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Mainkai 15, 60311 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
+49 69 26097565
10:00 - 20:30
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Sat - Sun 09:00 - 20:30
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After looking around the old town of Frankfurt, I took a little break in this place. I ordered espresso machiatto, a piece of apple tart and a cake. Yes the coffee and food were really good. And the staff lady was very kind and lovely :) Also while you are staying there you will be able to enjoy a nice... More 

Thank kes2521
Palma de Mallorca, Spain
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was there for lunch and I love the food and the service. It was a woman in a fantastic mood laughing and singing. She realized that I was Spanish and she greet me in my language. The food is delicious and also the cakes. For shure we will return back soon. I wish a lot of success to this... More 

Thank Ssesale
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13 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2017

It's a cute cafe in Altstadt (Old town) which offers a nice view to Main river. Service is fast and staff are friendly with great sense of humor. Whatever we had there - a chicken schnitzel, salad and soup, as well as apple cider and coffee- was nice and affordable. This cafe, unlike many others in Frankfurt, offers wifi with... More 

Thank Anna B
Dublin, Ireland
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69 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We had brunch here and it was fab. Great staff. A great find. Eggs are fantastic. Great atmosphere and lovely view of the river

Thank Whe1o
Kansas City, Missouri
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

We were cold and wandering the river front and stumbled into this spot. Absolutely awesome breakfast and coffee but even better service! I must admit, we were in town from America and didn't speak German but the wait staff was super accommodating. Even helped us find sites to see and helped us find our hotel!

Thank heckler311
Hoschton, Georgia
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We came here on January 2 for a coffee after a nice walk through the city. It was cozy and warm, great atmosphere. The coffee was excellent, friendly service and a perfect location with a view of the Main river.

Thank MartinaWismer
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for breakfast and thoroughly enjoyed it. Great variety, all day breakfast options & lunch looked good too. Delicious coffee, fresh produce & the friendliest service I've experienced in my 5 years in Germany. Would happily return.

Thank Bexsta911
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19 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

Went here for breakfast on a recommendation and was delighted by the quality and freshness of the food and very friendly service. We repeated our three days in the city. The view is a plus!

Thank abrahambcn
Frankfurt, Germany
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55 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

We visited this place first in 2013 once visiting Frankfurt and now after 3 years we came again to see if the breakfast is still as good as it used to be. I have to say it is. Also a nice view on the river.

Thank Ivona P p
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I was planning to go to this cafe for several months and finally visited a few days ago. Cafe was full of people, so I got excited to have a good meal. I've waited quite long to order and get food. Staffs were nice to ME, however, I saw couple of staffs yelling/bothering chinese guy who sat not far from... More 

Thank Isabel K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$16
International, Cafe, European, Central European, German, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, View, Kids, Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
10:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mainkai 15, 60311 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hesse  >  Frankfurt>  > Altstadt
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt
  • Phone Number: +49 69 26097565
Looking for a stylish cafe with a direct view of Main? Then we would like to extend a warm welcome to a delicious gourmet breakfast or a powerful espresso with a piece of self-brewed tiramisu.

We gladly offer freshly prepared dishes, salads and snacks for in between. Enjoy your evening with a glass of wine and get them to move out of the passing cruise ships in the holiday mood.

Plan to spend with your colleagues or friends together a leisurely afternoon or evening with us? We have room for up to 40 people and ask you for also like a menu together.

Even if you want to make someone a little treat, we keep vouchers for you, you give it out a dinner for two or a sweet "coffee party".

We, the Mainkai CAFE - BISTRO team are looking forward to your visit!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?