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Porterhouse

#524 of 3,441 Restaurants in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Inner City
Austrian, European, Central European, Steakhouse, German
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Schulerstrasse 19, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 5128143
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Today
11:30 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 23:30
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Almaty, Kazakhstan
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83 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really surprised by the quality of the food here. I found the restaurant almost empty and i never heard about it, so i was not expecting much.. i was just super-hungry. But result was amazing. Quality of food is very high, even compared with more "famous" alternatives around the corner :) The bad side was the service and the atmosphere,... More 

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Thank Luca P
Chicago, Illinois
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

I had sea bass, my wife had fried large prawns. My friends had beef steak and salmon steak. Food and appetizers were high quality and tasty.

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Thank Michael-Travelboy
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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100 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this place by accident and quite glad we did. The waiter was (once again a bit superior with us), which appears to be a trait in Vienna. However, he did melt a bit as we got further acquainted. A good selection of food on offer, and when it came everyone enjoyed it. Service was fine and no complaints.

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Thank Jazzy_Mango
London
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37 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

The recommended to us with t eh promise the food was really good. Well, the service was great. Food was very badly presented and the the sauces of our steaks were like if they were taken out of a package, the ones that come as dried power you add water to it. The outside area is quite pleasant. All in... More 

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Thank vooLondon
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105 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We found this lovely restaurant while sight-seeing. The staff were excellent! The food was fantastic. It was a lovely experience. As by the name, they serve steaks, hamburgers, fries and other amazing dishes.

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Thank Lydia S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Very good food ,you can find a lot of variations of austrian amd international dishes,perfect waiter !!!!

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Thank ovidiu d
Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I guess they can't advertise "children not welcome" but the attitude of the waiters makes it pretty clear. I shld have left when ordering, but thought maybe there was a language difference. We were told no food could be changed to children's portion, no kids menu, didn't bother to serve the wine we ordered (although it was on the bill).... More 

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1 Thank Nigel K
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Visiting as a small group of friends. Food was good, schnïtzel was fantastic, both veal and pork varieties. Staff was friendly, polite and knowledgable. Service was also very good. Would recommend. Prices are reasonable.

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Thank Edward D
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Sat down here for a drink after spending the day in Wien. The waitor greeted us grumpily and arrogant. After 20 mins we tried to get his attention to pay. He kept ignoring us, even after making direct eye contact. Had to go inside to get the check. Tried to pay with card, because we needed our cash for later.... More 

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3 Thank Viktor N
Northwich
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45 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

We found the staff very knowledgable about wine. We explained the type of wine we enjoyed with red meat but we wanted to try an Austrian red. Both the wine and the food was excellent. My husbands rib eye was melt in the mouth. Very enjoyable experience.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 37
Cuisine
Austrian, European, Central European, Steakhouse, German
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:30
Monday
11:30 - 23:30
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:30
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:30
Thursday
11:30 - 23:30
Friday
11:30 - 23:30
Saturday
11:30 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Schulerstrasse 19, Vienna 1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: Inner City
  • Phone Number: +43 1 5128143

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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 Inner City

Neighbourhood Profile
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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