Germany

Restaurants in Germany

At Germany restaurants that specialize in the local cuisine, you will enjoy a bounty of hearty fare. The style of food is very meat-centric and savory roasts, like the traditional and delicious sauerbraten, a Bavarian Pork roast and hearty stews, like the meat and veggie-filled pichelsteiner. Traditional restaurants in Germany pair these substantial mains with equally robust sides, like potatoes or spaetzle, an egg noodle common in the country’s cuisine.

The country’s huge variety — there are thousands! — of sausages (known as wursts) are available at street carts and casual restaurants in Germany. Make it a point to try the currywurst, a delicious dish of curry sauce, fries, and sausage that is the country’s most popular street food.

Additionally, thanks to the country’s rich and very long history of brewing, some of the best restaurants in Germany for tourists to enjoy a laid-back afternoon of traditional eating and drinking are the beer halls. Different regions have their own beer specialties you can sample, and communal tables give you a chance to meet local residents.

Hunker down with a book and an appetite for an all-day breakfast.

Housed inside the Swissôtel Berlin, Restaurant 44 is a strikingly modern eatery. The upscale, contemporary dining room has dark wood floors, off-white chairs, modern art adorning the walls, and floor-to-ceiling windows.

Enjoy the monstrously sized schnitzel perched atop a tangy potato salad made with onion and vinegar inn this folksy, low-ceilinged, crimson setting.

This Michelin starred restaurant is widely considered one of Berlin’s best. Located just steps from the Brandenburg Gate, the dining room’s minimalistic amber interiors and gold leaf ceilings provide an elegant spot to dine in this energetic and edgy city.

The famous Munich beer hall has a branch tucked away on a quiet end of Terminal 2.

This stylish restaurant attracts a number of German celebrities (Claudia Schiffer, Boris Becker). But the restaurant's North Sea-meets-Asian dishes, like fresh mussels in a sweet curry sauce, are also a potent draw.

A car-delivery center accessorized with restaurants and shops. The swooping glass-and-steel leviathan, designed by Austrian firm Coop Himmelb(l)au, looks like a spaceship touching down.

In a beautiful park setting in Saarland, the schizophrenic region that can’t decide whether it’s part of France or Germany, chef Klaus Erfort has earned three Michelin stars updating classics like venison, which he pairs with sherry and morels.