8+ Best Pilsen Restaurants: review of restaurants in Pilsen (Plzeň) Czech Republic
Plzeň (in English or German called Pilsen) is the fourth largest City in Czech Republic and it is well known as the place where the famous Pilsner beer was born in the middle of 19th century. If you are looking for the best restaurants in Pilsen after you finished your Pilsner Urquell Brewery Tour then keep reading.
Good beer should be accomplished with a good food. To help you find the best places to eat in Pilsen, we prepared for you a review of Plzeň restaurants so you can choose which one suits your needs best. All Pilsen restaurants listed below we visited, had a lunch or dinner and that's why we can recommend them. So whether you're looking for new Pilsen restaurants, Plzeň restaurants serving traditional Czech or international cuisine, or quite simply, best Pilsen restaurants; discover it right here.
Plzeň Restaurant: U Mansfelda
A reservation for this restaurant is necessary! "U Mansfelda" is probably the best restaurant in Pilsen. This restaurant is located next to the historic walls in Plzeň Center, where General Mansfeld conquered Plzeň in 1618. The menu listed high quality International and Czech Cuisine including pork knee, smoked ribs, goulash with dumplings, roast duck with cabbage and many other exciting dishes. A traditional decor along with tank beer Pilsner Urquell 12° makes this restaurant very popular among tourists as well as the local population.
You can enjoy outdoor seating with a beautiful view of the park during summer. Below the summer terrace is a tavern with huge choice of wine. Don’t fail to make a reservation.
Open Mo-Th: 11am-11pm, Fr+Su: 11am-12pm, Sa: 11am-10pm.
Dřevěná 9, Plzeň. ☎ +420 377 333 844. Web page.
Restaurant and tavern U Mansfelda with a terrace where you can eat during summer.
Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
Location: Pilsen, Czech Republic
✔ 2-course lunch
✔ Entrance fees
✔ Local guide
✔ Min. of 4 people per booking required
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Pilsen Restaurant U Salzmannů
Martin Salzmann, the founder of the most famous Pilsen Restaurant "U Salzmannů", used to be Pilsner freight transporter carrying the first barrel of the Pilsner beer to Prague in 1843. You know the journey took him several days in that time.
Mr. Salzmann was originally bringing goods from Prague to Plzeň, but as the return trip to Prague would have been without a load, the owner of the Prague restaurant “U Pinkasů” asked him to bring back a load of the newly brewed Pilsner beer.
After the railway was built, Mr. Salzmann closed his transport company and established the restaurant “U Salzmannů”.
Restaurant U Salzmannů serves traditional Czech Cuisine and tapes the fine unpasteurised Pilsner Urquell beer that is stored in tanks. The exeptional food, huge capacity of 180 seats, summer garden and private parking place attract visitors from all over the world.
Open Mo-Th: 11am-11pm, Fr-Sa: 11am-12pm, Su: 11am-10pm.
Pražská 8, Plzeň. ☎ +420 377 235 476. Web page.
Restaurant and guesthouse U Salzmannů.
Restaurant and brewery Beer Factory
Located on the corner of Dominikánská and Veleslavínova Street (just a few steps from the Main Republic Square) is this pub the good choice for those who want to taste beer from a local brewery and stay in the city centre. This new Pilsen restaurant offers typical Czech food as Svíčková, Venison, burgers, steaks and many kinds of beer exept of Pilsner Urquell. You can also enjoy your beer in the small attached garden.
Open Mo-Th: 11am-11pm, Fr+Sa: 11am-12pm, Su: 11am-11pm.
Dominikánská 8, Plzeň. Web page of Pilsen restaurant Beer Factory
Restaurant and brewery Beer Factory.
NO SMOKING: Since the end of May 2017 is smoking of tobacco products prohibited in all public restaurants
Pilsen Restaurant: El Cid
The el Cid Restaurant is located in the center of Pilsen, very close to the Republic Square. The restaurant specializes at rustic spanish, mediteranien and fish cuisine as seefood, risotto etc. You will not find the typical Czech Cuisine with dumplings here, but you will definitely enjoy the open terrace and excellent food. Good choice.
Open Mo-We: 11am-11pm, Thu-Fr: 11am-12pm, Sa: 12am-12pm, Su: 12am-10pm.
