Hofbräuhaus München

Hofbräuhaus MünchenHofbräuhaus München
Hofbräuhaus MünchenHofbräuhaus München
Brewery, Bar, Eatery

Platzl 9
München, 80331
Germany

+49 89 290136-100 | map
hofbraeuhaus.de

Notes:
BEER STATS
Average:
3.73
Beers:
24
Ratings:
7,774
PLACE STATS
Average:
4.11
Reviews:
92
Ratings:
124
pDev:
10.71%
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Rated by AlpacaAlpaca from New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

Jun 13, 2014
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Rated: 4.71 by Mojo9 from Illinois

Dec 30, 2021
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Rated by rashjay from Michigan

3.17/5  rDev -22.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3
Exceptionally rude service on multiple occasions.
Oct 03, 2020
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Reviewed by XXXX from Georgia

2.79/5  rDev -32.1%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3 | service: 2 | selection: 3
It was around 2009 when i was there last, but one of those places you dont forget. I was with a medium sized group so service didnt exist. Selection was about what you would expect from a tourist fill beer hall. Didnt try the food, so no news there. Over all worth seeing just to say you did it. Just dont expect great things.
May 12, 2020
 
Rated: 4.09 by RiceOwls27 from Texas

Feb 05, 2020
 
Rated: 4.25 by DrBass from Maryland

Sep 24, 2019
 
Rated: 4.15 by emincems from Turkey

Jul 19, 2019
 
Rated: 4.24 by Stignacious from New York

Mar 03, 2019
 
Rated: 3.81 by Abe_Froman from Massachusetts

Nov 14, 2018
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Rated by frazbri from Ohio

3.45/5  rDev -16.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3
It's everything they told you it would be. Fun, crowded, tourists,..
The beer is solid, and it's a fun spot.
Oct 25, 2018
 
Rated: 4.33 by HopBelT from Belgium

Jul 31, 2018
 
Rated: 4.26 by Ghardy20 from California

Jun 05, 2018
 
Rated: 3.85 by Zekenyce from New Jersey

May 27, 2018
 
Rated: 3.99 by jcoleMA66 from Massachusetts

May 18, 2018
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Reviewed by chrisjws from California

4.07/5  rDev -1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4
It's the experience you will instaface, snapwitter and mytube all day. The vibe alone is worth the visit. This place is as authentic, quintessential experience as it gets anywhere. If you're worried about the selection, the food or the fact they don't have whalezbro, then you suck.
May 13, 2018
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Reviewed by AlexBrews from Missouri

4.03/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3 | food: 4
The Hofbrauhaus is packed day and night, so it may take a while to be waited on, but once you are waited on, the waitress/beer maid will visit you often. Come for the atmosphere during the day, but depart before night unless you're okay with being around the sloppiest of drunks. The food is old-worldly to say the least, so if you're into calf lung, the cuisine here is top notch!
May 09, 2018
 
Rated: 4.29 by SpaceBeagle from Utah

Mar 18, 2018
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Reviewed by RMC501 from Arkansas

3.73/5  rDev -9.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 2.5
Although we unknowingly stumbled upon this well-known "tourist trap"/historic local brewhouse, we lucked into being present on the day of apparently one of the bigger soccer matches of the year with FC Bayern playing one of the best French teams. The atmosphere was raucous as team chants rang throughout the noisy open seating area and service was suprisingly swift considering all the patrons packed into one large room. Enjoyable experience, enjoying beers next to strangers and eventually striking up conversation when discovering an English-speaker in our midst. The atmosphere on this day was what made the experience, the liter beers didn't hurt. The original Helles Lager was solid. The Dunkel not my cup of tea. The food... is apparently not what they are known for.
Feb 05, 2018
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Reviewed by jjboesen from Maryland

3.98/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4.25
Of course, no trip to Munich is complete without having a beer here, the world's most famous beer hall. This royal brewery was founded in 1589 to provide Bavarian King Wilhelm with his own dark beer. Hofbrau is now one of the most popular of Munich's breweries. Yes, there are tourists here for selfies and the oompa music; yes, it can become quite crowded, but .... you gotta go. I stopped by for lunch in the main hall during a relatively quiet Monday morning. There are rows upon rows of rustic wooden tables and benches. (The private tables are reserved for regulars.) Really, it is a beautiful room with arches and ceiling murals. As for service, a waiter came by the moment I sat down and in minutes brought me a glorious liter of some delicious dark beer - dunkles. Add to that some delectable pork and spätzle and I was in Heaven and walked away a happy camper. If you choose to not order a meal, then flag down a dirndl clad waitress for a giant pretzel. BTW: at the time of my visit (November 2017), a liter cost 8.60 euros.
Jan 29, 2018
 
