Have you heard about Naschmarkt in Vienna? This is a fantastic market area, not far from the popular Mariahilfer Strasse. Not only can you buy fresh fish, tea, and other nice products here, but you can also enjoy the flea market part of Naschmarkt. There you can buy antiquities, clothes of all sorts, porcelain, old game boys, and all sorts of products. In other words, Naschmarkt is a fantastic place for young and old.

But, if you spend a couple of hours at Naschmarkt in Vienna, you will for sure get hungry after a while. So, what to do when you get hungry at Naschmarkt? Should you leave the area and look for a restaurant somewhere else, or should you sit down and enjoy a meal at one of the restaurants at the actual market? Is the quality of the restaurants at Naschmarkt good enough?

Very nice food and meals at Naschmarkt - here from an Italian restaurant
Very nice food and meals at Naschmarkt – here from an Italian restaurant

Eating at Naschmarkt in Vienna

Based on experiences from other markets in Europe, one would often think that the quality here would be poor. But, once you start walking around at Naschmarkt, not only will you find a lot of products worth buying, you will also be inspired to eat. Many of the places are selling fresh fish, but did you know that there are lots of restaurants at Naschmarkt serving you fresh fish as well?

What might amaze you, even more, is the fact that the restaurants look very nice. The interior is nice, the waiters are dressed up nicely, and it could have been any other fine dining restaurant located somewhere else in Vienna. And it seems to be a fact that people actually go out to dine here. In other words, Naschmarkt isn’t a place only for those who happen to be there to do some shopping. This is a place people go to eat as their main purpose, and then they might end up doing some shopping in addition.

Olives are very popular at Naschmarkt in Vienna
Olives are very popular at Naschmarkt in Vienna

Doesn’t that sound cool? You will find traditional Austrian restaurants here, you will find places to eat seafood, and there are quite a lot of places for Italian food, and also sweets. One of the specialties you will find all around Naschmarkt is olives in all sorts of colors and sizes. These are often served all by themselves as a snack, often combined with wine, cheese, and other snacks.

Getting hungry? Do not forget about Naschmarkt during your stay in Vienna!

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