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Spezerei

#445 of 3,438 Restaurants in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Leopoldstadt
Italian, Austrian, European, Mediterranean, Delicatessen, Wine Bar, Central European
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Karmeliterplatz 2, Vienna 1020, Austria
+43 699 17200071
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17:00 - 23:00
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Mon - Fri 17:00 - 23:00
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Rome, Italy
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31 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is nice and essential. The service is informal and speedy. The Italians meals are tasty and based on quality ingredients. However the price is expansive related to the portions and the choises on menu are poor. Is good italian flavour in Vienna. Must try!

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Thank Claudio-NeKo
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58 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2015

The Spezerei only has approx 20 seats and a limited menu card but the meals a all well prepared. Eg the plate with cold cuts and cheese where all is in good quality. What really makes Spezerei to stand out is the Wine and the service. They have their own blend and also local single wineyard wine from Stift Kloster... More 

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Thank Conny T
Munich, Germany
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2015

Here you can eat tasty and inexpensive, modern and sleek interiors, service is good, without flattery. We liked.

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Thank Helen S
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2015

Always a wonderful time and great Italian Food and Wine! No need to check the menue, just follow the suggestions of the Chef!

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Thank MarioVN14
Toronto, Canada
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2015

If you're looking for the true Viennese charm and friendly atmosphere in an inviting yet low key setting, look no further. Spezerei offers an exquisite selection of wines and spirits hand selected by the very knowledgeable owner Wolfgang and his co-workers. The menu is kept straight forward and will cater to the connoisseurs palate. Stroll from downtown Vienna across the... More 

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Thank malicegarden
Vienna, Austria
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015

The charming owner is sort of a grown up food & beverages nerd - always up for a bit of proscuttio crudo (or whatever the italian term for crude humor is). If you let him he'll tell you the whole story of your meal starting with that lovely family of pigs. You probably don't want that. Anyways, being a long... More 

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Thank v4corg
Belgium
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20 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2015 via mobile

Good dining experience, no frills, decent food, nice wine. The menu is rather limited and perhaps you can find better dining options around, but the atmosphere makes up for it. Cash only.

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Thank Casaben
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2015

As we strolled up to check out the menu, the owner was already outside enjoying the nice Vienna weather and greeted us with friendly assistance straight away. He talked us through the menu, sat us down at a nice alfresco table and served us right away. The food here was as tasty as it gets and the overall atmosphere is... More 

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Thank Jared R
Monterey, California
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262 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2014 via mobile

Good selection of wine, cheese, and cured meats. Has a manageable menu. Great place to sample local wines and spend some time. Rather small reservations recommend; however, its size allows for a more personable experience.

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Thank ToddMD
Bologna, Italy
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95 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 November 2012

We really enjoyed this small place in a lovely platz a bit off the main track. Staff is very friendly and careful. Food is nice and original (very interesting the cardamoms pasta and the chili and lime cheesecake). The only minus is that we found the menu a bit too much into pasta.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Austrian, European, Mediterranean, Delicatessen, Wine Bar, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic
Open Hours
Monday
17:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 23:00
Thursday
17:00 - 23:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karmeliterplatz 2, Vienna 1020, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Leopoldstadt
  • Neighbourhood: Leopoldstadt
  • Phone Number: +43 699 17200071

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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 Leopoldstadt

Neighbourhood Profile
Leopoldstadt
Welcome to one of Vienna’s trendiest quarters. The second district has witnessed a turbulent ride, from medieval swamp to vibrant Jewish quarter, from pleasure ground for the noble and humble to current hip residence and workplace of Vienna’s creative crowd. Cross the Danube Canal from the city centre and take in life on Taborstrasse with its mix of old townhouses, churches, theatres, discount shops and ethnic restaurants. Head for Augarten via Karmelitermarkt, Leopoldstadt’s trendy marketplace. Baroque Augarten itself hosts a bizarre mix of manicured hedges and flowerbeds in front of a colossal World War II defense tower, the publicly accessible 300-year-old Augarten porcelain manufactory, the palatial boarding school and funky concert hall of the Vienna Boys Choir, and the modern art museum TBA21. At its opposite corner, The Prater not only houses the Giant Ferris Wheel but blends a bustling amusement park with lush woodland, perfect for a bike tour. Further east is the old derby racing ground of Krieau.
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