Top Restaurants in Vienna
Restaurants Vienna – What’s a vacation without excellent food, delicious cocktails or fine wine in a good restaurant? Such evenings create memories. WorldTop7 offers a selection of the best restaurants in Vienna. And because we know how different tastes are we cover all of the different restaurant styles!
Whether a sushi restaurant in Vienna, an American steakhouse, an Italian restaurant, a Thai eatery or exotic Cajun cuisine – the lovers of culinary delights come fully at their expense and find lots of insider tips. Our restaurant tips in Vienna are by locals (which should know where it tastes best!), celebrities, globetrotter and business people. And if you’ve eaten in one of these restaurants in Vienna where cuisine, service and atmosphere was unbeatable and you want to tell everybody – that’s what WorldTop7 stands for! Restaurants in Vienna with the x-factor!
The demands in terms of restaurant style are naturally very varied and WorldTop7 is happy to assist. Whether it is a small, cozy bistro in Vienna with delicious and authentic food for surprisingly little money or a completely styled Michelin-star restaurant in Vienna where movie stars and models have diner – here you find everything from inexpensive to expensive, from grunge to classy, from traditional to macro kitchen!
But not only for your vacation, also for your business lunch or business dinner in Vienna you can find exactly the right place to eat. Thus, business become pleasure in no time!
Style: Meeting of Media and Artist Minds at Infamous Viennese Café
Café Leopold Hawelka has been the “in” place for artist, intellectuals, and media people since they re-opened their doors shortly after WW2 in the late 40’s. The laid back eatery has compiled numerous art works over the years since many start up artists have surely hang out here during their less famous days. Andy Warhol, Hans Moser, Tony Blair, HC Artmann, and Friedrich Achleitner are just some of the famous people that have left their indelible marks at this intellectual melting pot. The next big concerts, exhibitions, and lectures are even posted on the dining room wall.
The café menu offers local fare and their cakes and coffee are superb. Their homemade Buchteln, baked bun filled with plum jam, is a must try and it served usually after 10 pm.
Come to Café Hawelka any day or the week, from 8 am until 2 am, and meet the next upcoming geniuses around town.
Address: Dorotheergasse 6, 1st District Vienna 1010, Austria
Area: Innere Stadt
Phone: +43 1 512 82 30
Dots – Experimental Sushi
Style: Posh Party Sushi Place
One of the most stylish restaurants in Vienna; perfect for a dinner with friends including excellent sushi and sashimi; huge cocktail bar
Address: Mariahilfstrasse 103, 1060 Vienna, Austria
Area: 6th District
Phone: +43 1 920 99 80
Price: Mains EUR 10.- to EUR 29.-
Style: Vienna’s Finest Wine Tavern
They say that good life is all about delicious food and fine wine. That and the most beautiful garden in Vienna and you’ll say there’s really a place like heaven here on earth – a place called Edlmoser.
Young winemaker Michael Edlmoser’s experience as an apprentice at California Ridge Winery and his deep love of Austrian tradition paved way for the four-centuries-old-wine-house turned famous wine tavern in one of the best locations in Vienna.
Old Viennese recipes are all homemade and interpreted in contemporary fashion. Must try dishes include their lip-smacking Stelze (pork knuckle) and sparkling Weissburgunder (white wine) or Zweigelt (red wine).
Late lunch starts at 2:30 in the afternoon every day of the week.
Address: Maurer Lange Gasse 123, Vienna, Austria
Area: 23th District
Phone: +43 1 889 8680
Style: International restaurant with celebrities
A lot of glass, dark colors and plush; eat at the bar or in the stylish & romantic restaurant; many Vienna fashionistas in this very trendy place; sublime Mediterranean and international cuisine; owner Fabio and it’s dog are an institution in Vienna.
Address: Tuchlauben 6, 1010 Innere Stadt, Vienna, Austria
Area: Innere Stadt
Phone: +43 1 532 22 22
Price: Mains EUR 25.- to EUR 40.-
Style: Viennas Biggest Schnitzel
Cosy restaurant institution in Vienna; wooden benches, folksy interior; famous for its huge and very delicious “Wiener Schnitzel”.
Address: 5 Wollzeile, 1010 Innere Stadt, Vienna, Austria
Area: Innere Stadt
Phone: +43 1 512 61 77
Price: Mains EUR 25.-
Style: Dynamic and Extraordinary Cuisine
Restaurant Chef and owner Heinz Hanner guarantees there’s never a dull dining experience at his restaurant. And why would there be if ingredients are cooked with foam-makers, flame-throwers, and stupefying -190° C Nitrogen? Impressed? Wait ‘til these ingenious gourmet dishes tickle every incriminating palate.
Following ancient kitchen golden rules to create balanced and delicious dishes, Hanner does not need to follow the fad to yield brilliant results. Taste the flavorful Mediterranean Scallops, juicy Ssautéed Bresse Pigeon, and succulent Duck Liver Served with Salted Red Beets.
Get served with Special House Breakfast daily at 7 amor enjoy good food and sparkling spirits after a long day at work up until midnight. The greenery setting of Hanner Restaurant on Mayerling ensures laid-back and relaxed atmosphere for that perfect romantic evenings.
