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Schmalznudel - Cafe Frischhut

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Praelat-Zistl-Str. 8, 80331 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
+49 89 26023156
08:00 - 18:00
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Allen, Texas
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329 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The cafe appears in several guidebooks as possibly being the best doughnut ever. I'd put up a Krispy Kreme against the offering any time. The doughnut is good but not great and pricey for what you get. Our waitress couldn't wait to get the sugar coating before serving it to us. The cappuccino is less than average. The cafe may... More 

Thank plschilt
Northampton, United Kingdom
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1,438 reviews
684 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 934 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This popular Munich city centre institution serves just a few types of traditional pastries, one of which, the 'Schmalznudel', (a crisp oil fried doughnut of sorts), gives this great cafe its local nickname. I stopped here for breakfast one morning during a few days in Munich to sample the infamous 'Schmalznudel'... It totally lived up to expectations. Crisp, warm, dough... More 

Thank Roberts69
Berlin, Germany
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3 reviews
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Really friendly service, spoke great English and were really helpful. Simple menu which and the Schmalznudel was fantastic.

Thank RTR_MM
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104 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Ordered the schmalznudel, the fried round bread with a sink hole in the middle and it was dipped into sugar. It's plain and tasted not too bad with the sugar coating. Crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. Cost 2 euros btw

1 Thank Kaiwithacloud
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66 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017

OK this is an easy review to write. This place basically does one thing in a couple of different shapes and its nothing fancy. Schmalznudel is basically a doughnut. They are fried to order and you forget the diet, throw loads of sugar of them and eat with a cup of coffee or chocolate or orange juice. This place has... More 

1 Thank Getmearoom
Miami Beach, Florida
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We had breakfast here one of the days we were visiting Munich. These are some of the best pastries we've had in our trips all over the world. Everything was so fresh and flavors were subtle. They don't have a lot of choices but what they do they do excellently. Very good coffee as well. You will not be disappointed... More 

1 Thank syladom
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66 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

It is well located and the place is big, there is table outside and inside. The typical german food are really great. Staff speak a good english and have patience to explain about the food.

Thank Carolinamannna
Singapore, Singapore
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2017

This place is a must visit in case you are looking for local delicacies in Munich. It's one of the oldest and most famous bakeries in Munich. This is a must visit when in Munich.

Thank Amit V
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 March 2017

If you want to see what heaven taste like, go to this cafe. We had the schmalznudel and a kropfin (donut) and they were WONDERFUL. We even went back the next day. The cappuccinos were also very delicious. I would recommend this is everyone. MUST VISIT!!

1 Thank ambermulle
Saudi Arabia
1 review
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Its a very nice place to drink your coffee or tea and taste the traditional sweets....during summer you can sit outside and have a wonderful experience

Thank Kiriakos_Skarpas

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Praelat-Zistl-Str. 8, 80331 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Upper Bavaria  >  Munich
  • Phone Number: +49 89 26023156

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