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Saran Essbar

$$ - $$$
German, Austrian, European
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Judengasse 10 | Altstadt / Mönschberg, Salzburg 5020, Austria
+43 662 846628
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Perth, Australia
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85 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I went in because small restaurants with tablecloths reassure me. The food and service were very acceptable. I can only conclude some of the bad reviews were from tourists with different budgets or expectations. It's a small restaurant. To ask to drink your own water or not to order a main course is just not on for a small operation.... More 

Thank gmgilchrist
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Happened upon this restaurant in the summer with my family while vacationing from Ontario, Canada. The prices were reasonable and the selection of food good. We ordered the schnitzel with beer and found it to be very good. The chef even came out and greeted and checked on us. The owner served us personally. We enjoyed our experience so much... More 

Thank vranaone
Peoria, IL
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37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

We stopped mid-afternoon for a dessert and coffee. The waiter/owner told us that they are not that kind of place, but he would serve us anyway. After he brought our food, he stopped by to lecture us in a very condescending way about what type of place we should have gone to. Don't worry, we won't be back!

1 Thank pumpkin51
San Francisco, California
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29 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Very disappointed. I saw the rating thought it is OK to try, especially when there's Rick Steve's picture outside. What a joke! The beef goulash is not Austrian like the owner claims. The waiter was nice but that can't make up for 16.80 euros of this meal that taste nothing like Austrian or any beef goulash I have ever had.... More 

Thank Wendy F
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

We ordered typical Austrian dishes for lunch. Food was tasty. Unfortunately at the time when we were there, there was some problem in the kitchen which distracted the chef. Table service was slow as we waited for about 10 minutes before we were given the menu. We will revisit this restaurant for its good food.

Thank STChwee
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Bad behavior / poor food menu / chargeable for table cleaning / absolutely is wasted time and money/ not recommend at all

Thank Salah H
Sydney, Australia
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40 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

I'm always a fan of good deals and I was excited finding a schnitzel meal for EUR9.90. However this offer isn't a good deal in the end. The portion was small, one 4cm piece of lettuce and similar size beetroot, around a teaspoon of cranberry sauce and the schnitzel didn't have enough breadcrumb coating. The ambiance was nice although stuffy... More 

Thank Raph S
Boston, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Food was authentic indian, really liked it. people are friendly, try mango lassi and indian thali really worth

Thank aravindbt007
Schladming, Steiermark, Austria
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We were hungry, and landed in this restaurant by accident, as it appeared all the others were 'reserved' and winding down for closure. Excellent mix of Indonesian/Asian food and Austrian style. We had the Wiener Schnitzel, which prooved excellent, and good value. Good service, very quick. The Schnitzel were prepared on the spot for us, and freshly made. Lovely ambience,... More 

Thank Roderich M
Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 August 2016

Stopped here for lunch hoping to taste some Austrian cuisine, as advertised out the front of this restaurant. The food was okay in taste - I would rate it as good, the location is also great being right on a main tourist and shopping boulevard, we sat at an outside table, the biggest let down was the service. We felt... More 

Thank Mark W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
German, Austrian, European
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Judengasse 10 | Altstadt / Mönschberg, Salzburg 5020, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Austrian Alps  >  Salzburg Region  >  Salzburg
  • Phone Number: +43 662 846628

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