The Pelican Coffee Company

If you need a place to work peacefully while sipping high-quality coffee, head to Pelican, located in a side street off Alser Straße in District 9 (in Pelicangasse – more street names like this, please). The inside is a little spare and lacks charm, but the service is always kind and pretense-free, the likely reason that elderly residents too hang out here in addition to the core clientele of MacBook-equipped thirtysomethings. Both espresso-based and filter coffees (V60, AeroPress, batch brew) are available, as are better-than-average sandwiches, croissants, and pastries.

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