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Gasthaus Alt Wien

#730 of 6,809 Restaurants in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Prenzlauer Berg
Austrian, European, Central European
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Hufelandstr. 22, 10407 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 70129610
18:00 - 00:00
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Sun 12:00 - 00:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 00:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Great variety of traditional food at this cosy restaurant. I've seen a few critical comments about the service but I certainly didn't experience that, the waitresses were very friendly and attentive.

Thank Marco L
New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

...it's one of those amazing places that take you to another city without even moving. The schnitzels are authentic HUGE at Alt Wien and they taste just perfect with the fresh cucumber salad and potato salad on the side. BTW this restaurant also serves the best ice cold beer in this Kiez. The service can be a little rough around... More 

Thank Zorro7770
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169 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Came here for dinner, specifically for the schnitzel. It can get busy, so be aware of that. My husband and I each ordered the schnitzel, which seems to be the favorite item among everyone- we saw a ton of them come out the kitchen. We weren't absolutely starving, and the schnitzel is HUGE! Larger than the plate it was one.... More 

Thank Samantha I
Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

This is a great little gem of restaurant with delicious food. The schnitzel is so big, it doesn't fir on you plate, so bring your appetite. That is obviously what we had and it was perfectly fired golden-brown and tender. My only regret is that we weren't starving when we went. I wanted to eat more!

Thank Frank I
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

If you want a traditional Austrian meal then i recommend this place. We had Schnitzel and they where amazing. The service was good and they also had english menus which helped.

Thank Paul G
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

Excellent food, good beers, friendly staff - can thoroughly recommend. Can be busy at weekend, definitely book before hand.

Thank Anselm H
Newcastle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

I absolutely love a schnitzel and the one I had here was out of this world. First of all its size was somewhat intimidating. It was getting on for a foot across and easily larger than the plate it came on. It was the perfect schnitzel. Crisp, buttery and hammered extremely thin, so despite its impressive surface area it was... More 

Thank SonofGandTNinja
Vantaa, Finland
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2015

Food was very tasty, especially sauce. Red wine was also good and cheap. Staff was very reticent. Waiter didn't speak much.

Thank Kefeus
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2015 via mobile

Food was reasonably priced and very good quality. Service was a bit slow, we only had one round of beers, but we would have had more if our waiter had come to our table after the dinner had been served. Instead we had to ask for the bill after waiting 20 mins following our meal and we left shortly after.

Thank Dee B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2015 via mobile

Have eaten here a couple of times now and I have to say the food and beer is great ! Tucked away off the "main drag" it was recommended by a friend who lives nearby. I can highly recommend the Schnitzel- very thin and takes up more than the massive plate it is served on. Washed down with some local... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 11 - US$ 27
Austrian, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
18:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hufelandstr. 22, 10407 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Prenzlauer Berg
  • Neighbourhood: Prenzlauer Berg
  • Phone Number: +49 30 70129610
Fred Koller, well known in Berlin for his austrian cuisine, and his partner Sibylle Hassfurther opened the restaurant ALT WIEN in September 2010. There you will find the best Wiener Schnitzel or Tafelspitz, and also a menu of austrian specialities that changes regularly. We recommend Kaiserschmarrn and a Melange after dinner!

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

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Prenzlauer Berg
No Berlin neighbourhood has undergone a greater change than Prenzlauer Berg. The artists and non-conformists that defined the district’s intriguing subculture in the 1980s and 90s have been replaced by a young, hip crowd that frequents the many cafes. Where there were once run-down houses in the shadow of the Berlin Wall, there are now designer shops. Beautiful old homes have been modernized and renovated, and on Sundays, thousands turn the park next to remnants of the wall into a playground for street artists, musicians, and flea market shoppers. This attracts young urban families who enjoy the balance of big city life and small-town comfort. Meanwhile, trendy, young, upper-class visitors from all over the world are attracted to the local high-end shops, cafés, and sophisticated bars and restaurants. The merits of this transformation are a favorite topic of debate around the city, but it makes for some of the best people-watching Berlin has to offer.
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