02 May 2019
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Sunday in Austria: idyllic quiet prevails. Also in many inns, which remain closed on the day of the Lord. Not ideal if you are just looking forward to a schnitzel. But there are also in Innsbruck, the inns open on Sundays! I visited three restaurants for you, which serve traditional cuisine. There you will be spoiled culinary also on Sunday.


The Bretterkeller is located not far from the Bergisel and is easily accessible by car and public transport, as well as on foot. Via Igler Straße you can get by car to the parking spaces directly in front of the inn. Or simply park the car behind Stift Wilten and walk over the pedestrian bridge, crossing the highway, directly to the Bretterkeller.

The inn offers Tyrolean cuisine in a rustic ambience, in fine weather also gladly on the sun terrace. You are close to the highway, but the noise level is kept within limits. I didn’t even notice it after a few minutes. A big plus: landlady Gitt attaches great importance to regionality and organically grown ingredients. During our visit, we ordered the classic Wiener Schnitzel with potatoes. Also a Tyrolean Tris from Kas -and spinach dumplings with Schlutzkrapfen. The dishes were of very good quality and were delicious. Also top: the price-performance ratio.

Bretterkeller InnsbruckThe Bretterkeller is easily accessible via the bridge directly to the inn. Bretterkeller SpeisekarteThe menu is framed in wood. Bretterkeller InnsbruckThe sun terrace of the Bretterkeller Wiener Schnitzel BretterkellerWiener Schnitzel with potatoes and cranberries Tiroler Tris BretterkellerTyrolean Tris – Kasknödel, spinach dumplings and Schlutzkrapfen filled with spinach

Opening hours: daily from 10:00 – 24:00
Phone: +43664 4819866
Viller mountain 1
6020 Innsbruck


You will find the Buzihütte above the Schneeburggasse between the districts Hötting and Allerheiligen. The cozy restaurant is located on the outskirts of the city, actually already in the countryside. The combination of a short hike and a visit to the inn is therefore ideal. There is limited parking space available, and we recommend taking bus line H to get there.

The Buzihütte has a long tradition. It was built in 1891 and has been managed since 1902. The hut offers a very rustic ambience in alpine hut style and a wonderful, large sun terrace. In addition to many regional delicacies, the Buzihütte is especially known for one dish – the boil.

Speciality of the house: the legendary Eiterbeule

Now what is the boil, you may ask, it sounds rather unappetizing for a dish. The boil is a stuffed schnitzel with a well-documented history of its origins. I’ll summarize it for you right here: ‘On a stormy, rainy autumn day at the end of November 1960, 5 medical students arrived wet, hungry and thirsty at the Buzi hut, gathering the leftovers of their father’s monthly change. When asked by the innkeeper, they explained that they were hungry and thirsty and had little money. The innkeeper, however, should prepare for them a dish that would be rich, cheap and spicy.

Eduard Sporer then went to his kitchen and mixed a dish from various ingredients, the exact recipe of which was buried deep in the cellars of the Buzi hut. When Eduard Sporer served the dish to the students, their eyes lit up and they exclaimed, “That looks like a boil!”‘

Thus, the “boil” was invented. This dish has since been eaten with relish by many, many guests and has established the reputation of the Buzihütte’s cuisine. It is a household name for every Innsbrucker and is one of the things you should definitely try during your visit to Innsbruck.

Only cash is real! Please note that card payment is not possible at the Buzihütte.

BuzihütteEntrance to the Buzihütte Sonnenterasse der BuzihütteLarge sun terrace in the green with a view of the mountains Ambiente der BuzihütteRustic ambience in the middle of nature Speisekarte BuzihütteThe history of the pus Eiterbeule BuzihütteThe speciality of the house – the “Eiterbeule

Opening hours: Wed to Fri: 6 p.m. to midnight / Sat, Sun and holiday: 11 a.m. to midnight / warm cuisine until 9:30 p.m
Phone: +43 512 283333
Owner: Karoline Strauss, Berchtoldshofweg 14, 6020 Innsbruck, Tyrol, Austria

Tyrolean Wine Tavern

The Tiroler Weinstube is a little insider tip. You can find it on Gumpstraße in the Pradl district. Here, too, the ambience is rustic and cozy. The service lady has a snappy saying in store and provides a friendly, nice atmosphere. The menu is quite lush with traditional dishes. In addition, the portions are large and the price-performance ratio is very good.

We had the really big and very tasty Wiener Schnitzel of turkey with mixed salad. A delight! Who is looking for an authentic “pub” with good local cuisine is exactly right here. Also on Sunday.

Speisekarte Tiroler WeinstubeThe menu is extensive, here certainly everyone finds something. Wiener Schnitzel Tiroler WeinstubeThe Wiener Schnitzel was sensationally good, the portion also fabulously generous.

Other recommendations that are open on Sundays and serve you Tyrolean cuisine

  • Bierstindl: The tradionell inn is located at the foot of the Bergisel and offers numerous traditional dishes. A beer garden completes the experience.
  • Der Burenwirt : traditional inn in Hötting with regional specialties.
  • Abbey cellar: The Stiftskeller on Franziskanerplatz in the center of Innsbruck is known for its beer garden and traditional dishes.
  • Ottoburg: Located at the entrance to the old town is the Ottoburg Restaurant. It belongs to the more upscale category and also offers traditional food from the region.
  • The poacherin Innsbruck’s Sailergasse in the heart of the old town. Here they cook according to the motto “Regional – Seasonal – Sustainable”. Also traditional dishes, but surprisingly implemented with a lot of creativity.
  • Restaurant Sailerin the hotel of the same name, located in Adamgasse, you get Tyrolean food at a high level.

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