Going out to eat isn't always about cravings. Often enough, mealtimes dictate our choices, limiting restaurant possibilities. When circumstances narrow the options, let 10Best help. We'll direct you to the best Lunch restaurants in Vienna and save you the hassle of calling around for business hours. 10Best readers find much to enjoy at Drei Husaren thanks to its all-around good offerings. It's also hard to beat Steirereck, which serves just what you're looking for when you're in the market for a great Lunch.

Many of the great names of the Golden Age of the coffee house wits frequented Café Central: Hugo von Hofmannstal, Anton Kuh, Egon Friedell, Peter Altenberg. It was also a gathering place for the city's chess players – including Leo Trotsky...  Read More

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Café Imperial
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Opened in 1873, Café Imperial was Sigmund Freud's favored coffee house. Today, you can read one of the many international newspapers and relax with a cup of coffee and a slice of the famous Imperial Torte.

In addition to the traditional features of a Viennese coffee house, Café Schwarzenberg offers a wide range of teas; holds exhibitions, concerts and readings; and has a room for non-smokers, the "Damensalon" (ladies' salon). You can order...  Read More

Recently relocated to the Stadtpark on the banks of the Danube, the name Steirereck has been synonymous with fine dining in Vienna since the 1970s. This new restaurant is in a former milk depot and, as part of the €5 million renovation, a...  Read More

Bristol Lounge

This well regarded restaurant is known throughout Austria for the chef's creative touch, which features a contemporary slant on Viennese haute cuisine. The spacious dining room features wood-paneled walls, beveled glass, and tables set with fine...  Read More

Airport - Vie

Located in the heart of old Vienna, this Italian restaurant specializes in Neapolitan-style pizza prepared with only the freshest ingredients. The pizza oven was created out of stones, sand and earth from Italy. The Pizza Margherita is prepared...  Read More

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Settimo Cielo

This hotel restaurant perched high above the city provides a view of St. Stephen's Cathedral. The Tuscan-inspired classic Italian cuisine features delicate constructions of color, texture and flavorful fresh ingredients. The exceptional wine...  Read More

Create your own 4-, 5- or 6-course menu, or indulge in the full seven courses. Enjoy the vibrant green and black Jugendstil design as you sit among a collection of paintings by the 19th century Salzburg artist Anton Faistauer, hung on...  Read More

There are no deep-fat fryers or microwaves in the kitchen; the cakes, pastries and breads are all made by hand; all the ingredients are organically farmed and the meat comes from selected small local farms. In the dining areas, guests share long...  Read More

From breakfast through to dinner, in its selection of cheeses and wines, with its view along the Graben, Meinl is a wonderful gastronomic experience. As well as offering local fare, there is a Mediterranean flavor to the menu. Plush interior...  Read More