Frankfurt’s culinary variety is endless. Try traditional Hessian specialities or choose from a wealth of international cuisines - you are guaranteed to find a restaurant to please your palate. Here is a taste of what our city has to offer.
Places to eat in Frankfurt
Laube Liebe Hoffnung
“Arbour, love, hope” is set in a charming timber lodge and is known for its seasonal, creative and delicious menu.
Are you more into pasta and Parma ham? Then InCantina is a great place for you. Treat yourself with a good glass of wine and fabulous Italian food. Dedicated to the specialities of Emilia-Romagna, a region in northern Italy - `from Lambrusco and Pignoletto to tortellini and tagliatelle – this is a wonderful eatery.
Best Worscht in Town
The name says it all: at these fast food eateries you can find Frankfurt’s best “currywurst”, the iconic sausage with curry sauce that is a staple in the German cuisine. Choose from a variety of sauces and spices for your very individual ‘Worscht’ experience.
Located in the medieval tower at the heart of the city, the Eschenheimer Turm restaurant is both stylish and unusual. Enjoy exclusive lava stone grilled dishes and choose one of the many great wines on offer.
If you are more after a schnitzel then you should visit this fabulous restaurant. The Salzkammer not only looks like an alpine hut it also serves perfectly succulent schnitzels.
The Hessian style of the Mosebach is truly special. You should definitely try the Grüne Soße (green sauce) a mixture of herbs, eggs, oil and vinegar that is traditional to Frankfurt.
Enjoy the perfect view of the river Main and the skyline while gorging on a delicious selection of the best European meals. It is an absolute must for every foodie.
For lovers of authentic Greek food ‚Der Grieche‘ is the place to be. The modern taverna does not only serve fresh food it also hosts parties at the weekends.
This good old-fashioned cider tavern in Frankfurt Bornheim will delight you with homemade cider and plenty of Frankfurt’s culinary highlights suitable for all palates, young or old.
Looking for an authentic Hessian dining experience? Then pop into this historical pub restaurant and enjoy the traditional food of the region in a rustic ambience. If you are visiting in summer, the beer garden is the perfect place to round off your day with a glass of “Apfelwein” or two.
This wonderful vaulted cellar venue does not only feature a stage hosting the city’s most interesting performances it also houses a fantastic restaurant and beer garden. Come in and enjoy sophisticated modern meals and a nice drink.
You are on meet-free and plant-based diet? Vegetarians and vegans – fear not, you can have a fabulous dinner experience at Vevay, right at the centre of the Willy-Brandt-Platz.
On Frankfurt’s Freßgass, literally “grazing street”, one culinary highlight follows the other. So don’t miss this lively cobbled street at the heart of Frankfurt brimming with gastronomic highlights.
Best Worscht in Town
The smell of coffee is in the air and the most delicious pastries and cakes are displayed at the bar. Whether you are looking to fill your stomach with a tasty breakfast or you need a break from your sightseeing marathon, in Frankurt you’ll be spoilt for coffee place choices.
This café prides itself with a long tradition dating back to 1914 and is a real Frankfurt treasure. Visit one of the various cafés in Frankfurt, and you can enjoy a wonderful cup of coffee that has been roasted in the in-house roastery.
If you need a break from a shopping trip you can pay a visit to Café Maingold, conveniently located on the Zeil. This stylish place is good for both breakfasts and drinks in the evening.
Bitter & Zart
Referencing our most beloved dark chocolate, Bitter & Zart, literally “bittersweet”, this cafe is a must for every foodie with a sweet tooth and a penchant for 1920s style. Come in and enjoy a cuppa while you taste the most delicious chocolate specialities.
If you are more into fantastic views of the river Main while enjoying a cup of coffee then you should visit this cosy café offering both great continental breakfast and lunches.
Ever wanted to try Sauerkraut and traditional Frankfurter Grüne Soße ? This historical café at the heart of Frankfurt serves you aromatic coffee, tasty snacks and – if you have a big appetite – traditional German dishes.
Located near the Messe and the Platz der Republik, this café is the coffee lover’s dream. You can choose from a variety of coffee beans from all corners of the world and relax in this cosy place.
If you visit the trendy Sachsenhausen district you shouldn’t miss this colourful café. It is not only the coffee that will set you up for the day but also the tasty Turkish cuisine is absolutely fantastic.
Are you looking for that perfect cup of coffee at a great art venue? Then you should visit the Liebighaus café right by the museum of sculptures. You can relax in the garden or be mesmerised by the fire place on a cold winter’s day.
At the Schönhauser Café right by the Galluswarte you can enjoy the perfect brew with fabulous and reasonably priced food. Come and enjoy the sunshine with an iced coffee in the big outside area.
Are you a true coffee aficionado? Then Glückskaffee, literally “coffee of happiness”, is the place to go. You will be amazed by the quality of the coffee beans and the great attention to detail.
Do you want a sweet treat? At the Waffel House at Berger Straße, you will find Frankfurt’s most beautiful and delicious waffles.
Milch und Zucker
This stylish place exudes German ‘Gemütlichkeit’ and also serves excellent coffee. If you already had your caffeine fix for the day, you can also enjoy fresh juice and alcoholic drinks.