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Top cafe recommendations from locals

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“On the opposite side of the Canal - 10 mins walk - Cafe, Sun Terrace and Restaurant - very popular - excellent food”
  • 142 locals recommend
Café
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“The menu includes a broad selection of classic Viennese dishes, traditional coffee specialities and sweet treats from the in-house patisserie. Soak up the historic surroundings as you sample Café Central’s mouth-watering choice of culinary creations. ”
  • 95 locals recommend
Beach Bar
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“Great beach bar during summer time with good Cocktails and some small dishes. When you Exit the U4 you have to follow the signs to U2 and on the U2 platform take the Exit "Herminengasse" and turn to your left. There are various beach bars and pop up restaurants at both sides of the Danube Channel, just give them a try :)”
  • 90 locals recommend
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“Museum of Modern Art (MUMOK) is a ... museum full of modern art. A fascinating collection within Museumsquartier, which is also a great place to spend a few hours and have a drink in one of the nice bars around.”
  • 57 locals recommend
Café
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“lovely Café - very special, because it's in a bookstore! Also a nice and calm place for having drinks at night”
  • 98 locals recommend
Café
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“This is a really authentic cafe where locals like to have their morning coffe and newspaper. They have very good breakfast, typical Viennese style. Although very famous, it is still quiet and calm (compared to eg. Cafe Mozart or Sacher.). Don't forget to try their cakes! Distance: 1500 m”
  • 106 locals recommend
Café
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“One of the traditional Kaffehaus in vienna. Great coffees, cakes and excellent viennese breakfast and lunch. The same way a fair price lunch menu and some traditional warm dishes at evening. Live piano. Chilled atmosphere perfect for a date or reading a book. 60s style.”
  • 73 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Innovative Viennese and Mediterranean cuisine wide range of fresh fish according to current market offer The Menu alternates almost weekly; different Lunch- & Dinner Menus daily.”
  • 67 locals recommend
Café
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“It's full of tourists but locals as well. It has the best Schnitzel in our opinion.”
  • 49 locals recommend
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“Try Cafe Hawelka: Delicious Buchteln These pull-apart rolls were once baked with lottery tickets in the center. In Austria, pull-apart rolls known as buchteln often house a dollop of plum or apricot preserves. But throughout history, bakers have studded the center of these brioche-like buns with various ingredients, from squares of chocolate to poppyseed paste to lottery tickets. During the Biedermeier era of the 19th century, a time during which Europe’s middle class expanded considerably, buchteln were referred to as “lotteries” because of their play-to-win filling. Though the yeasty treat originated in the Bohemia region of Czechia, today, Austrians consider the warm, fruit-filled style—often served fresh from the oven—a local classic. Bakers press jam in the middle, then place the dough side-by-side to create the finished bread’s pull-apart effect. Home cooks also turn plain, unfilled buchteln into a decadent dessert by serving them in a pool of vanilla cream. The fluffy rolls absorb whatever sauce they touch, so it’s best to avoid attempting this style with the ticket-filled version. ”
  • 47 locals recommend
Dessert Shop
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“Very good cakes, sweet dishes. Beautiful location. Traditional Vienna Caffe House”
  • 40 locals recommend
Café
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“One of the most famous coffe houses in Vienna. Obviously you have to try the Sacher cake. Expect a lot of tourists and some queuing to get a table! Distance: 20 minutes with public transport.”
  • 24 locals recommend
Café
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“Dark, red, cosy, but seems "dirty", hidden but open, you have got to go there to know what the "Kaffeehaus" is for a Viennese - there´s no perfect time.. in the evening you might find it difficult to get a seat .... no borders, no nations, no seat reservations! ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Café
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“Near to the city center, nice interior and very good coffe as well as lunch or dinner.”
  • 30 locals recommend
Bar
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“Nice Cafe/Bar at Museumsquartier. Recommendable for breakfast/brunch as well as for evenings out.”
  • 25 locals recommend
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“Really good food but quite expensive! (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner) Joma is one of the Figlmüller-restaurants, they have the best Schnitzel!”
  • 29 locals recommend