Nymphenburg area, Munich
I will be in Munich briefly this week and am hoping for recommendations within walking distance of Schloss Nymphenburg. Unfortunately I won't be able to venture far.
I am looking for German food or other cuisines that are hard to find in the US. (So I'd pass on Italian.) No fine dining -- just hearty, causal spots for breakfast, snacks, and full meals. I don't mind if it's touristy so long as the food is good.
Thanks for your help!
I researched for this type of alternative when we were in the area last summer, but didnt find anything - walking distance that looked worthwhile or doable.. maybe you will have better luck or will get a better grip on the geography than we did - the Hirschgarten (not particularly recommended for its food but maybe meeting your needs) is close, for example, but not near the Palace proper. . Nymphenberg - especially the buildings on the grounds and most especially Amalienberg - are amazing, as is the adjoining extensive botaniical garden, with amazing rock garden, glass houses and other collections. Distances for walking are fairly large out there. Here is a resource from another site that shows nearby places, but many are, as I said a long walk. http://www.gogobot.com/nymphenburg_pa... had a casual lunch at the snack bar/cafe on the grounds - it is acceptable bar food, no more. If your visit is on business, id suggest asking your local contacts for recommendations.
Ill be interested to hear what others suggest/what you find.
The only one I would recommend within walking distance is Acetaia, which is both upscale and Italian. If you are willing to hop on the 17 tram, it's a 5 minutes ride to Augustiner Keller on Arnulfstrasse, which meets all your other criteria.
re: jen kalb
Not much Munich eating. I skipped the Nymphenburg area entirely and took my two free meals in the city center:
1) snacking at the Viktualienmarkt, where there are lots of food stalls. I can't remember the names of the places, but there was a large seafood place with excellent matjes herring, and lots of great options for sausage and leberkase
2) dinner at Der Pschorr, a restaurant on the Viktualienmarkt, for Bavarian specialties. Delicious sauerkraut and cold cabbage slaw, roast pork, and so on. One can reserve online using a multilingual interface. Would go back there in a heartbeat.
For whatever it's worth, the Munich airport has good options. I like the Thai beef salad at Bamee and the Weisswurst breakfast at the first place one comes to when entering Terminal H.