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Vienna Private Food Coffee and Market Tour Including Coffee Tasting

  • Get insider recommendations for restaurants and coffee houses
  • Enjoy the flexibility of a choosing what to see and eat
  • Visit both ionic and locals-only eateries with your private guide
Vienna Private Food Coffee and Market Tour Including Coffee Tasting
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Vienna Private Food Coffee and Market Tour Including Coffee Tasting

Taste everything from chocolate to coffee and wine to fresh produce, all while getting to know the ins and outs of Vienna’s culinary scene and history on a private walking tour.  You have complete flexibility to choose where you go (and what you eat). Visit the best known markets, as well as the lesser known local eateries, plus get recommendations for where to dine on the rest of your trip.

What to Expect

We begin our Vienna tour on one of the most famous and attractive shopping streets in the city: Graben. Home of the the court jeweller Heldwein and the famous porcelain factory of Augarten, the area is littered with imperial architecture, opulent coffee shops, and first-rate eats. We’ll stop at the coffee shop where it all began: a historic site that has been serving coffee nearly every day since 1685. We will also make a chocolate stop at a famous pastry shop and chocolaterie established in 1786. Then it’s off to the hotel that claims it invented the fabled Viennese dessert Sachertorte, a sublime chocolate cake with a fine layer of apricot jam and chocolate icing. The kitchen here churns out over 500 of these a day.

Next up is the century-old Naschmarkt, easily one of Europe’s best open-air markets. It is a mile long and showcases over 120 food stalls and some delectable restaurants that are cooking up some of the best food in the city. Enticing fruits and vegetables are available from vendors alongside delicacies from all over the world. Maybe pick up some uhudler (a fruity Austrian wine) and stone chocolates (sugar-coated chocolates that resemble pebbles) to bring back home as souvenirs.

We will then take a stroll through the buzzing bohemian district of Mariahilf, which formed part of the old red light district of Vienna. Your guide will point out some stunning art nouveau buildings, highlight the best hipster boutiques in the area, and recommend several hidden restaurants for you to try during your stay. If you'd like to make any souvenir stops, let your guide know, this is your own private tour after all!

Then we will move on to Brunnenmarkt, one of the oldest and liveliest street markets in all of Austria, and an enthralling sprawl of Turkish grocers, fruit and vegetable producers, and homeware bargains. This is a great spot for picking up souvenirs and taking colourful photos of locals going about their daily business.  

We will then stop at one of the tiny restaurants that surround Yppenmarkt (adjacent to Brunnenmarkt — there are so many markets you will be spoiled for choice!) to try some of the best produce the city has to offer; think crunchy vegetables, fresh fish, exotic spices, and cheeses.  Then it’s time to investigate the famed Viennese coffee culture. Coffeehouses have played a very important role in shaping the culture of the city over the centuries, with the first cup being brewed all the way back in 1683. The Austrian Inventory of Cultural Heritage describes the coffeehouses as places “where time and space are consumed, but only the coffee is found on the bill.” Enjoy a series of private tastings in a new and very popular coffeehouse in the trendy 7th district.

Our introduction to Vienna’s food and drink scene ends here but remember to ask your guide for more recommendations on what to see and (most importantly) what to eat and drink for the rest of your trip.

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Reviewed 29 June 2018
Hands Down Favorite Tour

We had a great time eating, drinking, and walking our way throughout Vienna with our guide, Patrick. He showed us some out of the way Cafe’s and open markets that we never would have found thru any guide books. He was a great ambassador of...More

Thank DaveH1565
511Giorgio, Manager at Vienna Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

So glad you enjoyed! Thank you! Best, Patrick

Reviewed 11 June 2018
This was an amazing Tour!

This was the best way to learn about the city. The tour guides were completely devoted to our comfort and safety. They took us to areas of the city that were culturally very important, but seldom seen by the average 'tourist.' The food tastings highlighted...More

Thank ckratz2123
511Giorgio, Manager at Vienna Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2018

Wow!! You made our day! Thank you

Reviewed 12 April 2018 via mobile
“Mr. Wolfgang!” Authentic Viennese Food Experience

After eating all the authentic Austrian food dishes at the highest rated restaurants on Yelp over three days including one fine dining before our Mozart concert, my wife and I really felt underwhelmed with the overall food experience here... until we met Mr. Wolfgang himself!...More

Thank marc t
511Giorgio, Manager at Vienna Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 12 April 2018

Woww! Thank you for this mind blowing review! So happy you enjoyed the tour! All the Best for you and your lovely wife! Wolfy

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Great Falls, Montana
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile
Simply Great!

Had a wonderful coffee and market tour of really great spots in Vienna. I would highly recommend this tour to those who want to get an insiders perspective. Wolfy and Patrick were wonderful guides answering every question and showing off the numerous sites on the...More

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511Giorgio, Manager at Vienna Urban Adventures, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2018

Thank you so much for this review! Great you liked it! Best, Wolfy and Patrick

Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile
Amazing walking tour of Vienna!

My wife and I booked a private tour with Patrick on very short notice and I’m so glad we did. We had so much fun walking around the city sampling local coffee, chocolate, olive oil, vinegar, pastries, leberkäse, and of course the best sausages in...More

Thank T.J. C
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