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Cafe Schaefer

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German, Cafe
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff

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German, Cafe
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
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All reviews black forest gateau cake gateaux apple pie pastry original recipe whipped cream cup of coffee baked goods worth the wait sunday afternoon tourist trap triberg waterfall alcohol kirsch slice sponge
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a great place! The staff are so friendly and the black forest cake is a must. I am not a big sweets person but I could of had a second piece. We had our bags with us as we were traveling by train, the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MelissaFellin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice little cafe, with good choice of deserts at the counter. Just around the counter is the main cafe, which serves THE Black Forest Gateau. Very rich in alcohol but beautiful. Friendly staff and good prices.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TrickVonRich
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

The best black forest cake you could ever taste. But very rude staff, unhygenic, with a "we don't care" attitude. Left with the feeling that even if it the best cake, I am not coming back

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Roula R
Reviewed 21 October 2018 via mobile

It is a small cafe style locale. We had a small lunch and ate the famous Black Forest Gateau. The lunch part was not very elaborate but the showstopper was the cake (which was why we went there in the first place). We went back...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank syr2111
Reviewed 16 October 2018

The location is no fancy Cafe but the cakes we had were 1st class!!! The cake was fluffy, light, perfectly sweetened (not too much not too less), the cherry's gel so delicious! With love made!!! The second cake we had was also very good.. Can...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ulka_03
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

You have to drive far and search for Cafe Schaefer. However in the heart or Triberg is the tiny bakery that started it all. Nothing fancy. You may have to wait for a table. But it is worth it. They will continue to make fresh...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank NickellFamilyTravel
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

I could only post such a harsh review since it was utterly terrible. Having read quite a few reviews we were all so excited to try their cake but what a disappointment it was. If this really was the original recipe (as they so call...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lavek
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Excellent traditional German cuisine with full selection of Bier and vino. Service was top notch at a reasonable price with beautiful patio view. And the homemade Black Forest cake...well to die for.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Dan P
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Visiting the Triberg waterfall, we thought we would walk down into town to the café that developed the original black forest cherry cake. It was worth it as the cake was absolutely delicious - plump cherries soaked in kirsch (I even wondered if I should...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank David P
Reviewed 23 September 2018

I went to Triberg to see one of Germany's tallest waterfall and stumbled on this find. We were fortunate because we had just finished when a coach load of people turned up. The demand for this authentic taste of the Black Forest Gateau meant you...More

Date of visit: September 2018
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1 April 2018|
Response from Lora V | Reviewed this property |
The alcohol is added to the cake while making it. That is how I make mine. The original recipe does have alcohol, so I doubt this Cafe Schaefer will bake or serve it without the alcohol. There are other places around which... More
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