Do you love German food? We do too, and that's why we dedicate ourselves to finding the best places to enjoy German cuisine in Munich. We've diligently scouted out the top eateries, and we've listened to our readers and their reviews of Munich restaurants. We share the places that get great buzz, like Boettners, and we showcase the ones that have proven themselves over time, like Spatenhaus an der Oper. We also point out good neighborhoods for German restaurants in Munich - City Center - Altstadt, for instance. When the craving hits, we'll make sure you get your fix!


Haidhausen - Bogenhausen
Bogenhauser Hof

Enjoy the flavors and ambience of this Bogenhausen fine dining experience. Try the fish, poultry, or game entrées and savor the traditional flavors. An excellent wine list and first-rate service round out the restaurant's gratifying offerings.

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Home of renowned chef Karl Ederer, this restaurant serves up a great selection of fish and lamb dishes and traditional German entrées. It is a perfect stop for a business dinner or romantic night out. The restaurant has three different menus for lunch and dinner and has delicious vegetarian options. Try the Bavarian forest lamb or chicken with mushrooms. A good drink menu and wonderful service add to the experience. Credit cards accepted only on bills over €50.

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This popular restaurant transports diners back in time to a traditional 16th century banquet. Feast on an array of German meats and side dishes and enjoy the beer selection. A definite place to go to experience German history and to enjoy a delicious meal.

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This is the perfect casual German dining hall. It is not overcrowded like some of the larger beer halls in the city, but is a quiet cellar restaurant offering traditional fare off the beaten path. The spare ribs are delicious but be prepared to wait 30 minutes for the preparation. The gamut of Wurst is served along with your beer of choice. A popular late-night hangout, so it may be difficult to find seating on the weekends. Lamms is the place to go after the bars close if you still want to drink and eat.

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This chic dining room plays host to some of the most fashionable and popular celebrities in the city. Try the lobster thermidor with a nice bottle of champagne and caviar. Nice ambience and delightful service complement an excellent evening of dining.

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The views from this delightful restaurant are a perfect compliment to the casual German food on the menu. Sample from the traditional Bavarian menu or try the delicious International cuisine in a separate restaurant upstairs. The restaurant is divided into several dining rooms with different styles. For newcomers, the Bavarian Plate offers a sampling of local fare that is delicious and filling. Also offers a good beer and drink menu.

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Located in the city's oldest inn and dating from the mid 15th century, this excellent dining spot serves up an array of traditional German and Bavarian dishes. The roasted pig is said to be a must as well as the regional sausage and meat dishes. The delightful service and good beer menu make an all-around great place for a quick bite or a nice dinner.

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Centrally located eatery that serves up popular Bavarian dishes as well as wonderful German cuisine. The summer terrace is a popular place to meet and people watch. The excellent décor and service complement the dining experience.

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Weisses Brauhaus

This restaurant is home of the traditional Weisswurst and Weissbier, as well as other traditional Bavarian food and drink. The friendly wait staff serves up an array of delicious menu items as the popular Schneiderwisse flows. A perfect spot for traditional German dining and people watching. Good ambience and prices for the traveler.

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Haidhausen - Bogenhausen

Head straight to the top floor of the Gerd Käfer department store for one of the best deli meals in the city. Choose from a traditional menu of fabulous Bavarian and German meats and sausages as well as from a good beer selection. The first-rate service adds to the pleasurable experience.

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