burgerandbeer

BURGER & BEER

It’s all in the name. Burgers & beer. These hand sized burgers are pretty close to ideal. Not too big, not too drippy, not too tofu. And then there’s always: beer. B&B is nothing fancy, but sometimes that’s the beauty.

Klenzestraße 40, Glockenbachviertel, burger-n-beer.de
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pescheria

PESCHERIA

Great place for fish just 200 meters from Flushing Meadows Hotel. Pick the fish of your choice from the display-cabinet or go with the daily menu. Probably not the cheapest place of all – but the again: quality has its price.

Fraunhoferstraße 13, Glockenbach, pescheria.de
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BRASSERIE COLETTE

French restaurant by star cook Tim Raue (have you seen his episode of Chef’s Table?). Not the cheapest place we’ve ever been to – but offers very agreeable vibe alongside an elevated brasserie menu. Fun fact: Colette was conceived as part of the retirement home – and cooks meals for the seniors who have settled into the same building.

Klenzestraße 72, Glockenbachviertel, brasseriecolette.de
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heyluigi

HEY LUIGI

Sounds like Naples, but smells like teen spirit. Hey Luigi is the very definition of a lively neighborhood hangout. This place is always shaking, thanks to their real-deal dishes, casual atmosphere and charismatic barkeepers.

Holzstraße 29, Glockenbach, heyluigi.de
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fraunhofer

WIRTSHAUS FRAUNHOFER

Our #1 suggestion if you’re looking for “unconventional Bavarian”. Fraunhofer has been around in one form or another since 1774. Refreshingly alternative, this place is more of a quaint tavern than a posh tourist trap. It’s quite possible that the very best (caramelized) Kaiserschmarrn in town is actually available right here. Fun fact: Hit Fraunhofer on Sundays after 11am for “Frühschoppen” (early drinks) when the o.g. “Krinoliner” brass band will toot your horn with badass Bavarian tunes. Prost!

Fraunhoferstraße 9, Glockenbach, fraunhofertheater.de
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charlie

VIETNAMESE

For superb Vietnamese food at fair prices, we suggest Charlie in Munich’s blue-collar district Untergiesing, just right across the Isar river. Or Koriander in Schwabing for a quick snack – as well as their second establishment Koriander Too, which is probably better suited for a sit-down dinner. If you’re at Charlie on a Saturday, make sure to visit their downstairs club too, as they only open once a week!

Schyrenstraße 8, Au, charl.ie
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Einsteinstraße 113, Haidhausen, korianderplus.de
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FEI SCHO

This is what happens, when a Vietnamese lady and a Bavarian dude get together and start a restaurant. Luu and Nico serve Asian-Bavarian delicatessen, like Dim Sun feat. Schweinebraten for example. Fei Scho (which means something along the lines of “better believe it” or “that’s right”) is an unpretentious place with “down-to-earth” seating arrangements and a charming staff.

Kolosseumstraße 6, Glockenbach, feischo.com
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KÖNIGSQUELLE

International DJs visiting Munich swear this place serves the best Wiener Schnitzel north of Vienna. Other than that, Königsquelle offers a beautiful classic interior and a cozy outside terrace – as well as a handwritten menu that happens to be quite hard to read. Another reason why we tend to stick to the Schnitzel.

Baaderplatz 2, Glockenbach, koenigsquelle.com
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goldeneskalb

STEAK

If you’re on a budget, you may want to consider an alternative. But if you’re looking for a top notch steak and a chilled upscale atmosphere, The Grill is just the place. Zum Goldenen Kalb adjacent to Viktualienmarkt is a good alternative, if you’re looking for something closer.

Lenbachplatz 8, Altstadt, the-grill-munich.de
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Utzschneiderstraße 1, Altstadt, zum-goldenen-kalb.de
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THE FLUSHING MEADOWS
HOTEL & BAR

Fraunhoferstraße 32
80469 Munich, Germany
Tel +49(0)89 552 791 70
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