Korb is a busy cafe in Vienna's city center. It was the hub of underground artists in the 1960s and 1970s, at a time when Vienna was hardly known for its embrace of the new and the unconventional. Today, many tourists stumble in here, but the ambiance of the cluttered space has retained some of its irreverence.

A midcentury remodeling left its mark on the interior, which is fitted with linoleum floors and plastic-topped tables (the futuristic but impractical bathroom merits a visit to the below-ground level). The Viennese breakfast dishes and savory classics are solid, but the prices reflect the downtown premium.

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