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Franz-Josef-Strasse 16b, Salzburg 5020, Austria
+43 662 879778
09:00 - 22:00
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64 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Ate here as we needed a break from the traditional Austrian meat fest..Great fish. Like everyone says you choose what you want from the counter at the front. We had a mixed plater of fish starters and then shared a very large sea bass and vegetables plus a few glasses of Slovenian wine. Gets pretty crowded so booking is a... More 

Thank chunky1950
Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My partner and I visited this evening. We were welcomed warmly, given excellent advise on which fish to choose and looked after during our meal. The fish and shellfish were clearly very fresh and of very good quality. We would have preferred our fish to be filleted prior to cooking or done more thoroughly at the table - perhaps this... More 

Thank thecjm
North Andover, Massachusetts
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Husband and wife run restaurant, great food and the waiter is incredible!! The place seats maybe 30-40 people at a time, I would recommend a reservation. We had our hotel (Hotel Auersperg) make a reservation for us on our second night in Salzburg. We were told they have fresh seafood and they prepare the food and they do not offer... More 

1 Thank Chris H
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We visited this restaurant Friday before Christmas. I saw it advertised on Trip Advisor and had good reviews. We definitely weren't disappointed. It was very busy and we didn't have a reservation, they managed to find us a table. It is rather cramped but the service and staff made up for this. There is no menu, you simply choose your... More 

1 Thank sandra12307
London, England, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 December 2016

We were celebrating my husband's birthday in Salzburg and I was on the lookout for a nice, cosy restaurant with lovely food. Pescheria Backi was the perfect choice! Even though there were no free tables when we walked in, the staff managed to get one from somewhere and set it for us. They were very accommodating and the fish is... More 

1 Thank kopcopine
Salzburg, Austria
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29 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 November 2016

Backi is a very charming guy from the balkan. And he knows how to prepare fish. He offers a big variety of always fresh fish from the Mediterranian and a nice selection of fish appetizers. During summer you can sit outside. Ther is a busines lunch available during the week for a fair prize. Always very busy so place a... More 

Thank Dietmar S
Los Angeles, California
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97 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

If you love seafood, you must try this place in Salzburg. It is a Croatian Restaurant that has the freshest fish from the Mediterranean,..as well as fresh local trout salmon from the pristine local lakes.There is no menu...You can choose whole fish,fillets, shrimp, scallops on the shell,and have them coked to order.The portions are generous,and the price is incredibly reasonable... More 

1 Thank mike h
Isle Of Man, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

As a pescatarian for a number of years (eat fish but no meat) this was a great find. Slightly unusual format in that there are no menu cards. Staff show you the fish, you make your selection and it is then grilled by the chef. We opted for a sample starter to share, which was a large plate of assorted... More 

1 Thank manxseasider
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Can't recommend this place highly enough. Casual, friendly atmosphere. You pick your fish and have it grilled, accompanied by vegetables. The fish was absolutely incredible. I asked for the vegetables to come without potatoes and they gave me a huge pile of courgettes, carrots etc. The staff are incredibly accommodating. The wine was great and it was all exceptional value.

Thank Katrina L
New York
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37 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

Super great fish place! Amazingly friendly staff gave us free wine while we waited. The fish was picked from a window and then perfectly grilled. Just yummy all around. We ate, we drank and we smiled - a lot. Fun atmosphere + tasty food + great prices. I had the tuna- my friends had other fish - branzino I think... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$21 - US$29
Seafood, Mediterranean, European, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
09:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Franz-Josef-Strasse 16b, Salzburg 5020, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Austrian Alps  >  Salzburg Region  >  Salzburg
  • Phone Number: +43 662 879778

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