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Mainkai 15, 60311 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
+49 69 26097565
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (4 reviews)
“cakes” (4 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 AM - 8:30 PMAll hours
International, Cafe, European, Central European, German, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Mainkai 15, 60311 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was the first place we ate in Frankfurt based on TripAdvisor reviews. We both got the Chicken schnitzel, as it was called on the menu but when it came it was not the breaded schnitzel I was expecting. It was also Not piping hot...More

1  Thank ShaneMcDonald
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome little cozy bistro with amazing breakfast with lots of vegan and vegetarian options! Loved it!

1  Thank Telma G
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

The Breakfast at this Cafe is typical german style Mixed with Mediterranean touch. The staff is very friendly and the price for the quality is at all fair. Around is Römer and church

Thank Oscar S
Reviewed September 25, 2017

Everyone there was friendly and attentive, including Tina who waited on me. Coffee, tea, and desserts are good here. So was the salad--made to order. Those are good reasons to go, but the river makes it.

Thank mlobermayr
Reviewed August 21, 2017 via mobile

Perfect food, staff, and atmosphere. The view of the river and around was so peaceful, also easy to find the location; just follow the river and cross the street and you can easily find it. Staff was really friendly, which was important for me

1  Thank 소정 전
Reviewed July 29, 2017 via mobile

Best brunch I have ever eaten. High quality tasty food with a very friendly service. Went there 2 times during a short trip to Fankfurt, both times were the same great. For the second visit invited my friend who also stated it was one of...More

Thank Karolis K
Reviewed June 20, 2017 via mobile

Tiny cafe that serves reasonable food (though the serves of chicken schnitzel were small, they were tasty). Location is okay with a view across the river, but lots of road traffic and a pedestrian crossing right in front. The staff however are pleasant and this,...More

1  Thank Gattaca616
Reviewed June 16, 2017

My parents were visiting and I brought them to Mainkai Café on a Saturday afternoon for lunch. The staff were very friendly and the food was delicious and great value. Very relaxed atmosphere.

Thank GrafZeppelinDublin
Reviewed May 27, 2017 via mobile

Perfect place with amazing view to the Main! Burger, schnitzel and cakes were very delicious! Excellent service! 👍

Thank Katerina S
Reviewed May 24, 2017

Since the day I found this place, this is my breakfast place for every weekend. As this cafe is operated by a family so MainKai offers some amazing breakfast options German, French etc. Not only this coffee.. cake.. and the size and quality of breakfast...More

Thank Rajdeep S
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January 23, 2016|
Response from Robswall | Reviewed this property |
Their website indicates a 21.00 closing time with no seasonal changes.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$5 - $18
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Scenic view, Families with children
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
10:00 AM - 8:30 PM
9:00 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mainkai 15, 60311 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hesse  >  Frankfurt>  > Altstadt
  • Neighborhood: Altstadt
  • Phone Number: +49 69 26097565
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Looking for a stylish cafe with a direct view of Main? Then we would like to extend a warm welcome to a delicious gourmet breakfast or a powerful espresso with a piece of self-brewed tiramisu. We gladly offer freshly prepared dishes, salads and snacks for in between. Enjoy your evening with a glass of wine and get them to move out of the passing cruise ships in the holiday mood. Plan to spend with your colleagues or friends together a leisurely afternoon or evening with us? We have room for up to 40 people and ask you for also like a menu together. Even if you want to make someone a little treat, we keep vouchers for you, you give it out a dinner for two or a sweet "coffee party". We, the Mainkai CAFE - BISTRO team are looking forward to your visit!
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