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Cafe Hawelka

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, Cafe, European
Dorotheergasse 6, Vienna 1010, Austria
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good28%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible18%
Travellers talk about
“plum jam” (9 reviews)
“apfelstrudel” (22 reviews)
“viennese coffee” (13 reviews)
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Austrian, Cafe, European
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Dorotheergasse 6, Vienna 1010, Austria
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1 - 10 of 580 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I had a great time here. It is an old Viennese style cafe. They don't have menu here but feel free to ask they have to offer today. I would recommend to try Viennese coffee while reading old style newspapers.

Thank Chin L
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are Austrian you will have heard of the CAfe Hawelka through songs and art. A popular artists hang out it is not trendy, fancy or new and fashionable It is very old fashioned. The furniture must have been there for 50 years and...More

Thank Finallyfree
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I would say generally it's a hype, it may be good many years ago but it's too touristy, worth visit if you want to experience the old Viennese coffee shop, but other than that, stay away! Especially the rude staffs in here, not sure if...More

Thank minliketravelling
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very unique place. Great service, great place, great caffe and kuchen. Location in the heart of the city. Love this place. Old patine

Thank Filip D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is one of the typical Café of Vienna, representing the art of living for decades. The place is not brand new, not the cleanest, but all of those make the charm of the place. It is usual to come and to sit during hours...More

Thank Sébastien G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit this place for the ambiance of old Vienna. Visit this place for the excellent coffee ! We visited twice and both times it was full of people chatting, reading the newspapers provided , eating the strudel and just taking it all in. There is...More

Thank AandDT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This might be a good place for a drink, but not much else. My wife and I were famished and hoped for some food, but we were rudely told by the condescending waiter that all that they had was vegetable strudel and wursts. We went...More

Thank BoggyTom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The cake is Buchteln desserts. My waiter says they run out but gave us a similar stuff with jammy plum underneath. Very funny. He kept looking at the painting at our back and the name was funny called Fuchs. I thought it looks familiar Then...More

Thank Crankie2015
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We asked for a menu and were told "It's on the wall." It was, behind an old coat rack full of coats. We ordered apple strudel and was told the special was better - buns with plum sauce inside. Without seeing the price, since it...More

Thank Floridatravelmo... t
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Café Hawelka is a fabulous traditional café which, although experienced its peak in the sixties and seventies - even inspiring a Georg Danzer's 1976 song Jö, schau (...was macht ein Nackerter im Hawelka), is still very worthy of a visit.

Thank Ultron-8
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
  • Value
Austrian, Cafe, European
After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
8:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dorotheergasse 6, Vienna 1010, Austria
  • Location: Europe  >  Austria  >  Vienna Region  >  Vienna>  > Inner City
  • Neighbourhood: Inner City
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