Nuremberg is world-renowned for its own unique style of sausage, the Rostbratwurst. You’re sure to find it at any of the fine eateries here, as well as the traditional gingerbread treat. Don’t leave town until you’ve sampled these two essential dishes!
These bite-sized sausages are a Nuremberg specialty. The name is even protected by European Union law. You can only get these tiny barbecued sausages in Nuremberg. Try the Drei im Weggla (three sausages in a roll) with a side of sauerkraut or potato salad for a true German culinary experience! :-)
Nuremberg Lebkuchen, or spicy gingerbread is a popular wintertime treat. During the month of Advent, this traditional Nuremberg treat is devoured by locals and exported around the world.
Bratwursthäusle (Rathausplatz 1)
This Nuremberg restaurant is the go-to place for that most quintessential Nuremberg dish of bratwurst. Their sausages are cooked over a beech wood fire, then served in huge portions on a simple tin plate. Tourists and students flock here for this traditional Nuremberg dish.
Heilig-Geist-Spital (Spitalgasse 16)
Another popular spot to go for Nuremberg sausage is the Heilig-Geist-Spital. But you’ll find even more at this 650-year-old eatery. In addition to the typical meat dish, you can sample salads, venison, noodles, and even berries for a nice eclectic meal. The dress code is business dressy, and reservations are recommended.
Schwarzer Alder (Kraftshofer Hauptstraße 166)
This Nuremberg restaurant is also popular with the locals. They serve international meat and vegetable dishes, so a good variety is always on hand. Whether you’re in the mood for a hearty filling meal or a light snack, you’re sure to find something to suit your tastes. Business casual is the dress code for this laid-back restaurant.
Die Entensub’n (Güntersbühlerstraße 145)
If you have some leftover euros and are in the mood for a splurge, then head to this fine restaurant. The Die Entensub’n offers a pricey but delicious menu of such delicacies as sea wolf medallions and beef carpaccio. This Nuremberg restaurant is business dressy with reservations recommended.