Gelbes Krokodil

Overall rating: 3.0 stars 4 Reviews
Serves meat, veg options available. Bar restaurant. Menu includes a vegetarian category where the vegan suitable dishes are clearly marked. Price: Moderate more-less
Vegan-friendly, Austrian, European, Beer/Wine, Non-veg
Dametzstrasse 30
Linz, Austria 4020
+43-732-784182

Open Mon-Fri 11:00-23:30, Sat 16:00-23:30, Sun 10:00-23.30.

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  • Outdoor seating
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First Review by drsnuggles79
CaptainKarin
CaptainKarin
11

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  • vegan

Nice

3 Posted on 04 / 30 / 2014

Nice place next to the Moviemento cinema. In the evening there's hardly any available place and you should have a reservation. It's a bit of a crowded and noisy place then.

They have lots of vegetarian dishes, but unfortunately only few vegan choices. Unfortunately even the Seitan-Schnitzel isn't vegan :(
It would be so easy, but the owner isn't really interesting in vegan requests.
Vegan ordered dishes sometimes come with sour cream as dip, which is very annoying, but I think this is because of the very busy business.

The food is very tasty and the most of the staff is friendly and very quick.

Pros: vegan labeling, quick service
Cons: crowded and noisy, few vegan options
Penny-
Penny-
3

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  • vegetarian

Good variety of vegetarian and vegan food

3 Posted on 07 / 17 / 2013

Ate there once, the (vegan) food was delicious, although unfurtunately not really hot.
The atmosphere is good, the staff friendly and the offered variety of vegan and vegetarian food is almost unique in Linz. Would recommend it.
Updated from previous review on Wednesday July 17, 2013

Pros: many vegetarian / vegan meals, delicious
Cons: Food wasn't really hot
Tara HD
Tara HD
99

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  • vegan

Nice place but very little choice for vegans

3 Posted on 01 / 17 / 2012

It's a very nice place in a good location with a great atmosphere. For vegetarians it's definitely a place to go - it has always several tasty vegetarian dishes and is really good value for money. For vegans, however, the chioce is very limited (that is, one dish).

Pros: good value, tasty
Cons: very limited choice for vegans
drsnuggles79
drsnuggles79
7

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  • vegan

Microwave food and scarce vegan options

3 Posted on 01 / 05 / 2012

The Gelbes Krokodil (yellow crocodile) is situated near the Moviemento cinema and and Solaris bar/club at the central OK-Platz. It has a nice atmosphere, mixed audience and plenty of space. It also comprises of a small outdoor area with some tables where you can take a seat during the warm seasons.

Regarding the food, it offers a wide variety of Austrian and also International cuisine, with one half being meat or fish dishes and the other half being vegetarian. Unfortunately they offer only a few, sometimes even only one, vegan option. The owner says, its too much effort for the kitchen to make vegan options, which I can't understand as "veganizing" a dish is no effort at all, or at least not more than making a vegetarian or meat dish. They also don't like to have more than 8 people at once booked for their tables, which I also can't understand as they have plenty of space.

The food in general is good and tasteful, but one might wonder why it only takes 5-10 mins after ordering to receive the meal, which indicates that they use microwaves to warm up already cooked meals. I understand that they have a massive amount of guests to serve, but for me, microwaves cleary should not be part of a professional kitchen.

This said I have to deduct one cow for the (partial) microwave food (which still tastes good but clearly is not top notch) and also one for the management not being able (or willing) to offer more vegan options and also not allowing bigger groups reserving tables.

Pros: low priced, fast serving, nice atmosphere
Cons: few vegan choices, microwave food, sometimes unfriendly waitresses

 

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Last updated: 2013/06/24

 

Added: 2011/12/28

 

Added by: drsnuggles79

 

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