Vienna is home to great music and art. Austria’s rich culture is reflected in its cuisine. Vienna is one of the gourmet capitals of Europe for food. Whilst it is difficult to narrow down to only few eating places, this is a list of 10 best restaurants in Vienna. 

10 Best Restaurants in Vienna

1. Steirereck:  

Steirereck Restaurent- Vienna

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Reason to visit: Austrian restaurant with terraces; creative Austrian cuisines; Wein river view. For more details click here.

2. Blue Mustard

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Reason to Visit: Newbie in a town, they offer fine dine ranging from Viennese to International cuisine. Enjoy live music and it is good place to sit and enjoy your drinks. Best part? their airstream caravan serves up street food and coffee. For more details, click here.

3. Fabio, Restaurant, Bar & Cafe 

Fabio Restaurant Bar & Cafe - Vienna

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Reason to Visit: Visit Vienna’s most popular and trendiest within the glass walls Restaurant and bar.  Pended in 2002, this place serves crafted Italian cuisine. It also serves Breakfast, Lunch, Coffee, Dinner and Bar. Do try Truffle risotto. Moreover, Chef’s crispy pork with orange pesto is a standout. For more details, click here.

4. Figlmuller, Wollzeile

Figlmuller - Vienna

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Reason to Visit: This place claims to be home of the schnitzel.  The place has nice Rural décor with some of the biggest Schnitzel. They are at 6 different locations in Vienna. They sell the best Weiner Schnitzel! For more details, click here

5. Schnitzelwirt 

Schnitzelwirt Vienna

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Reason to Visit: Austrian joint that has been serving their version of Schnitzel past 35 years. Cozy set up offering Viennese menu.

6. Bier & Bierly

Bier & Bierly Vienna

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Reason to Visit:The place serves Austrian cuisine and has impressive collection of Beer. A must for Beer and local cuisine lovers; also for anyone who doesn’t want to go to overpriced touristy restaurants in the heart of the city. For more details, click here.

7. Aida Cafe

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This is a franchise chain that includes 34 espresso bars and pastry shops based in Vienna. This is one of the most popular franchise cafes, serving cakes including the Sachertorte. They serve Breakfast, Lunch, Desert and Afternoon Tea, All day.

8. Café Central 

Cafe Central Vienna

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Reasons to Visit: Popular and Traditional Viennese Café. Quality cakes, Apple Struddel and Punschkrapfen.

9. Café Demel

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Reason to Visit: Traditional Viennese Café. Enjoy ultimate Viennese Cake and Chocolates. You can sit inside the Café or enjoy outside with some street action. For more details, click here.

10. Zanoni & Zanoni

Reason to Visit: This is the biggest ice cream shop in centre. You can try milk or fruit ice cream. You can enjoy your dessert sitting at the huge terrace or inside the café.


Looking for a Vegetarian and Vegan Restaurants in Vienna? Read Top 8 Vegetarian Restaurants in Vienna.