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Zum fidelen Affen

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Priesterhausgasse 8 | 5020 Salzburg, Salzburg 5020, Austria
+43 662 877361
17:00 - 00:00
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Chicago, IL
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I don't know if they were having an "off" night or what, but I had a very different experience at this restaurant. We arrived on time, with a reservation, and asked to sit outside. The waiter outside was very rude and insisted that if it started raining we would have to leave. The patio was packed, so we had to... More 

Thank TikiGirli
Cairns, Australia
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77 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went on a Saturday evening. The waiter was surprised that we would want a non smoking table, and after he had shown us a table outside and explaine dthat we should not be bothered by people smoking around us, he pretty much ignored us. We did manage to get the attention of another waiter and were eventually served, the... More 

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Asheville, North Carolina
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96 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This wonderful Austrian bistro serves many more outside in a large pedestrian courtyard than inside in the warm. We arrived on a rainy super cold night in May not realizing that there would be no available seating. Rather than turning the two of us away, they had us wait for two (of a table of 8) finish and allowed us... More 

Thank larry m
Management response:

Thank you for taking your time to write this wonderful review. We are always happy to hear that people enjoy our system. While we do know that it is a bit unusual, we think that going out for dinner is not only about good food and drinks, it is also about meeting people and having interesting conversations. Glad you enjoyed... More 

Calgary, Canada
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107 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We sat outside at this restaurant and had some good Austrian food. My goulash was very tasty with a huge dumpling served alongside (and this was the small sized portion). My husband's roast chicken and rice did not look quite as good, but perhaps that's because of what he chose to order - it was roast chicken and rice. Nice... More 

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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59 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely Austrian food at very reasonable prices.Generous serves we ate too much the Strudel was lovely.Wine by the glass good and beer always fine.3courses plus drinks for 2 €72 plus great position in old town.Staff excellent English not a problem if you make them laugh.Would return.

Thank bunsy64
Management response:

Thank you for your lovely review. We are glad you enjoyed your evening! Your Monkey-Team More 

Tettnang, Germany
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A very crowed place for a reason. Great food and service in a lovely and traditional atmosphere. We didn't get a table for 2 but they asked if we could share which worked perfectly and even ended up in a nice conversation

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157 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place was recommended and reviews looked good. We enjoyed food in most of Austrian restaurants and cafes during this trip. Zum fidelen Affen was an exception. Rather average food along with rude hostess and waiter didn't impress us.

Management response:

Dear ABTOP, First of all we want to thank you for taking your time to write your review. We are sorry you didn't enjoy your evening at our restaurant. We are very well booked, especially on the weekend. This means that we carefully coordinate every booking, presuming every guest arrives at the time the table is booked for. We are... More 

washington, dc
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140 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a nice dinner there. Service was excellent even though the place was full. The chicken was superb, and the char was excellent though small. The salad was fresh and tasty. Would come back for sure.

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Wigan, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for somewhere without a reservation and had a local recommendation that didn't disappoint. The waiter staff couldn't be more friendly supplying us with drink and keeping us updated, in excellent English, on when a table would come free. When it did the food was excellent, very traditional yet refined Austrian fare. I would heartily recommend but urge... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

We hadn't booked and had to wait 15 minutes to be seated so I would definitely recommend booking in advance. Fair warning, parties of 4 or less will likely be asked to share a table with another group - we found it entertaining to be sat next to different people but some people might find it a bit odd. The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Austrian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
17:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Priesterhausgasse 8 | 5020 Salzburg, Salzburg 5020, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Austrian Alps  >  Salzburg Region  >  Salzburg
  • Phone Number: +43 662 877361

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