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Gigerl - der Stadtheurige

#318 of 3,716 Restaurants in Vienna}
££ - £££German, ,
Rauhensteingasse 3, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 5134431
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good43%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“sauerkraut” (5 reviews)
“blood sausage” (2 reviews)
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German, Austrian, Central European, European, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
Rauhensteingasse 3, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If one wants some of the feeling of a heuriger without leaving the city this is the place. There is a wonderful counter where you can pick your food or order fro a menu. The atmosphere is great with a lot of locals. Great wines,...More

1  Thank David R
Reviewed 9 October 2017

As the second part of the name of this restaurant ("der Stadtheurige") implies, Gigerl tries to give the feel of the traditional Austrian Heuriger in downtown Vienna. It's tucked away on a back street just a few blocks from busy Kartnerstrasse, and the ambiance is...More

Thank ofamof
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Because we visited 3 times, the food is the same. You pick what looks good, they heat it, and it's served by waitstaff. Your soup, which was good, is ordered up via waitstaff, along with your drink order. Popular place with tour groups.

Thank Nicki S
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Up front, we visited this restaurant around 4:00 p.m. after arriving in Vienna, checking into our hotel, and checking out St. Stephens Cathedral. We were tried, hadn't stopped for lunch, and were combining lunch and dinner. We had heard about the place and wanted the...More

Thank Jerry H
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

While the location and general ambience was promising everything else turned out to be a disappointment. We tried following the heuringen tradition of self service but a couple of small albeit vibrant flies on the cold cuts managed to put us off. We decided to...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 April 2017

the best thing is: you don´t have to leave the Center to visit a Heurigen restaurant this place is not bound by regulations concerning the month-related opening periods it is run like a normal restaurant .

Thank marvinge
Reviewed 23 March 2017

A good place for hearty Austrian food like schnitzels, blood and other sausages, classic salads and appetizers. There's also a tasting menu that varies with the seasons. The house wine is OK and inexpensive. But the local 'grappa' will cost you more ! Very cozy...More

Thank Eleni O
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

It was amazing! We really liked the food and the atmosphere in the restaurant! The waitress was also nice and kind! Thans for the lunch!

Thank Mehecske7
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Our friends living in Wien suggested this restaurant and we are glad we took their advise. Very typical ambience, with staff dressed "Wien style". We skipped the buffet starter option and directly went to the carte menù. Not too many dishes but very well done....More

Thank Ciopman
Reviewed 3 December 2016

- very nice atmosphere, loud, cheerful, guests occasionally singing when a musician comes in - very professional and quick service - the menu is very simple, and the food typical popular Austrian; you can either choose from the menu or go to the counter, where...More

Thank visit2011
Inner City
In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards
Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks
such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera),
Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral)
and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’
former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as
Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse
and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the centre. The
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
German, Austrian, Central European, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rauhensteingasse 3, Vienna 1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: Inner City
  • Phone Number: +43 1 5134431
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