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Designed to resemble a 19th-century Viennese cafe, Kaiser Maximilian presents a distinctly European, not Mexican, atmosphere. It's the prime place to go if you want to combine exceptional food with great people-watching. Austrian-born owner Andreas Rupprechter is almost always on hand to ensure that the service is impeccable and the food delicious. Indoor, air-conditioned dining takes place at cozy tables; sidewalk tables are larger and great for groups of friends. The cuisine merges old-world European preparations with regional fresh ingredients (think Wiener schnitzel with a Mexican touch). Recommended mains include filet of trout with a horseradish crust; rack of lamb wrapped in bacon; and seared scallops with butternut squash purée. The gourmet coffees and desserts made in the adjacent cafe and pastry shop are famous throughout the town: I'd try the warm pecan chocolate bourbon tart if I were you.