There are few things in tourism as joy-inducing as the coming of dinner time in Vienna. Why? The former capital of the Habsburg Empire might not hold that title anymore, but it has retained the cultural diversity of those times, adding a few new flavours onto its menus along the way. Vienna’s food scene may be synonymous with Schnitzel, but there’s far more to this place than stodgy comfort food. Not that there is anything wrong with Schnitzel, of course.
There are plenty of fantastic restaurants waiting to be enjoyed in the Austrian capital, while Vienna’s cafe scene is the envy of, well, the rest of the known world. Hungry visitors will gorge on all sorts of dishes in all sorts of spots, from traditional Viennese fare in old taverns to trendsetting Japanese dishes in a hyper-modern setting. These are the best restaurants in Vienna, worth picking out whether the tummy is rumbling or not.
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