One of the largest cities in Germany, Munich is the capital of the German state Bavaria. The city is known for its art museums, historic buildings, and of course its beer halls. Munich offers culture, plenty of green space, and beautiful architecture. There’s also plenty of food to try! Read on to see our top 10 places to eat in Munich.
1. Burger and Lobster Bank
Starting off our list is the Burger and Lobster Bank, which, appropriately, offers burgers and lobster and is housed in an old bank. The restaurant has kept touches like the safety boxes from its days as a bank and is one of the most popular places in the city. There are plenty of burger options and lobster options, and there’s a whole section of the menu titled “Beef Meets Lobster” if you’d like the best of both worlds. There are vegetarian options as well.
Burger and Lobster Bank
Address: Prannerstraße 11, 80333 München, Germany
Hours: Monday to Wednesday: 6 p.m. to 12 a.m., Thursday: 6 p.m. to 3 a.m., Friday - Saturday: 6 p.m. to 5 a.m., Sunday: 5 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Website: Burger And Lobster Bank (in German)
2. Servus Heidi
A modern Bavarian wirsthaus, Servus Heidi serves up modern Bavarian cuisine. If beer, pretzels, and sausages with a modern twist wound up your alley, stopping at Servus Heidi is a must. Guests love the friendly staff, who can help you decide what to eat if you’re unsure.
Address: Landsberger Str. 73, 80339 München, Germany
Hours: Tuesday to Saturday: 5 p.m. to 1 a.m., closed Sunday and Monday.
Website: Servus Heidi (in German)
3. Andy's Krablergarten
If you’d like to try the well-known German dish, the schnitzel, Andy’s Krablergarten is the place to do it. For those who don’t know, a schnitzel is meat coated with egg, flour, and breadcrumbs, and then fried. The reason Andy’s Krablergarten is the place to go is because of the sheer variety of schnitzels on offer. From different meat options to different fillings, there’s a wide variety to choose from including the Balkan schnitzel and a Mexican schnitzel.
Address: Thalkirchner Str. 2, 80337 München, Germany
Hours: 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily
Website: Andy’s Krablergarten (in German)
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If you’re not interested in the meaty schnitzels and sausages on offer, check out the gourmet vegetarian restaurant Tian. With a chef who trained at the Michelin-starred sister restaurant in Vienna, there’s plenty of interesting, creative, and delicious meat-free options to choose from. The dishes are composed of seasonal produce, with many local ingredients.
Address: Frauenstraße 4, 80469 München, Germany
Hours: Monday: 6 p.m. to 12 a.m., Tuesday to Saturday: 12 p.m. to 12 a.m., closed Sunday.
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Hailed as the best Greek restaurant in Munich, Thalassa is the place to go if you like Mediterranean cuisine. From moussaka to grilled meats in pitta bread to a variety of seafood options, there’s a wide range of items to choose from on the menu. Guests are greeted with a shot of ouzo, an anise-flavored alcoholic drink popular in Greece and Cyprus. Reviews say the staff is friendly, so if you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask. Their outdoor patio is a pleasant spot to have dinner on warm nights.
Address: Cimbernstraße 3, 81377 München, Germany
Hours: Open 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. daily
Website: Thalassa (in German)
6. Wirsthaus Hohenwart
Wirsthaus Hohenwart offers classic Bavarian dishes. Located in a historic 1896, it was recently refurbished. They’ve kept original furnishings where possible, including a vintage bowling lane. Order local fish or a veal schnitzel for a taste of the traditional.
Address: Gietlstraße 15, 81541 München, Germany
Hours: Monday - Friday: 5 p.m. to 1 a.m., Saturday - Sunday: 11:30 a.m. to 1 a.m.
Website: Wirsthaus Hohenwart (in German)
While dining at Broeding, you’ll feel like you’re eating in somebody’s home, while at the same time being served 5-star quality food. A cozy and intimate space, Broeding combines the perfect meal with the perfect wine. Each night, they serve up six courses with no substitutions. And their menu changes nightly.
Address: Schulstraße 9, 80634 München, Germany
Hours: Monday - Saturday: 6 p.m. to 12 a.m., closed Sunday
8. Longgrain Thai
Hailed by some as the best Thai restaurants in Munich, Longgrain Thai focuses on serving up authentic Thai cuisine. Reviewers say the food is fresh and delicious, and especially love the Pad Thai, seafood dishes, and red duck curry. The staff is known for being incredibly friendly and accommodating. So, if you have questions or any dietary requirements, don’t hesitate to ask them for help.
Address: Belgradstraße 45, 80796 München, Germany
Hours: Monday - Tuesday: 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., Wednesday - Saturday: 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 11 p.m., closed Sunday
Website: Longgrain Thai (in German)
Where should you go if you want to eat in a hip, trendy restaurant that serves traditional Bavarian cuisine in a 13th-century building? Spezlwirtschaft, of course! This restaurant offers new takes on old favorites, such as the kohlrabi schnitzel and spinach dumplings. They are known for their great prices and huge portion sizes.
Address: Ledererstraße 3, 80331 München, Germany
Hours: Open 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. daily
Website: Spezlwirtschaft (in German)
10. Little London Bar And Grill
Steak and wine fans will want to check out Little London Bar and Grill. They grill their steaks on a Montague grill, adding a unique flavor to their meat. They have an extensive wine selection, so you can pair your steak with the perfect glass of vino. Their bar also has an impressive selection of classic cocktails, whiskey, and beers.
Little London Bar And Grill
Address: Tal 31, 80331 München, Germany
Hours: Tuesday - Thursday: 5 p.m. to 1 a.m., Friday: 5 p.m. to 2 a.m., Saturday: 12 p.m. to 2 a.m., closed Sunday and Monday
Website: Little London Bar And Grill
Lots to munch on in Munich
Munich offers up the traditional Bavarian fare, high-quality cuisine, and foods from around the world. You can try schnitzels at a variety of restaurants, go for gourmet vegetarian, or dig your fork into a curry at a Thai restaurant. There’s so much to chose from, you won’t be disappointed!
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