The Best Cafés in Salzburg

88 cafés and coffeehouses ranked highest on Falstaff's 100-point scale in Salzburg. All information including address and phone number.
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Third-Wave-Coffee-Bar

The family business with a big heart (and expertise!) for coffee has three locations in the city of Mozart. At the Rupertinum, you can enjoy authentic coffee specialties in an elegant, atmospheric setting. Also top: the breakfast, cakes, loaves and tarts.

Wiener-Philharmoniker-Gasse 9, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
Classic Coffeehouse

Legendary and unique: the traditional café on the quay has been a living room for generations. Hostess Evelyn Brandstätter and her team serve coffee on the sun terrace or indoors in the classic coffee house ambience. A must in summer: the apricot dumplings.

Schwarzstraße 3, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
Patisserie/Bakery

In the small, fine patisserie café on Müllnerhügel, the coffee comes from a Salzburg roastery. In addition, there are sweet works of art that melt in your mouth - from wonderful chocolates in geometric shapes to delicate macarons, and Danishes to fruit tartlettes.

Müllner Hauptstraße 28, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
Classic Coffeehouse

Hugo von Hofmannsthal and Max Reinhardt are said to have enjoyed their coffee here. Today, locals and guests alike enjoy sitting in the charming traditional house on Alter Markt. Famous: strawberry bowls and croissants with walnut filling.

Alter Markt 9, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
Patisserie/Bakery

Surrounded by historical ambience, you can enjoy sweet delicacies from one of Salzburg's smallest patisseries in the café confectionery founded in 1880 under a Gothic vault. Whether Papageno Torte, Cremeschnitte or Baiser-Busserl, the selection is excellent.

Getreidegasse 3, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
Coffee Bar/Café

Aurélie Ducluzeau celebrates the diversity of French cuisine in this eponymous concept bistro in Nonntal - from petit déjeuner with croissant and pain au chocolat to sweet temptations à la gateaux, tartes or eclairs - also to go.

Nonntaler Hauptstraße 75, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
Restaurants/Inns

From organic coffee to salted mocaccino, from tarte to strudel: the name says it all. In an elegant, casual atmosphere, the expert team around Aaron Priewasser serves up gastronomic delights all day long. You can also buy to take home. Tip: foamed crème brûlée.

Gollinger-Tor-Gasse 1, 5400 Hallein, Austria
Patisserie/Bakery

A dream come true for those with a sweet tooth is this showcase of tradition in Hallein's old town. The chocolate candies are handmade and the treats change with the seasons. The "mid-century modern" furnishings are a feast for the eyes.

Unterer Markt 8, 5400 Hallein, Austria
Patisserie/Bakery

The finest patisserie from master craftsmen, an inviting, warm atmosphere - and when you look into the display case, your mouth waters: Romy Höneckl has created a haven for epicureans with her café. Popular in summer: the tables in the alley.

Wolf-Dietrich-Straße 8, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
Coffee Bar/Café

Just a stone's throw from Getreidegasse, Afro Café has become a coffee house favourite. Here, they celebrate the colourful flavours of Africa. The beans come from Ethiopia and are certified organic and fair trade. The tea rarities are also popular.

Bürgerspitalplatz 5, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
Classic Coffeehouse

An institution and a guarantor of first-class enjoyment - from coffee to desserts and service. Typical Austrian coffee culture in red velvet meets Sacher melange, the world-famous Sacher cake on spiced Gugelhupf with ginger. Sun terrace!

Schwarzstraße 5-7, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
Coffee Bar/Café

A wonderfully relaxed concept. In addition to fine organic natural coffee, there are also exotic coffee specialities such as the southern Chinese Dalgona Coffee, as well as Dirty Chai Latte, Moccaccino or Matcha Latte - all with oat milk or "on ice" if desired.

Schallmooser Hauptstraße 44, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
Third-Wave-Coffee-Bar

This cosy coffee bar with window seats across from Mozartsteg is dedicated to sustainable coffee - and the knowledge of how to prepare it properly. Single origins or blends? The friendly team can help. And there's no shortage of sweets either!

Rudolfskai 38, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
Coffee Bar/Café

Michelle and mother Helmy are originally from the Netherlands. They have fulfilled a dream with their sweet café in Linzer Gasse. Cakes, cookies and smoothies are homemade, and everything is also available to take away. Tip: Cheesecake and cinnamon bun.

Linzer Gasse 28, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
Restaurants/Inns

The homemade "Küchlein" make connoisseurs' hearts beat faster, as does the location of the café with its living room flair and mini guest garden, just a few steps away from Lake Wolfgang. For the cold season, very fine hot chocolate with rum.

Ischler Straße 8, 5340 Sankt Gilgen, Austria
Patisserie/Bakery

Since 1999, the small confectionery café in Linzer Gasse has been a source of delight. The apple and curd strudel are famous, but depending on the season there are also apricot and plum strudels. Baked as in the past - with butter and whipped cream. Tip: the Mozartkugeln.

Linzer Gasse 26, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
Classic Coffeehouse

In 2020, Didi Maier gave the cult coffeehouse, which has existed since 1952, a gentle makeover, but the 1950s charm with the long counter has remained. In addition to coffee, there's also hot chocolate, Ayurvedic teas and original breakfast options.

Franz-Josef-Straße 5, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
Third-Wave-Coffee-Bar

The favourite places in the charming main room are right by the window. In the beautiful vaulted room, chef and barista Julia Hoff ensures the best quality coffee, accompanied by Austrian pastries such as nut buns or succulent curd cheese golaches.

Linzer Gasse 33, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
Coffee Bar/Café

This charming café – which captivates with extravagance, cosiness and a view of the Salzach – is located in the heart of the main store of the traditional house at the Alter Markt. Whether tartlets or cakes made to grandma's recipe, the quality is perfect. Tip: the lemon cake.

Judengasse 7, 5020 Salzburg, Austria
Patisserie/Bakery

In his small patisserie café in the Andräviertel, Martin Studeny sells sweet treats. The finalist of the World Chocolate Masters 2018 creates éclairs, macarons, tartlets and pralines by hand, which tell of quality and passion. Wow!

Wolf-Dietrich-Straße 17, 5020 Salzburg, Austria