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Cafe Hauptwache

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German, Cafe, European, Central European, Contemporary
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An der Hauptwache, Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
10:00 - 23:00
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All hours
Sun 12:00 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 23:00
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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201 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited for a few drinks on way back to our hotel, it took a while to be served but was in prime location out the front of the bar. Was a nice vibe at this place and on the Saturday night we were there some supercars were doing laps around the place which was very cool including a Veyron.

Thank Daniel R
Talladega, Alabama
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210 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had traditional German dishes here but unconventional (for Germany) dishes are also available. The food was very good. The building housing the restaurant has been a cafe/restaurant of one sort or another for a long time and sits in a popular area of Frankfurt. Our particular waitress was quite efficient and very nice. She boxed by wife's meal (portion... More 

Thank sateldegaman
Sao Paulo, SP
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well, my wife and I were looking for some good place to find local cuisine dishes. We found this place by chance. Localization: 9 out of 10. Inside the heart of Frankfusrt, the place boasts an incredible geographical positionning. Services: 8 out of 10. German people is very pragmatic, so besure to have decided what are you eating before calling... More 

Thank Scattolini
Hilversum, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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46 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Entered this place for a quick dinner together with some collegueas. The service is correct and friendly. Ordered a steak which was well prepared and a good glas of beer.

Thank MartinJ207
Paris, France
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

The food is great but a bit overpriced. I had a big à very good caesar salad with chicken. My friend had a Frankfurt wurst with corteful salad, it was good as well. Apple strudel was as good as the rest. My hot chocolate was good and big but I think it was with water.

Thank alexandre c
Hamburg, Germany
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42 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016

We, my girlfriend and me, had two coffee drinks here and came out minus 10€ (incl tip). For just average coffee I consider this too much. There was a fair and some construction around the building, which made for pretty obstructed views. Also, while the house is nice enough from the outside, the interior is nothing to write home about.... More 

Thank David_at_large
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016

Although located in the middle of Frankfurt, this place offers nothing of interest. The food is okay, but nothing noteworthy. The prices are high for for you get. The service and atmosphere is just average. Better head elsewhere.

Thank Vladimir P
Udine, Italy
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72 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

Sit here just for drink a couple of beers.... 28€ for four bad pils. Homeland of beers.... and you served this?

Thank el_binho
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Not good variety of deserts, good location in the center of Frankfurt, good coffee, good options, crowded area

Thank Karim K
Sydney, Australia
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67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

After a day of sightseeing in Frankfurt we walked through the mall to try to find food at about 815pm . This cafe had a huge open air dining section (separated by potted plants from the general public). The food selection was good , something for most tastes . It was not a cheap restaurant but was not too expensive... More 

Thank BrianSydneyAustralia

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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$32
German, Cafe, European, Central European, Contemporary
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups
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?