But first… coffee! Frankfurt is huge and so are the café options. To help gain a better collection of where to go, Stella from @coffeelocalblog has curated for our blog a list of her personal favourites in Frankfurt, suited for all kinds of occasions and for all kinds of budgets.
She discovered her hobby of café hunting while her recent expat experience in Seoul, South Korea. After a year abroad Stella returned to her home town Frankfurt and launched the Coffee Local Blog with the idea of bringing the culture of café hopping here. A self-proclaimed coffee lover and breakfast-aficionado, she could spend all day in cafes and we will definitely follow her.
Best Brunch in Frankfurt
Jesse James is hands down the best brunch in town. For 16,90€ they offer an all-you-can-eat buffet that includes pancakes, waffles, various types of omelette, burgers and casseroles on the weekend. Saturdays and Sundays you can brunch there in shifts, and be sure to make a reservation, it’s usually quite full.
Best kept secret: the black croissant
Address: Hanauer Landstraße 83, 60314 Frankfurt
Coffee Break for Working Professionals
Located right in the heart of Frankfurt downtown between the skyscrapers, Bunca Barista offers delicious fresh coffee and cakes. Great for a quick coffee break at work, or for a coffee to go on the way back to your office.
Best kept secret: the cappuccino
Address: Kirchnerstraße 4, 60311 Frankfurt
Café Under Pressure
Best Coffee in Sachenhausen
Under Pressure in Frankfurt Sachsenhausen is a true cosy jewel that makes high quality coffee and a great place to end your Sunday walk along the river Main or to get a few hours of studying done.
Best kept secret: “Pulla” (the cinnamon roll)
Address: Große RIttergasse 20, 60594 Frankfurt
Find your soulmate in Frankfurt
Located in Frankfurt Bockenheim, right by the campus of the university, this places is surely a must-visit. The Soulmate Café offers a great variety of breakfast options and absolutely amazing cakes.
Best kept secret: Chocolate Vanilla Blueberry Cake
Address: Gräfstraße 74/76, 60486 Frankfurt
Sunny Side Up
Newest brunch in Frankfurt
Opened only in October last year this cozy cafe located just few minutes from the famous Old Opera building in Frankfurt has quickly became a local favourite. Serving breakfast all day from shakshuka to pancakes, Sunny Side Up is a great breakfast option during the week and the yolk yellow interior always brightens your mood.
Best kept secret: Banana Bread.
Address: Bockenheimer Landstraße 9, 60325 Frankfurt
Breakfast essentials in Frankfurt
A more affordable breakfast place, Café Crumble in Bockenheim offers traditional breakfast plates and great Greek yoghurt options, but you should definitely try the crumble that they make freshly every day! Real 60s vibes inside plus a great backyard for warmer temperatures.
Best kept secret: the crumble (with the vanilla sauce!)
Address: Kiesstraße 41, 60486 Frankfurt
Student Coffee Break
While there are many coffee options on campus Westend of the Goethe University, Babbarossa Coffeehouse offers a great alternative as a coffee break or as a place to study. Great coffee and also some more budget-friendly sweet and savoury food options, you get a student discount for hot beverages.
Best kept secret: Super Food Yoghurt Bowl
Address: Eschersheimer Landstraße 117/119, 60322 Frankfurt