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Cafe Imperial Wien

Kaerntner Ring 16 | 1015 Vienna, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 50110389
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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“marzipan” (11 reviews)
“cake” (23 reviews)
“schnitzel” (26 reviews)
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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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Reviewed 4 days ago

Had dinner at Cafe Imperial to try the Wiener schnitzel. It was delicious with classic accompaniments. The wine was also very good. If you are ordering the Austrian pancakes the portion is huge. Unless you are very hungry I would share!

Thank Mostin151
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were visiting the golden music hall and decided to have dinner at imperial cafe which is very close by. It was not very busy, not like the other restaurants in the central area. We ordered the Wiener schnitzel-fried veal to share. They gave us...More

Thank Julianne P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I too made a special trip here after seeing Rick Stein's review on the schnitzel. WOW - what a delicious meal!. The service was 1st rate. My wife thought they may be snooty and look down their noses at us but thy were fantastic. The...More

Thank Trevor W
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This place is beyond what you could dream of. So beautiful, service was amazing,the food was excellant . It is in the Hotel Imperial one of the top hotels in the world. You have to go to Hotel and cafe . Our waitress was the...More

Thank Tahiti77
Reviewed 22 September 2017

My wife and I dined here recently and weren't disappointed. First class service in cosy surroundings with top quality cuisine all washed down with a smooth local wine. This place is another must on the 'to do' list when in Vienna and is in a...More

2  Thank Stuart F
Reviewed 19 September 2017

We stayed in the Imperial and had breaksfast in the cafe. It's very basic; pleasant helpful staff but not a huge choice of food (which one definitely expects in a five star hotel) and an easily forgettsble experience.

Thank incomfort
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

The pork of weinerschnitzel is thin and oily and felt eating breading only. The soup is very salty. The salad, alas- salty with much potato.

Thank david o
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Stopped in for a special breakfast. Ate outside. Perfect service, perfect food. Best apple strudel in the universe. Caution when ordering Austrian coffee-their "mélange" is like a smooth but weak cappuccino.

1  Thank Nancy1669
Reviewed 18 August 2017

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 4 August 2017

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
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
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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, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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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