Trzesniewski – Vienna’s Famous Sandwich Shop

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Trzesniewski Offers Finger Sandwiches in Twenty-Two Different Fillings: Vienna is famous for its Schanigärten (sidewalk cafés), gasthaus, traditional restaurants and heuriger, all offering traditional Viennese cuisine like the Wiener schnitzels, Tafelspitz (boiled beef), apfelstrudel, etc. A food that is rarely promoted is the humble sandwich.  At Trzesniewski Buffet, a famous Vienna sandwich shop, you can […]

Schanigärten – Typically Viennese Sidewalk Cafés

Sidewalk Café © WienTourismus/Bryan Duffy

Vienna’s Summertime Sidewalk Cafés: As sure as springtime brings on the blooms of Vienna’s flower gardens, summertime in Vienna sees something quite different springing up on Vienna’s sidewalks:  Between March 1 and November 15 each year, Vienna’s Schanigärten (sidewalk cafés) spring to life – around 1,800 of them. So when the warm weather comes on, […]

Café Hawelka – More than a Typical Viennese Café

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Vienna’s equivalent of Paris’ St-Germain des Prés Literary Cafés : If you’re looking to experience a typically Viennese coffee house, Café Hawelka in the old town comes highly recommended. This classic Viennese coffee house is a legend in its own right. Located at Dorotheergasse 6 in the 1st district, this venerable institution owes its success […]