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Hofbräuhaus München

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3.69/5
Hofbräuhaus MünchenHofbräuhaus München
PLACE INFO

Type: Brewery, Bar, Eatery

Platzl 9
München, 80331
Germany

+49 89 290136-100 | map
hofbraeuhaus.de

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BEER STATS
Beers:
18
Reviews:
2,253
Ratings:
6,344
PLACE STATS
Score:
91
Reviews:
84
Ratings:
188
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
6.9%
 
 
Taps:
4
Bottles/Cans:
1
Cask:
N
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Reviews by joemcgrath27:
Photo of joemcgrath27
4.15/5  rDev +2.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4

I can't believe it's been almost 2 months since I was there during Oktoberfest! Went there just to check it out before heading to the Oktoberfest grounds, ended up staying for 5 hours.

Place was jammed in the middle of a weekeday afternoon, but to be expected during Oktoberfest. Was a little chilly and we ordered our first beer on the patio, were contemplating leaving until we walked by a table with a group of people getting up. SCORE! It's on!

A traditional Bavarian band was doing there thing and getting the crow going, we were instantly warm, and the 1 litre beers, or Maß, were flowing. I remember having a few of the Dunkle, the Hefe Weizen, and of course the Oktoberfestbier. FANTASTIC! Way to caught up in the moment to bother with beer reviews, but I was so glad to have some variety after the stead stream of 'festbier' on the grounds .Had a giant pretzel help soak some up.

Only knock was that we tried to ask our server about food and he basically ignored us, granted it was jam packed, but the food looked really good, and we just ended up sticking to the beers.

A must visit in Munich no matter what time of year. With my drunken Canadian comrades we immediately began pondering why we don't have a place like this at home, and wondered if it would be as big a hit there.... then we ordered another. PROST!!!

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More User Reviews:
Photo of madelf66
3.89/5  rDev -4.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Drogon
4.18/5  rDev +3%
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!

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Photo of Leiermann
4.03/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of smanders
4.09/5  rDev +0.7%
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 -2.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3 | selection: 3.75 | food: 5

Photo of btravers13
3.7/5  rDev -8.9%
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 -13.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3 | food: 3

Photo of AlexFreudenberg
3.88/5  rDev -4.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 4 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of Pacioli1445
3.61/5  rDev -11.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.5 | food: 3

Photo of jvgoor3786
4.29/5  rDev +5.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4 | food: 4.25

Photo of khutch39
4.86/5  rDev +19.7%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

Photo of Dallas0469
4.5/5  rDev +10.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of beerimthere
4.04/5  rDev -0.5%
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 -9.9%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3 | food: 2.75

Photo of Sparky44
4.23/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Photo of Iamjeff6
4.03/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of Hayley_86
4.16/5  rDev +2.5%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4

Photo of MadScientist
4.18/5  rDev +3%
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 +2.2%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4 | food: 4.75

Photo of barleywin
4.14/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 3.75

Photo of PhillyStyle
3.65/5  rDev -10.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.5

Photo of Kyyyyyy
3.95/5  rDev -2.7%
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 +20.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75 | food: 5

Photo of Scamboogery
4.59/5  rDev +13.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

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