Collected by Clare Posnack
Große Friedberger Str. 16, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Dine by candlelight in the quaint and romantic Ristorante Rustico. This Italian gem—just across the street from the Westin—has a warm welcoming staff, impressive wine list, and serves a plentiful variety of pizzas, pastas, and meat dishes, all...
Konrad-Adenauer-Straße 7, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
This authentic sushi hotspot—voted Frankfurt's best Japanese restaurant by Frankfurt geht aus! in 2015—is well known for its diverse menu and enticing daily lunch specials. Head here with a small group for their entertaining teppanyaki style...
Große Friedberger Str. 8, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
After working up an appetite shopping the Zeil, stop into this small bistro—with big portions—for genuine German fare. This unpretentious restaurant serves everything from schnitzel to sauerbraten with a plethora of local Frankfurt beer to wash it...
Walther-von-Cronberg-Platz 2-4, 60594 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Order a scoop of velvety organic ice cream or healthy frozen yogurt, add a handful of your favorite mix-in ingredients, and watch as the server blends and slides your dessert across the -15C slab of stone. The result? Dream Cream. The Cooking Ape,...
Heiligkreuzgasse 29, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Ariston is a contemporary restaurant that has a modern culinary interpretation of traditional Greek cuisine. The meze plate—complete with cold cuts, cheeses, olives, and pickles— is a perfect snack to quickly curb your hunger and is great when...
Fürstenbergerstraße 179, 60322 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
This warm and ambient restaurant makes you feel right at home with abstract artwork and low lighting. With one Michelin star, Weinsinn delivers with beautiful presentation, excellent execution, and top notch customer service. The tables are cozy...
Opernplatz 2, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Across from the Alte Oper—Frankfurt’s opera house—is a restaurant known for its wide variety of effortlessly simple dishes. KuBu is centrally located and is great for business dinners and date nights, as the internal layout between tables is...
Vilbeler Str. 32, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Exceptional Thai food can be a rare find when traveling in Germany, but Rama V truly embodies the culinary culture behind their cuisine. Their uncompromisingly authentic recipes have been passed down for generations, creating dishes that are...
Untermainkai 17, 60329 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Sip a glass of red wine as you look out over the terrace of Main Nizza at the beautiful park and river below. While this restaurant is known for its fabulous views and amazing location, their ever-changing daily specials ensure that only the...
Goethestraße, 63825 Schöllkrippen, Germany
On a charmingly small alleyway—just under 400 meters long—you will find a hidden paradise considered to be the 5th Avenue or Rodeo Drive of Downtown Frankfurt. Goethestrasse boasts the latest collections of high-end international fashion designers...
97877 Wertheim am Main, Germany
Wertheim Village is a chic outlet shopping village that makes for a great day trip away from bustling Frankfurt. At this outlet, you will find major fashion brands up to 60% off year round. They also offer great guest services to ease your day of...
Berger Str., Frankfurt am Main, Germany
A great place to take in the authentic Frankfurt lifestyle, Berger Street runs through the intimate and down-to-earth neighborhood of Bornheim, and is filled with funky boutiques and second-hand stores that are perfect for those hard-to-find...
Hasengasse 2, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
This small local boutique specializes in high quality woolen blankets from around the world. Chat with the charming store owner, Natalie, to gain insider knowledge about the variety of colorful throws offered in materials such as merino, cashmere,...
An der Kleinmarkthalle 11, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Explore a treasure trove of well-preserved designer pieces at this high end second-hand store. Aschenputtel, which translates to Cinderella, is filled with luxurious vintage fashion and accessories for both men and women. As opposed to other...
Hasengasse 5-7, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Browse through aisles of local produce, raw and cured meats, fresh fish, cheese, wine, and more at this indoor market with over 60 vendor stalls. Kleinmarkthalle sells plenty of local German fare, including schnitzel and sausages of course, as...
Stiftstraße 6, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
A dimly lit bar with an ambitious cocktail menu, professional mixologists mastering their craft, and a fun, lighthearted atmosphere makes Luna Bar a fabulous place to grab drinks and relax. While there is a big variety on the menu, the bartenders...
Mainkai 7, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Ring the bell to the inconspicuous steel-gray door at 7 Mainkai along the river, and wait for the dapper young gentleman to open the door and guide you into one of Frankfurt’s best kept secrets. Die Rote Bar—located next to a shisha lounge with...
Zeil 85-93, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
This cosmopolitan-style underground music hall is a cool place to catch a concert, have some drinks, and let loose. The basement of the Gibson Club, where the live music takes place, is slightly raw and industrial with bits of exposed cement,...
