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Cafe de l'Europe

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Inner City
Austrian, Cafe, Central European, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Graben 31, Vienna 1010, Austria
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07:00 - 00:00
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Sun 08:00 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 07:00 - 00:00
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DC
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I had a quick lunch at Cafe de L'Europe shortly before having to leave to catch a train. The service was excellent and the food quite good. It's a great location, right in the middle of the main shopping area, and though they clearly cater to tourists, I found the waiter friendly and helpful!

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Thank E_from_DC
London
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556 reviews
276 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Well we choose this Cafe near our hotel for breakfast (as our hotel was charging 30/40 euro per person for breakfast!) and we were very pleased of the outcome! Coffe was excellent and all our other breakfast choices (my Strudel was to die for!) and....tomorrow will go back to try something else. We "saved" 50 euro...not bad!!!

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Thank Travelaround59
Thessaloniki Greece
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104 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A typical coffee shop for tourists, in great location tough, good service and an acceptable quality. Reasonable prices also. Outdoors seating is all that counts.

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Thank gpissio
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

This street cafe serves real quality drinks and food. The bar and restaurant on the sixth floor is fantastic, the views of the cathedral are amazing.

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Thank Fred S
Usk, United Kingdom
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108 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In a good location on the Graben just off the main square, very good value and good for coffee, cakes and substantial snacks. All snacks/meals are clearly exhibited in the menu (extensive), when they arrive at the table they 'math the pictures'. Very convenient and highly recommended.

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Thank ian j
NYC
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184 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you can get a table, especially on a sunny Saturday morning, there's no better sidewalk cafe for breakfast and a couple of Viennese coffees than this place, located on The Graben near the cathedral of St. Stephen. This seems to be "the" place to meet on the weekends for Viennese and tourists alike. Reasonable prices, outdoor table waiter service... More 

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Thank DJKTraveler
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93 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After walking for almost two hours around Vienna with my guide, I decided to have lunch near St. Stephens Cathedral. So, I came across Cafe de l'Europe. Quite crowded but I managed to get a table for two. I ordered the Fillet Steak 250gr. It took quite a while to be prepared as the restaurant was quite full. But it... More 

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Thank Sony S
Lisburn, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Go upstairs and get a seat by the window. The food and service is excellent and good value. The pasta dishes and the club. Sandwiches are a nice lunch. It is a smoke free restaurant upstairs. Downstairs is all smoking so you need to rush past and go upstairs. Then sit and enjoy

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Thank tomdoran1
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2017

This cafe was a great place to stop and have lunch. They have a covered outdoor seating area with heaters so even on a chilly March day we were warm. The food was very nice and not overly expensive given the location. If you do visit here, the ice cream is a must have. We had a Nutella spaghetti ice... More 

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Thank Matt S
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175 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2017

if you go upstairs for dinner you can have a nice table next to the window just in front of the main square, nice view. The food is ok, we had a traditional Wiener-schnitzel and the goulash + a bottle of Chianti not expensive. Reasonable price and nice service, really polite. WE had a really late dinner!

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Thank Gianluca C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$15
Cuisine
Austrian, Cafe, Central European, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 00:00
Monday
07:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 00:00
Thursday
07:00 - 00:00
Friday
07:00 - 00:00
Saturday
07:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Graben 31, Vienna 1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: Inner City

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Inner City

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Inner City
In Vienna's best-known district, pedestrian boulevards Kärntner Strasse and Graben connect you with landmarks such as the Wiener Staatsoper (Vienna State Opera), Vienna’s iconic Stephansdom (St. Stephen’s Cathedral) and the vast compound of Hofburg, the Habsburgs’ former Imperial Palace. Peek down side streets such as Annagasse and Weihburggasse, and Graben’s Seilergasse and Habsburggasse, to get a feel for the centre. The Imperial Apartments and the refreshingly demystifying Sissi Museum are must-dos at Hofburg. Spacious squares such as Am Hof and Freyung often host beautiful seasonal and antiques markets.
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