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Cafe Simon

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Am Rindermarkt 10, 94032 Passau, Bavaria, Germany
+49(0)851 3838850
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8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations

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  • 29
    Excellent
  • 18
    Very good
  • 4
    Average
  • 1
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great choice of cakes

I have been to Passau three times in the last three years, each time stopping for coffee and cake at Cafe Simon, there is always a great choice of quality cakes on offer. Will be going there next time I am back in Passau.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have been to Passau three times in the last three years, each time stopping for coffee and cake at Cafe Simon, there is always a great choice of quality cakes on offer. Will be going there next time I am back in Passau.

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Neukirchen vorm Wald, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I visit Cafe Simon just about once a week after school because I have a sweet tooth and it's just that good! There's always something new for me to try! They have the best selection of cake that I have found in Passau and the staff is always very friendly! Not to mention, it is always a good place to... More 

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Carmel, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

A short walk from the riverboat docking station, Cafe Simon (Confiserie) was a sweet place to stop and see a gingerbread demonstration during our recent Viking River Cruise. We stocked up on containers of Lebkuchen to share with our family back home and were amazed by the huge selection of gourmet chocolates that were available as well. When in Passau,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

We visited Cafe Simon as part of our cruise tour through Passau including demonstrations of gingerbread making from Mr. Simon and his son. Learning about the tradition of gingerbread and evolution of recipes from medieval times to today. An excellent cafe/coffee shops with many treats to enjoy. They have menus in English and all the staff we talked with are... More 

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Reno, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We got a gingerbread demonstration from Mr. Simon and his son we got to taste the evolution of their recipes. It was interesting as they moved from homey as the sweetener to molasses to sugar. They make much more than gingerbread. Everything was great. Nice staff and family.

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Lake Wales, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

I had the opportunity to visit Cafe Simon on Dec. 3 as part of a Viking River Cruise. We were given a special presentation by the 3rd and 4th generation of the Simon family showing the three types of ginger bread (Lebkuchen). The original recipe using only honey was my favorite. If you are on a diet don't go thru... More 

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Alvechurch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We had a gingerbread making talk from the charming owner Her Simon (arranged by Viking Cruises), which was super. The cafe shop serves yummy pasteries etc.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

The Best gingerbread ever. I Should have brought more home. Absolutely wonderful. Just have to find my favorite to ship here.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This is a great little cafe. Get here right after the church concert because it will fill up fast. You will have to fight the locals for seats as well. The food is wonderful and the service was quick and attentive. The sweets are something every town in America should have available.

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Stuttgart, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

This cafe serves both light food and coffee/cake. Its location makes it nice for tourists, but the quality of the food is high and well worth a stop. We had soup and sandwiches. My Griessknoedel soup was well-made and very tasty. We chatted with our neighbors, whose cake and coffee were also excellent. Prices I found were a touch high,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Am Rindermarkt 10, 94032 Passau, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Lower Bavaria  >  Passau
  • Phone Number: +49(0)851 3838850

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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