4 Best Restaurants in Baden-Baden, The Black Forest

Cafe König

$ Fodor's choice

A small chocolate and macaroon shop is attached to this ornate café specializing in breakfast, light lunches, and sweet cakes. It's a centrally located place that's perfect for people-watching and indulging in the German coffee-and-cake tradition.

Le Jardin de France

$$$$ Fodor's choice

This inviting French restaurant, whose owners are from Alsace, emphasizes elegant, imaginative dining in a modern setting with floor-to-ceiling windows and an expansive courtyard, perfect for alfresco dining in summer. Dishes combine luxurious ingredients such as scallops, lobster, pigeon, and truffles with richly flavored sauces featuring red wine, bone marrow, orange, or juniper.

Augustapl. 2, Baden-Baden, Baden-Württemberg, 76530, Germany
Known For
  • well-paced business lunches
  • steak tartare with parmesan and quail egg
  • homemade foie gras with spices and chutney
Restaurants Details
Rate Includes: Closed Sun. and Mon.



This trendy lounge with an eclectic menu focusing on seafood—with a few Asian touches, such as Thai curry soup and salmon tartar with Japanese mayonnaise, as well as German and more international dishes—has become a beloved institution thanks to its oversized patio. Although the food is noteworthy, this is really a place to see and be seen.

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A lively little wine bar in the middle of the Old Town enchants you with its lovely terraces and courtyard. Excellent local wines and simple seasonal meals are served before a cozy fireplace in the huge barrel-vaulted cellar.

Küferstr. 3, Baden-Baden, Baden-Württemberg, 76530, Germany
Known For
  • Flammkuchen (Alsatian tart)
  • Maultaschen (pasta stuffed with meat and spinach)
  • asparagus with ham in season
Restaurants Details
Rate Includes: Closed Sun. and Mon. No lunch