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Trattoria Martinelli (Ristorante)

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Palais Harrach Freyung 3 | 1010 Wien, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 5336721
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south coast UK
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The food here was very good, the waiting staff friendly attentive and efficient, but, somehow, the place did not have the feel that I look for. Maybe it's just me.

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Sankt Polten, Austria
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We had on a Saturday lunch there as a family and were really impressed and left this restaurant very satisfied and hope that also our next visit will be at the same level. The service was excellent, all dishes, we had Antipasti (Vitello, Calamari e Gamberi fritti) as well as main course (Salmone, Linguine con gamberi, Amatriciana, Capesante) and Dolce... More 

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Thank Klaus S
Vienna, Austria
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468 reviews
319 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

Came with friends for dinner. The place was half empty on Thursday night. I was surprised by the very small menu. We had real difficulty to choose. At the end I had the Vitello tonato which was very nice presented and tasted good too. And for main we had as always fish baked in salt with veggies. Safe bet as... More 

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Thank Dafne07
Vienna, Austria
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Martinelli is abit hard to find as its placed in one of viennas beautiful palais but ABSOLUTLEY worth a visit. The owner is from napoli and really tries to give the customers the best service possible. You come in and feel like youre in italy. The food was great. We let the owner take over our choice of food and... More 

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Soest, Germany
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 January 2017

This summer we've had a lovely lunch outside at Martinelli. So now we've treated ourselves for a lovely dinner (inside ;-)). But alas, the overall experience was not good. We ordered the 4 courses menu. OK, the starter was delicious. We had to ask for some bread. The fish was OK. But the dessert was very mediocre. The wine we've... More 

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Milano
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158 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 708 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

nobody deserve an experience in a restaurant like this, we spent the end of the year evening with my family at Martinelli restaurant cause was the only with availability (and now I know why) and we had a really really bad experience; the worst place we've ever been in our life. Its a real tourist trap and I don't know... More 

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StefanVolpe, Manager at Trattoria Martinelli (Ristorante), responded to this review

Dear Angelo D, Thank you for taking the time to review our Restaurant. We truly value the opinions of our customers and we apologize that we did not meet your expectations. As the owner of the Restaurant I would like to explain my side of the story through the account of one of my Employees. The Trattoria Martinelli has been... More 

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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

We dropped in since we had a great meal 2 years ago. We were not dissapointed. We ordered the salt baked sea bass. It was prepared expertly. The service was unobtrusive, the food high quality. Had the minestrone soup to start. We skipped dessert so cannot comment. Worth the trip.

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Thank I8701FVmichaelr
Bussum
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30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

We were in love with this place for more than 10 years. Like just to proof their Falstaff badge, I use to order pasta for the 2nd time - use to eat until it was next to impossible to stand up. So good it was. It was special in everything: food, wine, service and "atmosphere ". Tonight it was like... More 

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Thank Ilya1967
Vienna, Austria
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50 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 December 2016

I went here after seeing their Instagram and the yummy-looking food they always posted. I had no expectations about the taste, but was positively surprised when my meal actually tasted great! I had some kind of raviolis and my boyfriend had normal pasta. Both delicious, and they even brought us a little amuse-bouche! What really impressed me was the dessert.... More 

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dunfermline
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Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Visited for lunch and all 4 of us enjoyed our food. The baked sea bass and octopus hamburger particularly good. Nice wine (Soave DOCG) reasonably priced. Lovely friendly service, very attentive. Homemade bread/focaccia and amouse bouche were really nice touches. Would definitely recommend!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$35
Cuisine
Italian, International, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palais Harrach Freyung 3 | 1010 Wien, Vienna 1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: Inner City
  • Phone Number: +43 1 5336721
Description
This traditional Italian Trattoria in the heart of Vienna is one of the gastronomic classics of the city and only a few steps away from some of the greatest monuments in the Viennese History. You will enjoy authentic Italian food prepared with fresh ingredients imported from Italy. The Restaurant was recently awarded with 13 points from the international restaurant guide Gault Milliau, which equals to one toque.

The philosophy of our cuisine: We only use fresh products either from the market or raw products – all coming from either Austria or imported from Italy – to tempt you into the experience of a culinary explosion. We are known for combining traditional, fresh produce with new, creative culinary ideas and serving them in an elegant, yet authentically regional setting.

Please see our Website for more Information regarding our Menu. We can can also create special Menu’s in case you are looking for only halal, vegan or vegeterian food!

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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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