Address: Mayerling 1, 2534 Alland, Austria
Phone: + 43 2258 23 78
Price: €98 tasting menu 5-courses; €128 tasting menu 8-courses
Style: Asian, Austrian & International Fusion
Cooking with only the freshest and organically grown produce, Chef Kim of Kim kocht makes sure that every dining experience is nutritious and equally satisfying. Every meal is prepared according to one’s personal taste, creating a homey environment for all her guests.
Choose among their sumptuous menu offerings like Mango Chicken Curry with Rice Noodles for Dish of the Day, two-course private lunch like Mushrooms and Vegetables with Fresh Egg Noodles and Spicy Tuna Tartar with Rice Chips, ending it with mouthwatering Creme Brûlée for dessert. Three course business lunch should be pre-ordered but they also offer five-course surprise menu for dinner.
Kim kocht is open every Tuesdays ‘til Fridays for lunch from 12 noon to 3 pm, and dinner from 8:15pm to 12 midnight except on holidays.
Address: Lustkandlgasse 4, Vienna, Austria
Area: 9th District
Phone: +43 01319 02 42
Price: €7-10 main course; €19 set menu 2-courses; €38 set menu 3-courses; € 67 set menu 5-courses
Style: Traditional Austrian Kitchen
It’s “All of the Goose” theme here at Stockerwirt the whole month of November! Spoil those taste buds with a 5-speed “goose-down” menu that’s well-complemented by traditional goose martini from the prestigious Johanneshof Reinisch winery.
Savor the wonderful aroma and enticing flavors of their menu selection like Pink Venison with Mushroom Sauce, Marinated Lamb Lettuce, and Baked Pork Schnitzel are among many delectable choices.
Only 15 minutes away from south of Vienna, there’s no reason not to drop by, enjoy and spend a relaxing lunch or dinner here at Stockerwirt. Come by during Wednesday ‘til Sunday, 11:30 in the morning until 12 midnight.
Address: Hauptstraße 36, 2392 Sulz im Wienerwald, Austria
Phone: + 43 2238 82590
Price: €16 choice of 3-courses; €12 – €32 main courses
Oesterreicher Im Mak
Style: Local Austrian
Located in the “Vienna Museum of Applied Arts”; cool and stylish setting; modern Austrian food by chef “Helmut Oesterreicher” (formerly worked at “Steirereck”)
Address: Stubenring 5, 1010 Innere Stadt, Vienna, Austria
Area: Innere Stadt
Phone: +43 1 714 01 21
Price:Mains: EUR 8.- to EUR 18.-
Style: Home of the Famous Tafelspitz
Plachutta has become a true Viennese institution so much so that the name became synonymous to Tafelspitz, the world-famous boiled beef. Mario Plachutta is responsible to what is known now as the biggest Viennese family enterprise in the food industry. Their expansion began since 1987 and since then, success has become inevitable.
And why would it not be? Their Viennese Boiled Beef became immensely popular that even Emperor Franz Joseph declared that Tafelspitz is his favorite meal! But apart from this hearty and fulfilling dish, they have equally sumptuous dishes like Sirloin Steak with in a Pepper Cream and Cognac Sauce and Fried Pike-Perch fillet with Pine Kernels, Spinach, and Potatoes with parsley.
Experience only the best and authentic Viennese tradition at your table here at Plachutta. They are open daily from 11:30 in the morning until 12 midnight.
Address: Auhofstraße 1, 1130 Wien, Austria
Phone: +43 1 877 70 87 0
Price: Set menu starts at €40.-
Style: Modern Austrian
Located in the former “Milchhauspavillion”; amazing video installations; most talked about eatery in Austria and a once in a lifetime experience; go for the 6-course tasting menu; great selection of over 60 cheeses
Address: Am Heumarkt 2a, 1030 Vienna, Austria
Area: 3rd District
Phone: +43 1 713 31 68
Price: Mains EUR 15.- to EUR 25.-
Need to book a place for an intimate gathering? May it be as small as a client meeting or as big as weddings and seminars, Zimmermann will always have a room to accommodate every guest. Boasting 10 spacious rooms with more than a 400 person total capacity, Zimmermann is undoubtedly an ideal venue to celebrate every special occasion.
But space is not all there is. Zimmermann also offers limitless and delicious buffet selection which can also be modified to cater to every customer’s needs. Among its specialties are Baked Cheese Buttons and the succulent Hungarian Goose Liver on Rye. After this, choose from a wide selection of sparkling wines straight from the family-own Zimmermann vineyard.
Call and visit Zimmermann for your important events and they’re sure to make every occasion a memorable one.
Address: Armbrustergasse 5, 1190 Vienna, Austria
Area: 19th District
Phone: +43 1 370 22 11
Price:€23 – €43 per person for buffet meal; wines at €8 – €20
Zum Schwarzen Kameel
Style: Classic Vienna Restaurant
Same family owns this restaurant since 1618; art deco nostalgic dining area with jeweled chandeliers and weathered ceramic tiles; perfect for lunch; many specialties like “Roman saltimbocca” and a “herring filet Oslo”; table 4 provides the best view of the “Kameel”-painting.