Together with the Müllner Bräustübl and the StieglKeller, this is one of the most popular beer gardens in town, especially for those with a penchant for Weissbier (white beer). In the summer months plenty of people drop by for an after-work drink and a bite to eat (goulash with noodles is especially popular). Groups should book in advance, and can even visit the historic "Small Brewery" by appointment.
Afro Cafe is a place dedicated to African culture, and has a cafe which serves local African breakfast items, radish foam soup, Biltong, spinach dumplings, ostrich burger, spare ribs and more. They also serve coffees sourced from Africa, giving a different flavor to the beverage. There is also a store, where one can purchase African food items and art pieces.
Cafe Bazar is, along with Café Tomaselli, a classic Viennese coffeehouse. In the summer months, the combination of its wonderful terrace and its spectacular location on the banks of Salzach River mean brisk business for this cafe - it can be a bit of a challenge to get a seat. Yet in winter as well as summer, this elegant, spacious, high-ceiling coffeehouse is a haunt of students, actors, celebrities, shoppers, Salzburg's elderly and the city's intellectuals. Naturally, a huge range of national and international newspapers are available daily. If the waiter is in some way unfriendly, relax, it's part of the experience.
In the Hotel Sacher, is an excellent cafe called Cafe Sachar. The atmosphere is elegant and weather permitting, you can sit outside and enjoy the views of the Old Town and its fortress. The cafe and the Salzachgrill which is situated in the same hotel, both offer hot meals on a daily basis. If you are here for tea, then try the house special, which is the famous 'Sacher Torte' (a chocolate cake). This can also be posted throughout the world as a present. If this sounds like a nice gift idea, then go to the Confiserie Shop around the corner, where the cakes are packed in wooden boxes and sent off.
Located in a futuristic styled aircraft hangar, Hangar-7, and supervised by 'cook of the century' Eckart Witzigmann, this culinary hot spot offers an unique fine dine experience. Every month, Ikarus presents internationally renowned guest chefs from different countries who whip up their dream menu besides the usual fare. The place is pricey but if you are a foodie and don't mind paying a premium for good food, then you will definitely enjoy Ikarus. But be sure to make reservations well in advance; tables get booked months ahead.
Alter Markt is home to some of Salzburg's classiest cafés, one of which is this traditional establishment near the cathedral. Boasting a long and proud history, Café Fürst is spread over two floors, both of which are stylishly and comfortably furnished. The choice of food includes a number of savory snacks, but Café Fürst is undoubtedly most well known for its scrumptious home-made cakes and chocolates. All confectionery is made on the premises and Café Fürst is even credited with creating the legendary Mozart-Kugel.
A small passage from Universitätsplatz 16 leads to the Getreidegasse. Here, you'll find a cake shop on the left-hand side called Konditorei Schatz. Anyone who enters will immediately catch a whiff of goodies being baked in the kitchen. The display counter is filled with cakes, tarts, gateaux and confectionery to make your choice quite difficult!
Cafe Stein is located on the rooftop of the Hotel Stein. Here, you can enjoy your favorite Austrian beer while looking out over Salzburg's Altstadt (Old Town). You will find the Salzburger Dom, the Nonnberg Convent and the Mülln Church amongst the attractions you can see. The hotel was built in the 1950s and something of this era can still be sensed in the atmosphere of both the hotel and the cafe. Drinks, snacks and ice cream are served at reasonable prices. To get to the cafe, go through the hotel lobby, then take the lift to the rooftop.
This restaurant in the Getreidegasse is a good and cheap place to have meal in the tourist area. You can have hot meals between 11am and midnight. As is to be expected from its name, the main foods on offer here are pizzas and pastas. You can also eat as much salad as you like from the buffet. If you are in a hurry, you can order a take-away meal. Ordering by phone is also an option here.
Burgerista is an out-and-out American style restaurant located in Salzburg. The restaurant is popular for its burgers, which are the perfect combination of meat, cheese and veggies, which come along with sides such as fries, lemonades and milkshakes in mason jars. They also make the perfect American style club sandwich.
The Wilder Mann is a rare breed of restaurant, serving archetypal Austrian dishes faithful to the most weathered of Austrian recipes. This pint-sized guest-house in one of Getreidegasse's side streets is popular with both locals and tourists. The interior is unabashedly traditional; wooden tables and chairs underline its old world flair. The sumptuous wiener schnitzels and mouth-watering roasts are best accompanied by a glass of cool Austrian beer or wine. This is unadulterated Austrian cuisine at its best!
This restaurant, part of the Tascaria Maredo chain, is located in the Judengasse, an extension of the Getreidegasse. Its interior decor is bright and airy and although the restaurant has a high turnover thanks to its size, it is usually hassle free to get a table. Besides its impressive arsenal of steaks, the tapas proves to be a firm favorite with guests. The menu has been printed in the following languages: German, English, French, Spanish, Dutch, Italian and Japanese.