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Zum heiligen Josef

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$$ - $$$
German, Austrian, European, Central European
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Osterwitzgasse 7, Klagenfurt 9020, Austria
+43 463 500807
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Nice restaurant and very good food! I had yummy mixed grill and my wife loved her pike perch! Excellent service. It was important for my wife that the skin be removed from her fish. Often she requests this and the fish arrives with skin. But here no skin!

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Thank Frederick K
Antwerp, Belgium
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157 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

We went here twice based upon the recommendation of the Lonely Planet, and I am grateful for the information provided in the guide. I am Josef and off course I had to have a few beers and schnapps at my namesake. Food was very good too - non meat options available. Service was excellent and quite friendly. Great to sit... More 

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Thank MrLoo
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Trip advisor helped us find this place! So glad it did! It was busy which is always what you want to see! We were given a table straight away, picked our meat and beer (of course!) and within 15 minutes our food arrived. I had the angus steak, so good!! My boyfriend had the mixed grill, also to die for!... More 

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Thank MichelleB1989
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Found this place via TripAdvisor and did not regret it. The best grill in Klagenfurt. We ordered Mixed grill where you will get 4 types of meat, delicious barbicue souce, french fries and two types of other souce. Simply delicious. Next time in Klagenfurt absolutly my choice.

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Thank Dejan D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

Real good local food for the money - also the beer is special! And if it was too much food - a Schnaps will help for sure!

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1 Thank Christopher R
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016

Klagenfurt City doesn't really have many options of good restaurants. Heiliger Josef is one of the best. The food is excellent, very authentic. You get either traditional dishes such as Wienerschnitzel (but made in the traditional way), Kaiserschmarren, Leberknödelsuppe etc or saisonal dishes - all of them are awesome. Can definitely recommend the time around autum since it's then "deere... More 

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Ferlach, Austria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2015

A very friendly and warm restaurant for a cold night. I discovered this bar / restaurant just last week. We were surprised at the extent of the menus and how quickly our meals came out. The food was great and the friendly atmosphere even better. It was with real regret when we had to leave with the thought of facing... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015 via mobile

All restaurants in Klagenfurt are good. We just picked one of them. Great selection, special daily offer. We had eirschwammerl pasta, salomon, veal schnitzel and salad. All was tasty. Service fast enough and also good value for money. I enjoyed house Bier.

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Gold Canyon, Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2015

Zum heiligen Josef is whatwe call "für Insiders" since it is hard to find for someone who doesn't know Klagenfurt and also it's not exactly in international meeting place but rather where locals go for lunch and later more locals come for Gemütlichkeit. Hearty Food, a bit smoky but eine tolle Atmosphäre. It is right in THE Centre of town,... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2015

Really good food! Try the signature pork ribs/chicken wings! Desserts are fabulous also! Service is very fast. Excellent basic food with very drinkable house beer! Wine is not as good... Price is around 25€ per person for soup, main, dessert and beer/wine.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, Austrian, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Osterwitzgasse 7, Klagenfurt 9020, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Austrian Alps  >  Carinthia  >  Klagenfurt
  • Phone Number: +43 463 500807

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