Cafe Europa

Vienna

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Cafe Europa

Cafe Europa is one of the most popular home-style venues in Vienna, thanks to its mixed clientele, living-room atmosphere and long opening hours. From their basic breakfasts to late night snacks, you're sure to always find reasonably priced warm food. You may want to give a try to the locals' favourite drink: Averna with ice and lemon.

Cafes

Since 2011, the traditional Viennese coffee house culture has been regarded as part of the intangible cultural heritage of UNESCO. Legend has it Vienna's café culture had its beginning back in 1683 when a sack of coffee beans was left behind by the retreating Ottomans. In the late 19th and 20th centuries, coffee houses became the go-to places for intellectuals and creatives, including the likes of Sigmund Freud, Gustav Klimt, James Joyce, and Leon Trotsky. Traditional cafes entice visitors with a wide variety of coffee-based specialities, heavenly pastry creations, and a unique cosy and friendly: Austrian gemütlichkeit. If you are in the mood for something more modern, there are hundreds of third-wave coffee places in Vienna.