Restaurants in Austria

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This airy space, with a gorgeous, custom tiled floor, is located in Leopoldstadt, the Second District that's across the Donau Canal from the First. The... Read More

This low-key spot is a stone's throw from Freud's former home. A bar and café, it's also a historic hangout for Vienna's gay community (it is adjacent... Read More

This traditional kaffeehaus has been a haunt of writers from the 19th century to the present. Novelist and playwright Thomas Bernard was one famous... Read More

Opened in 1876, Central is perhaps the most traditional—and famous—of the Viennese kaffeehauses. It was here that Arthur Schnitzler and Sigmund Freud... Read More

Though it’s welcomed plenty of tourists over its 137 years—not to mention habitués like Freud, Lenin, and Trotsky—the utterly... Read More

Several small restaurants dot the Naschmarkt but Do-An, a Turkish-influenced café, stands out. Expect a line around the corner on Saturday mornings for... Read More

This sexy space carved into a soaring slice of the Kunsthalle Wien is a welcome spot for topfentorte (cheesecake) and coffee. Stop in for a quick break... Read More

The opening of Old Town's Café Korb, on the corner of Tuchlauben Strasse and Brandstätte, in 1904 was so noteworthy that Emperor Franz Josef... Read More

The fashionable cafe has a glass-enclosed winter garden designed by the cutting-edge Austrian firm Wehdorn Architects, that poses a striking contrast to... Read More

Café Museum, designed in 1899 by pioneering architect Adolf Loos, was closed for nearly a year until new management reopened the old haunt of... Read More

Perhaps the city's most iconic 1960s-era kaffeehaus, Prückel offers traditional apfelstrudel, excellent coffee, and a large outside patio for people... Read More

Café Ritter, which opened in 1867, declared bankruptcy in 2009 and an H&M clothing store was set to occupy its quarters, in a former... Read More

The first café added to Vienna's Ringstrasse, Schwarzenberg was built in the 1860s and is still serving cakes and coffees. Don't miss the delightful... Read More

This iconic kaffeehaus has welcomed philosophers and movie stars for more than a century. You might recognize the velvet banquets from the film Before... Read More

This famous bakery has been churning out imperial confections since the time of the American Revolution. The cakes, chocolates, and sweet innovations... Read More

Though Chef Josef Floh's menu is a little foam-heavy, the arctic char in a creamy, garlicky cucumber sauce, and crispy crêpes piped with parsnip... Read More

Open since May 2001, Die Halle has drawn art-loving tourists and Austrians alike with its affordable menu (most breakfast and lunch items are under 10... Read More

This Stephansplatz eatery offers sushi alongside killer views of St. Stephen's cathedral. Read More

Mingle with Vienna's upper crust within the glass walls of Fabio's, one of Vienna's most popular and trendiest dining spots. Opened in 2002 by Fabio... Read More

Dapper in black tie attire for more than 100 years, the famous tuxedo-clad waiters at this legendary Fourth District restaurant have been serving... Read More

Gasthauses—taverns—have long been known for staples such as kalbsbutterschnitzel (veal schnitzel) and wiener würstchen (sausages). The First District’s... Read More

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