Hofbräuhaus München

Altstadt

If cavernous frescoed ceilings, bubbling krüge of Bavarian beer and waitresses in dirndls are your thing (and why shouldn't they be?) then there is no experience in...

  • Pub
  • Local Cuisine

Viktualienmarkt

Altstadt

All German cities have their weekly pop-up food markets, but the Münchners are lucky enough to have not only the greatest of them all but to have it every day. The...

  • Market
  • Local Cuisine

Kraftwerk

Glockenbachviertel

Another gay bar and restaurant in the Glockenbachviertel, the Kraftwerk is very much a "see and be seen" locale with a brunch buffet on the weekends and plenty of

  • Café or Bistro
  • International

Melcher's

Glockenbachviertel

With a living-room atmosphere and an international menu, Melcher's is a popular hangout in the Glockenbach. The motto is "Füttern wie bei Muttern" ("Like being fed...

  • Café or Bistro
  • International
  • 4
  • 1

Augustiner Schwalbe

Schwanthalerhöhe

A restaurant, tavern and beer garden that has been in business since 1939, the rather quiet Schwalbe is a classic Bavarian experience, with a leafy courtard, locally

  • Pub
  • Local Cuisine

Augustiner-Keller

Maxvorstadt

The Augustiner-Keller has one of the more happening beer gardens in Munich, and any visit during the warm months will guarantee plenty of drunken cheer and eruptions...

  • Pub
  • Local Cuisine

Baader Cafe

Isarvorstadt

Long a popular meeting place for artists and intellectuals, the Baader serves up one of the chillest and hippest Munich brunches, as well as equally popular DJ

  • Café or Bistro
  • International

Ballabeni Ice Cream

Univiertel

The longs lines are a testament to its stature: this tiny ice cream dealer is renowned for its scoops, all handmade and with the best ingredients, and its robust,

  • Specialty Shop
  • Sweets

Barer 61

Maxvorstadt

The name is the address at Barer Straße 61, a well-loved bar serving juices, hot chocolate, coffee and cold drafts of Tegernseer Helle. The bar snacks are decent,

  • Pub
  • Local Cuisine

Bergwolf

Isarvorstadt

Bergwolf is Munich's ode to the late-night and bleary-eyed, serving up the traditional currywurst and pommes (french fry) combos favored by the nocturnal, with sides...

  • Casual
  • Local Cuisine

Burger & Lobster Bank

Altstadt

A stylish restaurant and cocktail bar that serves up innovative burgers, lobster, fancy drinks and prices on the higher end, all in a atmosphere that turns club-ish

  • Café or Bistro
  • American

Burger House 2

Maxvorstadt

Made with 100% Bavarian beef, ground on site daily, burgers are served on home baked buns and homemade sauces - and have made quite a name for themselves throughout...

  • Café or Bistro
  • American

Café Frischhut

Altstadt

On the edge of the Viktualienmarkt is this ultra-traditional Munich original, serving the freshest and most prized schmalznudel in the city. The open kitchen makes...

  • Bakery
  • Local Cuisine

Café Glück

Isarvorstadt

A laid-black and much loved café near the Glockenbachviertel, Café Glück is small and eclectic, serving simple but well-prepared food (brunch, though, is only served

  • Café or Bistro
  • International

Cafe Luitpold

Altstadt

Cafe Luitpold is a very chic café, serving gourmet coffee and chocolate to Munich's high-class luncheoners. It may not be the best place to stop in for a quick cup...

  • Café or Bistro
  • Local Cuisine

Café Rubin

Glockenbachviertel

An old stand-by near Sendlicher Tor, the Rubin is a run-of-the-mill cantina serving serbian-croatian dishes. Prices are low and the decor unfussy, a surprising...

  • Café or Bistro
  • International

Dallmayr

Altstadt

Listed in the Michelin guide as Munich's "best delicatessen," Dallmayr is a giant market housed in an imposing building, selling the chocolates, coffees and other...

  • Market
  • International

Jazz Brunch at Bayerischer Hof

Altstadt

From the 11th of October until the 8th of May, the Bayerischer Hof hosts a Jazz Brunch in its restaurant on Sunday mornings. For 48 euro a person (but much cheaper...

  • Fine Dining
  • Local Cuisine

Johannis Café

Haidhausen

Ever since a hipster club opened up two houses down, the dive bar experienced a kind of renaissance. But this is also because it serves the scene well: bric-a-brac,...

  • Pub
  • International

Kiosk an der Reichenbachbrücke

Isarvorstadt

Said too have opened in 1904, this small kiosk has become something of a legend in Munich, serving beers, magazines, ice cream, coffee and countless other items...

  • Beach
  • Other

Kochspielhaus

Isarvorstadt

Kochspielhaus is a shabby-chic, lighter take on traditional Bavarian fare. Under a large dose of candlelight, gastronomes-in-the-know chow down on the...

  • Fine Dining
  • Local Cuisine

Königin 43

Univiertel

Königin 43 is a café perched on the edge of the Englischer Garten near the university. Fast and fairly priced, and rather quiet, it is a great place to grab a quick...

  • Café or Bistro
  • International

Kuffler

Altstadt

Kuffler is a fine-dining restaurant in Munich's architectural landmark, the Palais. The kitchen is California-style and the terrace is one of the nicest in town. A...

  • Fine Dining
  • American

Les Deux

Altstadt

Les Deux is a gourmet French restaurant from the well-regarded Johann Rappenglück. In a high-style, narrow building wedged between two upscale boutiques, it might...

  • Fine Dining
  • French

Löwenbräukeller

Maxvorstadt

Another of Munich's well-known taverns, the Löwenbräukeller is a traditional taproom and beer garden, with a historical festival hall that hosts the annual stout...

  • Pub
  • Local Cuisine

MC Müller

Isarvorstadt

This burger restaurant serves sumptious patties from locally-sourced beef on gleaming housemade buns. With a burger of the month, DJs on the weekends (it calls...

  • Café or Bistro
  • American

Park Café

Maxvorstadt

In a handsome, deco-classical building from the thirties, guests can sample local cuisine or while away the hours in the adjacent beer garden on the land once...

  • Pub
  • Local Cuisine

Restaurant 181

Olympiapark

At 181 meters above the ground, this rotating restaurant in the Olympiaturm is a fine dining establishment with beautifully presented but somewhat pricey plates. It...

  • Fine Dining
  • International

Restaurant Deutsche Eiche

Isarvorstadt

This causal bistro belongs to the hotel-gay sauna establishment Deutsche Eiche. It is rather elegantly appointed and serves classic Bavarian fare, as well as...

  • Café or Bistro
  • Local Cuisine

Ruffini

Neuhausen

Based on the concept of an Italian "cooperativa," the Ruffini is a café with breakfast, baked goods, and lunch plates by day and a wine bar with over 30 open bottles

  • Café or Bistro
  • Italian