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Beim Czaak

#149 of 3,587 Restaurants in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
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Old University Quarter
German, Austrian, Central European
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Postgasse 15 | 1010 Vienna, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 5137215
16:00 - 23:30
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Mon - Sat 16:00 - 23:30
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Salem, Oregon
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a family run, old-style Austrian restaurant catering mainly to local people. The food was well prepared and tasty. Prices were somewhat on the high side for such an establishment. Started with a beef Consommé. The soup contained a crispy baked "meat strudel" placed on top of a colorful variety of sliced carrots. Doesn't sound all that appealing but... More 

Thank breakerm
Margate, United Kingdom
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528 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This came highly recommended by travel guides but was not good. We didn't see the mouse but food not good at all. I ordered asparagus to start and when it arrived it was just the stalks chopped up and no spears. My partner ordered a cold meat starter and it arrived floating in balsamic vinegar and oil and was horrendous.... More 

Thank MichaelMacartney
Calgary, Canada
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27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Oh man, I am torn about this place. As always, my better looking but more gastronomically challenged than a championship hot dog eater with irritable bowel syndrome partner and I were on the lookout for good gluten free food. Beim Czaak is a small restaurant that seems like more of a place locals would eat rather than tourists, and our... More 

Thank Jonathan W
Fareham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Found this place from a Lonely Planet recommend - and really glad we did. Doesn't look much from the outside, but serves good Austrian food (and beer and wine) and the service was good. No specific children's menu, just asked for a small portion for my young boy - which he absolutely loved! Good prices too - definitely recommend.

Thank Ian B
Billings, Montana
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

We had great food and a fun experience here. Our favorite moment came when the waiter said to the couple sitting next to us who had order a big beer, "We can only serve .5l, small country, small beer". Classic...

Thank Kerry G
La Grande-Verriere, France
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42 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Despite advice on tripadvisor & being in our guidebook (or perhaps because it is in a guidebook) we were disappointed with our dinner . The portions were small - we ate bread to compensate (charged at 1€20 a roll here whereas 1€ elswhere) & the prices inflated for this type of restaurant. The service was indifferent. Too many tourists have... More 

Ljubljana, Slovenia
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181 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

As a member of the larger group I have visited Beim Czaak. A nice place, close to the Old Town, but far enough not to be too close to the main stream of tourists. Good beer, nice vegetarian food. Pasta was amazing. Professional staff, some more emotions would be great (I know it is not easy when being crowded).

Thank Vinetou
Hennef, Germany
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161 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

The prices are reasonable, shared starter and dessert, two mains and drinks for about 50€. The quality is good as well. Try the Surschnitzel. The pork is pink because it was packed salt first. Don't worry you won'tntaste the salt. It is the same as the pink color when you smoke pork. The are fewer tourists here and you can... More 

Thank Michael K
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Went at 6pm so was very quiet. Really warm welcome and friendly staff. Had the Haus schnitzel and it was delicious. Would recommend a visit.

Thank Eleanor S
Montreal, Canada
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49 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Although this restaurant was a bit out of my way, it was definitely worth the extra walk. On a late November evening, I didn't need a reservation but would imagine more than 2-4 people would need one. Nice variety on the menu. I enjoyed an excellent pumpkin spaetzle. The service was friendly and prompt. Locals and tourists alike frequent this... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 21
German, Austrian, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:30
16:00 - 23:30
16:00 - 23:30
16:00 - 23:30
16:00 - 23:30
16:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Postgasse 15 | 1010 Vienna, Vienna 1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Old University Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: Old University Quarter
  • Phone Number: +43 1 5137215
Family run business since 1926 (in fourth generation). Typical viennese kitchen in traditional interior, inviting garden in summertime. Walking distance to all main sights. Near to all major underground lines.

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

Staying in Old University Quarter

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Old University Quarter
North of St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna suddenly turns small, winding and medieval, opening up to legendary places such as the Basilisk sculpture at Schönlaterngasse, as well as glamorous baroque façades, courtyards and churches. Take 45 minutes for a casual stroll through Bäckerstrasse, Sonnenfelsgasse, Köllnerhofgasse, Grashofgasse, and Schönlaterngasse. This quarter is packed with stories and legends that will enrich your Vienna experience.
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