Top 10 Things to Eat in Frankfurt
If you are new in town and looking to try some of the best dishes to eat in Frankfurt, then this list is perfect for you.
Frankfurt is a busy city with many popular restaurants where you can eat dishes from all over the world.
Whether you want to eat a nutritious breakfast that will fill you with energy for the rest of the day, have a tasty lunch with friends, or take your date to enjoy a sophisticated meal, these are the dishes you can’t miss to eat.
The top 10 things to eat in Frankfurt include dishes from all over the world, as well as traditional German ones.
Don’t leave town without having tasted these masterpieces that are the pride of their restaurants. Without further ado, here are the top 10 things to eat in Frankfurt. Guten Appetit!
1. Best Worscht in Town
With a self-explanatory name like that its no surprise that this restaurant offers delicious Worschts with 8 different levels of spiciness, going from the mildest level to the hottest being with habanero sauce.
The Curry Wurst is the house’s special, it has a delicious balance between the flavor of the curry and the juicy taste of its meat.
Just make sure you complement your meal with one of their delicious homemade sauces and you’re set for the meal of your dreams.
Furthermore you can tell that the guys at Best Worscht are very proud of their Bio- and Vegan Wurst as well as their ‘Bauernbrot’ which is unlike the typical bread you might expect usually.
Location: Nordend-Ost. Bergerstr. 80, 60316
If you’re a fan of Arab food but feel like once you’ve eaten in an Arab restaurant you have tasted them all, then you are up for a surprise.
This is the place where you can get traditional Arab food dishes like Falafels, Kebabs, and Shawarmas made with the best ingredients and cooked to perfection. Don’t think it over, enjoy the best made Arab food in Frankfurt now.
Location: Nordend-West. Adlerflychtplatz 60318
3. Im Herzen Afrikas
If you want to try authentic Ethiopian cuisine, Im Herzen Afrikas is the place to look for.
Here you get traditional dishes, like the spicy Timtimo, made with red split lentils and served with the fluffy Injera bread to pick up your Timtimo and absorb all of its flavor.
Take a break from your average Chinese and Italian restaurants and try the new flavors that this African culinary embassy has to offer.
And while you’re at it, don’t waste the chance to taste their Lamb based dishes and their succulent Spicy Chicken.
Location: Bahnhofsviertel. Gutleutstr. 13, 60329
This Izakaya-style restaurant offers popular traditional Japanese dishes cooke with a typical Japanese detail to create a perfect flavor.
Their Kushiyaki is a perfect example of this, with its juicy pieces of chicken slowly cooked on the grill in brochettes and seasoned with the thick soy-based tare sauce.
Stop by Mangetsu and order a set of Kushiyaki, we guarantee you’ll end up licking your fingers after eating this juicy gem.
Location: Bockenheim. Varrentrappstr. 57, 60486
This trendy Japanese restaurant makes the best sushi in town.
Iwashe’s sushi is made with the freshest seaweed, sticky rice, and high-quality tuna, delicately prepared so as to enhance its flavor and presentation.
This is not your average chain restaurant sushi. Here the sushi is prepared using fresh high-quality tuna, just like in the streets of Tokyo.
Enjoy the real taste of sushi, with rolls that melt in your mouth like and give you an overdose of flavor of this traditional Japanese dish.
Location: Innenstadt. Vilbeler Str. 31, 60313
6. Fontana di Trevi
This classy Italian restaurant attracts some of the most refined foodies in the city thanks to their delicious tagliatelle dishes and specially their Black Tagliatelle with Green Asparagus.
These Tagliatelle are dyed with squid ink so as to give it its characteristic color and flavor, somewhat fishy and salty, and combined with the fresh asparagus and cream, it gives the dish a wonderful hybrid taste between marine and earthy.
Make sure to stop by Fontana di Trevi to try this unique dish and open new horizons of tastes for you.
Location: Nordend-West. Mittelweg 60, 60318
7. Chalet 18
Chalet 18 is the go-to place in Frankfurt when it comes to French cuisine.
This cozy little restaurant surprised us with their delicious Duck a l’Orange, one of the classic French dishes.
The duck’s meat is just so tender and juicy on the inside, yet crispy from the outside and with the added fragrance of the oranges in the duck’s skin…mmm, this is a meal to die for.
Location: Bockenheim. Grempstr. 18, 60487
8. Ristorante Sardegna
It only took us a moment after we stepped inside this restaurant for the smells that came to the kitchen to transport us to the beaches of Campania and Sardinia.
With a menu that includes the best examples of Sardinian and Italian cuisine, the Ristorante Sardegna is an oasis of the Mediterranean located inside of Germany.
Their Spaghetti Aglio is one of their emblematic dishes.
Made with pressed garlic and olive oil that is tossed with spaghetti, this dish can be served with Parmesan cheese or dried chili according to your taste.
Make sure to accompany this beauty with a fine wine. Bon Appetit.
Location: Altstadt. Fahrgasse 84, 60311
9. Leon Restaurant
This classy restaurant has the perfect combination between good food and flair. Their best dish is the Gorgonzola Ravioli with Walnut Stuffing.
The Gorgonzola cheese, with its creamy texture and strong flavor takes a strong protagonism in this dish without overpowering the buttery taste and fluffy texture of the Walnut Stuffing.
This is no spaghetti and meatballs, but a real example of why Italian cuisine has rightfully become worldwide famous.
Make sure you don’t miss the chance to go to this concert of flavors.
Location: Westend-Süd. Feuerbachstr. 5, 60325
10. Apfelweinwirtschaft Proletariat
This popular restaurant offers some of the best traditional German dishes and is a place where you will find meat and beer in abundance.
But their Nuernberger bratwursts is the real star of the place.
Made with pork based sausages seasoned with fresh marjoram, these sausages have a distinctly strong taste and fragrance, and are usually served with bread and seasoned with mustard or green sauce.
Just one bite is enough to hook you up to this traditional German meal.
Location: Sachsenhausen-Süd. Mörfelder Landstr. 11, 60598