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“Mediocre food, lousy service”
Review of Meinl am Graben

Meinl am Graben
Ranked #532 of 4,786 Restaurants in Vienna
Cuisines: Austrian, Contemporary, International
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Dining options: Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Inner City
Reviewed 9 December 2017 via mobile

We came here, because one of us where here already and was pretty convinced of the place.
We headed upstairs and the place was full.
They offered us a place at the bar. As we came for breakfast it was no problem for us. The waiter was very nice and immediatly took our order.
From then on it got worse.
We waitet 40 minutes for the food.
And we didn‘t order complicated stuff.
We had a muesli, a plate of ham and cheese and some scrambled eggs.

To top all of that, the raspberry had mold on it. Really folks?!?

We had higher expectations of this place.
We will not come again.

Thank ElBurroGrande
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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

We visited this restaurant light the Great atmosphere, great views, location, service, and food. This is a Mainstay of the dining scene and Vienna, and while it's less ideal of the dinner place just because it's located in the store, I would love to recommend this restaurant to anyone else. All the ingredients for wonder if we fresh, and I liked all of the dishes. The server, by the way was extremely good, and was able to accommodate many of our special requests. When I ask the server that I was hoping for a alternative to wiener schnitzel even though I like it very much, he suggested pariser schnitzel which I enjoyed greatly.

Thank Slaccess
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

Enclosed on the first floor of a gourmet food shop, the ambiance, decor, food and service at the first floor restaurant means we visit it every time we're in Vienna. And the food just gets better. You sink into the orange cushions in the panelled room. You can look out at the Graben while eating some of the most tempting food in town, with great service. (I seriously believe the waiters go out into the gourmet shop at night to find whatever you want....). You can sit, take your time and savor wonderful service in a comfortable atmosphere above the hustle and bustle.

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Thank HansGH16
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

This restaurant has an outside area on the ground floor as well as an upstairs restaurant. Due to weather we had to eat upstairs and you have to wander through the shop's food halls to get to it (turn left at the cheese aisle!). Food was ok but choice was very limited (only 4 options for each course) - wine & champagne brutally expensive - 19 euros a glass of run-of-the-mill champagne and they had champagne's on the list over 500 euros. Maybe in a truly top class restaurant but in one that felt like one of Selfridges in-store quick-lunch restaurants they have to be kidding with the prices. Was almost empty when we at there - personally I think it's more of a lunch venue. You live & learn. Waiter was very friendly & helpful.

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1  Thank Clackfamily
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Reviewed 30 April 2017

A must visit while in Vienna but plan ahead as reservations are definitely recommended. Service, atmosphere, food, and wine selection are exceptional. 5/5

Thank Nicholas V
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