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Best Schnitzel in Vienna

When visiting Vienna, eating local food like the original Wiener Schnitzel is a must! Unless you are vegetarian... then you might want to stop reading this mouth-watering article. If you like to find out where to get the best Wiener Schnitzel in Vienna keep reading.

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Figlmüller Schnitzel

Meissl & Schaden

Meissl & Schaden is located at the Grand Ferdinand hotel and impresses with its semi-outdoor show kitchen. You can watch the chefs preparing the perfect Schnitzel. The hotel restaurant on the Wiener Ringstrasse in the first district of Vienna portrays a really nice and upscale atmosphere. Prices are on the upper end but the quality and ambience more than make up for it. Reservation is required. Tip: You can customize your Schnitzel with different toppings such as anchovies – not the most authentic Viennese way but individual and creative.

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Figlmüller Wollzeile

Figlmüller is known as the "Home of the Schnitzel" and an absolute must for tourists and locals alike. Since 1905 Figlmüller at Wollzeile in the city center of Vienna, serves its guests highlights of Viennese way of life, as well as an exceptional Wiener Schnitzel made from veal or pork.

Figlmüller Bäckerstrasse

"The Home of the Wiener Schnitzel" opened a second restaurant just around the corner from Figlmüller Wollzeile in 2001. You do get the most authentic service and food at either of the two Figlmüller restaurants. Prices are on the upper side but considering the restaurant's reputation, it's location in the city center of Vienna and most of all the quality of food and service, prices are absolutely fair. The original Wiener Schnitzel made of veal costs EUR 20,90. You might want to spare a few extra Euros for the amazing potato salad. Of course Schnitzel goes best with beer, also it's the traditional Viennese way to accompany the traditional dish. Reservation is required!
Tip: If you want to spend a little less, the Wiener Schnitzel made of pork is delicious as well and costs a few Euros less.


Actually known as the restaurant serving the best Tafelspitz in Vienna (slow cooked beef in soup with vegetables) and popular among local business people, the restaurant should be on your list for an authentic dinner in Vienna including Wiener Schnitzel.


The perfect traditional Viennese restaurant to combine with your Schoenbrunn visit, either the Schoenbrunn Zoo or the Schoenbrunn castle. Brandauers is located a few meters from the east exit of Schoenbrunn and serves local dishes such as the Wiener Schnitzel and home brewed beer. The atmosphere in the restaurant's yard in the summer months is especially charming.

Rudis Beisl

One of Vienna's most traditional Beisl, which is a tiny and old restaurant, is known for its excellent kitchen. In the restaurant you will find pictures of former Austrian football pros and other Austrian celebrities who all stayed at Rudi's Beisl. Besides its famous Tafelspitz (slow cooked beef in soup with vegetables) – another Austrian delicacy – and many other local dishes, Rudis Beisl serves amazing Wiener Schnitzel. The restaurant is located in the 5th/ 4thdistrict of Vienna and might be challenging to reach if you're staying in the 1stdistrict. However, taxis, Uber as well as trams will take you there. Check out our new “Get me to” feature. Reservations highly recommended.

Skopik & Lohn

The modern interpretation of traditional Austrian and French cuisine in the 2nd district of Vienna offers one of the best Wiener Schnitzel and other fabulous dishes. The contemporary restaurant convinces with charm and excellent food and. The restaurant is often used as a scene in movies and TV series.

Esterhazy Keller

The historical Esterhazy Keller welcomes its guests with wine, delicacies and historical flair. Immerse yourself in the original theatre of the princess Esterhazy, Joseph Haydn, Mozart and the Viennese society since 1683.


A Viennese institution for tourists and locals alike. The Schweizerhaus in the Prater amusement park is Vienna's largest and most popular beer garden. Enjoy Vienna's summer days in the huge beer garden. Whereas Schweizerhaus is best known for its pork knuckle (Stelze), a Wiener Schnitzel is never a bad choice!


If you're looking for an authentic Viennese Schnitzel restaurant for reasonable prices, Schnitzelwirt might be just right for you. Schnitzelwirt is located in the 7th district of Vienna, not far from Mariahilferstrasse.

We hope you enjoy our list of the best Schnitzel places in Vienna and look forward to hearing your feedback. Leave your comments below.


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