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Kuishimbo

#426 of 3,466 Restaurants in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Neighbourhood:
Mariahilf
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Linke Wienzeile 40, Vienna 1060, Austria
+43 699 17192355
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12:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We selected this restaurant after reading all the great reviews - unfortunately - we had a very disappointing experience. Our takoyaki (entree) was frozen in the middle and our teriyaki chicken was bland, with rubbery skin left across most of the chicken. Perhaps we didn't choose their best dishes but we agreed it was the most disappointing Japanese meal we... More 

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Thank Brittany B
Vienna, Austria
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this place. The only drawback is the size of the restaurant which can hold only a few customers at counter.

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Thank Kamolwan S
Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This Is an authentic Japanese food place (most of the menu is not sushi). Our Viennese friend highly recommended this tiny restaurant - and he was right, we ate a delicious lunch. Come early, when they open (noon time) or be prepared to wait for an open seat since the place only has 9 seats. It is worth while to... More 

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Thank Neta_Avivi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

The food was really good. Definitely worth it and will come back again. Good that it is also able to take away. The restaurant is really small. Only 8 people can fit in to eat. Many people were waiting outside for a spot when we were there which also shows sign of good Japanese food.

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Thank vieff
New York
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Really sweet little place with a heart and great Japanese food to boot. It's authentic, yummy, casual and cash only! We had some unamaki, agedashi tofu and hijiki salads plus noodle and more. All were spot on! And we've been to Japan.

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Thank vermagic
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

They need to follow the business hours they set themselves. I was there before the last ordering time before the end of lunch yet they will not let me order. Well, not going there again.

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Thank JC13542
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

How we discovered this small restaurant during our stay in Vienna was because our hotel locating at the corner within a block. Although we passed the Kettenbrückengasse station everyday, not until the last few minutes before we left Vienna have we noticed Kuishimbo. In order to catch the direct train to the airport, I walked into Kuishimbo to get something... More 

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Thank Weishan C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Oh Man, was I utterly surprised to find this small street-corner Japanese place. My wife and I ordered their beef noodle. 10 euro happiness is just incredible. I'd highly recommend this place to everyone who lives and visits Vienna.

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Thank Luke Z
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Kuishimbo is one of my favorite restaurants in Vienna! The staff are so all so nice, and put up with me speaking broken Japanese! The restaurant reminds me so much of my visit to Japan: the style of the restaurant and their specialities (their noodle dishes are really really good!) The sashimi choices are limited to just tuna and salmon,... More 

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Thank Eric M
Vienna, Austria
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

After having lived in Japan, I've come to the conclusion that it's not easy to find authentic Japanese cuisine in Vienna. You'll find an array of pseudo "Japanese" sushi restaurants that are run by non-Japanese, and in any case there is way more to Japanese cuisine than just sushi. Kuishimbo will please those who miss simple, authentic Japanese dishes. They... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Seating
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Linke Wienzeile 40, Vienna 1060, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Mariahilf
  • Neighbourhood: Mariahilf
  • Phone Number: +43 699 17192355

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

Staying in Mariahilf

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Mariahilf
Vienna’s sixth district hosts high street shopping heaven and pedestrian area Mariahilfer Strasse. The weirdest local building is probably the city aquarium Haus des Meeres, housed in one of Vienna’s six remaining World War II defense towers, and topped with a rooftop bar that offers stunning views over Vienna and the centre. One of the most historic sites in the area is the passageway of 18th century Raimundhof with its small shops and cafés. It leads from Mariahilfer Strasse to Windmühlgasse. For a glimpse into the world of early 19th century theater, visit Semperdepot, the former depository for theatre decoration, which now hosts art exhibitions and fairs.
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