hangouts have conquered distinctive places such as the Old General Hospital (Altes AKH) and the vaults of overground U6. Theater in der Josefstadt on Josefstädter Strasse is the district’s cultural epicenter. Even if your German isn’t good enough to watch a play, you can marvel at the typical Biedermeier building and take a glimpse into the foyer. Lange Gasse houses an iconic local restaurant at its corner, as well as a legendary sweet shop and a bustling neighborhood market every Saturday. For small palace atmosphere and a different view on Vienna’s history, make your way to Schönborn garden palace (Palais Schönborn), which houses the Museum of Folk and Folk Art (Volkskundemuseum). Maria-Treu-Platz, with its summer outdoor cafés facing baroque church Maria Treu, and the historic passageway of Lerchenfelder Strasse 13 hide top spots for insiders.
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