The top 10 list of the best restaurants in Passau

Passau is a beautiful city on the Danube known for its baroque architecture, three rivers and culinary diversity. Whether you fancy fish, meat, pizza or vegetarian dishes, you are sure to find a restaurant here that suits your taste. In this blog post I present you my personal top 10 top list of the best restaurants in Passau, which I have selected according to various criteria such as quality, service, ambience and value for money.

1. Bouillabaisse Seafood Restaurant
If you love seafood, then Bouillabaisse Seafood Restaurant is a must for you. The restaurant offers a wide range of fresh fish and shellfish dishes, prepared with Mediterranean ingredients and spices. The specialty of the house is of course the bouillabaisse, a Provençal fish soup with different kinds of fish, mussels and shrimp. The restaurant has an elegant and cozy atmosphere and friendly and competent service. The prices are reasonable for the high quality of the food.

2. WeinGut
The WeinGut is a modern and stylish restaurant specializing in regional and seasonal cuisine with a creative twist. The restaurant offers a changing menu with dishes such as beef fillet with potato gratin and red wine jus, salmon fillet with asparagus risotto and lemon foam or cheese spaetzle with roasted onions and salad. You can also choose from an extensive wine list with over 100 different wines from Germany and the world. The restaurant has a pleasant atmosphere and attentive service.

3. Zwo20 Passau
The Zwo20 Passau is a steakhouse that is characterized by its high-quality meat specialties. The restaurant sources its meat from selected local farms and prepares it on a lava stone grill. You can choose between different types of steaks such as rump steak, ribeye, filet or T-bone and combine them with side dishes such as French fries, baked potatoes or vegetables. The restaurant has a modern and rustic design and professional service.


4. Heilig-Geist-Stiftschenke und Stiftskeller
The Heilig-Geist-Stiftschenke und Stiftskeller is a traditional Bavarian tavern housed in a historic building from the 14th century. The restaurant serves typical Bavarian dishes such as roast pork with dumplings and coleslaw, white sausage with pretzel and sweet mustard or Kaiserschmarrn with apple sauce. You can also enjoy a cold draft beer or a schnapps from the in-house distillery. The restaurant has a large beer garden behind the building where you can sit under the chestnut trees in summer.

5. Löwen Brauhaus Passau
Löwen Brauhaus Passau is another popular Bavarian tavern located on Rathausplatz. The restaurant offers a varied menu with dishes such as knuckle of pork with sauerkraut and mashed potatoes, Wiener Schnitzel with French fries or tarte flambée with bacon and onions. You can also drink a freshly tapped beer from our own brewery or try a local wine. The restaurant has a rustic and cozy atmosphere and friendly service.

6. Croatia
Croatia is a Croatian restaurant offering Mediterranean cuisine with a Balkan touch. The restaurant offers an extensive menu with dishes such as cevapcici with ajvar and djuvec rice, lamb chops with rosemary potatoes and salad, or grilled calamari with garlic dip and bread. You can also order a Croatian wine or a cold beer. The restaurant has a simple and bright interior and warm service.

7. Bayerischer Löwe
The Bayerischer Löwe is an elegant and upscale restaurant located in a former monastery building. The restaurant offers a refined and creative cuisine with dishes such as lobster bisque with caviar, venison with spaetzle and cranberries or crème brûlée with raspberry sorbet. You can also choose from an exquisite wine list with over 300 different wines from all over the world. The restaurant has a stylish and romantic atmosphere and first-class service.

8. Old Bräuhaus
The Alte Bräuhaus is a cozy and family-friendly restaurant located in an old brewery building. The restaurant offers traditional cuisine with dishes such as goulash soup with bread, liver loaf with fried eggs and fried potatoes or apple strudel with vanilla ice cream. You can also drink a homemade beer or cider. The restaurant has a rustic and charming ambience and courteous service.

9. Journey
Journey is a modern and trendy cocktail bar located in the Old Town. The bar offers a wide range of cocktails mixed by professional bartenders. You can choose between classic drinks such as Mojito, Margarita or Cosmopolitan or be surprised by our own creative creations such as Journey to the Moon, Passion Fruit Martini or Blueberry Cheesecake. The bar has a cool and relaxed atmosphere and good music.

10. Hacklberger Bräustüberl
The Hacklberger Bräustüberl is an authentic and convivial restaurant located near the Hacklberg brewery. The restaurant offers hearty cuisine with dishes such as roast pork with bread dumplings and beer sauce, Hacklberger sausage salad with bread or Kaiserschmarrn with plum roaster. You can also drink a fresh Hacklberger draft beer or a Radler. The restaurant has a hearty and friendly atmosphere and fast service.

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