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Wortner's Cafe

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Austrian, Cafe, European, Central European, German
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Wiedner Hauptstrasse 55, Vienna 1040, Austria
+43 1 9458683
08:00 - 00:00
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Innsbruck, Austria
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

When I arrived in Vienna, my hotel room wasn't ready yet, so I took a walk to find some place for lunch in the meantime. Wortner looked great: proper, traditional location, nice atmosphere, decent guests, cool old furniture...But, first of all, I want ro tell you that the food was very good! Because, after reading my review, you will not... More 

Thank joandoe1234
Milan, Italy
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016 via mobile

Two first visits here weke quite ok. The third visit was a terrible experience with two extremely unpolite waiters in the evening of 1st July. The lady-waiter got pissed when we just ask to bring a glass of wine (maybe she had a bad day, but should not become our problem). And the young man who who served us instead... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Shared the fried chicken salad, plenty of food for two people and very good. Coffee was delicious. Not too long of a wait and staff was ok with speaking English. They take credit cards. Nice non touristy cafe experience. Outdoor patio provides nice atmosphere.

Thank JDye23
Eureka, California
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294 reviews
159 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

I have eaten here a few times and it is always very good. The fish is really perfectly cooked, which is rare to find anywhere much less in Vienna. The ambience and the service are perfect.

Thank julesofthesea
London, United Kingdom
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345 reviews
242 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 May 2016

Not too many places open just out of the centre on a Sunday night but we found this one, where we could also sit outside. Decided to have some traditional local food. Think i'd figured out what I wanted in my rusty and empirical german but a translated menu was then found. Liver dumplings in broth was a good starter.... More 

Thank Richard G
Stockholm, Sweden
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

This is a great place for a brunch! They serve excellent coffee and a good although perhaps not exceptional apfelstrudel. Mohntorte was a bit too sweet but nevertheless good.

Thank Stas12
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42 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

Went here for lunch before departing vie. Had a nice veal schnitzel and a good coffee. They have a nice outdoor seating on a sunny day. Would surely come back.

Thank Paeddelh
Vienna, Austria
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36 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

Wortner is a landmark in the 4th District of Vienna. It has a beautiful garden in summer with a fountain; friendly and attentive staff; a mixture of classic Viennese and more modern cooking; great beer; good coffee; and always forms a great vantage point to people watch and observe the "locals". It is my favourite coffee stop - very day;... More 

Thank mivg
Hervey Bay, Australia
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57 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Firstly we sat at a table for at least 5 minutes before a waiter came near us. When one arrived he took our drinks order and disappeared for awhile. The drinks were delivered then he literally threw the 2 menus on the table. A short time later he returned and took our orders. When the meals were put in front... More 

Thank HitmanOz
Freehold, New Jersey
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

We truly enjoyed our dining experience at Wortner. The atmosphere is relaxing and friendly. The piano player is very good. The service was prompt and professional. Mikheil is an outstanding server. The food was delicious. All in all. a very fine dining experience.

Thank Fred07728

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Austrian, Cafe, European, Central European, German
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Open Hours
09:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
08:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Wiedner Hauptstrasse 55, Vienna 1040, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Wieden
  • Neighbourhood: Wieden
  • Phone Number: +43 1 9458683

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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 Wieden

Neighbourhood Profile
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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