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Ratskeller Munchen

#34 of 2,982 Restaurants in Munich
Certificate of Excellence
££ - £££
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Marienplatz 8 | 80331 Munich, 80331 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
+49 89 2199890
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10:00 - 01:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 01:00
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have had a dinner with family members and it was just great the food was very tasty, the only thing about my choice that the portion was not that big as I expected which I don't blame the restaurant for, and the Atmosphere was great the Restaurant was completely full a table reservation is recommended otherwise you will have... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our first night in Munich, on a Saturday night, after the Christmas markets, we were suddenly hungry for good German food on a cold night. As students in Europe, we would often go to the local Ratskeller restaurant for good, plentiful local food when we were new in town. Trying our luck again, we walked through a courtyard of the... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This place could, should, and probably is, excellent. The food was a delight, visiting at Easter gave an option of a simply superb Wiener Schnitzel with amazing white asparagus and buttered potatoes, and it was the nicest thing I've eaten in some considerable time. The Apple fritters which followed were excellent too. However, I'd almost got to the point where... More 

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Martin_Wieser, Geschäftsführer at Ratskeller Munchen, responded to this review

Dear Jerry1971, thank you for taking the time to give us such detailed feedback. We appreciate this very much. I am glad to hear that you liked our food so much. Have a great and save trip! Best wishes, Martin Wieser More 

Gulf Shores, Alabama
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244 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This is mostly a tourist restaurant on Marienplatz but it is very nice inside. You had to go down stairs to get to it. We wanted to go somewhere away from there but were tired and hungry. The menu was varied with lots of different choices. We got sausages, potato pancakes, and sour kraut with draft beer. The waiter was... More 

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Thank Mike L
Martin_Wieser, Geschäftsführer at Ratskeller Munchen, responded to this review

Dear Mike L., as stated many times before, we are not really what you called a tourist restaurant. Only about 30% of our dear guests come from all over the world. We are very grateful for every single one of them, as you can imagine. Otherwise we wouldn´t be able to fill all those 100 seats of our restaurant and... More 

The Hague, The Netherlands
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This famous and historical restaurant is located by the old city hall by Marienplatz. The atmosphere and decoration is typical bayerisch. And the cuisine is wonderful.

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Martin_Wieser, Geschäftsführer at Ratskeller Munchen, responded to this review

Dear walkerinbayern, you seem to like what our culture is offering to the world. Thank you for that and thank you very much for being our guest! Best wishes, Martin Wieser More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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122 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really beautiful building and lovely food. Not sure why we hadn't been before but we will definitely go back!

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Thank Ryn26
Martin_Wieser, Geschäftsführer at Ratskeller Munchen, responded to this review

Dear Ryn26, you words made me laugh... we´ve been asking ourselves the exact same question for the last 41 years, since we took over this place. Whenever I ask people, even locals, why they have not been to this place before, they all give the same answer: "I was afraid this place is for tourists only!" As you can imagine,... More 

Denver, Colorado
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5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here on our first night in Munich (jet lag and all!) The staff was really friendly. The place is huge, but we sat in the pub which is a little more low key than the regular restaurant. We all ordered the sausage platter that had all different kinds of sausages served with potatoes and sauerkraut. We probably should... More 

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Martin_Wieser, Geschäftsführer at Ratskeller Munchen, responded to this review

Dear kristenlparker, currently we are offering 24 different kinds of beer. Choosing the sausage platter was the right choice because of the fact that it is our most demanded dish. So many guests can´t be wrong... Thank you for visiting the Ratskeller of Munich! Best wishes, Martin Wieser More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At first we didnt know there is a restaurant in Rathaus, but it was a nice surpise! Food was good and there was more then enought!

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Martin_Wieser, Geschäftsführer at Ratskeller Munchen, responded to this review

Dear Kosice U., thank you very much for taking the time to comment your visit and for finding us in the cellar... Enjoy your visit to Munich! Best wishes, Martin Wieser More 

Laois
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28 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch....it was very good but very busy. Had to wait 30mins on the stairs before acknowledge! That's why 4 and not 5 star !

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Thank spconroy
Martin_Wieser, Geschäftsführer at Ratskeller Munchen, responded to this review

Dear spconroy, sorry for letting you wait.... It´s certainly not supposed to be this way. However, I am glad to hear that you enjoyed the rest so much. Thank you for taking the time to comment your stay at our restaurant! Best wishes, Martin Wieser More 

Oak Harbor
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I are in Munich for a short time so I had to find a place that had atmosphere and black forest cake to celebrate my birthday. This restaurant came highly recommended by Trip Advisor reviews and I was not disappointed! Delicious cake and Riesling Prosecco, lovely service from staff and picturesque setting. Love it :)

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Thank Molly S
Martin_Wieser, Geschäftsführer at Ratskeller Munchen, responded to this review

Dear Molly, I am glad to hear that you could spend a beautiful evening - especially on your birthday. You will hopefully remember this day all your life long... Best wishes from the Ratskeller Martin Wieser More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$54
Cuisine
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 01:00
Monday
10:00 - 01:00
Tuesday
10:00 - 01:00
Wednesday
10:00 - 01:00
Thursday
10:00 - 01:00
Friday
10:00 - 01:00
Saturday
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marienplatz 8 | 80331 Munich, 80331 Munich, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Upper Bavaria  >  Munich
  • Phone Number: +49 89 2199890
Description
The restaurant is located in the very heart of Germany´s secret capital - the Marienplatz of Munich.

There is no way you will get more down-town, since the Ratskeller is located in the cellar of the new town hall - built in the late 19th century... There are few places where you get to see more history while enjoying some of Munich´s best traditional dishes...

We certainly do offer vegan and vegetarian meals, too. Approx. 20% of our menu consists of meat-free food.

We really hope to see you here soon!

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