Křižíkovy sady 1, Plzeň. ☎ +420 377 224 595. Web page.
Restaurant el Cid with a cute outdoor seating.
Read also: Top 4 breweries in Pilsen »
Plzeň Restaurant Potrefená husa
"Potrefená husa" is one of the best Pilsen restaurants. They have exeptional food, nice service and huge choice of international beer. Restaurant "Potrefená husa" serves modern Czech meals, steaks and international dishes. To read the menu is a great experience: such a nice descriptions! We eated chicken strips in rissoto with dried tomatoes and Parmesan and drunk home made ginger lemonade.
Open Su-Th: 11am-12pm, Fr+Sa: 11am-01am.
Martinská 1, Plzeň. ☎ +420 377 320 832. Review on tripadvisor.
Restaurant Potrfená husa is located close to the Republic Square in Plzeň.
See also: Best cafes in Plzeň »
Pilsner Urquell Brewery Restaurant
The famous restaurant "Na Spilce" is situated in front of visitor center in the area of Pilsner Urquell Brewery. Restaurant belongs to the best restaurant in Pilsen. You can taste the typical Czech dishes and the unpasteurized Pilsner Urquell beer from the tank here. The Pilsner Urquell Brewery restaurant is equipped with the children playing area, you can also sit in the garden in good weather.
Open Su-Th: 11am-10pm, Fr+Sa: 11am-11pm.
U Prazdroje 7, Plzeň. ☎ +420 377 062 755.
Pilsen restaurant: Na Spilce
Pilsen restaurant: Comix Excelent Urban Pub
International cuisine, “excelent” beer and a strategic position right on the Republic Square: are the advantages of the pub and restaurant “Comix Excelent”. You can enjoy your food and unpasteurized “Excelent” in the center of Plzeň without being disturbed by the rush from the street outside.
Open Mo-Th: 11am-12pm, Fr: 11am-01am, Sa: 11.30am-01am, Su: 11.30am-11pm.
Náměstí republiky 14a, Plzeň. ☎ +420 777 66 28 00. Web page.
Comix Excelent Urban Pub.
Pilsen restaurant Artemis
Greek Restaurant Artemis is especially suitable if you are looking for a place where to eat with kids.
It is located in the ground floor of Plaza Shopping Mall close to Pilsen City Centre. Your kids will enjoy a nice playing area which is open daily 11am - 6pm.
Artemis offers light Mediterranean cuisine as salads, soups, pastas, steaks, fishes and various kind of meat. One part of the restaurant is open, so you can sit in the garden outside and enjoy the view to the nearby park.
Pilsen restaurant Artemis with indoor playground for children.
Happy hours: Daily menu is served form Monday till Friday between 11 am and 3 pm and the offer of 3 meals and one soup is at least 25 % cheaper than in a different time.
Next to Plaza mall is an parking house with 3 hours parking for free.
Open Mo-Su: 11am-10pm. Radcická 2, Plaza Shopping Mall, Plzeň. ☎ +420 602 602 292. Review: Artemis on TripAdvisor.
Prices in Pilsen restaurants
Prices in Pilsen restaurants can vary according a season, quality and position of the restaurant, kind of meals etc. There is a poster next to the door of each restaurant, so you can always check prices before you entry.
Prices in restaurants in Plzeň:
|Meal (daily menu)||120 CZK|
|Meal (evening)||170 CZK|
|Juice (3 dcl)||35 CZK|
|Coke (5 dcl)||39 CZK|
|Pilsner Urquell (0,5 l)||48 CZK|
|Mineral water (0,5 l)||29 CZK|
Which Pilsen restaurant you liked? To choose the right place where to eat can be sometimes difficult even for local people. We wanted to help you to discover Pilsen best restaurants. So, during your visit to Plzeň you can easily find the restaurant with cuisine you prefer. Maybe you travel with children, maybe you want to taste traditional Czech food, maybe you are looking for vegetarian restaurant. You can find it with our restaurants and pub guide.
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Written by Šárka Novotná
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Hi, I'm Šárka and I'm so glad you've found this Website! I was born in Plzeň and from the love to my home city I launched PlzenGuide.com. I hope you will find important information and ideas about how to spend an incredible time in Pilsen Czech Republic.