Dominikanergasse 5, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Step onto the old train making up the Ebbelwei Express, grab a glass of your complimentary apple wine, and take a simple tour through the highlights of Frankfurt. This unguided tour is a fabulous way to sip the local wine specialty while taking in...
Biebergasse 7, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Originally a coffee concept store created in Hamburg, Beanie Bee Coffee Deluxe is a crisply modern place to come relax, whether you are looking to unwind or reload. Conveniently located near the Zeil, this coffee shop is a great place to refuel...
Mainkai 15, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Grab breakfast at this riverside café and catch up on local and international news with their endless supply of newspapers and magazines. This small café is often overlooked, but serves great coffee, tea, and small meals including salads, egg...
Große Bockenheimer Str. 32, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
There’s nothing quite like a freshly pressed juice or smoothie to kickstart your day. At Chiquita Fruit Bar, order a fruit smoothie or juice ranging in flavor from banana to raspberry pomegranate. They also sell fruit salads, milkshakes, whole and...
Sachsenhausen, Frankfurt, Germany
Go south of the river to the historic neighborhood of Sachsenhausen, filled with quaint bars and local apple wine taverns that is a pleasant escape from the modern architecture and skyscrapers of downtown Frankfurt. This area is very social and...
Friedberger Landstraße, 60316 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Head north to the green oasis in the middle of a concrete jungle, with tall trees, colorful flower beds, and a giant outdoor chess game. Von Bethmann Park is the perfect place to have a picnic, go for a run, or ride a bike in Frankfurt.
Börsenpl. 4, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Known as the 10th largest stock exchange in the world, this exceptional place is a must see if the inner workings of finance and trading excite you. Frankfurt’s market accounts for over 90 percent of the turnover in the Germany economy. The stock...
Heiligkreuzgasse 16, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Tigerpalast is an intimate theater, holding up to 190 guests, that puts on a show of more than ten circus acts and cabaret performances from around the world. This show, which is offered twice a night, has everything from the juggler to the...
Domstraße 10, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
This museum is considered one of the most extensive contemporary art collections in Germany. The Museum of Modern Art holds works by artists like Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. The building and infrastructure is said by some to be equally as...
Römerberg 23, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
The three interconnected buildings with ridged roofs in Romerberg Plaza make up Frankfurt’s City Hall that truly embodies this city’s historic past. The inside of the building is exceptionally beautiful, with ornate paintings and seamlessly...
Domplatz 1, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Cathedral of St. Bartholomew is a 14th century historic church that had over 300 years of service as the coronation site for holy Roman emperors. This fascinating—and free to visit—landmark is filled with rich history and breathtaking...
Mainkai, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
A peaceful escape from the bustling city awaits just a 15-minute walk from The Westin at Mainkai Street. Take a stroll along the river on this promenade and get a panoramic view of Frankfurt’s impressive skyline. With cafés and restaurants along...
Neue Mainzer Str. 52-58, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
This 56 story, 200 meter skyscraper is the only one in Frankfurt that’s open to the public. The Main Tower, named after the river, has two observation decks, as well as a full service bar and restaurant. For seven euros, you can take the elevator...
Braubachstraße 14, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Bitter & Zart, near the Frankfurt cathedral, is worth a meander off the Römerplatz, either to shop for chocolate treasures or to linger over a cake and coffee. In the shop, milk, white, and dark chocolates are individually wrapped for the season...
Opernplatz 1, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
The old opera is probably the most beautiful place in Frankfurt, easily accessible from the Zeil shopping street, and just terrific in the spring or summer. There is nothing better than good weather as you stand in the large square next to the...
Römerberg 26, 60311 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Römerberg is a nice place to walk. On a stroll here you'll venture into quaint shops and restaurants. There are plenty of options for great German beer in this area. Plus, it's close to the Main River where after you enjoy your food and beer. Make...
Zeil 106 1. UG- 7. OGU-Bahn Station, An der Hauptwache, 60313 Frankfurt am Main, Germany
This futuristic shopping center twists and turns you on metal paths, guiding you fluidly through the best shopping in Frankfurt. With eight floors of beautifully light-flooded architecture and one of the longest escalators in Europe, this massive...
Rheinuferstraße 7, 65385 Rüdesheim am Rhein, Germany
Living, or even just traveling, for awhile in Germany can result in quickly tiring of traditional German cuisine and the same schnitzel offerings at every restaurant. The 'Schweinesteak Melba' at Restaurant Zum Anker in Assmannshausen blows all...
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