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Rainerstrasse 6 -/8, Linz 4020, Austria
+43 732 650102
11:00 - 00:00
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Salzburg, Austria
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36 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2016

I wasn't very hungry, so ordered a small pizza with anchovies, red onions, and capers, with a strong red wine suggested by the waiter. The staff were very low key, observant, and cordial. The wine was amazing and the pizza was very good. I moved inside because outside began to become a little windy. Inside felt very safe and cozy... More 

Thank maracuja888
Buckinghamshire, UK
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52 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Stopped here mid afternoon for a late lunch. The place was really busy and tables nearly all full, including those outside in the April sunshine. Salad was tasty and well prepared, but I stared enviously at the customers who had ordered pizza as they looked amazing

Thank Godet
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2015

We happened past this restaurant and since it was busy, we chose to have dinner here. The staff was friendly. We saw that the pizzas were large, so we ordered one to share. The pear crumble dessert was worth the wait, as it is made when ordered. It was served warm with sour cream sorbet that melted and blended deliciously... More 

Thank Alane H
North Shields, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

We were a group of six eating before going to the theatre. The menu is on a blackboard which includes antipasti and main courses. There is a small selection of sweets to choose from. I had a meat pizza and the group all said their meals were delicious too. The staff were very friendly helpful and spoke english An excellent... More 

1 Thank Alyson K
Linz, Austria
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25 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

This place is always packed and there's at least one reason for it. They offer a very good and overall huge Pizza at a reasonabel prize. We like to come back every time. But you have to like it, that it gets a bit noisy inside.

Thank thomaswalden
Ottawa, Canada
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44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2015 via mobile

The wait staff at this restaurant did not warn us that the pizzas were so large that one pizza was more than enough for two people. As a result we ordered two pizzas and had way too much food. The pizzas were so big that they overflowed the large plates on which they were served. As well, we ordered salads... More 

1 Thank Tapper335
Province of Munster, Ireland
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190 reviews
108 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2014

This restaurant is in the heart of Linz and has a great buzz about it. It deals mainly in pastas and piazzas and be warned those piazzas are immensely generous. The prices are great. Inside it is quite noisy with high volume music. Outside as got a touch of atmosphere about it with plenty of tables and good service! Enjoy!

Thank Frank2510
Sidmouth, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2014 via mobile

Absolutely loved this restaurant. Great atmosphere, efficient staff and the biggest pizza you will ever see. Don't be tempted to buy one each unless you plan to take half home.....they are seriously big! Can't wait to go back to Linz again, just to revisit this great eatery.

Thank Sunnymiz
Worcester, United Kingdom
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233 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2013

We only chose this restaurant as a cataclysmic thunderstorm was threatening and it was right next to our hotel. The staff were friendly and pointed to the daily board from which we had to choose our food. I had spaghetti was anchovies, olives, and tomato for about 9 Euros. It was excellent as was the beer.

Thank tmg513
Bucharest, Romania
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2013

A special place with great food and atmosphere, the only regrets we have is that we discovered the place on our last day in Linz.

Thank IrinaIs

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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
Italian, Mediterranean, Pizza, European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rainerstrasse 6 -/8, Linz 4020, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Upper Austria  >  Linz>  > Volksgartenviertel
  • Neighbourhood: Volksgartenviertel
  • Phone Number: +43 732 650102

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