Watch out for that sneaky "bread and butter" charge in Vienna.
Most Viennese restaurants charge a small fee for each roll that is eaten. Increasingly, however, eateries are using a per-person cover charge, which includes all the bread you want, usually with an herb spread and butter. See our Vienna dining coverage.
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We experienced the unexpected bread charge in Rome years ago. Also, in Mexico beware of the bottled water charge.
This charge is common in Spain, too, but I would not call it "sneaky". It is stated on the menu. It's just part of the system.
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