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Purstner

#25 of 3,267 Restaurants in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighborhood:
Inner City
Austrian, European, Gastropub, German, Central European
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Riemergasse 10 | 1010 Vienna, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 5126357
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10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 am
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Des Moines, Iowa
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We ate there twice on a recent visit because the food was so amazing. We received very fast service after ordering. The serving size was large and authentic Austrian food. The spare ribs were two large slabs and we had to leave a few. Wiener schnitzel is good, beef and pork cordon bleu are both wonderful. This restaurant was recommended... More 

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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a great time here. The staff were very friendly. The portions were surprisingly large, even by Austrian standards. If you want to finish a schnitzel or ribs I suggest you skip lunch! Slightly on the pricey side, but well worth it for a filling and tasty meal.

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Basel
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75 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We visited this restaurant during a weekend in Vienna, attracted by the reviews. The place was quite busy but there was space inside. The ambience is interesting, borderline kitsch with stuffed animals on the walls, but in general not unpleasant. We ordered a schitzel, which was large and nice tasting made of tender meat, but with a soggy crust, and... More 

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Thank PizzaWithFeta
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Friendly staff. the restaurant was more than expectation. there is spacious dinning place inside and the decoration is just amazing and like fairytale. the spareribs is huuuuuuuggggeeee! i think two people can just finish it and it is just 16 euros!

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Thank Cruise C
Tonbridge, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We chose Pürstner as we wanted to try some more traditional food after our Weiner Schnitzels the prior evening and this place was quite close to our hotel. It has a real pub feel with lovely hunting scene paintings direct onto the walls. We chose from the variety of beers on offer and enjoyed beef goulash and pork medallions, both... More 

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Beirut, Lebanon
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Worst staff ever no smile no welcome nothing not recommended at all it doesn't worth the steps to get to that bad restaurant

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Athens, Greece
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a pleasant dinner the first day we visited Vienna. We enjoyed the most the schnitzel and the potato salad. The service was nice and polite. I think is a good choice to taste the local dishes.

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Dallas, TX
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216 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service at almost all the restaurants we ate at was pretty slow. This one was faster than most. We got our drinks quickly and refills as needed quickly. We enjoyed our dinners of goulash, schnitzel, and cordon bleu. All recommended. Our waiter was very nice and spoke good English.

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Thank boymomdfw
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great ribs. Great schnitzel. Great beef. I saw a lot complaints about service, but I did not experience this. I thought

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Chengdu, China
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were hoping to have a beer; the sign for the restaurant has a large frothy beer mug. The host/server welcomed us in and provided us a table; we said we were there to have a beer, and he was nice. He came to take our beer orders, then tapped the silverware and said they were a restaurant and that... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$4 - $26
Cuisine
Austrian, European, Gastropub, German, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Friday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Saturday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Riemergasse 10 | 1010 Vienna, Vienna 1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
  • Neighborhood: Inner City
  • Phone Number: +43 1 5126357

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Staying in Inner City

Neighborhood Profile
Inner City
In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera), Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral) and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’ former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the center. The Imperial Apartments and the refreshingly demystifying Sissi Museum are must-dos at Hofburg. Spacious squares such as Am Hof and Freyung often host beautiful seasonal and antiques markets.