Restaurants in Germany

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A Bavarian restaurant with its own brewery and a huge indoor beer garden complete with slatted wooden chairs, Airbräu serves custom-made beer (try... Read More

This 200-year-old inn dishes out classic regional food, including stellar house-smoked salmon and eel. Read More

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

With its hyper-modern twist on the French fine-dining tradition, Bandol Sur Mer is fresh, playful and classy. Read More

The local specialty may be sausage and pretzels, but the growing German organic movement is also represented at the airport. The Bistro serves prepared... Read More

The Mediterranean-inspired fare is served in a cozy-chic Andrée Putman-designed space. Read More

A car-delivery center accessorized with restaurants and shops. The swooping glass-and-steel leviathan, designed by Austrian firm Coop Himmelb(l)au,... Read More

One of the city's most highly-regarded restaurants, Borchardt was originally founded by A.F.W. Borchardt in 1853. Today, the restaurant is a go-to... Read More

The restaurant occupies the vaulted cavern of the city's royal stables, now encased within a modern complex built behind a Victorian-era façade.... Read More

Despite its name, this fine-dining restaurant is not actually a buffet in the traditional sense of the word. However, the small bistro does serve a wide... Read More

There are no toilets at Burgermeister, which is somewhat curious as the place itself is really a toilet. No joke; it is actually a 19th-century cast... Read More

Surprisingly good soups and sandwiches, prepared by lauded restaurant Zimmes & Zores. Read More

A Berlin institution and hot spot for the city’s elite, Café Einstein is housed inside a villa that once belonged to silent movie star... Read More

This unique café is housed inside an 1882 building and exists in order to celebrate and promote German literature. The restaurant and café... Read More

This unassuming restaurant in Maybachufer draws patrons in with its French- and Algerian-inspired menu, serving such dishes as roast duck and fish... Read More

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

For a bite to eat, stop into this pizza restaurant popular with couples who come for the ballroom dancing. Read More

Surely the coolest vegetarian restaurant in the world; the restaurant is also a club. Menu changes weekly. Read More

Crackers has quickly become a top restaurant, because it brings together all of the right elements: haute cuisine, intimate exclusivity, a daring hint... Read More

So adored is Berlin currywurst (a hefty sliced pork sausage slathered in curry-spiked ketchup) that there’s even a new museum devoted to it. Curry... Read More

The airport outpost of Munich’s favorite coffee roastery and gourmet shop (the Dean & DeLuca of wurst) features strong dark brews and... Read More

The walls of this trattoria are lined with vintage photographs of Italian families; the wooden tables are packed with fans of the paper-thin pizzas and... Read More

Though nominally Turkish, the restaurant also smartly plays with the flavors of the Mediterranean. In other words, the greasy döner kebab that... Read More

A French bistro located inside the Ritz-Carlton Berlin, Desbrosses serves a menu of classic, French- and German-inspired meals, including grilled... Read More

This upscale restaurant is located at the stylish Brandenburger Hof hotel and is overseen by Finnish culinary master Sauli Kemppainen, who has created a... Read More

Born in Denmark and raised in Iceland, Chef Eliasdóttir oversees Nordic-inspired cuisine made from hyper-local ingredients. With a focus on fish dishes,... Read More

Located in a turn-of-the-century former distillery, eins44 has transformed the space with industrial-era design furniture and a menu that pays homage to... Read More

Facil, on the top floor of the Mandala Hotel at Potsdamer Platz, is reminiscent of the clean lines of the Neue Nationalgalerie down the street, and one... Read More

This formal wood-paneled dining room is one of the grandest in the city and the only one with two Michelin stars. Walking into the room you pass a... Read More

Innovative regional cuisine and locally-sourced ingredients are all served in a perfect villa backdrop. Read More

In a beautiful park setting in Saarland, the schizophrenic region that can’t decide whether it’s part of France or Germany, chef Klaus... Read More

Located in Kampen next to Louis Vuitton and Hermès, Greta's is where socialites enjoy bottles of Kristall (opened dramatically with sabers) along... Read More

Open since the spring of 2007, this terrific Spree-riverfront steak house is still one of the city’s see-and-be-seen hot spots. (No surprise,... Read More

One of the first upscale restaurants to grace Prenzlauer Berg’s leafy Kollwitzplatz square, Gugelhof has hosted some pretty A-list diners since it... Read More

This quaint café on Wiener Strasse is a popular Berlin gathering spot and welcomes diners with a distinct, neighborhood haunt feeling. The dining... Read More

Chef Stefan Hartmann adds a Mediterranean twist to New German flavors (think seared foie gras with beetroot and caramelized apples). Read More

Henne offers the moistest, crispiest milk-roasted bird to be found in Mitteleuropa, along with a décor that’s a celebration of Berlin as a... Read More

At the Historische Weinwirtschaft (“Historical Wine Inn”), a stone-walled restaurant with a wood-beamed ceiling, dogs and children run... Read More

The famous Munich beer hall has a branch tucked away on a quiet end of Terminal 2. Its long wooden tables for 10, intended to foster a communal feeling,... Read More

World-class chef Sebastian Frank presides over the kitchen at HORVÁTH, providing guests with a delicate and innovative approach to Austrian cuisine. Read More

