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“I previously reviewed this place as terrible, but I am now changing my mind.”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Cafe Maldaner

Cafe Maldaner
Ranked #1 of 9 Dessert in Wiesbaden
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: German, Cafe, European
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Good for: Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff
Wiesbaden, Germany
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“I previously reviewed this place as terrible, but I am now changing my mind.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2014

Went here again after having a bad experience, because my friend was really craving German pastries and wanted to try it out. This time, I was pleasantly surprised at how good the service was. Maybe the first time I went, my server was having a bad day--who knows. Anyhow, it's charming inside. It looks like a turn-of-the-century Viennese coffeehouse. I ordered from the lunch menu and it was very good, beef rouladen with whipped cauliflower puree. My friend's Caesar salad was great too. We both got Kaffee and Kuchen afterwards, which is their CLAIM TO FAME and I see why!! Excellent. The waitress was friendly and attentive. So now I am giving it 5 stars.

Visited April 2014
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Wiesbaden, Germany
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“Lovely atmosphere, good food.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

I've visited Cafe Maldaner twice, based on the recommendation of friends. It's a beautiful cafe, and well appointed, with dramatic floral arrangements, crystal chandeliers, and lush upholstery. As you let yourself in through the brass revolving door, it's like you're traveling back in time at least a century. I go on days when my children are not with me, and it makes it all the more special. Children are allowed, but I choose to reserve this cafe for mature company. There is a large pastry and chocolate selection that you can purchase from the showcase, or you can sit down and choose something from the menu. They offer an English language menu, but the translations are very vague, so it is helpful to have a little bit of German knowledge, or a German resource (google translate, a pocket dictionary, or a German speaking friend)! The wait staff is very curteous, and dressed in classic black and white server costume. Highly recommend this place!

  • Visited April 2014
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Wiesbaden, Germany
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“Wonderful Sunday Brunch”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

lovely restaurant with a great brunch served on 3 - tier serving plate with a variety of items. Service was great and atmosphere nice. MAKE A RESERVATION

  • Visited April 2014
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Wiesbaden, Germany
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“A Great Wiesbaden Tradition”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2014

We love this place and visit a couple times per month. It is always busy, the cake and coffee are always delicious. The service is iffy- sometimes friendly and efficient, other times slow and cold. No one ever tries to rush you out. The decor is unique and the place has a Viennese coffee shop feel. We love the little gift shop by the front door- it's easy to miss because the place is so crowded and the decor so busy. Their buyer picks out some nice little seasonal/holiday pieces, although prices are high. Maldaner tends to have an older clientele. It is centrally located in the pedestrian zone.

If you are looking for a cozier, quieter place, go to Dale's Cake at Nerostrasse 12. The baked goods/quiches/soups are all great. The service is consistently friendly, too.

  • Visited May 2014
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“wonderful viennese cafe”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2014

This cafe does not really need good reports, as it is always full. The cakes, mainly Austrian in flavour, are magnificent and the coffee/hot chocolate superb. I have not eaten better Kaiserschmarren since my Alpine travels.

  • Visited May 2014
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