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“Too touristy to have a Bavarian experience”
2 of 5 bubbles Review of Zum Franziskaner

Zum Franziskaner
Ranked #156 of 3,682 Restaurants in Munich
Price range: $5 - $38
Cuisines: Brew Pub, International, Gastropub, German, European, Central European
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Good for: Families with children, Business meetings, Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Description: The traditional Bavarian restaurant "Zum Franziskaner" is operated by the Reinbold family since April 1966. Together with approx. 120 members of staff and the 35 people strong kitchen team, this family run business looks after all the culinary needs of their customers. The perfect mix of different styles make this place a meeting point for connoisseurs of high class food, local and international celebrities, business people and lovers of a cherished Bavarian light meal - the Franziskaner the only large scale restaurant in Munich with a toque in the Gault & Millau. Our cherished Bavarian food is known worldwide for Weißwürste and Franziskaner mustard as well as our beer specialities. Come on in and see for yourself. The Reinbold family welcomes you to the Franziskaner!
Arnhem, The Netherlands
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181 reviews
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“Too touristy to have a Bavarian experience”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2012

I had dinner here and found the meal too bland. Nothing special at all, very simple presentation. Location is convient, close to Marienplatz. We only had a beer and a main course (schnitzel and tafelspitz (overcooked slices of beef).

I would not visit again - I think the location calls for a bit more.

Visited October 2012
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Sigirino, Switzerland
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55 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“A Classic Merenda”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2012

Try the Old Style Service in this Classic Bayern Venue. The Weiss Wurst with Mild Mustard, Potatoes Salad and Weiss Bier is a MUST. Do not forget LeberKase and the lovely Strudels. A MUST to TASTE if you visit Munich

Visited October 2012
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Singapore
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62 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Sumptuous Traditional German Cuisine”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2012

Excellent traditional German food - we had a one dish which was suckling pig meat : worth trying. The ambience is also something to experience : although several Asian tourists were there, it was otherwise clearly a place for the Bavarians to be and be seen.

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Munich
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“Bavarian breakfast, the place.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2012

We had a traditional Bavarian weisswurst breakfast and took along visitors from asia with a couple of young kids as well.

We sat in the covered, central courtyard very well laid out and spacious.

The quality of the food and service was excellent and friendly. The weissbier was also very fresh and perfect temperature.

Not to be missed, recommended and not just for locals.

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Amersfoort, Mpumalanga, South Africa
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108 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
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“Traditional German Food”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 10, 2012 via mobile

This place is located in the Altstadt of Munich. A huge restaurant with an outdoor terrace, an inside beergarten and lots of other possibilities to eat inside. The food is traditional German: wurst, sauerkraut and mashed potatoes. The wurstelplatte contains 5 different sausages with mashed potatoes, and mustard. nicely grilled and tastefull. The food is not cheap, but the meals are served very quick. I would recommend this place for real traditional German food, but do not expect haute cuisine.

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