At 10Best, we're always on the lookout for Frankfurt's best restaurants, and while we appreciate places that have a broad culinary range, we can't help but adore restaurants that specialize in a given cuisine. When we're in the mood for German food in Frankfurt, we head to Apfelwein Wagner - a reader favorite - or we count on Altes Zollhaus's solid track record and consistently great dishes. You'll find these places - and any of the restaurants on our list - to be fantastic options for German cuisine, and if you're looking to concentrate your efforts, start with the vibrant City Center area.

East Frankfurt
Altes Zollhaus


Frankfurt residents lavish praise and patronage on what they consider one of the best restaurants featuring traditional German cuisine. Make yourself comfortable in the homey dining rooms featuring rough hewn timber posts and beams and decorated...  Read More

City Center
Steinernes Haus


Share a schnitzel and Schöfferhofer Weizen with the locals in this inn/restaurant that has been standing for 500 years. Savor pork knuckle, beef liver "Berlin-style," or if you prefer, grill your own steak on the hot lava stones at tableside,...  Read More

City Center


Bistro tables, slatted chairs, low hanging lights and a chalkboard menu speak to the nature of this trendy eatery. In summer, outdoor seating hugs the street corner around the restaurant for enjoying traditional, hearty German favorites al...  Read More



Favored for its festive atmosphere and reasonable prices, Apfelwein Wagner is a traditional German apple wine café. Hearty German food is on the menu, like slow cooked steak with horseradish sauce, wurst and schnitzel, and lots of potatoes. ...  Read More