Trendy Millennial residents from Vienna’s elegant District 8 (Josefstadt) sit around the small tables of Hildebrandt, a popular breakfast restaurant in this sleepy but prosperous part of town. The location is the run-down Palace Schönborn, designed by 18th-century starchitect Johann Lucas von Hildebrandt, hence the moniker (the restaurant shares the ground floor with the quirky Austrian Folk Museum). The food is tasty and amid Vienna's Middle Eastern and avocado-dominated breakfast landscape, here you can also enjoy a simple and satisfying plate of ham and eggs, too. Being a bit away from downtown means the patrons comprise locals and expats. Breakfast served until 3 p.m.

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