by Rita Zibar

Top 13 Restaurants in Vienna: A Foodie's Guide to Vienna

updated on April 19th, 2023
published on March 31st, 2023

This chapter is for the foodie lovers who wish to taste the city and what it has to offer. From traditional Viennese cuisine to international fusion dishes , Vienna has something to offer every palate. Whether you're looking for a Michelin-starred fine dining experience or a casual meal at a traditional beer hall , Vienna's culinary offerings are sure to impress.

With a wide range of restaurants to choose from, Vienna is truly a foodie's paradise . In this chapter we are going to suggest 2 or 3 restaurants for each type of demand (from Michelin star, to Vegetarian-friendly, local restaurants and restaurants not to miss).

1. Viennese Cuisine

1.1. Plachutta

This restaurant is famous for its traditional Viennese cuisine, especially its beef dishes like Tafelspitz and Rindsgulasch.

Location of Plachutta!

1.2. Figlmüller

This restaurant is famous for its Wiener Schnitzel, which is one of the most popular dishes in Vienna.

Location of Figlmüller!

1.3. Skopik & Lohn

This is a trendy restaurant that serves modern Austrian cuisine with a focus on local and seasonal ingredients. It has a hip and casual atmosphere and is popular among young locals.

Location of Skopik & Lohn!

1.4. Trezniewsky

This restaurant is a classic Viennese restaurant that has been serving delicious sandwiches and refreshing pfiffs (small beer) since 1902. The cozy interior and affordable prices make it a popular spot for locals and tourists alike.

Come and taste the authentic flavors of Vienna with a mouth-watering sandwich and a cold pfiff at Trezniewsky!

Location of Trezniewsky!

1.5. Zum schwarzen Kamel

This is a historic tavern that has been around since 1618 and has been serving traditional Viennese cuisine ever since. The cozy atmosphere and rustic decor take you back in time to old Vienna.

Their famous boiled beef (Tafelspitz) is a must-try, and their extensive wine list will satisfy even the most discerning palate. Come and experience the charm of Zum schwarzen Kamel!

Location of Zum Schwarzen Kameel!

2. Naschmarkt Tour with Primetours

From the moment you arrive at the Naschmarkt, you're greeted with the hustle and bustle of vendors selling an array of fresh produce, spices, meats, cheeses, and much more.

With PrimeTours, you'll have the opportunity to explore the market with an expert guide who will take you on a journey through the history, culture, and flavors of Vienna .

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3. Michelin Restaurants

3.1. Steirereck

This is a Michelin-starred restaurant located in the Stadtpark. The restaurant serves Austrian cuisine with a modern twist.

Location of Steirereck!

3.2. Silvio Nickol Gourmet Restaurant

Located in the Palais Coburg, this restaurant offers modern European cuisine with an emphasis on Austrian ingredients. It has been awarded two Michelin stars.

Location of Silvio Nickol Gourmet Restaurant!

3.3. Tian

This is a Michelin-starred vegetarian restaurant that offers a creative and innovative take on plant-based cuisine.

The restaurant has a modern and elegant atmosphere and is a great option for vegetarians and vegan.

Location of Tian Restaurant!

4. Vegetarian/Vegan Restaurants

4.1. Landia

This is a vegetarian restaurant that offers traditional Viennese dishes made with organic and locally sourced ingredients. They offer vegan options and have a cozy and casual atmosphere.

Location of Landia Restaurant!

4.2. Wrenkh

Thsi is a vegetarian restaurant that offers a modern take on Viennese cuisine, with dishes like vegetable strudel and vegan goulash. They also offer a variety of vegan and gluten-free options.

Location of Wrenkh Restaurant!

5. Craft Beer Tasting

Austria is one of the top beer-drinking countries worldwide and therefore offers a huge variety of different types of beer.

During this beer tasting you will not only learn insights about the brewing process and the various beer types but also the proper way of tasting the different beers.

Join in our tour so you can experience the different varieties of the Beer culture in Austria!

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6. Alternative food experiences

6.1. Ra’mien

Ra’mien is a Vietnamese restaurant that serves delicious and authentic Vietnamese cuisine. From pho to banh mi, their menu is packed with a variety of dishes that will tantalize your taste buds.

The modern and sleek interior adds to the ambiance of this popular restaurant.

Come and indulge in the bold and flavorful dishes of Ra’mien!

Location of the restaunt Ra'mien!

6.2. XO Burger

XO Burger is a gourmet burger joint that serves up some of the juiciest and most flavorful burgers in Vienna . With a focus on high-quality ingredients and creative combinations, their menu offers something for everyone.

From classic cheeseburgers to vegan options , their burgers are made fresh to order and are sure to satisfy your cravings.

Come and treat yourself to a delicious XO Burger!

Location of the restaurant XO Burguer!

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