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Ursulinergasse 2, 97070 Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany
0931-59059
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Ranked #16 of 263 Restaurants in Wurzburg
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Doing business, Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Turkish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

crowded and loud , and tastes good no more... the restaurant built by wood only , warm place but unfortunately so crowded.

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Wurzburg, Germany
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Good franconian cuisine brought to perfection!! Good portions, delicious food, nice service!! If you are in Wuerzburg go to this place!

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Olympia, Washington
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143 reviews 143 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This restaurant was very busy and crowded on a week night. The entry is rather odd. Don't expect anyone to greet you at the door. You have to walk though the restaurant, up some stairs and through the bar to check in with the hostess. Our table for two was very small and the equally small chairs were tippy on... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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106 reviews 106 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

Been here many times. Interesting decor just a bit too big of a restaurant for my taste. Food is good we tried the half duck, bratwurst and beef tartare. All was well presented and tasty. My favorite was the duck. Good local wines. I recommend it and will return again. CIAO

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

If you are looking for a place where you can taste the german and most specifically the food from Franken, then you definitely have to go to The Backöfele. Since you cross the main door, it's already the start of the travel : the court is well used and getting there in winter with this cosy mood, candles, and so... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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65 reviews 65 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

...but you should try. It's delicious. Schnitzels were great, accompanying Franconian salad was enormous, and I made the oh-so-tasty mistake of ordering two extra side dishes - creamed mushrooms and sautéed potatoes. Scrummy. Staff were wonderfully friendly too, as we've been finding everywhere we've been in Wurzburg. There's also a groovy cocktail lounge attached to the restaurant through a stone... More 

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Paris, France
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

If you are looking for authentic, stop here! Great atmosphere. Authentic old style German set-up. Traditional dishes were excellent. A little hard to find but worth the effort!!!

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Nürnberg
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89 reviews 89 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Würzburg is a university town, so the supply of willing and motivated staff is good. These people, clad in becoming dark colors, try to make you feel welcome and in this they do succeed. The food is pricey - I am a native Franconian myself and I am able to compare - and the quality of the dishes is ok.... More 

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Boston, MA
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014 via mobile

Only 200 yards from Alte Mainbruecke and Rathaus (still a little bit hidden, though), this restaurant offers a great selection of Frankonias local specialties, at good quality and acceptable ($$-$$$) price. This place is larger then it looks but fills up quite regularly. Friendly service in a slightly buzzing atmosphere.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Heard it could get busy so we popped in and booked a table. Staff very polite and friendly and very helpful. Wine soup was gorgeous, and I had the beef which was lovely. First real try of German food. Unusual things, but very good food. Not too pricey

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Additional Information about Backoefele

Address: Ursulinergasse 2, 97070 Wurzburg, Bavaria, Germany
Phone Number: 0931-59059
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Franconia  >  Lower Franconia  >  Wurzburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 1:00 am

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