Rated: 4.35 by prost2hefeweizen from Oklahoma

Jan 16, 2018
 
Rated: 4.16 by Alekcide from Russian Federation

Jan 10, 2018
 
Rated: 3.46 by tux_alin from Romania

Sep 03, 2017
 
Rated: 4 by paulish from New York

Aug 16, 2017
 
Rated: 4.29 by wc94wc from California

Jul 31, 2017
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Reviewed by IckyT2012 from Florida

4/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.75
Come for the history. This place is mobbed as it is one of the top tourist destinations, but its worth a stop for a liter. Its incredibly large and filled to capacity both inside and out. The beer is ok, but its worth seeing such an important part of history.
Jul 20, 2017
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Reviewed by PapaGoose03 from Michigan

4.11/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4
There isn't much that I can say about this brewery that hasn't been said, but to counteract the reports of the crowds, find a way to go early. We got there on a Monday at 11:00 and it was mostly empty. No music playing yet, but the beer was flowing. The vibe is huge here, thus a 5.0 score. Being this early the service was excellent.

I discovered that they had their Maibock available, so I ordered that and my wife had the Weissbier. Both were very good. To go with the beer we ordered a pretzel that was as big around as my head, and I based my food score of this review solely on that thing. Very tasty. They also have wine and limited spirits available.

Note: We left and came back 2-3 hours later just to walk in to see thee activity. Things were hopping by then, and the music was playing. But to anyone reading this, you gotta' go.
Jun 13, 2017
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Reviewed by smcolw from Massachusetts

3.68/5  rDev -10.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 3.5
Here's the real deal--one of the very first buildings to be rebuilt after Munich was flattened in World War II. The place is huge with a large courtyard. The place is filled with tourists and (perhaps) locals. I did see some lederhosen but that may be the performers on break.

The place is happening with lots of frenetic activity, mostly from the servers racing around, scurrying between visitors and gawkers.
Jun 01, 2017
 
Rated: 3.71 by Dactrius from Netherlands Antilles

May 29, 2017
 
Rated: 3.83 by Cristoph from Nebraska

May 24, 2017
 
Rated: 4.01 by South2NW from Oregon

Feb 02, 2017
 
Rated: 3.89 by madelf66 from Pennsylvania

Nov 30, 2016
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Reviewed by Drogon from Texas

4.18/5  rDev +1.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3 | food: 4.25
I don't see a listing for the HB house tent at Octoberfest so I'm writing it under this listing. Just at the Octoberfest this year 2016 which is just ending now. It was quite a wait to get in and I would recommend going early in the morning unless your going on a weekday. It took us about two hours to get in to the no reservation area, but once we got in it was awesome. I would say there was about three thousand people in the tent with about 3/4 of the tables reserved. If you want a table you have to reserve one for ten people about a year in advance so good luck with that. Otherwise it standing style tables. You can get the big beer mugs from the German girls going around and pay them directly, But no real food unless you have a table reserved. They do sell the big pretzels which is what we got. Over all it was like the biggest party you have ever seen with the German music band playing in the center and everything. If you want a less crowded quieter experience to to the main Hofbrauhous in Munich. Make reservations a week or more in advance if your going during Octoberfest! Prost!
Oct 11, 2016
 
Rated: 4.03 by Leiermann from Pennsylvania

Aug 02, 2016
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Reviewed by smanders from Virginia

4.09/5  rDev -0.5%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25
If you are traveling in Germany (i.e., do not live there), you HAVE to experience the Hofbräuhaus in München. When people think of Germany, this is the picture that comes into their minds. Oompah band, sauerkraut with a variety of wurst, and gemutlichkeit; if you don't have a good time here, you are dead.
Jul 23, 2016
 
Rated: 3.96 by djkrause from Georgia

Jun 10, 2016
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Rated by btravers13 from California

3.7/5  rDev -10%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3.25
Tourist trap in Munich. Much better restaurants and beer to be had with a better atmosphere.
May 22, 2016
 
Rated: 3.5 by Blepore01 from Massachusetts

May 15, 2016
 
Rated: 3.88 by axf4129 from Indiana

May 15, 2016
 
Rated: 3.61 by Pacioli1445 from South Dakota

May 15, 2016
 
Rated: 4.29 by jvgoor3786 from Arkansas

Apr 02, 2016
Hofbräuhaus München in München, Germany
Brewery rating: 3.73 out of 5 with 7774 ratings