Try duck breast, savory mushroom crêpes, and blood-sausage risotto. Read More

The Michelin Star award-winning Hugos is located on the 14th floor of the InterContinental Berlin and offers diners panoramic city views to complement... Read More

Easily recognizable by its logo — an inverted version of the famous McDonald’s® golden arches — W Imbiss is a unique eatery... Read More

One of the hottest restaurants of the year, the young team at Industry marry rustic French cuisine with delightful Mediterranean elements. Read More

Käfer, located on the top floor of the Reichstag, the building that houses the German Parliament, offers diners unparalleled views of the building... Read More

A grocery store in the front, and a deligthfully boisterous neighborhood restaurant in the back. Highlights include the occasional appetizer of homemade... Read More

Terminal 1’s market-style restaurant and bar (the only 24-hour establishment in the airport) features sekt (German sparkling wine) and serves... Read More

As the name 'Lokal' suggests, the produce and meats are sourced from surrounding Brandenburg farms and butchers, so that its creative menu changes... Read More

A popular, Austrian-themed eatery overlooking the Gendarmenmarkt, Lutter & Wegner serves a menu largely composed of Austrian cuisine, including game... Read More

Wooden elephants and stone Buddhas announce the restaurant’s upscale Thai theme (though the menu is a mix of Thai dishes and sushi) with typical... Read More

This Michelin starred restaurant is widely considered one of Berlin’s best. Located just steps from the Brandenburg Gate, the dining room’s... Read More

Nobelhart & Schmutzig has been perhaps the single-most talked-about Berlin restaurant opening of the decade.They live up to the hype and serve... Read More

Nocti Vagus is the city's famous dark restaurant. Based on the idea that depriving a person of one sense with strengthen the others, Nocti Vagus serves... Read More

A mecca for business-class Berliners, the elegant but comfortable Pantry serves classic dishes prepared with foods grown within a 100-km radius. Read More

The trendy Paris Bar is located in the Charlottenburg district and evokes the atmosphere of a chic Parisian brasserie. The restaurant has long attracted... Read More

With a Michelin star under its belt, Chef Michal Höpfl's talented team serves haute cuisine in a stunningly beautiful room for an unforgettable meal. Read More

Bavaria is the heartland of simple, rib-sticking dishes heavy on the würstel, potatoes, and sauerkraut—accompanied, of course, by liter-size... Read More

A cozy tapas bar in what may just be the tallest and most fanciful half-timbered house in the Mosel. Read More

Avant cooking techniques and distinctively personal, professional service distinguish reinstoff, winner of two Michelin stars and 18 Gault&Millau... Read More

Restaurant Remake, located in the trendy Mitte district, showcases the globally-influenced, eclectic cuisine of chef Stephan Maron. At only 30, Maron... Read More

Housed inside the Swissôtel Berlin, Restaurant 44 is a strikingly modern eatery. The upscale, contemporary dining room has dark wood floors, off... Read More

This sophisticated hotel-restaurant has a deep wine list. Read More

In the busy basement enoteca, decidedly less pricey and formal than the fine-dining room upstairs, dark walnut tables are full of hip young locals; it... Read More

This Asian-inspired kitchen draws upon Japanese product perfection, Thai aromas and Chinese cooking —the best aspects of each culinary tradition. Read More

This vegan eatery was designed by Nitzan Cohen. Read More

Make sure to order the pork-filled spring roll with prawns and garden beans at this spot on the River Spree. Read More

The restaurant offers modern Italian cuisine and the most flattering lighting in town. Read More

This stylish restaurant attracts a number of German celebrities (Claudia Schiffer, Boris Becker). But the restaurant's North Sea-meets-Asian dishes,... Read More

This upscale hipster locale is known for its glamorous bar scene. The venue also serves delicious Continental home cooking. Read More

This famous beer hall is housed in a 14th-century building directly across from the National Theatre Munich. The restaurant is divided into two levels... Read More

Over in Mitte, a mix of fashion and media types frequent this club, built under the tracks of the commuter S-Bahn train. Read More

The Store Kirchen serves hyper-local food from sustainable producers, with a focus on the many splendors of vegetables. The green juice is a must. Read More

Designed by Anne Maria Jagdfeld, Uma, an upscale Japanese and sushi restaurant, exudes a modern, Asian feel. The dining room is decorated in shades of... Read More

A dark restaurant, unsicht-Bar is built upon the principle that a lack of sight will enhance the other senses, including the sense of taste. Diners are... Read More

A Michelin Star recipient, VAU opened in the Mitte district in 1997. The restaurant, located near the Gendarmenmarkt, serves the traditional German and... Read More

A long glass wall displaying hundreds of wine bottles from around the world—which you pass on the way to the second-floor dining room—makes... Read More

Frarosa is a wine bar/restaurant where you drink all you like and pay whatever you choose. “You put two euros into the pig to begin,” the... Read More

This eclectic eatery, located in Mitte, is housed inside a building that was once home to a Chinese restaurant, and much of the original furnishings... Read More

Reservations are essential at this tiny spot, which serves classics like suckling pig. Read More

Under a heavy timbered ceiling, tables of smartly dressed locals toast important occasions with rounds of schnapps and feast on crisp schnitzel... Read More

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