Austria boasts one of the world’s most famous culinary traditions, and Austrian cakes and pastries are a well-known feature of its cuisine. Here’s a list of the best Austrian restaurants in Chicago.
Austria Bakery & Deli
2523 N Clark St.
The Austrian Bakery is a tiny little bakery/pastry shop with delicious food. It offers European Breads, elegant desserts, fresh salads and gourmet soups, and sandwiches every day.
Glunz Bavarian Haus
4128 North Lincoln Avenue
Glunz Bavarian Haus features German-Austrian cuisine, a bar with nearly 3 dozen beers, and a dining area with Bavarian accents. The menu includes sausages, Wiener schnitzel, chicken, duck, pork, and weekly specials. Glunz Bavarian Haus is open for lunch and dinner Tuesday through Sunday.
7650 W Irving Park Rd.
This popular bistro offers 16 draft beers and linen service in the tradition of upscale Austrian dining. Its specialties include smoked pork chops, Rouladen, and bayrische schweinshaxe (three-pound pork shank).