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Schaumainkai 50, 60596 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
+49 69 66169713
10:00 - 00:00
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Melbourne, Australia
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1,144 reviews
730 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 224 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017

Not a huge range of things to eat, but good spot. Mostly outdoors though, and some shelter in case it rains. Has nice sandwiches, and also serves beer. Quite relaxing.

Thank MrDavetheSarks
Barcelona, Spain
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

One of the very few actual places along the Main. Great place during some warm summer days with beer and lemonades.

Thank bmkh
Gateshead, United Kingdom
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236 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Stopped off for reviving beers during an afternoon stroll along the south bank of the Main. Great spot with outside tables.

Thank LeeMack2000
Paris, France
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99 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

This café is a great place, where you can have the classics drinks (wine, beer, softs,...). Prefer sunny days to enjoy fully the place, and get a transat to appreciate the view and the calm of the place.

Thank BLY56
North Babylon, New York
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126 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2016

What a totally fantastic spot to grab a beer and enjoy the beautiful weather along the riverfront with lots of other like-minded locals. Totally cheap. Totally casual. Totally Frankfurt chill.

Thank Steve Y
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182 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

really nice location. with ebbelwoii and good food. there is place to sit in the gras. enjoy the weekend or the evening!!

Thank Remo G
Frankfurt, Germany
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48 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

I love to spend summer afterwork evenings at Main Cafe. You can sit on the grass or take a chair (free, 10 euro deposit) and enjoy the sun until the very last second. Most people would drink beer or Apfelwein, but they also have some analcoholic options. They have little snacks to accompain drinks (they tend to run out quickly... More 

Thank AP8308
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64 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

So we were walking along the main checking out the bank holiday flee market and we stumbled on this place. We visited in may with mixed weather for a beer in the short sunshine but if your visiting in the summer then you must stop here grab a deck chair, a beer and get comfy.

Thank Phil B
Frankfurt, Germany
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220 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

One of the very few places on the river and I think that's why it's loved. The atmosphere is unpretentious, prices are OK, there are no waiters - it's self service. Coffee is not particularly good. The view of the skyline is just fantastic.

Thank Rockmantic
Frankfurt, Germany
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2016

Cities situated at a river have a special fascination. Main cafe is probably one of the best locations for a coffee or a glass of wine at the late afternoon. It offers an unpretentious atmosphere i.e. come as you are. In summer, the grass at river Main are jam-packed.

Thank rlffrnk

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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German, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Open Hours
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
10:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Schaumainkai 50, 60596 Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hesse  >  Frankfurt>  > Sachsenhausen-Nord
  • Neighbourhood: Sachsenhausen-Nord
  • Phone Number: +49 69 66169713

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?