Maastricht has plenty to interest you in terms of gastronomy, because nearly every cuisine has at least one restaurant here. From Mediterranean and Asian specialities to local delights and from Michelin-starred restaurants to traditional Maastricht working-class pubs, the countless restaurants offer hospitality and quality for every budget. A few restaurants listed below are recommended by the locals of Maastricht.
Enjoy the flavours of Maastricht.
Tout à Fait
Wine restaurant Mes Amis
De Brandweer (Fire Station)
You can also find a lot of budget friendly restaurants around the three famous squares (Vrijthof Square, Onze Lieve Vrouwen Square and the Market Square).
Restaurant Chateau Neercanne has a rich cultural and culinary tradition. The kitchen and restaurant brigade, led by chef de cuisine Hans Snijders, guarantees a memorable gastronomic experience. They will present you with delicious culinary creations and carefully selected wine. The wine cellar in the candlelit caves makes a beautiful setting for an aperitif. The terrace at the front of the Chateau, with a view of the park, invites guests to dine outdoors in good weather. Note: closed on Mondays / reservation up front is required.
6213 ND, Maastricht
Rantrée restaurant is located in the heart of Maastricht on the Maasboulevard. The interior gives a warm feeling, where space is preserved. In the restaurant kitchen is partially open, allowing guests to watch it. With Rantrée you can enjoy lunch and dinner with innovative, high quality and creative cuisine and carefully selected wines are a unique combination. Each month a new menu is made with passion and love for the profession by Chef Ralph Herman and sommelier Jennifer Silvius ensures that the wines connect seamlessly. They hope to not only surprise with wine and food and excite you but also inspire you. They want you to experience some memorable gastronomy moments. Note: reservation up front is required.
This restaurant is located right in the middle of the historical centre of Maastricht, near Our Lady’s Square (Onze Lieve Vrouweplein). The restaurant consists of three attractive levels, a separate section for the aperitif and two restaurant sections, one of them with a view of the open kitchen. Inspired by the seasons, Patron-Cuisinier Bart Ausems surprises you with subtle combinations of tradition and originality. Note: closed for dinner on Mondays and Tuesdays / reservation up front is required.
Tout a Fait
St. Bernardusstraat 16-18
6211 HL, Maastricht
Feel welcomed as a friend to wine restaurant mes amis. Host Annaline, a passionate wine expert knows how to find the perfect one to accompany your dish. She loves the wines made in Limburg. As an ambassador of the Limburg winemakers she will pour the pearls of the South in your glass. Enjoy a private dinner with friends, family or colleagues? Be welcome at the cozy private dining room on the first floor of the historic building on Tongersestraat, 2 minutes away from the Vrijthof Square. Please note, the restaurant is closed on Tuesday. Note: reservation up front is required.
6211 LL Maastricht
When it comes to food, we are all Mediterranean: they have a virtuoso in puddings, an architect of delicate savouries, a maestro in the art of Pino, confidants able to provide you with the very best advice, a factotum with a finesse in food preparation and … Angelika, who makes sure everyone feels at home. At heart, we are all Mediterranean. Note: closed on Sundays / reservation up front is required.
6221 EH, Maastricht
This lovely restaurant is situated in the "Wyck" district nearby the river Maas. Located in an old warehouse, restaurant 't Plenkske offers exceptional things that you would not eat at home.
6221 GB Maastricht
For the past 35 years, Restaurant ’t Plenkske has been serving its clients from its location on the picturesque Plankstraat near the Onze Lieve Vrouweplein square. Over the years, the restaurant has built up an enviable reputation for excellence among lovers of fine food. The atmosphere is strikingly relaxed and convivial. The international character of Maastricht is also evident in the dishes on the menu: French cuisine with great Italian influences complemented by regional dishes. Come in as a guest and leave as a friend. Please note, the restaurant is closed on Mondays and Sundays.
Passion for food is the feeling they would like to share with you. Eetcafé Céramique offers a large selection of vegetarian dishes and as organic as possible. The most important thing of their meal is the origin of the ingredients. Surprise yourself!
6221 EL Maastricht
You can find this restaurant in the Wyck district, the trendy city part of Maastricht. Carnal means relaxed enjoyment in an atmospheric restaurant. Steakhouse Carnal serves state of the art grill dishes like Entre Cote, Rib Eye and Spare Ribs. Except steak, the kitchen prepares various meat, fish and vegetarian dishes.
Wycker Brugstraat 35
6221 EB Maastricht
In the heart of Maastricht, on the Vrijthof square, Monique Jongen and her team serve dishes that are inspired by the Italian cuisine. From breakfast to dinner. Fresh herbs, Italian cheese, oil, vinegar and fresh seasonal vegetables are the basis for the delicious and pure Italian dishes of Fameuse. You don’t need anything more than those pure ingredients to serve a delicious meal. Add one of our Italian wines to the dish, and enjoy.
6211 LD, Maastricht
Rillette comes from the French word rillettes, which is derived from "rille" (piece of pork). The base of the kitchen consists of homemade pesto and fresh products originate largely in the southern cuisine, like delicious rillettes of duck.
Sint Pieterstraat 54
6211 JP Maastricht
A real Italian "bar e cucina" (bar and kitchen) restaurant situated at the famous Vrijthof Square. Il Bacaro offers a great Italian food experience with a small Maastricht touch. If you are looking for a good Italian dish, this is the place to go.
6211 LD Maastricht
Pieke Potloed is located in the heart of Maastricht. From the outside, it is a lovely, authentic café on a charming side street in the middle of the city centre. Restaurant Pieke Potloed serves typical local dishes like the authentic unnesop (onion soup) topped with melted cheese, zoervleis (meat stew) and knien in ‘t zoer (marinated rabbit), and generous portions of satay. Everything is prepared according to authentic, traditional methods. If you are looking for an informal and local dining experience, this is the restaurant to go.
6211 EB Maastricht