Caffe a Casa (Servitengasse)

Opened in 2011 with in-house roasting, Casa was a pioneer of new-wave coffee in Vienna. A sense of professionalism pervades the premises: you order, the beans are carefully measured, ground, brewed, and the coffee elegantly presented. There are few seats here – not an ideal place to work from – but the counter behind the floor-to-ceiling window overlooking the elegant Servitengasse is the coveted spot. Casa has three locations across town; this one is the original and the nicest.

Once here, walk a few steps to the ”Keys of remembrance” memorial that pays tribute to the Jewish residents and shop owners of Servitengasse who were brutally evicted from their homes in 1938 and many of them later murdered.

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