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What to Eat in Vienna

Dining on delectable Viennese cuisine is one of the city's major must-dos. But vegetarians beware: Much of Austrian cuisine centers on meat. Traditional Austrian taverns (known as beisls) serve up hearty portions of Tafelspitz (boiled beef), goulash (a rich stew made primarily from beef and potatoes) and wiener schnitzel (deep-fried, breaded veal). If you're looking for an authentic Austrian meal, recent visitors recommend Lugeck and Ofenloch, both of which are located in Innere StadtIf you're looking to save some coin, though, you may want to avoid the Innere Stadt neighborhood. Instead, check out the streets just beyond the city center. Travelers recommend Motto in Weiden and Gmoakeller in Landstrasse. Over the past few years, Vienna has also seen the rise of international cuisines as well, ranging from Asian to Italian fare. No matter where you decided to dine, carry cash; some Viennese restaurants do not accept credit cards.

When it's time for dessert, cafes cater to customers with a sweet tooth, serving wide assortments of pastries like gugelhupfs (marbled bundt cakes), sacher-faschingskrapfens (sugared doughnuts) and apple strudel. The Viennese are also big fans of wine (more than 1,700 acres of vineyards exist within the city limits and the wine can be enjoyed in tasting rooms, bars and eateries) and strong beer.

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  • #1
    Ariston Hellenic Restaurant
    #1 of 4,983 Places to Eat in Vienna
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 76 reviewsTripAdvisor (76)
    $ - $$ | Mediterranean, Greek
    Abt-Karl-Gasse 25, Vienna 1180 Austria
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  • #2
    Ganesha
    #2 of 4,983 Places to Eat in Vienna
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 548 reviewsTripAdvisor (548)
    $ - $$ | Indian, Deli, Grill
    Antonigasse 9 Martinstrasse, Vienna 1180 Austria
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  • #3
    The Cake Tree
    #3 of 4,983 Places to Eat in Vienna
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 82 reviewsTripAdvisor (82)
    $ - $$ | Cafe, Irish, International
    Wolfgang Schmalzl Gasse 14, Vienna 1020 Austria
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  • #4
    Sixta Restaurant
    #4 of 4,983 Places to Eat in Vienna
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 549 reviewsTripAdvisor (549)
    $ - $$ | Austrian, European, Central European
    Schoenbrunner Strasse 21 Schönbrunnerstr. 21, Vienna 1050 Austria
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  • #5
    ef16 Restaurant
    #5 of 4,983 Places to Eat in Vienna
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1805 reviewsTripAdvisor (1805)
    $ - $$ | German, Austrian, European, Central European
    Fleischmarkt 16 1010 Vienna, Vienna 1010 Austria
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  • #6
    Cafe Mendez
    #6 of 4,983 Places to Eat in Vienna
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 357 reviewsTripAdvisor (357)
    $ - $$ | Cafe, International, Street Food
    Karlsplatz 2, Vienna 1010 Austria
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  • #7
    Die Feinkosterei
    #7 of 4,983 Places to Eat in Vienna
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 103 reviewsTripAdvisor (103)
    $ - $$ | Austrian, European
    Judenplatz 7, Vienna 1010 Austria
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  • #8
    Vinothek W-Einkehr
    #8 of 4,983 Places to Eat in Vienna
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 537 reviewsTripAdvisor (537)
    $ - $$ | Austrian
    Laurenzerberg 1, Vienna 1010 Austria
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  • #9
    Ghisallo
    #9 of 4,983 Places to Eat in Vienna
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 134 reviewsTripAdvisor (134)
    $ - $$ | Italian, Mediterranean, European, Austrian
    Schoenbrunner Strasse 97 Ecke Schönbrunnerstrasse - Reinprechtsdorferstrasse, Vienna 1050 Austria
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  • #10
    Restaurant Lebenbauer
    #10 of 4,983 Places to Eat in Vienna
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 699 reviewsTripAdvisor (699)
    $ - $$ | Fusion, International
    Teinfaltstrasse 3 Holiday 31.5., Vienna 1010 Austria
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  • #11
    Cuisino - Casino Restaurant Wien
    #11 of 4,983 Places to Eat in Vienna
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 558 reviewsTripAdvisor (558)
    $$ | Austrian, European, International, Central European
    Kaerntner Strasse 41 Casino Wien, Vienna 1010 Austria
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  • #12
    VERANDA
    #12 of 4,983 Places to Eat in Vienna
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 453 reviewsTripAdvisor (453)
    $$ | Austrian, European, Central European, Contemporary
    Burggasse 2 1070 Vienna, Vienna 1070 Austria
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  • #13
    Wiener Wiaz Haus
    #13 of 4,983 Places to Eat in Vienna
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 777 reviewsTripAdvisor (777)
    $ - $$ | German, European, Central European
    Gusshausstrasse 24 1040 Wien, Vienna 1040 Austria
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  • #14
    Mini
    #14 of 4,983 Places to Eat in Vienna
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1829 reviewsTripAdvisor (1829)
    $ - $$ | International, European, Central European, Hungarian
    Marchettigasse 11, Vienna 1060 Austria
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  • #15
    Loca
    #15 of 4,983 Places to Eat in Vienna
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1108 reviewsTripAdvisor (1108)
    $$ | International
    Stubenbastei 10, Vienna 1010 Austria
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  • #16
    Restaurant Rote Bar
    #16 of 4,983 Places to Eat in Vienna
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 588 reviewsTripAdvisor (588)
    $$ | German, Austrian, European, Central European
    Philharmonikerstrasse 4 1010 Vienna, Vienna 1010 Austria
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  • #17
    Cafe Restaurant Leto
    #17 of 4,983 Places to Eat in Vienna
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 447 reviewsTripAdvisor (447)
    $ - $$ | European, Greek, International, Contemporary
    Schwertgasse 3, Vienna 1010 Austria
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  • #18
    Brau-Bar
    #18 of 4,983 Places to Eat in Vienna
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 461 reviewsTripAdvisor (461)
    $ - $$ | German, Austrian, European, Central European
    Hernalser Guertel 47 1170 Vienna, Vienna 1170 Austria
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  • #19
    Gasthaus Elsner
    #19 of 4,983 Places to Eat in Vienna
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 210 reviewsTripAdvisor (210)
    $ | German, Austrian, European, Central European
    Neumayrgasse 2, Vienna 1160 Austria
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  • #20
    Veganista Ice Cream
    #20 of 4,983 Places to Eat in Vienna
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 387 reviewsTripAdvisor (387)
    $ - $$ |
    Neustiftgasse 23/3, Vienna 1070 Austria
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