From Apfelwein to Grüne Soße, city breaks in this exciting city wouldn’t be complete without tasting some of the most famous food and drink in Frankfurt. Take your pick from all the cute cafes and stylish restaurants this city has to offer.
Places to eat in Frankfurt
Main tower restaurant and bar
Set 53 storeys up in Frankfurt’s tallest building, the Main Tower Restaurant & Lounge lets you enjoy delicious fine dining as well as unforgettable panoramic views of Frankfurt.
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
When it comes to trying a German Worscht, you want the best – which is why this small and inexpensive restaurant is ideal for tasting Frankfurt’s famous ‘currywurst’.
For traditional, authentic meals in Frankfurt, you’ll love Apfelwein Solzer. Thanks to its hearty local meals and tasty homemade cider, this tavern in Bornheim is popular with locals and visitors alike.
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.
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.
The water house, converted into a cafe, has many visitors in the park. Anyone who has been here will definitely come back.
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.