This stand has a wonderful menu, with the bonus DIY option of ‘building your own Bratwurst’, where you can pick and choose from various toppings, with options such as Sauerkraut, cheese or bacon. The ‘Coney Island hot dog’ – sausage covered in a meat sauce and onion – is a best seller and highly recommended. American condiments are on tap; drown in mustard, curry sauce or ketchup as you wish.
The crowds that this little stall attract on Friday and Saturday nights speak for itself. Extremely generous portions are one of its many assets. ‘The Grillwurst’, served between a soft baguette, dipped in horseradish sauce paired with an Austrian beer, promises not to disappoint.
Chopped up into bite-size chunks, with a doorstep slice on rye, gherkins and your favourite condiment, eaten using the simple utensil of a toothpick-style skewer, is the best way to sample sausages at Leo’s. Diners who are feeling indulgent should consider the ‘Käsekrainer’; a sizeable sausage with juicy bits of cheese hidden inside the meat. Side servings available include potato crisps, a simple salad, gherkins, and of course, plenty of sauces.
Don’t be deceived, despite its slightly lacklustre appearance, this stand is serious about sausages. It is ideally located in the centre of town, next to the Stephansdom. Here, starving sightseers can get a warm, filling, and authentically Austrian lunch for an inexpensive price. With beer and wine served in a glass, you cannot be accused of lacking in class when dining at this würstelstand.