Food in Vienna

Hearty, traditional – and delicious

Vienna’s food is a reflection of its history as a multicultural melting point. A quick snack, a sumptuous dinner, international cuisine or a visit to a traditional “Heuriger” – whatever it is, you will find it in Vienna! Here are some of our favourites.


Centuries of coffeehouse tradition

Coffee in all its many varieties can be found in towns and cities around the world, but here in Vienna we celebrate coffeehouse culture like no other place on Earth. It’s not just about good taste but also about a certain attitude to life. Settle down on a velvet sofa, order your favourite coffee, grab a newspaper and enjoy the moment.

In the local neighbourhood:

  • La Mercerie im Servitenviertel
  • Café Francais


  • Café Central
  • Café Landtmann
  • Jonas Reindl
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Viennese restaurants

Traditional cuisine

Viennese inns, pubs and traditional restaurants have long been institutions of the city. The Viennese charm can be felt as soon as you enter, and after a short while you can taste it on your plate with traditional dishes. What would you like? A Wiener Schnitzel, goulash with Bohemian dumplings or a hearty meat broth?

In the local neighbourhood:

  • Wickerl
  • Rebhuhn
  • Servitenwirt
  • Pramerl und der Wolf
  • Stomach
  • MAST


  • Zum schwarzen Kamel
  • Zum weißen Rauchfangkehrer
  • Plachuttas Gasthaus zur Oper
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Restaurants & Cafés to go

Quick snacks for busy people

If you’re in Vienna on business, you won’t always have time for a sit-down meal. There are lots of places in the city that offer snacks and drinks to take away.

In the local neighbourhood:

  • Caffé a Casa, Rösterei & Kaffeebar
  • Naschsalon: Süßes und Pikantes


  • Zuppa
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The tradition of the “Heuriger”

Good food with good friends

What the pub is to London, the Heuriger is to Vienna – warm, cosy, welcoming and a place where you can be sure to get a good beer and a hearty meal. Vienna’s many Heuriger are as important to the city’s history and cultural fabric as Saint Stephen’s Cathedral. Make sure you pay a visit to one next time you are here.

  • Wieninger am Nussberg
  • Heuriger Schübel-Auer in Nussdorf
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International cuisine & fine dining

Top cuisine for a memorable experience

Vienna is home to a number of fine dining restaurants offering cuisine from around the world. International creations paired with exclusive wines make for a memorable dining experience.

  • Mraz & Sohn
  • Konstantin Filippou
  • Fabios
  • Silvio Nickol
  • Tian (vegan)
  • Motto am Fluss
  • Das Spittelberg
  • Restaurant Le Salzgries Paris
  • KIM Kocht
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Vegan specialities

Plant-based dining

Guests who consciously avoid meat and animal products will find plenty of vegan eateries in Vienna. There is a range of bistros, restaurants and pop-ups serving plant-based delicacies.

  • Restaurant Schubert
  • S’il vous plais
  • Tian
  • Belly of the Beast
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