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Cafe Museum

Operngasse 7, Vienna 1010, Austria
+43 1 24100620
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“apple strudel” (57 reviews)
“cakes” (89 reviews)
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CUISINES
Austrian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Operngasse 7, Vienna 1010, Austria
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We made reservations in advance, but it turns out we didn’t have to. We came for an early dinner and had wonderful time. Soups are delicious, the schnitzel is big and flavorful and the sausage plater is a good choice as well. Of course you...More

Thank David G
Reviewed 4 days ago

I read about this place while planning our trip to Vienna- it was a review of "places to visit" in the city written by an Austrian blogger and Cafe Museum was one of the places she advise to visit. I was so glad I read...More

Thank Em T
Reviewed 4 days ago

When in Vienna one has to go to a cafe for Viennese coffee and a pastry. I guess this place is as good as any. I thought the coffee was average, but other people with me thought it was very good. I had apple strudel...More

Thank BillE48864
Reviewed 6 days ago

We ate here three times during a long weekend in Vienna, due in part to the proximity to our hotel. It gets very busy so two people can end up being offered a one-person table but the waiting staff always moved us when larger tables...More

Thank Hobobo
Reviewed 6 days ago

This was our first experience of a traditional Viennese cafe. The guidebook said it was in the top ten, but we were a bit disappointed. Maybe we chose badly as the cakes were bland and we went for the chocotinis instead of a straight coffee....More

Thank Dave S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

People generally complain about how expensive things are in Vienna. I would agree when it comes to the price of the breakfast at most hotels. The best way to breakfast (for me anyway) is to it the Viennese way. Cafe Museaum offers a number of...More

Thank ps151061
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you need a coffee break go to this place. It is very spacious, so you always have a seat. Get coffee or tea with some cake. The 'apfel strudel' with vanilla saus is really nice. Service is friendly.

Thank Karlien K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came there two days in a row for their excellent Wiener schnitzel and great desserts and cakes. Friendly and fast service

Thank Antra Z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the second time we have been in Vienna and I was ecstatic, we found this place again. It has an amazing variety of cakes, with quite a few gluten free, and great coffee (I am a coffee snob, so I am told). The...More

Thank natasha t
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the amazing display of cakes and pastries to the formally dressed waiting staff, this is the real deal. A bit of a Viennese institution, it did not disappoint. We came twice over the the weekend and each time the service was professional, polite and...More

Thank Sean G
Nearby
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
...More
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Marilyn M
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Response from Marilyn M |
Do you have a gluten free vegetarian option on menu?
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Marilyn M
16 April 2017|
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Response from Mintymintea | Reviewed this property |
I think it's best to ask when you arrive but I think they might be able to do it upon request.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$24
Meals
Lunch, Drinks, Breakfast, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Operngasse 7, Vienna 1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: Inner City
  • Phone Number: +43 1 24100620
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Description
Café Museum has been a location frequented by many geniuses of the 20th century. Since its inauguration in 1899 it has been a meeting point for painters, writers, composers and architects. Mid 2010 Café Museum was taken over by Berndt and Irmgard Querfeld. The importance of a high level comfort is something the Querfeld family have always been very aware of and therefore they have decided to restore the original Zotti design back to its original glory.
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