The 10 Best Restaurants In Augsburg, Germany

Maria Menegaki

One of Germany‘s oldest cities, Augsburg will surprise you with its rich culture and history. As you stroll through its ancient streets, take a break and enjoy a meal at one of the numerous restaurants in the city. The Culture Trip brings you a list of the top 10 dining establishments in Augsburg.

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1. Ratskeller


Located in the basement of the Augsburg town hall, this is a top choice if you want to experience an authentic, traditional meal. Dedicated to Bavarian cuisine, Ratskeller is the perfect place for social gatherings with family or friends. If you time your visit right, you might be able to have fun at one of their regular theme nights and concerts. For warm summer evenings, their outdoor terrace is a perfect location in which to indulge in some drinks.
Address & telephone number: Rathausplatz 2, Augsburg, +49 821 31988238

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2. Papageno

Restaurant, Contemporary

Bavarian sampler
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In the heart of Augsburg, right next to the City Theater, you will find this unique restaurant. What makes Papageno special is their attention to simple dishes with high-quality ingredients, as well as their themed menus. If you’re traveling with a large group, book a meal at the award-winning ‘Papageno Gourmet‘.

3. Berghof


Are you looking to try typical Bavarian food in a relaxed atmosphere? If so, Berghof is worth a visit. Always paying attention to the quality of their fare, Berghof source their ingredients straight from local suppliers. Since it is popular among young locals, make sure to book your table ahead.
Address & telephone number: Bergstraße 12, Augsburg, +49 821 9984322

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4. Lustküche

Restaurant, European

Distinguished by its romantic atmosphere, this small restaurant is definitely worth a visit. The low lighting, candles and lounge music create the perfect ambiance in which to enjoy its fresh and creative cuisine. Lustküche’s interesting and frequently changing menu will exceed even the highest expectations.

5. Bayerisches Haus am Dom

Bayerisches Haus am Dom

After visiting the famous sights of the city, there’s nothing better than ending your evening with a great traditional meal. For a top-notch Bavarian atmosphere, extensive food options and flavorful beer, visit Bayerisches Haus am Dom. If you find it hard to choose your dish, their excellent specials are a perfect option.
Address & telephone number: Johannisgasse 4, Augsburg, +49 821 3497990

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6. John Benton

John Benton

If you’re looking for something simple yet delicious, this is the the perfect place at which to find it. An excellent selection of European dishes combined with generous portions and attentive service will make John Benton a place to remember. Close to the city center, it is highly recommended to visit after a busy day of sightseeing.
Address & telephone number: Karolinenstraße 8, Augsburg, +49 821 518090

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7. Brauhaus 1516

Brauhaus 1516

Who said that waiting for the train can’t be a good experience? When you exit the railway station, take a look to your left. Brauhaus 1516 is popular both for its delicious food and its selection of brewed beer. Just be careful – some varieties are strong.
Address & telephone number: Viktoriastraße 1, Augsburg, +49 821 4540480

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8. Manyo


If you want to diversify your gastronomic journey in Augsburg, we have the perfect choice. Meaning “ten thousand poems” in Japanese, Manyo serves excellent meat, fish, and vegetarian dishes. Whether you’re a newcomer or an expert when it comes to Japanese cuisine, their extensive menu will not disappoint you.
Address & telephone number: Schertlinstraße 12A, Augsburg, +49 821 571119

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9. Nikos Tavernaki

Restaurant, Greek

Specializing in Greek appetizers called mezedes, Nikos Tavernaki is a small, family-run restaurant in the center of the city. Even if you know nothing about Greek food, the owner will give you great advice on what dish to choose. Since the place is very popular, don’t be surprised to find it packed.

10. Il Gallo Nero

Il Gallo Nero

At Il Galo Nero, you can enjoy tasty and beautifully decorated dishes with some of the greatest wine options. Both the elegant interior and the outside seating, located under a few dense trees, will provide the atmosphere for an excellent dining experience.
Address & telephone number: Jakobsplatz 9, Augsburg, +49 821 3194201

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