The stunning city of Vienna in Austria is one of the finest holiday destinations in all of Europe. On the banks of the Danube are some of the most captivating scenery you’ll find anywhere. This is a magical city with plenty to see and do. Baroque palaces and stately museums are just part of the magic. You can also ride a giant Ferris wheel in the city centre or just take a walk by the river. Whatever you do, it will be time well spent. Vienna is also famous for its food, with a wide range of options for any visitor. If your eating requirements include halal food, then there are plenty of restaurants that will cater to those needs–below, you’ll find a list of the best halal restaurants in Vienna, Austria; check them out and get ready for a culinary experience you’ll always remember.
1. Restaurant Türkis Mariahilf
Located in the uber-trendy Mariahilf area of the city, this restaurant is the place to go if you want a fast food experience that doesn’t compromise on taste. From their take on the Wienerschnitzel to a range of kebabs and falafels, all of their dishes are halal-certified and the restaurant is a dining experience that will enhance your time in Vienna. It’s also located close to the best boutiques in the city, so it’s a great place to enjoy a bite to eat after a day of clothes shopping.
Restaurant Türkis Mariahilf
Address: Mariahilfer Str. 22-24, 1070 Wien, Austria
Website: Restaurant Türkis Mariahilf
Opening hours: 9am - 11pm (daily)
2. Quicky's - Burgers & More
The list of burgers on the menu at Quicky’s will leave you spoilt for choice, but not to worry–they’re all good, and as you’ll see the moment you step through the door, the portions are substantial, too. You can enjoy a chicken burger on its own or, if you’re feeling brave, try something with a little more spice–the restaurant’s special sauce has quite a kick to it. Diners will be reassured to know that there is a wide and varied range of halal delights on the menu. They also serve a falafel wrap so tasty that you’ll want to come back again and again. There is also a range of non-alcoholic drinks.
Quicky's - Burgers & More
Address: Spitalgasse 25, 1090 Wien, Austria
Website: Quicky’s - Burgers & More
Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 11am - 10pm; Sat & Sun: 12pm - 10pm
3. Restaurant & Bar Sababa
“Sababa” is a word used in Israeli slang, with Arab roots, which translates to “great” or “super”. That is likely to be the opinion you give of the food on the menu here, which covers a wide and varied range. Halal choice include wraps and tasty options such as falafel, baba ganoush, and shawarma. Eastern delights populate the menu and offer a quick option for lunch or dinner from a restaurant that has come to be seen as a Viennese institution.
Restaurant & Bar Sababa
Address: Rotenturmstraße 19, 1010 Wien, Austria
Website: Restaurant & Bar Sababa
Opening hours: Sun - Wed: 10am - 12am; Thu - Sat: 10am - 2am
4. Apadana Restaurant
Apadana is a Persian restaurant which is located on Hamburgerstrasse. It is well-known in the area for its welcoming and cosy ambience with large sofas and traditional decor. It’s also popular with locals for its menu, piled high with unmissable options such as kebabs, fish, and sweet Zereschk Polow. The halal-centric menu is filled with food that is appetising and highly affordable. Dining in this restaurant will be one of the high points of your time in Vienna.
Address: Hamburgerstraße, 11050 Vienna, Austria
Website: Apadana Restaurant
Opening hours: Tue - Sun: 11:30am - 3pm, 6pm - 11pm (closed on Mon)
5. Ali's Grill
A tasty Turkish dining experience can be relied upon from this fine restaurant on Operngasse with a wide selection of flame-grilled options. Of particular note are the Kofte, seasoned rolls of minced meat which are cooked to perfection over charcoal flames. The menu is chosen to perfection for halal-observant diners who will appreciate the exceptional wealth of choice. They also have some of the best hummus that you will find in the city as well as some specialities including Pacanga Boregi, a puff pastry parcel with cheese and pastrami.
Address: Operngasse 14, 1010 Wien, Austria
Website: Ali’s Grill
Opening hours: 11:30am - 11pm (daily)
This picturesque restaurant in the southeast of the city offers a menu that will be familiar and accessible to halal and non-halal diners alike, with pizza, burgers, and grill options popular among its loyal clientele. Among the most intriguing dishes available is a Bolognese pizza, combining two Italian classics with the use of homemade Bolognese sauce. Grilled burgers with a selection of salad and sauce are offered along with Turkish kebab and Kuzu Tandir which will have you coming back for more.
Address: Altmannsdorfer Str. 27, 1120 Wien, Austria
Opening hours: 9am - 11pm (daily)
7. Asala Halal Food
Located in Alserstrasse, close to the University of Vienna, the taste options on offer at Asala will delight you while the prices will astonish you (in a god way, don’t worry!) Serving a diverse menu which covers Egyptian and Turkish options among others, this is a restaurant which will provide you with high quality meals and a welcoming dining experience. Delicious hot sandwiches for meat-eaters and vegetarians alike, hand-made traditional breads, and a range of digestive teas including hibiscus and peppermint are available all for affordable prices in a stunning area of the city.
Asala Halal Food
Address: Alser Str. 21, 1080 Wien, Austria
Website: Asala Halal Food
Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 10am - 10pm (closed from 1pm - 2pm on Fri); Sat & Sun: 11am - 8pm
8. Restaurant Indien Village
For diners who want to enjoy the best range of curries in Vienna, there are few contenders close to the delights of Indien Village. Here you will find a delightful, relaxed ambience and plenty of perfectly-cooked dishes for meat-eaters and vegetarians alike–the latter will be particularly happy with the patak paneer, while the meat dishes run the spice gamut from korma to vindaloo. The meals on this menu are cooked to halal standards, which will be reassuring for observant diners. All of these can be paired with breads and mounds of fluffy basmati rice and followed with traditional desserts such as gulab jamun and kulfi.
Address: Rockhgasse 3, 1010 Wien, Austria
Website: Indien Village
Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11:30am - 2:30pm, 6pm - 11pm (closed on Sun)
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With a menu that changes daily, Hafes is a Persian restaurant you’ll be happy to keep coming back to in order to try the varied menu of specialties. Here you will find an expansive selection of halal dishes that will be sure to keep you satisfied. Delicious seasoned lamb is a particular high point of the menu here and koftes and kebabs are among the very best dishes on offer. The lunch menu, offered from 12pm to 3pm, is an all-you-can-eat buffet that sets you back less than a basic meal at most fast-food restaurants in the area.
Address: Kaiserstraße 98, 1070 Wien, Austria
Opening hours: Mon: 9am - 5pm; Tues -Sun: 12pm - 11pm
One of Vienna’s high-level Persian restaurants, Nayeb is a place with a relaxed atmosphere and top-quality food served in large portions. Each dish is procured and prepared in line with halal requirements and cooked to perfection by skilled chefs. A lunchtime buffet would be the best time to come, as it allows you to try a range of the several options available here. Long strips of minced meat called soltani are among the treats available, while the delicious vegetarian experience that is mirze Gghasemi is very popular, too.
Address: Gumpendorfer Str. 22, 1060 Wien, Austria
Opening hours: Tue - Sun: 11:30am - 11pm (closed on Mon)
A Viennese taste experience you won't forget
Dining in Vienna will bring you fine foods cooked to traditional recipes and according to halal specifications–and all in the heart of one of the most stunning cities in Europe. The dishes you’ll try at these restaurants range from the satisfying quick bite to the hearty sit-down dish and from the sweet to the spicy. Across the board, prices are lower than you would pay at most restaurants, without a compromise on quality. In short, the restaurants above are the perfect choices for halal dining while in Vienna.
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