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’s Best German Restaurants:
The top rated German Restaurants in Columbus are:
- Hofbrauhaus – serves authentic Bavarian food and beer selections in a cozy restaurant
- Schmidt’s – offers various options to enjoy authentic German food and festivities
- Valter’s – long running restaurant serving the best German food prepared with the finest ingredients
- Alpine – offers authentic German fare at a warm and upscale restaurant
- Boeckling Club – part of the national register of historic places constructed in 1914
Hofbrauhaus serves authentic Bavarian food and beer selections in a cozy restaurant. They feature new beers every first week of the month. A fresh keg is available on tap to celebrate a new month. Furthermore, they offer authentic Bavarian favorites. Some of the dishes include potato pancakes, sauerkraut balls, and pretzels. They also serve schnitzel and wursts.
The draft beer specials include original lager, Here Weizen, and Dunkel. Moreover, they serve seasonal selections every first Tuesday of the month. Their dessert selections are apple strudel, cream puff, and torte.
Address: Grandview Yard, 800 Goodale Blvd, Columbus, OH 43212
Phone: (614) 294-2437
“The beer was great! Food not so great. Atmosphere is good. Having lived in Germany, the beer was brewed to German specifications. The food was definitely not anything like what you get in the country. Will definitely go back for the beer though.” – Paul Hazelton
Schmidt’s offers various options to enjoy authentic German food and festivities. They offer dine-in, takeaway, and delivery at the restaurant. Furthermore, the menu includes signature sausage platters and fresh salads. Their traditional dinners are served with side dishes and dinner rolls. This includes Weiner schnitzel and roasted Bavarian pork shank.
Theor food can also be enjoyed at their food trucks. They serve their legendary sandwiches like bratwurst and garlic knockwurst. Moreover, they have banquet rooms for small and large celebrations. They serve the food in buffet style customized according to the client’s wishes.
Address: 240 E Kossuth St, Columbus, OH 43206
Phone: (614) 444-6808
”Very attentive! I was helped with my case in English and Spanish. My case was won. Definitely recommend this lawyer!!” – Leonel Ramirez
Valter’s is a long-running restaurant serving the best German food prepared with the finest ingredients. The dishes feature modern American twists. They also have selections f Herman beers to complement the meals. The food and drinks are available from brunch to dinner. Furthermore, they serve cheese truffle ravioli, slow-roasted pork shank, and spatzle. They also serve pork schnitzel, Mediterranean chicken pasta, and cast iron prime rib. In addition, there are sandwiches like pulled pork, stout bratwurst, and German bologna.
They have catering services for small to large celebrations. Moreover, they customize the menu according to the clients’ preferences. They also host rehearsal dinners and weddings at the restaurant.
Address: 976 S High St, Columbus, OH 43206
Phone: (614) 444-3531
”Valter runs an amazing staff and kitchen. This is some of the best food in Columbus. You will not find a better German chocolate cake or brunch. Everything on the menu is amazing.” – Jeremiah Franz
Alpine offers authentic German fare at a warm and upscale restaurant. It is situated at the heart of the German Village in Columbus. There are selections of German beers perfect for relaxation and celebration. Furthermore, they practice raclette which has been a tradition in Europe. The staff scrapes tan Alpine cheese melted on the wheel into the savory dishes. This is done in front of the guests.
The menu consists of wurstteller, stuffed chicken breast, and goulash. They also serve schnitzel, lemon garlic shrimp, and risotto. There is also a vegan option of Wetterstein bowl. In addition, sections of draft beers and cocktails are available to choose from.
Address: 525 S 4th St, Columbus, OH 43206
Phone: (614) 670-5852
”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 Smith
Boeckling Club is part of the national register of historic places constructed in 1914. It is a German restaurant with a selection of German food and drinks. The building is also available for hall and office rental. Furthermore, the biergarten serves German pretzel, sauerkraut balls, and German bratwurst. There are sandwich options topped with traditional or Bavarian sauerkraut and sides.
Two halls may be rented for gatherings and celebrations. The Boeckling’s parlor and Grand Hall have complete equipment for different events. Moreover, the office spaces range from 200 to 500 square feet. It overlooks the city and offers a quiet environment.
Address: 614 Columbus Ave, Sandusky, OH 44870
Phone: (419) 656-8764
”Very nice German pub and restaurant, German beer on tap, many other bottled imports and domestics! Authentic menu, great food and service. Banquet hall available for events and beer garden out back, weather permitting. Very private dinner space, if you like German food and drink, you will not be disappointed!” – Jeff Pocock
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.