Below is a list of the top and leading German Restaurants in San Francisco. To help you find the best German Restaurants located near you in San Francisco, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
San Francisco’s Best German Restaurants:
The top rated German Restaurants in San Francisco are:
- Brotzeit Lokal – features Bavarian cuisine in their restaurant with a Biergarten that has an Oakland flare
- Gaumenkitzel – serves German fare in a local, airy eatery with exceptional customer service
- Speisekammer – serves classic dishes with a lot of draft beers with some invited artists to play live music
- Paprika – has a selection of gastropub dishes paired with a wide selection of beers. There are big windows in a modern beer hall
- Gestalt – serves sausages and pretzels paired with carefully selected craft beer options
Brotzeit Lokal features Bavarian cuisine in their restaurant with a Biergarten that has an Oakland flare. They feature a selection of German craft beers and cocktails along with their hand-made menu dishes. Furthermore, the ingredients they use come from trusted local markets. Diners can enjoy the scenic views of the Estuary, Alameda, and the Coast Guard Island. Moreover, their food showcases the culinary bounty of Bavaria and the Bay Area. Their rotating beer selection has 20 draft beers available. They source from monastery microbrewery and German and Austrian family breweries.
Address: 1000 Embarcadero, Oakland, CA 94606
“Very clean and accessible place. They offer generous meals and for reasonable rates. I loved the food very much and the waiters were super amiable and explanatory. Recommended.” – Gordon Crane
Gaumenkitzel serves German fare in a local, airy eatery with exceptional customer service. They put their clients and the environment first. Their sustainable cooking and baking are innovative to create their great-tasting dishes. Furthermore, they handcraft their dishes using sustainable and organic ingredients. Special dietary requests are accommodated in the restaurant. Moroeerv, their menu includes avocado goat cheese, jagerschnitzel, and Gaumenkitzel pretzel mustard. They also serve sausage platter, smoked salmon on mixed greens, and veggie cake.
Address: 2121 San Pablo Ave, Berkeley, CA 94702
“Great restaurant. Great service. Amazing schnitzel. I highly recommend this place instead of pizza, Chinese, Thai, or the other run of the mill places most people flock to without trying to eat somewhere out of the norm. This place has earned a new customer with me!” – Douglas Peck
Speisekammer serves classic dishes with a lot of draft beers with some invited artists to play live music. This German restaurant has all sorts of food and dishes reflecting the rich culture of Germany. Furthermore, they have helpful staff that warmly welcomes the customers in the restaurant. They serve specials like roasted tomato soup, fried Brussel sprouts, and beef goulash. There are also sections of desserts like apple strudel. German chocolate cake, and Linzer torte. Their drinks sections include German hefeweizen, dark, and pilsner. They also serve local and non-alcoholic drinks.
Address: 2424 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA 94501
”I call this special restaurant many times as I enjoy the special atmosphere that is outline this place. The crew is very friendly and experienced. The service is extremely quick. Needless to say, the food they cook is highly distinguished. I have been there more than once and I was always pleased. The price is reasobable. I suggest this restaurant to to all.” – Otis Booth
Paprika has a selection of gastropub dishes paired with a wide selection of beers. There are big windows in a modern beer hall. Their friendly staff assists diners in their orders and needs. Furthermore, they serve German dishes that reflect its rich culture. Their selections include house salad, cheese platter, and Caprese platter. There are also choices of gourmet sausages served with sauerkraut, local bread, and pickles. Moreover, their sausage selections include Hungarian, German, and swiss bockwurts. They are also dessert selections of chocolate cake and apple strudel.
Address: 3324 24th St, San Francisco, CA 94110
”Excellent food and service. We had the sausage plate and the chicken paprikash and both were delicious. The sausages were some of the most flavorful that I’ve had in the U.S. The owner was very attentive and accommodating. We’ll definitely be back!” – Eric Canonge
Gestalt serves sausages and pretzels paired with carefully selected craft beer options. There are various pinball machines to enjoy while eating. The restaurant also has a selection of 26 rotating tap handles. Furthermore, their sausage selections include vegan apple sage, smoked bratwurst, and spicy beef. All of tehir sausafs com with a bunnad sauerkraut. Diners may also opt to add cherry peppers and chopped onions. Moreover, their serve meatball sub, German-style potato salad, and nachos as snacks. They serve drinks like Scorpion Bowl IPA, here Weisse, witbier, and Lightship sour gose.
Address: 3159 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94103
”Daniel the owner is a really nice guy. He’s now serving ‘food-to- go’ so please if you are planning to order some dinner or lunch stop by and check it out. Hope you all enjoy and stay safe.” – Amii Fitzpatrick
Jeanie Burford is a reporter for Kev’s Best. After graduating from UCLA, Amy got an internship at a local radio station and worked as a beat reporter and producer. Jeanie has also worked as a columnist for The Brookings Register. Amy covers economy and community events for Kev’s Best.