Below is a list of the top and leading German Restaurants in Columbus. To help you find the best German Restaurants located near you in Columbus, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.
Columbus’ Best German Restaurants:
The top rated German Restaurants in Columbus, OH are:
- Valters At The Maennerchor – serving beers and German food
- Schmidt’s Sausage Haus – started the company’s first restaurant in July of 1967
- Hofbräuhaus Columbus – the menu has something for everyone
- German Village Coffee Shop – launched in 1981
- Alpine Restaurant & Bar – is a classy, warm bar and restaurant
Valters At The Maennerchor
Valters At The Maennerchor was formed more than one hundred sixty-eight years ago by twelve young men, new Americans, the Columbus Männerchor has grown the nation’s longest and largest continually active German singing community and social club. They are serving beers and German food together with some new American twists. Come for lunch or dinner, or brunch on Saturday or Sunday to experience the history, culture, and community of this German Village landmark.
Menu, Reservations, Gift Cards, Birthdays, Weddings, Catering
“Great food and good service. Everything I tried was tasty. The beer was cold. I think Valters is great.” – Tom M.
Schmidt’s Sausage Haus
Schmidt’s Sausage Haus started the company’s first restaurant in July of 1967 just around the corner from his grandfathers’ meatpacking plant in German Village. Utilizing meat procedures from the packing days and dessert recipes from the German ladies hired to run the kitchen, Schmidt’s Sausage Haus became an instant success.
It is still a landmark eatery in Central Ohio. Now, the family tradition of daily operations of this exclusively diverse hospitality company is performed by the fourth and fifth generations of the Schmidt family.
Menus, Order Online, On The Go
“This was awesome. Everything is homemade. The food and service were great. They were very busy but the food came out fast and hot. Can’t wait to go back.” – Mary S.
Hofbräuhaus Columbus‘ award-winning menu has something for everyone whether it’s a traditional Bavarian favorite like schnitzel or bratwurst or one of the best burgers around. Finish it off with one of the huge, delicious cream puffs. They have spaces that can accommodate up to 300 friends, family members, or employees featuring a variety of menus and a full-service, customizable bar so you can enjoy a celebration the way it should be.
Bier, Food, Experience, Group Events, Gift Cards, Reservations
“Really enjoyed the experience. Such a fun visit during the soccer game with tables rooting for Germany to win! Beer was good, food was good and the staff was very attentive.” – Heather B.
German Village Coffee Shop
German Village Coffee Shop launched in 1981 as a small coffee shop on Thurman Avenue in German Village. Visit and try their house coffee and enjoy the old-school-style diner that still looks like it did when it was started. They serve breakfast and lunch every day and the place is always packed on the weekends. German Village Coffee Shop is known for its Western Omelet, the club sandwich, and a whole bunch more lunch options, including delicious daily specials.
Menu, Dine-In, Takeaway, Delivery
“Great breakfast spot. Cheap and huge portions and very friendly staff. Best ways to start a day. Pancakes and bacon are a must-try. Coffee was nice too.” – Jay H.
Alpine Restaurant & Bar
Alpine Restaurant & Bar is a classy, warm bar and restaurant serving authentic German food in the center of German Village in Columbus, Ohio. Join them for delicious food, German beers, and specialty cocktails with a fabulous atmosphere. Its menu features authentic German classics. As one of the restaurants in Columbus, they serve mouth-watering raclette cheese by the scrape. Visit Alpine and experience the unique menu yourself.
Menu, Order Online, Reservations
“The absolute best food I’ve had in German Village! The patio was quite lovely. I definitely expected to pay more for the quality of the food, but it was reasonably priced. Service was exceptional!” – Keli S.
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