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“Nice place for a burger”
Review of Smokey's

Smokey's
Ranked #360 of 4,142 Restaurants in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: American, Bar, Barbecue, Pub
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Good for: Kids, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighbourhood: Leopoldstadt
Zurich, Switzerland
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98 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Nice place for a burger”
Reviewed 10 April 2014

Firstly, this is not an "American" styled burger joint. It is a place that serves/specialises in burgers (but has other meals available too) in their own style and presentation. It can get a bit "smokey", what with all the smokers in the place and that would be my only reason for not going there again. Fortunately I have only ever been in the summer when one can sit outside and enjoy the warm Viennese summer sun with not much of a view as it is alongside a busy road but don't let that put you off by any means.

They have a daily/weekly "special house" burger which is generally a nice one to default to. Alcohol is available as well. When the owner is in (which he is most of the time) he is very friendly and talkative and open to hearing complaints, if any.

Enjoy!

I will go back again, no doubt

  • Visited March 2014
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Vienna, Austria
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32 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Mediocre at best”
Reviewed 29 March 2014 via mobile

Smokeys has all the best intentions for a good burger in Vienna. But the execution is really mediocre. The burger is too thick - a bit like a giant meatball. It isn't juicy and the bun is really inadequate - more of a dry English muffin.

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Vienna, Austria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 494 helpful votes
“Definitely "Smokey" but the burgers are good”
Reviewed 1 November 2013

This little restaurant is situated in a good location just out of the old town centre and a short walk from the Sofitel. The burgers are very good although a little expensive for what they are. A basic burger served with chips and salad comes in at over €10 without any cheese or other toppings. Toppings are an extra €1-2 each. The service was OK. The really unfortunate thing about this restaurant is the smoking situation. On the night we were there the restaurant was full and we were the only table of non-smokers. Everyone else seemed to be chain-smoking and the place was hazy with smoke. It's hard to enjoy your food in such a situation.

Visited October 2013
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
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“Best burger in Vienna!”
Reviewed 8 September 2013 via mobile

Awesome burgers in a lovely little spot close to the river. Well worth a visit if you are in this part of town. It would have been a 5 for food based on the burgers but the chocolate brownie explosion desert was dry and hard and not what was expected - very disappointing finish.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Jenny J
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