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“Amazing chocolate cake”
Review of Cafe Central

Cafe Central
Ranked #11 of 166 Coffee & Tea in Vienna
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$7 - US$23
Cuisines: Austrian, European, German, Cafe
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Good for: Local cuisine, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Inner City
Description: This famous traditional café with its 130 year history was first opened in 1876 and at the turn of the 20th century it was a popular meeting point for leading lights in the world of art, literature, politics and science such as Arthur Schnitzler, Sigmund Freud, Peter Altenberg and Leo Trotzki. Then, like today, the legendary literature café was a meeting point for all ages, regular guests, Viennese locals and visitors. Unique architecture combined with the best coffee specialities, classic Viennese cuisine and finest home-made pastries make every visit a special experience. Daily Live Piano Music from 5pm on! Reservations are strongly recommended to avoid waiting time - upon availability. Many thanks in advance for your understanding!
Reviewed 3 April 2017

We have the famous chocolate cake and the appel pie. OMG it was AMAZING!!
We had to wait a bit outside and it was very cold, but what a place! totally worthy

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Thank mary22nl
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Reviewed 3 April 2017

in an astonishing insight, histirical cafe central in the best cafe in Vienna..the coffee is excellent, the desserts are magical, the stuff is exceptional..you will really feel in another century..

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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Very grand interior - waiters in long white aprons - seated by maitre D who is very efficient. Would recommend this on two counts - first the patisserie - go in for coffee and cake like everyone else, its a must. Coffees are small by UK coffee shop standards, but the cake... patisserie mostly - delicious! Everyone photographs it.
Second recommendation - go for breakfast. At 8.00am Café Central is not too busy and the breakfast is cheaper than many hotels (<15 euros each).
Late afternoon tea is busy (pianist starts at 5.00pm), so consider booking. Tiffin and the theme to the Third Man make it Vienna.
The whole place is a treat.

Thank Michael K
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CafeCentralVienna, Leiter Gästebetreuung at Cafe Central, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2017

Many thanks for sharing your opinion on Tripadvisor!

We really appreciate your kind words, thank you very much for your recommendation!

We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and our breakfast & homemade sweets from our Patisserie!

We are looking forward to welcoming you again whenever you are back in Austria!

Thank you very much & with best regards from Vienna,
your team from the Café Central

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Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

We visited for a mid-afternoon coffee break. The cake choice was immense. Coffee devine. All reasonably priced. Great place to visit.

Thank Michael C
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Though you have to look for it, it is worth your while to relax in a friendly, real vienna like atmosphere, with excellent coffee and cackes and friendly waiting personal.

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