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Hofbräuhaus München

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BEER AVG
3.7/5
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PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

Platzl 9
München, 80331
Germany

+49 89 290136-100 | map
www.hofbraeuhaus.de

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BEER STATS
Beers:
18
Reviews:
2,211
Ratings:
6,158
PLACE STATS
Place Score:
90
Reviews:
83
Ratings:
185
Avg:
4.01
pDev:
10.22%
 
 
Taps:
4
Bottles/Cans:
1
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews by cagocubs:
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4.29/5  rDev +7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4

If you ever find yourself in Munich, you must visit the world famous Hofbrau House.

The atmosphere of this place is what makes it famous. This is a large area packed with people from all over the world. Everyone is friendly and welcoming. The service was great as they got you your beer quickly. The selection offered includes all the major German styles of beer. I did not personally have the food, but from what I saw it looked promising. This is the type of place where you stop in for a beer and stay most of the day. A great place to drink and socialize.

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Photo of smanders
4.09/5  rDev +2%
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.

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Photo of djkrause
3.96/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3 | selection: 3.75 | food: 5

Photo of btravers13
3.7/5  rDev -7.7%
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.

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Photo of Blepore01
3.5/5  rDev -12.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 3

Photo of AlexFreudenberg
3.88/5  rDev -3.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Pacioli1445
3.61/5  rDev -10%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

Photo of jvgoor3786
4.29/5  rDev +7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of khutch39
4.86/5  rDev +21.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of Dallas0469
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of beerimthere
4.04/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

A must if you are in Munchen, music, food, beer with great atmosphere.

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Photo of chitowntink
3.66/5  rDev -8.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3 | food: 2.75

Photo of Sparky44
4.23/5  rDev +5.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Iamjeff6
4.03/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Hayley_86
4.16/5  rDev +3.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of MadScientist
4.18/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.75

A must see destination for beer lovers traveling through Munich if at the least to enjoy the fresh beer and see this vast beer hall. Great beer, good service and descent food.

It shouldn't be too surprising that you'll only find Hofbräu beer being served here and a fairly standard menu of German pub food. The service was courteous but like much of Bavaria, don't wait for a server to stop over you'll have to let him know you thirsty or hungry.

There are three floors with group seating, an oompah band with a slightly raucous party crowd on the first, at let post Oktoberfest. The second floor has a quieter table service where you can sit with just your party. The third floor was all reserved seating for large tour bus sized parties.

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Photo of DSWeller
4.15/5  rDev +3.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

Photo of barleywin
4.14/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of PhillyStyle
3.65/5  rDev -9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of Kyyyyyy
3.95/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 5

This place is crazy. I went in the week leading up to Oktoberfest so my opinion may be skewed by a lot of things. First off, come in and sit anywhere. All community seating and no-one minds a friend, right? Secondly, look for the pretzel lady. €4 (ish) later, start looking over the menu for some awesome food and beer. They have different language menus available, ask for one if you need one! Seevice was terri le, but it was busy and like I said, during the lead-in to oktoberfest.. They had an awesome band and the vibe was great!

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Photo of JamesLeung
4.88/5  rDev +21.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

Photo of Scamboogery
4.59/5  rDev +14.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of Barracudas
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

Photo of WunderLlama
4.18/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

In the heart of Munich, this is why you come to this city. Dark wood, old world ambience. Oompah band in lederhosen cranking out the singing songs. Didn't eat anything , just come here for the bier and the atmosphere. Touristy? Yes. But, I don't live in Munich so I must be a tourist!

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Photo of Crainjd
3.48/5  rDev -13.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 2.75 | selection: 2.75 | food: 5

Loved the atmosphere when we walked out in. Just what I was expecting from a traditional German beer hall. Very busy but we were welcomed when we asked to sit with two other men at one of the tables. It took awhile to get someone to take our beer order. Even longer to get our food order in. The giant pretzels were outstanding and the bratwurst and sauerkraut was out of this world. They had a band playing traditional German music and there were groups of patrons singing along with the band. Overall a terrific experience for an American.

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Hofbräuhaus München in München, Germany
90 out of 100 based on 83 ratings.
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