Oktoberfest Foods Tents and The Food They Specialize In:
Oktoberfest is not just about beer. At this famous Munich beer festival, visitors also get to enjoy traditional Bavarian food. There are many food tents offering traditional Oktoberfest food such as oxen, pork knuckles, steckerlfish, bratwurst, dumplings and more.
To make the most of your Oktoberfest visit, it’s useful to know which tents specialize in what food. This is to make sure that you don’t miss out on enjoying your favourite Oktoberfest food sensation.
Some Popular Oktoberfest Foods
- Bratwurst can be found at Zur Bratwurst. This is not really a tent but rather a two storied, timber house.
- Cakes and pies are baked in the bakery inside the Café Mohrenkopf tent. Don’t forget to try some “Mohrenkopf”, a small chocolate-glazed cream cake. Café Mohrenkopf serves Dallmayr coffee, reputed to be one of the most famous in Germany.
- Cheese lovers will want to visit Feisinger’s for some raclette and wine.
- Roast Duck and Chicken – this really traditional Oktoberfest food can be found at Wildmoser, Ammer’s, Heimer’s, Poschner’s.
- Dumplings galore can be found at Münchner Knödelei. Visitors can look forward to spicy dumplings with mushrooms or cheese, dumplings with spinach or beetroot for the health conscious and even sweet variations like the banana-dumpling. Look out for the tent that looks like a giant stove.
- Fish lovers have Fischer-Vroni to thank for saving them from the pork knuckles, ox and other foods for carnivors. At Fischer-Vroni, Steckerlfisch, authentic charcoal-grilled “fish on a stick” is the specialty.
- Oxen specialties can be found at Ochsenbraterei, one of the traditional tents. If this is your kind of food, you’ll be amazed at the range of dishes that can be created from ox meat.
- Pastry lovers will want to visit Café Kaiserschmarrn, run by one of Munich’s most renowned bakeries, “Rischart”.
- Sucking Pig can be found at Schützen-Festzelt.
- Venision dishes are the specialty of The Wildstuben.