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Cafe Imperial Wien

) #9 of 102 Dessert in Vienna #62 of 3,843 Places to Eat in Vienna $$$$ , Cafe, European
Kaerntner Ring 16 | 1015 Vienna, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 50110389
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“marzipan” (11 reviews)
“schnitzel” (24 reviews)
“cakes” (35 reviews)
Closes in 10 min
07:00 - 23:00All hours
Austrian, Cafe, European, Central European, Delicatessen, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Kaerntner Ring 16 | 1015 Vienna, Vienna 1010, Austria
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1 - 10 of 221 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

We loved dining here for the breakfast buffet...but we also loved the traditional Wiener Schnitzel. Thinly pounded veal coated in bread crumbs...light and delicious. Served with baby potatoes or traditional potato salad.

Thank Agnes S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Emperor's portrait hanging on the wall, dark wood molding and tables give classic look. You can feel breeze in the balcony and enjoy classic looking buildings around

Thank Sanghee Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had breakfast here three times as it was included in our stay. The food was served buffet style - not only fruit, breads, cold meats, nuts, yogurts etc. but famous and delicious Imperial torte, too. The ambience was very cozy, service great. I really...More

2  Thank PavlaPavla
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eat your meal on the patio and watch Vienna go by. Breakfast, lunch, or dinner here are all good. and be sure to try the Imperial Torte for dessert!

Thank Greg H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had breakfast here 3 times during my recent stay at the Imperial and each day I enjoyed a wonderful buffet breakfast. I was warmly greeted and served promptly. The buffet featured a wide selection of breads, cheese, cold meats and an egg station where...More

1  Thank Stirling B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had coffee and dessert here one evening. Delicious! Also, as we were staying in the Hotel Imperial (attached to this café), we had breakfast here daily.

Thank whitesandbeach
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having watched nearly all of Erik Steins shows because he doesn't just focus on cooking, we found ourselves in Vienna few days ago and went to the Imperial Hotel Cafe for our Wiener Schnitzel experience! Firstly we couldn't afford to stay at this hotel but...More

Thank MaggieSBermagui
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

We went there as a result of watching Rick Stein to sample the "best schnitzel in the world". The whole experience was wonderful. The hotel exudes old style luxury and the wait staff were attentive and helpful despite the two sweating and disheveled tourists turning...More

Thank Ramon D
Reviewed 14 June 2017

A fairly limited menu, but all dishes excellent. A beautiful, newly-renovated cafe in Vienna's most famous hotel. Relaxed atmosphere and seldom crowded. The best Wiener Schnitzel in Vienna! Served with a superb mixed salad. Also the best in Vienna!

Thank maryclareadam
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This cafe is located in a posh Hotel with the same name. Nice melange and cake. Nice view. Enjoy some time for a rest.

Thank FABIO457
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Austrian, Cafe, European, Central European, Delicatessen, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
07:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kaerntner Ring 16 | 1015 Vienna, Vienna 1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: Inner City
  • Phone Number: +43 1 50110389
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