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Gigerl - der Stadtheurige

#252 of 3,563 Restaurants in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Inner City
German, Austrian, European, Central European
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Rauhensteingasse 3, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 5134431
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Vienna, Austria
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496 reviews
307 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 148 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 .

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Thank marvinge
Cambridge, Massachusetts
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188 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 neighborhood atmosphere and speedy service.

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Thank Eleni O
Budapest, Hungary
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3 reviews
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!

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Thank Mehecske7
Grosseto, Italy
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185 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 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. We had the goulash soup, whihc was very tasty and well done. Then we had... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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91 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
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 the choice is wider - we took a soup and then beef tartare and old... More 

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Vermont
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57 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Since it was October, many of the Heurigens were closed the week we were in Vienna. We heard about Gigerl and decided to go since it is located just a short walk from our hotel. A very quiet setting and the interior is very quaint. We just ordered local wine which we enjoyed although a variety of food was available.... More 

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Abu Dhabi
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Lively and entertaining atmosphere. Delicious food. Downside they only deal in cash, nonetheless it is a restaurant not to be missed if you are in Vienna and love live guitar music.

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Thank MDh52
Athens, Greece
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46 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

The place is wonderful both outside and inside. Typical Austrian, with nice food and professional, polite, smiling staff. Good housewine and really nice food. I tried their vegetarian dish and it was tasty and so told me my friends for their non vegetarian dishes. One of the best choices if you are around stephansplatz.

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Waco, Texas
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17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Seemed to be a favorite of locals. A little challenging to find off on a tiny cobblestone street, but worth it. We started with Celery Soup which was so delicious. Then had pork, potatoes, sauerkraut, stewed tomato dish and a wonderful salad. You do pay by 'weight' and can pick it out or use the menu if you prefer. The... More 

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Binghamton, New York
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

This restaurant seems to be in alot of guide book, but I don't for the life of me know why. The service is just OK and the food is just OK. We ordered the goulash and the blood sausage. The blood sausage had no taste at all and the cut of beef used in the goulash was so poor it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, Austrian, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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 Imperial Apartments and the refreshingly demystifying Sissi Museum are must-dos at Hofburg. Spacious squares such as Am Hof and Freyung often host beautiful seasonal and antiques markets.
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