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I'm now leaving from Vienna and I want to bring back home some nice souvenir. And so... What's better than Mozart balls? 😀

However last time I was here I was buying them at the airport and the price was...well.. how to say? Not a nice price, let it put this way.

So, I was wondering if there is any shop downtown where I can buy them at a good price. Any hint?

  • Buy only at supermarkets in Vienna like ALDI,SPAR if you are looking for decent price. Tourist areas are quite expensive. – pbu Jul 14 '17 at 11:57
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    There is no Aldi in Vienna.... It is called Hofer in Austria! – Josef Jul 17 '17 at 10:38
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Mozartkugel (Mozart rounds) are very popular for tourists - you can buy them almost everywhere - but unfortunately they are not cheap. On the official page you can find a link to an online shop and I don’t think the prices will be much lower than that at the airport or in downtown Vienna. A box of 18 pieces costs around €8; that was also the price I paid in Salzburg two months ago.

And by the way, Mozartkugel is more typical for Salzburg than for Vienna.

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I bought the 343 gr. Mozartkugeln pack with 20 balls at Hofer (Austrian ALDI) in Vienna for €3.88! I think it's the best price you can get, and they are really delicious.

The receipt:

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The ballzz:

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  • But note that they are from a different company and also taste different. – Josef Jul 14 '17 at 10:59
  • What do you mean by "they"? Do you mean that the expensive ones in tourist traps taste more like Mozart balls than the ones at supermarket? Because first of all, I don't agree with that, and secondly, OP didn't define what company should produce the Mozart balls. – gdrt Jul 14 '17 at 16:55
  • The Mozart balls sold at Hofer are clearly made from cheaper ingredients and tast different than either of the "well known" manufacturers. If you like them, that's ok. I just added the note that they might not be what one expects. – Josef Jul 17 '17 at 10:36
  • As I said already, OP is just interested in cheaper Mozart balls. That said, having tasted both expensive and cheap ones, I found both of them tasty, and absolutely recommendable. – gdrt Jul 17 '17 at 11:21

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