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Max Stark

#39 of 1,926 Restaurants in Cologne
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Altstadt-Nord
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Unter Kahlenhausen 47, 50668 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 (0) 0221 / 200 56 33.
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11:00 - 00:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It's a bit of a walk from the cathedral area, but it's worth it. We showed around 7:30 on a Saturday night. It was packed. We had some beer from very busy yet attentive bartenders while waiting, and got a table in about 20 minutes. The food was fantastic and the service was friendly. I couldn't believe how good the... More 

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Thank Nicole P
Worcester, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Looked this place up on TripAdvisor when in cologne and definitely glad I did. Really good atmosphere, beer and food

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Thank justin B
New York
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13 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love the atmosphere of this place. When full, feel free to share your table. The serving sizes are huge and flavourful! The local beer on tap is excellent! Kept going back every time for more! Service was quick and efficient!

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Thank twizm
Cologne, Germany
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22 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Very nice and authentic location with the best local beer in town. And the food is a good value, too. Spend a evening there and taste the fresh kölsch beer and meet some locals.

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San Diego, California
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This is a fantastic restaurant with good food, good people and great beer. You must try the fried pork knuckle but it's only offered on Fridays and you have to make a reservation several weeks in advance. Believe me, it's well worth the wait. Definitely family friendly but loud and crowded. What a great time and I always try to... More 

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Thank Marc H
Vancouver, Washington
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40 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

We had the bratwurst and the Wiener schnitzel, it was excellent with excellent frite!! Great service and good local bier. Everyone else here for lunch was a local which usually indicates good food. We enjoyed it!

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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Love the fresh beer and also the food.Very authentic KOLN food. great atmosphere. Great service. Will be back

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Thank David W
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38 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

Very good food, excellent beer. If you want to try the real typical german food, Max Stark is the right place for you!

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Waterloo, Belgium
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

Although this isn't unusual for a place in Europe to only take cash, one has to bear in mind that it is a little off the beaten track so make sure you have money before visiting. Staff were more than a little unfriendly and if you can't speak even a little German then you might struggle. One person in our... More 

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Thank Michelle M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

The restaurant was packed with people, mostly locals. We entered and were warmly greeted by a waitress. Despite our non-existent German, we were quickly seated and offered an English menu. The waitress kept the beer flowing while we waited for our food, which was absolutely delicious! This place felt very typical German and not touristy.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, Bar, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unter Kahlenhausen 47, 50668 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Altstadt-Nord
  • Neighbourhood: Altstadt-Nord
  • Phone Number: +49 (0) 0221 / 200 56 33.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?