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Cafe Hauptwache

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$6 - $34
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Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
German, Cafe, European, Central European, Contemporary
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
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All reviews schnitzel potato soup flammkuchen cake fries pasta shopping district great cafe served promptly cold beer metro station central location green sauce christmas market sit outside german food generous portions
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were here on a beautiful sunny day. The terrace was busy and looked like a nice place for lunch. However the service was disappointing, prices high, and the toilet lady was rude... the terrace itself was nice so hopefully this was an exception.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Ronalddel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was my last day in Frankfurt and I wanted to sit outside, drink a beer and eat schnitzel. This place fit the bill. It was right in the heart of all the downtown action and it was a nice day. This is not your...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Kroneo
Reviewed February 8, 2019 via mobile

Food and service were average, was forced to tip We made a reservation. The food was not what we expected, beef was overcooked. In the end we were forced to pay tips, the staff told me 10% tip is a must in Germany (yeah right)...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank WeiHongSky
Reviewed February 5, 2019

We went there to had breakfast it was really good ,being a historic building we wanted to have an experience

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank JasmeetCHD
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

Good service, nice location disappointing meal. I opted for a traditional meal of Bratwurst, Sauerkraut and Potato Purée. All three items were tasting and looked very sad on the plate. As a traditional German meal I expected more, as I have had lovely basic meals...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Calum_MacL
Reviewed January 19, 2019 via mobile

Me and Becky had lunch here and was nice. It did take a bit of time for our order to be taken however as soon as it was taken everything was nice. The best thing was the green sauce which was complimentary. It was good...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank The_Poppys030514
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Café Hauptwache is one place which cannot be missed by anyone. It’s bang in the middle of Hauptwache and stands out because of its old school architecture. The place has been offering food since 1904 and certainly doesn’t disappoint. The place is quite big and...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank deepaklovestravel
Reviewed January 7, 2019

Asked what they could offer Gluten Free. Was told nothing: Goodbye. They did not even offer a drink like coffee or cola. Just didn't care; couldn't be bothered. Appalled.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Brian T
Reviewed January 1, 2019

Best restaurant with classic architecture surrounded with city center and business hub. Very near to metro station and riverside. You can enjoy beer mug or two with beautiful evening here.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank sid_jorvekar
Reviewed January 1, 2019 via mobile

We had concierge make a reservation for us here, after getting turned away at other restaurants without reservations. They saved us a cute little table indoors next to a heater and were very attentive. The food was delicious. I reccomend this place- with reservations!

Date of visit: December 2018
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March 23, 2016|
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Response from Irina S | Reviewed this property |
Reservation online is not a problem. The restaurant has a site of their own, where you just have to choose the date and the time available on that day. Also, enter the number of people coming. The first time we just turned... More
March 23, 2016|
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Response from AkmalMagdy | Reviewed this property |
Not a must but better do to make sure you get an indoor table.
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