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Restaurant Obauer

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Austrian, European, Central European
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Markt 46, Werfen 5450, Austria
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12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
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Aarau, Switzerland
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179 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

the Restaurants interior is well done. the Service was very good and professional. the dishes are rather classic with nice touches of local produce and a bit of creativity. we liked it.

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Thank hirnograph
Arlington, Virginia
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54 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

We arrived at Restaurant Obauer dressed for walking and traveling, following a morning hike to Castle Hohenwerfen. We were graciously greeted and led to one of the finest dining experiences we will ever have. Perfection is the goal of the chef-owners, and their precise attention to details is deliciously apparent. We requested a vegetarian lunch and, while we cannot tell... More 

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Thank mco2dca
Boise, Idaho
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Great hotel, friendly staff, magnificent food. Attention to detail. Very friendly unpretentious brothers. Stopped on a bike tour with Cyclismo Classico!

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Thank BoernerFam
Vienna, Virginia
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We came here after visiting the castle with our kids and it was just the break we needed. Totally unpretentious and friendly. Kids were welcomed without hesitation (kids menu!). We always wanted to come and are so happy we did. Food is excellent and the wine was perfect.

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Thank fal2010
Wien, Österreich
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28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2016 via mobile

For many years I think the Obauer brothers are the best restaurant in Austria - this week we went there twice - even our kids like it!

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Thank henmichi
Layton, Utah
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2015

Went once by myself and again with the wife and four year old. I wore a t-shirt and jeans the first time and tried the lunch special. It was delicious. They do not have an English menu, but the staff pretends to be happy to explain everything. Sorry for not learning German. Went back a month later with the wife... More 

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Caracas, Venezuela
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151 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2015

A very classy restaurant tucked away in the town of Werfen where we probably had one of our best meals in Austria. The restaurant is a Member of "Les Grande Tables du Monde". We were pleasantly greeted both on our way in and out of the restaurant by the chef/owner who is very well travelled and had the opportunity to... More 

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Pau, France
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2015

We hadn't realised quite what a gourmet and well respected restaurant this was when we booked it last minute at one of our overnight stays travelling across Europe. However we were very pleasantly surprised. The ambiance is perfect, relaxed but also quite formal. The food was universally superb, one of the best meals of the year, the attention to detail... More 

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Nitra
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27 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2015

We were travelling to our hotel from Werfen castle and wanted to manage some lunch. We found extraordinary Obauer restaurant. It is perfectly managed in every detail including very well-trained service, interiors and of course dishes. The chef loves cooking for sure. Unfortunatelly, I was driving and there was no chance to have wine. Wine card (or rather book )... More 

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Thank Martin M
Wisconsin
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146 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

Restaurant Obauer is unparalleled dining. The Obauer brothers have won multiple awards but to experience it in person is a delight. The amount of thought and detail that goes into each specially prepared bit is amazing. They even have unique china for individual bits, with sauces to accentuate flavors. The amount of food is generous considering it is of the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Austrian, European, Central European
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:00
19:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Markt 46, Werfen 5450, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Austrian Alps  >  Salzburg Region  >  Werfen
Description
In the opinion of many gourmets the brothers Karl and Rudi Obauer are the most successful in the country. Every year their restaurant achieves the highest nominations by national and international gourmet guides.

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