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Kosher Food/ Restaurants:
Kosher Bakery - breakfast and lunch
-Alef Alef - Fleishig. Closed in the Afternoon. district 1 on juden gasse (jew street). Good place to eat on shabbos. Under the hashgacha of rabbi schwartz
-Ainhorn Butcher -Shawarma and Shnitzel. Under the hashgacha of rabbi schwartz
-Simchas Butcher
-Kosher Hotel in Saltzburg Austria.  Hotel Alpen Karawanserai
-Novellino       Dairy
-Shalom caterers in Vienna.
-Bahur Tov Meat Resturant
-Shefa Market. Fully Stocked Grocery Store, and Dairy Cafe

Synagogue:
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Ohel Moshe
-Mizrachi am Judenplatz. They have daily minyanim
-Templegasse (Earliest Minyan)


Things to Do:
-Kaver of the Chasam Sofer in Bratislava is only a hour out of Vienna. Please note that the memorial is closed most of the year but can be opened by appointment. Call +421-948-554442 or email memorial@znoba.sk to make an appointment.
-Jewish tour in midtown
-Beautiful Streets -Kaertner Strasse, Mariahilfer Strasse, Der Ring. In the inner city with great stores (clothing, etc), cafes and old buildings that make it lots of fun to stroll around in.
-Museum of Sound
-Shonbrunn palace (district 13) this is the main residence of kaiser franz joseph (who happened to be agreat friend of the jews). the property is larger than the whole of Monaco.  It is a 5 minute subway ride From district 3 which is where the CAT train (takes 16 minutes from the airport) drops you off if you are coming from the airport.
-KUNSTHISTORISCHES Museum - is an art museum but it also has many objects that were made for the Habsburg emporers
-IMPERIAL PALACE- it's in hofburg which was the center of the Habsburg empire. Today in the palace there are 3 museums about the life of the imperial court. 1. The Imperial Apartments with their original furnishings and decoration 2. the Sisi Museum about  the empress' life, and 3. the Imperial Silver Collection which contains a collection of tableware and other stuff from the habsburg dynasty.
1) (district 1, the center of town).

Hotels:
-Spg: Bristol
-Spg: Imperial
-Spg: Do&co
-Hyatt: Park Hyatt Vienna
-IHG: Intercontinental
-Hilton Plaza Vienna
-Spg: Le Meridien
-Kosher Hotel in Saltzburg Austria.  Hotel Alpen Karawanserai

Getting Around:
-Uber and Mytaxi (App)
-Vienna is a small city (although on the map it looks quite large) and has a great public transportation network which is easy to navigate.
-Driver - Motty Hammer 43 676 848044718

Notes:
-Eruv?  http://www.eruv.at.

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Re: Vienna Master Thread
« Reply #30 on: January 24, 2013, 08:41:57 AM »
Sorry guys, I meant food for Shabbos. Is there a place that caters meals for tourists?

You could pick up food at Simcha the butcher.
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Re: Vienna Master Thread
« Reply #31 on: January 28, 2013, 07:36:33 AM »
You could pick up food at Simcha the butcher.

But you gotta eat it in the hotel, right? No restaurant where you can sit and be served on Shabbos?

Actually, if I end up going, I may just go during the week.

Anybody have any experience with car rentals in VIE?

Also, any insight on the local SIM market? When I was a bochur back in '09, I bought a prepaid SIM and paid for a data package, but don't remember the details too well. What are people doing these days?

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« Reply #32 on: January 28, 2013, 08:10:40 AM »
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Re: Vienna Master Thread
« Reply #33 on: February 05, 2013, 11:41:28 AM »
I searched Shamash for kosher restaurants in Vienna, and they came up with 8 results. I've attached a screenshot here, as I can't figure out how to link to their search results page.

Anyone have any input on these places? Are they good? Not good? Are any of them out of business by now? Any other good places that are not listed? Do any of them have any kashrus problems I should be aware of?

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Re: Vienna Master Thread
« Reply #34 on: February 05, 2013, 12:53:59 PM »
I searched Shamash for kosher restaurants in Vienna, and they came up with 8 results. I've attached a screenshot here, as I can't figure out how to link to their search results page.

Anyone have any input on these places? Are they good? Not good? Are any of them out of business by now? Any other good places that are not listed? Do any of them have any kashrus problems I should be aware of?

Thanks!
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Re: Vienna Master Thread
« Reply #35 on: February 05, 2013, 01:04:11 PM »
These are with a good hechser

Alef Alef      Meat
Kosher Bakery     Bakery
Novellino       Dairy
Pension lich...    Hotel (old)

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Re: Vienna Master Thread
« Reply #36 on: February 05, 2013, 01:52:01 PM »
Pension lich...    Hotel (old)
The food or the hotel? (or both)
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Re: Vienna Master Thread
« Reply #37 on: February 05, 2013, 01:53:26 PM »
The food or the hotel? (or both)
Hotel, never knew they had food too...

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Re: Vienna Master Thread
« Reply #38 on: February 05, 2013, 01:53:50 PM »
Hotel, never knew they had food too...
What makes it kosher then?
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Re: Vienna Master Thread
« Reply #39 on: February 11, 2013, 02:09:52 AM »
Can anyone write their experience at hotel bristol?
is it worth the points?
is it better then the le meridien?
were you able to get upgraded?

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Re: Vienna Master Thread
« Reply #40 on: February 11, 2013, 02:43:34 AM »
Can anyone write their experience at hotel bristol?
is it worth the points?
is it better then the le meridien?
were you able to get upgraded?
Enjoyed it a lot.
I used C&P, and they even opened up an extra night for us after we emailed them.
I think i received a slight upgrade due to my Gold status, but n/t too big.

Not nearly as grand as the Imperial, but quite beautiful nonetheless.

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Re: Vienna Master Thread
« Reply #41 on: February 11, 2013, 08:37:42 AM »
Used c&p, as a plat got upgraded to a massive beautiful suite, IIRC it was called the Opera suite, 

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Re: Vienna Master Thread
« Reply #42 on: February 12, 2013, 01:47:28 PM »
k thanx for the info
Is it within walking distance to any shuls?
or any kosher bakeries/resteraunts? (not for shabbos)

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Re: Vienna Master Thread
« Reply #43 on: March 04, 2013, 08:13:19 PM »
Does anyone know which Hilton is a closer walk to kosher food and shuls?

The Hilton Vienna or the Hilton Vienna plaza?

Also, how many kosher places are there to eat at?
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Re: Vienna Master Thread
« Reply #44 on: March 05, 2013, 08:13:36 AM »
Does anyone know which Hilton is a closer walk to kosher food and shuls?

The Hilton Vienna or the Hilton Vienna plaza?

Also, how many kosher places are there to eat at?

These are with a good hechser

Alef Alef      Meat
Kosher Bakery     Bakery
Novellino       Dairy
Pension lich...    Hotel (old)
There might be another one or two places.

And the Hilton Vienna is around a 15-20 minute walk from kosher places.