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Franz

#63 of 3,490 Restaurants in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Neighbourhood:
Wieden
German, Austrian, Bar, European, Pub, Central European, Gastropub
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Pressgasse 29, Vienna 1040, Austria
+43 1 5852557
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Today
16:30 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 16:30 - 02:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 02:00
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Muskoka, Ontario, Canada
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106 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stumbled upon this fabulous spot after finding the place we intended to go closed. What a pleasant surprise. It was empty when we arrived and packed with locals by the time we left. Good service and authentic Austrian food. The weiner schnitzel and tafelspitz were delicious. Discovered the wine of Austria - Gruner Veltliner. Try it! Drinks, meals and dessert... More 

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
Level Contributor
3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a great bar and restaurant frequented by the locals and tourists. It offers a good selection of beers and excellent food and is always busy so booking a table is recommended.

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Thank SteveT-PB
Hyde, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Had evening meal here, nice atmosphere, segregated area for smokers so no issue with vile smell whilst eating. Food is good and bit different, fried pancakes were lovely, husband had the Spitzal very filling, very well priced and service was excellent, give it a go.

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Veresegyhaz
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

Wien is famous of its friendly service which is elevated here and they make you feel like a long lost family member. Food is simple and tasty, prices are below the average. I personally love the bar-like decor, so Franz's little restaurant is the perfect getaway from the busy inner city for tourists who want a taste of the local... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We went here after reading the reviews and the food did not let us down. Lovely warm atmosphere & staff were lovely too.

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Thank Kirsteen M
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

We came here for dinner on our first night in Vienna and I was very impressed. The schnitzel was amazing and the staff are really nice. Its a very cool bar and its nice that the smoking area is kept separate. Great place to visit!

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Thank Puneet L
homr
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We found this little Gem on our first of three nights in Vienna. It's located near the Naschmarkt Market. Great atmosphere with friendly bar staff. We visited all three nights and ate there on one of the nights. Traditional cuisine and very reasonably priced.

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Thank colincock
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2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Quiet place, very tasty food. I had the dry cured ham and Gouda pie, which was a puffed pastry stuffed with ham cheese and tomatoes. It came with a moderate sized salad. Wonderful. Not too greasy, very flavorful. This was pub food at its best!

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Thank Victoria G
Newcastle
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214 reviews
123 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Don't let yourself get dragged into one of the restaurants in the Nashmarkt when this place is just round a nearby corner and opposite the Third Man Museum (sadly only open on Saturdays). It may be pub grub but standards are high and local wine by the glass is cheap so anmn enjoyable visit is guaranteed.

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Thank tony_goode
Vienna, Austria
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86 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Popped in here with friends last saturday. It is a rare beast a non smoking pub in Vienna. Excellent selection of beers I drank a Czech Beer began with "W" but could not pronounce the name. Food is good, I will visit again

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, Austrian, Bar, European, Pub, Central European, Gastropub
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
16:30 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Monday
16:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
16:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
16:30 - 02:00
Thursday
16:30 - 02:00
Friday
16:30 - 02:00
Saturday
16:30 - 02:00
10:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pressgasse 29, Vienna 1040, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Wieden
  • Neighbourhood: Wieden
  • Phone Number: +43 1 5852557

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Staying in Wieden

Neighbourhood Profile
Wieden
The fourth district combines elegant tradition with contemporary style and relaxed living. More than a dozen town palaces and churches such as St. Charles Borromeo have added glamour to a neighbourhood known for its traditional retail and crafts shops, taverns, cafés. Wieden is also home to Naschmarkt, Vienna’s largest street market. Many bohemian types have found their way to Wieden: meet them in trendy cafés and bars, shop alongside them for vintage items, enjoy Wien Museum’s and Kunsthalle’s modern temporary exhibitions, and hang out with the bees at Vienna’s most beautiful urban garden, Karlsgarten.
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