Tyrolean specialities and international dishes

Dining & Cuisine in See

The way to someone’s heart is through their stomach – especially in Tyrol! This region’s traditional cuisine wins over locals and visitors alike. From cheese dumplings, Tyrolean “Gröstl” or Kasspatzen, Austria’s take on noodles with cheese, Tyrol’s reputation for great food is known well beyond its borders. 

Would you like to try traditional Tyrolean food? You’ll have plenty of opportunities on your family holiday in See. Our local chefs lovingly prepare never-ending delicacies by hand and focus on local produce and fresh herbs. The result: traditional, authentic cuisine with great attention to detail.

And as if that weren’t enough: Paznaun also has international cuisine to try. Asian spices and exotic ingredients make for a variety of dishes that will make your mouth water. Try a little of everything offered in our region and enjoy a delicious holiday in See. Bon appétit! 

Delicious treats for every palate

“Food tastes best where love sets the table.” – This is the philosophy of the numerous restaurants and dining establishments in See. Soak up the hospitality and enjoy a lovely evening with your family in a cosy, rustic ambiance.

From traditional restaurants to casual pizzerias and rustic alpine chalets – dining in See is always an experience. Have a look through what you’ll find in See:

  • Restaurants: Traditional yet open to new things: fans of good food will find everything they love in the restaurants in See. From Wiener Schnitzel to Tyrolean stuffed pasta to Kaiserschmarrn and many varied dishes – chefs around See create unique, memorable dishes. Enjoy an evening with your family in one of these lovely restaurants and let your hosts spoil you with excellent food and drink.
  • Chalets and alpine huts: Are you interested in an authentic family holiday in Tyrol? Don’t forget to stop by one of the numerous alpine huts and chalets in Paznaun. Enjoy your farmhouse bread whilst taking in the incredible mountain scenery. Or treat yourself to a schnapps with the innkeeper at the bar. The rustic ambience and hearty meals will really hit the spot. Don’t be surprised if you decide to stay just a little longer...
  • Pizzerias: Ciao bella! If you crave a pizza after a long hike or tough day hitting the slopes it is no problem! The pizzerias in See have just what you’re looking for. Order up Italian classics and look forward to your crispy pizza from the wood-fired oven, fresh pasta and sweet dolce. One thing is clear: your kids are sure to love it!
  • Bars and Cafés: A cool beer, fine glass of wine or perhaps a gin tonic? Enjoy a relaxing end to your day and treat yourself to a holiday drink with your friends and family. Or do you prefer something sweet? From traditional Austrian Sachertorte to apple strudel and tasty ice creams – the cafés in See serve holidaymakers sweet treats and yummy snacks. Treat yourself to a break, read your favourite book and let the café take care of the rest. The icing on the cake? A cosy atmosphere and a hot cup of coffee. 

Paznaun Gourmet Region – one-of-a-kind holidays

The high quality of products used, sustainability, and local specialties are a matter of course in the Paznaun region. It is no coincidence that Paznaun has been a “Gourmet Region Austria” region since 2007. This trademark aims to provide consumers with regional agricultural products while informing them about specific culinary and dining offerings in each region.

In addition to the award-winning Paznaun Alpine Cheese, the area’s specialities include bacon, sausage and honey. Be sure to try the homemade products in See and taste your way through this incredible offering. Trying local specialities will make your holiday truly special and helps you create a certain bond with the region. Taste Tyrol! 

A cheese lover’s dream – Paznaun Alpine Cheese 
Have we got your attention? Anyone who loves cheese should not miss the opportunity to try Paznaun Alpine Cheese and taste its unique spicy flavour. This local speciality is made from the milk of cows grazing in the valley and alpine pastures, and matures for six weeks. A must-taste for cheese lovers!

Culinary Way of St. James

Picturesque hiking trails, beautiful mountain peaks and one-of-a-kind treats: the “Culinary Way of St. James” in Paznaun combines great food and mountain adventures. Each year, specially-chosen top chefs create incredible dishes and serve guests in front of amazing views. Hike the various trails to the area’s chalets, such as the Ascherhütte in See, and enjoy a delicious meal. Would you like to recreate some of these astonishing dishes? No problem – the recipes can be found at the chalets or on the website!

Traditional Tyrolean dishes

Do you love trying new foods? Does your mouth water just thinking about Tyrolean cuisine? Be sure to try these traditional specialities on your holiday in See: 

  • Tiroler Speckknödel: These traditional bacon-filled dumplings are served in hot soup.
  • Tiroler Marend, also known as Brettljause: This is the typical afternoon snack prepared in Tyrol. But you can also try Brettljause in the evening or when you stop at an alpine chalet. No Marend is complete without cheese, bacon, pork lard, horseradish and hearty farmhouse bread. 
  • Kiachla: These sweet yeast dough cakes are deep fried in oil until golden brown. Try the savoury version served with sauerkraut or the sweet version with powdered sugar and cranberry jam. 
  • Moosbeernocken: Another sweet treat. These dumplings are made with blueberry dough and cooked in a pan until golden brown. Last but not least, they are dusted with powdered sugar – simply wonderful!
Have you got the desire to try Tyrolean cuisine?