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All the flavours of the world in one city

Frankfurt cuisine

A journey of discovery for all the senses

Frankfurt's restaurant scene lives up to its promise. Going out in Frankfurt is like going on a culinary world tour, ranging from hearty local specialities to exclusive gourmet experiences with Michelin stars.

The diversity of Frankfurt's cuisine is reflected in every corner of the city, from the quaint apple wine taverns where you can enjoy Frankfurt's beverage of choice, ‘Apfelwein’ (apple wine) in convivial company, to the exquisite Michelin-starred restaurants that enchant with innovative cooking techniques and a modern interpretation of traditional flavours.

An absolute must during any visit to Frankfurt is Saturday lunch at the Kleinmarkthalle. This time-honoured market hall offers a plethora of culinary delights, from freshly prepared local dishes to international delicacies that will take your taste buds on a journey around the world.

But the culinary journey of discovery doesn't end here. Frankfurt is well known for its innovative food scene, which combines traditional flavours with modern influences. From street-food creations that emphasise creativity and indulgence to Mediterranean and Asian delicacies, the city offers unique culinary experiences for every taste.


Frankfurt specialities


Restaurants with one or more Michelin stars


Rooftop bars with a view of or from the Frankfurt skyline

Over 2000

Restaurants serving local, regional or international dishes

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Frankfurt specialities

Discover Frankfurt's cuisine with seven specialities waiting for you. From refreshing apple wine to sweet Bethmännchen marzipan biscuits - there's something for everyone taste. Let yourself be seduced by this culinary variety and experience how Frankfurt's flavours make your palate dance. Now is the perfect time to explore the city's regional diversity of flavours!

  • Apple wine
  • Green sauce
  • Hand cheese (with music)
  • Frankfurter sausages
  • Frankfurt loin ribs
  • Frankfurter Kranz
  • Bethmännchen

Coffee, wine or tea?

All of the above have a tradition in Frankfurt

Well established in Frankfurt for many centuries, tea, coffee and wine reflect the city's rich culture and diverse history. Historically, Frankfurt was an important trading centre, a crossroads that made exotic goods such as tea and coffee from distant lands accessible. This tradition fostered a lively coffeehouse culture that is still felt today in the city's cosy cafés. Ronnefeldt, based in Frankfurt since 1823, enriches this tradition with the finest teas for connoisseurs and reflects the city's appreciation of high-quality luxury foods.

Frankfurt's wine scene benefits from its proximity to the slopes of the renowned Rheingau, one of Germany's oldest and most famous wine-growing regions, which has made the enjoyment of local wine a firm tradition. Visitors may purchase excellent wines as souvenirs at the City of Frankfurt's proprietary winery, offering them a wonderful opportunity to take the diversity of flavours and wine-growing heritage home with them.

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Restaurants in Frankfurt

A culinary revolution is bubbling in Frankfurt's alleyways, ranging from rustic apple wine taverns to avant-garde gourmet temples. Here, where tradition clashes heartily with modernity, a variety of flavours unfolds, ranging from hearty “Handkaes mit Musik” (small, round sour-milk cheeses marinated in olive oil, onions and caraway seeds) to innovative, regionally inspired menus served in "Hessen à la Carte" establishments.

Every corner tells its own story, be it through the sparkling pleasure of a glass of fresh apple wine or the sophisticated flavours that come together magically in the city's kitchens. Frankfurt is a paradise for gourmets, a place where every meal is a journey of discovery.

Whether you're looking for a cosy evening in a traditional tavern or want to explore the culinary heights of a Michelin-starred restaurant, the metropolis on the River Main has unforgettable moments of indulgence in store. Explore, taste, love - Frankfurt cuisine is waiting for you.

Michelin Star Restaurants

in Frankfurt

Frankfurt offers gourmands an excellent selection of restaurants of the highest quality. Several Michelin-starred kitchens spoil guests in an elegant atmosphere with innovative culinary art of the highest order.

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Rooftop Bars in

Good reasons to take a break

Want to experience Frankfurt from above? Rooftop bars offer the perfect backdrop. With breathtaking panoramic views of the skyline, social pleasures and beautiful vistas merge seamlessly here. Each and every bar tells its own story, from chic lounges to relaxed terraces.

Whether at sunset or beneath star skies - here, you will find your place above Frankfurt's rooftops. In addition to innovative cocktails, culinary delights await you to tantalise your taste buds. A visit is not just a drink, but an invitation to discover the pulsating heart of the city from a new, lofty perspective