Best Restaurants

Out of all the restaurants in a city, 10Best narrows the options to those places with the most appeal and the best reputations. We offer carefully vetted selections to let you explore Vienna dining on your own. If time is really tight, though, and you don't have the leisure to look through all our offerings, we present our Vienna Best Restaurants list. Here, we distill the best businesses down to a special selection of ten. These places promise a stellar experience and a taste of the city that you just can't miss.

This exquisite restaurant, which is located in the Imperial, is one of the finest dining establishments in Vienna. The Styrian-inspired menu features cream of potato soup with white truffle oil and Styrian beef with Krautfleckerl, which are...  Read More

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


Don't be put off by the facade; what looks like a conventional restaurant almost squeezed into the street, is in fact one of Vienna's premier addresses for good food. Comfortable interior with high ceilings and good lighting creates a relaxed...  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

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

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

8th District

Relaxed ambience in a pea-green, timber paneled dining area. The chef, Willy Schnattl, has a reputation for being anything but relaxed and is known as a bit of a character. His gastronomic creations have also earned a reputation for...  Read More

With nearly 400 years' history, this is one of the city's most famous establishments. As well as the excellent restaurant, there is a delicatessen and wine shop, bar, club rooms, and a sandwich shop which produces popular open-sandwiches with...  Read More

Kervansaray und Hummer Bar

Vienna's top-rated place for seafood, at Kervansaray everything is flown in fresh from the North Sea here to Kervansaray und Hummer Bar. The menu may vary slightly due to seasons, but one thing is for sure, the best lobster, oysters and other...  Read More

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