Fine International

At 10Best, we're always on the lookout for Vienna's best restaurants, and while we appreciate places that have a broad culinary range, we can't help but adore restaurants that specialize in a given cuisine. When we're in the mood for Fine International food in Vienna, we head to Ella's - a reader favorite - or we count on Do and Co's solid track record and consistently great dishes. You'll find these places - and any of the restaurants on our list - to be fantastic options for Fine International cuisine, and if you're looking to concentrate your efforts, start with the vibrant 1st District area.


1st District

A grand Japanese restaurant, on the seventh floor of the Grand Hotel, with a grand view over Vienna's rooftops. You can enjoy a sushi brunch, and the main menu has a wide range of other authentic dishes: grilled eel with teriyaki sauce, cold green tea-flavored buckwheat noodles, or marinated kombu-seaweed and carrot. Japanese cooking courses are offered monthly; see website for dates.

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1st District

This trendy restaurant features a rooftop terrace that offers a spectacular view of Stephansdom. An international menu includes sushi, American style steaks, Thai soups, excellent seafood dishes, vegetarian wok creations, and exotic fruits. Meat lovers will enjoy the Uruguayan steak and king crab combo.

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2nd District

Toko Ri started as a humble sushi restaurant and has turned into a popular, almost exemplary, sushi mainstay. The sashimi and tempura complement the wide range of sushi selections and seafood entrees. Try a Japanese beer with your meal and enjoy the fresh fruit that accompanies each dish.

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1st District

Dishes from Indonesia, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan and China. There is a small lunchtime menu out of which guests can make a 2- or 3-course meal. Dinner menu includes a sushi mix, a sashimi mix, Thai red chicken curry with fresh mushrooms, or sea spiced prawns with soy beans and spring onions. Simple interior design in brown, white and black.

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5th District

Chinese restaurant with a small but fine menu. Try the whole trout with ginger and leek, or the chicken and seafood risotto with red curry. Since moving to this location near the Naschmarkt in summer 2006, On has gone from insider-tip to popular restaurant for the in-crowd.

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This contemporary styled restaurant offers two seating areas. One is an informal bistro-like café and the other a more formal dining area complete with linen tablecloths. Choose from the eclectic vegetarian menu. Start with the miso soup and follow with the wild rice risotto with mushrooms, or the Greek fried rice with vegetables, sheep's cheese and olives.

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1st District

Ella's serves traditional dishes from around the Mediterranean. Choose between a 4- or 5-course menu with dishes featuring octopus, lamb, tuna, scallops and tiramisu. In the bar you can drink wine or cocktails, or choose food from the selection of mezes which include goose-liver terrine and octopus salad. Beautiful, quiet location – especially in summer when you can sit on the cobbled stones next to the holocaust memorial.

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1st District

Excellent Chinese restaurant serving dishes from selected regions of China. Chef Jian Zhao continually varies his ingredients and combinations and has won a reputation as the best Asian cook in the city. Stylish interior and excellent central location just off the Parkring.

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1st District

Top-class French restaurant and bar. French standards on the starters menu include escargot and frog legs; then main courses like sole with mixed artichokes, potatoes and tomatoes. There are small and large selections of cheeses and, among the desserts, another classic: crème brûlée. Pop into the cellar after dinner and round off your evening in the wine-bar where there's a fine selection of spirits as well as a good selection of French wines.

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