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Grunauer

$$ - $$$
Neighborhood:
Neubau
Austrian, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Hermanngasse 32, Vienna 1070, Austria
+43 1 5264080
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Milan, Italy
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great real authentic Viennese Restaurant. It was such a great surprise. Not easy to find, not turistic, with just deutsch menù, but with a really kind staff who translated us the menu in english. Really great food and simple, minimal, nice place. For italian people we suggest you to not taste the expresso coffee :-) but everything else expecially tipical... More 

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Thank Gulliverio
New York
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Maybe our expectations were too high, but there was nothing special about Grünauer. We found it on the Falstaff list of best Viennese restaurants and expected it to stand out from the crowd, but what we got was no different from many less advertised places. There is not much I can say about our asparagus salad with smoked fish (it... More 

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Thank travel-a-lot
2 reviews
Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

Dined here whole in Vienna on business...it was recommended by a coworker. Wow! Loved the atmosphere...great server who explained the handwritten German menu. Food was great...appetizer of spring roll of spicy sausage and red cabbage salad...entree beef goulash. ...and pancake dessert. With beer...wine...and schnapps. All very good!

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Thank Christopher O G
St. Louis, Missouri
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188 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed October 13, 2016

This is where the locals go to eat and celebrate. Make certain to get a reservation as it was crowded even on a Monday night!!! We mentioned the owner's relatives in Missouri and he set up a table for us at the end of the bar. The menu is hard to read as it is hand written. There is no... More 

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Thank Scott077
Portland, Maine
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 3, 2016

Wonderful service in a small, quiet intimate setting. Food was very good, certainly austria. Menu all in german but waiters and servers went over each item in english. Reasonably priced for a beautiful meal.

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Thank Peter C
Usa River
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49 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 24, 2016

This restaurant was recommended and serves very authentic Austrian food without being touristy. It was eierschwammel season and these appeared in a number of forms on the menu. Grunauer has a really interesting menu for those who want to try some out of the ordinary traditional dishes. The food was very well prepared, delicious and the service very good. A... More 

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Thank Hman877
Amersham, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
Reviewed September 20, 2016

My family and I visited here quite by chance on a recent trip to Vienna and had a wonderful evening. We hadn't booked but luckily there was one table free. It looked like most, if not all, of the other diners were locals which is usually a good sign. The menus were handwritten and all in German but the waiter... More 

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Thank Fastflight
Berkeley, California
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100 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed September 17, 2016

A lovely restaurant recommended by a friend who lives in Vienna. This is not a touristy place but the staff are gracious in explaining the German language menu. Traditional dishes - very well prepared. Definitely ask for recommendations on the Gruner Veltiner wine because some were outstanding - best I tasted.

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Thank anon8882014
New Jersey
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153 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed June 6, 2016

this is a locals restaurant-I am pretty sure we were the only tourists. we went here on a recommendation from a brooklyn waiter (he is from vienna). no english menu and our waiter's english was so-so. he did a great job going over each item on the menu. food is top notch. my only disappointment is that the did not... More 

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Thank MD O
Quarto D'Altino, Italy
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed February 29, 2016

1st of all, owner/ maitre d Chris lived in the states a long time, his uncle owns a restaurant in KC. English no problem, and his a truly great host.. Mother and wife in the kitchen, daddy helps son out in service. 100% pure quality cooking, no convenience. Great local wines, even a craft beer on tap.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Austrian, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hermanngasse 32, Vienna 1070, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Neubau
  • Neighborhood: Neubau
  • Phone Number: +43 1 5264080

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

Staying in Neubau

Neighborhood Profile
Neubau
Vienna’s art district, Neubau buzzes with galleries, arts and crafts, trendy restaurants, avant-garde shops, and cafés. Neubau’s Spittelberg quarter with cobblestoned Spittelberggasse and Gutenberggasse make for a perfect stroll alongside Biedermeier houses and art shops. Don’t miss the historic courtyard at Amerlinghaus with its typical Pawlatschen galleries, a perfect hangout on a warm summer evening. Museumsquartier is Neubau’s undisputed highlight: the former Imperial stables house various top museums of 19th to 21st century art. If you love interiors, head for the Imperial Furniture museum (Hofmobiliendepot), one of the world’s largest furniture collections. Find your favorites among a dazzling array of Baroque, Biedermeier, Art Nouveau and Modernist chairs, sofas, cupboards, coat hangers, foot stools and wash basins. No weekend visit would be complete without stopping by a local café on a weekend morning for brunch.
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