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Cafe Hauptwache

$$ - $$$
German, Cafe, European, Central European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
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An der Hauptwache, Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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279 reviews
231 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is a very picturesque restaurant right in the heart of the shopping area. It looks like something from a film set. We sat outside in the sunshine and watched the world go by. Prices are a little higher because of location but portions are good. We opted for two of the local dishes, sausage with sauce served with chips... More 

Thank Lynne F
Barnsley, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a cold April day I sat outside surrounded by heaters, I could have sat indoors though but the whole place was so lovely.

Thank Ken S
Toronto, Canada
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190 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had Schweinhaxe and Spargel as the two main courses. Both were outstanding, as was the service. The prices were reasonable. The service was good. The choice of seating was either noisy and warm indoors, or dark and cold outdoors (but with blankets provided). Both had their advantages and drawbacks. Given the location, we were pleasantly surprised. It's great for... More 

Thank intrepid1406
Beirut, Lebanon
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436 reviews
286 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I had a tenderloin beefsteak with fresh asparagus and baked potatoes...everything was delicious especially the steak sauce...I had a wheetbeer too...sitting area is nice outside...service is excellent and staff are so friendly...I will come back again...it's highly recommended

Thank Issa M
San Francisco
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159 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were just ambling from Romer to the shopping areas and came upon this place. We got a table inside (rainy day), and had sausage and fish and chips, respectively. Both dishes were very good for what it is and service was swift and friendly. The place quickly filled up with people having anything from desserts to drinks to dinner... More 

Thank Plumesie
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37 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

At very nice location. Close to Zeil. Very nice building but we sat outside. Very restful during sunshine late afternoon at March. It was our first time in center Frankfurt and we were happy that we chose this place to drink and have some late lunch. It was a bit pricey but normal for the location. Menu is classical German/... More 

Thank Fefeko
Frankfurt, Germany
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44 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

We just stopped for a beer and some pommes frites, which were good. It is a beautiful place, with a great terrace to enjoy with good weather.

Thank laurabaztan
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We tried schnitzel, rump steak and apfelstrudel but the tastes were not as we expected. On the other hand the place and service was good.

Thank Basar O
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

I have been with Friends in Cafe Hauptwache for a diner. We had a reservation. Unfortunately, we need to wait more than a quarter of an hour for the waiter to appear and get our orders. Within next 15 min we got drunks and starters, for main course we need to wait much longer. Finally have to admit the food... More 

Paris, France
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

After 20 Minutes, I am finally able to place my order for a rare steak and grilled vegetables. 20 Minutes later, 2 sausages and mashed potatoes arrived....mistake sorry....30 minutes later my steak is on the table but welldone....no taste. Add a beer and you reach 50€...a rip off... ciao ! The nice waiter is confused. Not her fault. You will... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$33
German, Cafe, European, Central European, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: An der Hauptwache, Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hesse  >  Frankfurt>  > Innenstadt
  • Neighbourhood: Innenstadt
  • Phone Number: +496921998627

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?