Cheap Eats in Linz: The 10 best student restaurants for every taste
Written by Kerstin Lakits, Jan 13, 2022
Written by Kerstin Lakits, Jan 13, 2022
Address: OK PLatz 1, 4020 Linz
Opening hours: Mon, Wed, Thu, Fri 12am-3pm & 5pm-10pm, Tue 12am-3pm & 6pm-10pm, Sat & Sun 4pm-10pm
The Gelbes Krokodil has everything you could ask for. Whether you’re a vegetarian or vegan, or enjoy meat and fish, this restaurant has a big offer. If you aren’t that hungry, you can also order smaller portions (-2€). The Gelbes Krokodil also has regular film brunches, more information on their website.
Address: OK Platz 1, 4020
Opening hours: Mon – Sun 5pm-11pm
The Solaris is known to be the perfect mix of bar, café and club. If you want to go for a relaxing beer or some cocktails wit your friends or really want to go out, you’ve come to the right place. Maybe you’ll stop for some food at the Gelbes Krokodil before partying. A perfect combination!
Address: Landstraße 119, 4020 Linz
Opening hours: Mon, Wed – Sat 7am-6pm, Sun 8am-3pm
You can find all the different breakfast creations in just one restaurant the tiktak café. Ranging from healthy muesli and yogurt bowls, to hearty meals with eggs to American pancakes. Cheap and good, exactly as you like it!
Address: Hauptplatz 21, 4020 Linz
Opening hours: Mon-Sun from 9am
The Walker Bar is a true all-rounder among student restaurants: breakfast, lunch, dinner and of course the bar afterwards. The many breakfast variations are served until 3 pm for night owls. The student restaurant has a great menu: burgers, hot dogs, salads, toasts and baguettes. The Walker bar offers all kinds of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
Address: Spittelwiese 6, 4020 Linz
Opening hours: Mon-Sat from 5pm
The rustic looking Exxtrablatt is the student restaurant for you and your friends after a long day at university. The servers are waiting for you with a big variety of beers, red and white wines, cocktails, gin, whiskey, tequila, vodka and more. As a good basis for a long evening, they have many burgers, some toasts and creative salads.
Address: Pfarrplatz 10a, 4020 Linz
Opening hours: Thur-Sun 12am-7pm
The Café Gerberei offers delicious coffees as well as a selection of teas and hot chocolates. Of course, you’ll need a tasty cake with that. For a bigger appetite, there are some snacks too.
Address: Rathausgasse 3, 4020 Linz
Opening hours: Mon-Wed 9am-1am, Thu 9am-4am, Fri & Sat 9am-5am
The name already gives away, what Leberkas-Pepi sells. But if you think you can “only” get Leberkäse, then you’re mistaken. They don’t only have classic Leberkäse, but also special flavours like pizza, chilli or truffle flavoured Leberkäse. Have fun trying all of them!
Address: Webergasse 2, 4040 Linz
Opening hours: Mon – Fri 11:30am-10pm
At Donauwirtinnen you can enjoy delicious lunch menus, tasty pizza, flatbread and more. Offering homemade syrups, many alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, this restaurant delivers on all fronts.
The campus of the Johannes-Kepler-University itself offers many opportunities for a cheap eat in between lectures. It’s convenient because you don’t lose time driving or walking to the restaurant and therefore have more time to eat and relax. Here are some opportunities:
Address: Campus at Johannes-Kepler-University, building “Uni-Center”
Opening hours: Mon – Fri 11:30am-1pm
The Mensa is the most known student restaurant and perfectly adapted to your needs: cheap, high quality and quick. With classic offers such as Schnitzel and pasta and more elaborate dishes such as curry and deer stew, the cafeteria offers many options. Vegans and vegetarians will also find something here.
Address: Campus at Johannes-Kepler-University, building “Hörsaaltrakt”
Opening hours: Mon – Thu 8am-4pm, Fri 8am-2pm
In the morning you can get a delicious barista-made coffee at the Ch@t Café or get some coffee and cake after your lecture. If you are really hungry, you can also choose from a wide variety of snacks. And it’s all really cheap, of course.
With this big selection of good and cheap restaurants in Linz, you’ll surely find one that you like. Whether it’s just a little snack in between lectures or a long evening with your friends, the culinary life in Linz is waiting for you. Enjoy!
If you’re in the mood to do something after your meal, here are five free activities in Linz!