Vienna’s 15 Best Bakeries! (Kosher & More)

 

Who can resist a slice of fresh-from-the-oven bread?

Here’s an ordered list of Vienna’s finest bread bakers. There’s even a kosher one in the section “worth a detour”, plus other kosher possibilities listed at the end.

If you’re looking to make kosher bread at home, try my delicious recipe for Challah or the simple no-knead bread.

Vienna’s Very Best Bakeries

Paremi (Bakery - Pastry Shop - Café)
Paremi (Bakery – Pastry Shop – Café)
  • PAREMI — Possibly Vienna’s best bakery (and an equally excellent pastry shop), this one is run by a French newcomer and located in the city’s oldest street, which coincidentally happens to be related to the profession: Bäckerstraße 10 (1010 Wien).
  • FELZL The pioneer of Austria’s new, hip bakers.
    Branches: Schottentor: Helferstorferstrasse 2 (1010 Wien) | Karmelitermarkt: Leopoldsgasse 43 (1020 Wien) | Lerchenfelderstraße 99-101 (1070 Wien) | Kaiserstraße 51 (1070 Wien) | Pilgramgasse 24 (1050 Wien)
    Bread automat (365 days 8pm-6am): Schottenfeldgasse 88 (1070 Wien)
  • GRAGGER & CIE — Spiegelgasse 23 (1010 Wien, with wood-fired oven).
    Branches: Vorgartenmarkt Stall 14-15 (1020 Wien, with wood-fired oven) and Siebensterngasse 25 (1070 Wien) | Josefstädter Strasse 52 (1080 Wien)
  • VOLLKORNBÄCKEREI KORNRADLWhole grain bakery: Lerchenfelderstraße 13 (1070 Wien)
  • ÖFFERL —  Stylish, hearty, and organic bread. Wollzeile 31 (1010 Wien) & Mariahilfer Strasse 9 (1060 Wien)

Other good bread, not made in Vienna, but sold/baked in Vienna:

  • JOSEPH BROT The star of Vienna’s bread scene. Tasty bread. Its production facility is located in the Waldviertel region.
    Branches: Naglergasse 9 (1010 Wien) | Albertinaplatz/Führichgasse 6 (1010 Wien) | Landstraßer Hauptstraße 4 (1030 Wien) | Kirchengasse 3 (1979 Wien) | Obkirchergasse 37-39 (1190 Wien)
  • MARTIN AUER — Produced in the Steiermark region.
    Branch in Vienna: Plankengasse 1 (1010 Wien)
  • VOLLKORNBÄCKEREI WALDHERR – A whole grain bakery. Made in the Burgenland region.
    Branch in Vienna: Marc-Aurel-Straße 4 (1010 Wien)
  • GRADWOHL — Also from the Burgenland region.
    Branches in Vienna: Fleischmarkt 20 (1010 Wien) | Naglergasse 3 (1010 Wien) | Naschmarkt 239 (1040 Wien) | Landstrasser Haupstrasse 63 (1030 Wien) | Mariahilfer Strasse 23 (1060 Wien) | Zieglergasse 1 (1070 Wien) | Josefstädter Straße 60 (1080 Wien) | Döblinger Hauptstraße 46 (1190 Wien) | Lainzer Strasse 3-5 (1130 Wien)

Interesting and worth a detour:

  • JOSEF SCHROTT – Founded in 1885, these not-so-stylish shops focus on nothing but bread (definitely not for the chic hipster crowd) by Vienna’s guild master: Mariahilfer Straße 159 (1150 Wien).
    Branches: Meiselmarkt Stall J7 (1150 Wien) | Anschützgasse 40 (1150 Wien) | Webgasse 44 (1060 Wien)
  • GRIMM – Open since 1536 in the same spot: Kurrentgasse 10 (1010 Wien). Their excellent organic sourdough bread Altwiener Hausbrot is also sold at Denn’s Biomarkt
  • OHEL MOSHE – Kosher bakery and pastry shop. Get your authentic Viennese old-school Jewish-rye for your daily deli cravings here: Lilienbrunngasse 18 (1020 Wien)
  • SAHARA – A tucked away little Persian bakery and pastry shop for the lavash addict and his sweet tooth: Sachsenplatz 7 (1200 Wien)
  • TRABZON EKMEK FIRINI – A famous Turkish bakery and pastry shop at the Brunnenmarkt: Brunnengasse 65 (1160 Wien)
  • STRÖCK – Chain. Though of industrial size, its traditional, rustic, and organic products maintain a high level of innovation and sustainability. Branches all over town.

Kosher bakeries in Vienna:

  • OHEL MOSHE – Kosher bakery and pastry shop. Get your authentic Viennese old-school Jewish-rye for your daily deli cravings here: Lilienbrunngasse 18 (1020 Wien)
  • SHNEOR’S Bakery and pastry shop. Order 24 hours ahead (Online or +436506818443). Herminengasse 21 (1020 Wien)
  • BÄCKEREI PREGO Taborstraße 43 (1020 Wien)
  • SHEFA SUPERMARKET Heinestraße 24-28 (1020 WIen)

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