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Helga's German Restaurant

$$ - $$$German, European,
14197 E Exposition Ave, Aurora, CO 80012-2523
+1 303-344-5488
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“schnitzel” (53 reviews)
“potato pancakes” (11 reviews)
“rouladen” (9 reviews)
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German, European, Central European, Delicatessen
$$ - $$$
14197 E Exposition Ave, Aurora, CO 80012-2523
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Reviewed 23 January 2017

OMG! When my son suggested Helga's I was hesitant as I had a grandmother who cooked me authentic German food, plus I lived in Germany for three years! What a treat this truly was. The radish salad was to die for ( I ordered some...More

Thank mary1048
Reviewed 14 January 2017

Having lived in Germany for a few years I always look forward to going to a German restaurant since they can be hard to find. We go to Helga's regularly and the bratwurst and wiener schnitzel are both very good, as is their beet salad...More

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 14 January 2017

A Reuben is one of my favorite sandwiches and this is really the BEST I've had in Colorado. I didn't ask their secret, but I wonder if it's in the sauerkraut (?), the cheese or ??. It's not an "over the top" presentation where it's...More

Thank Dotcomd
Reviewed 4 January 2017

The food is nothing to write home about, but not horrible. I do love their giant pretzels. I like the beers as well, especially the boot of beer. Pretty crazy way to have a giant beer. I would & will go back, it is just...More

Thank Trudygirl3
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

I had the Rahm schnitzel and my wife had the seasonal lamb dumplings and they were both amazing. Great atmosphere and wonderful German beers on tap.

Thank btremell
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Authentic, fresh, tasty German cuisine with delicious beer. Friendly and accommodating wait staff and a fun albeit pricey little German "laden" to purchase some speciality items.

Thank EssGeeKay
Reviewed 6 November 2016

It's hard to find German food - let alone good German food - but if you're in the Aurora area, stop at Helga's and you won't be disappointed. We went because it was close to was within walking distance of our hotel, but in the...More

Thank Charlene M
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I am German, so I am probably more critical than some about German Restaurants. My hubby found Helga's when he was travelling to Denver a couple of years ago and when I joined him he brought me there. I can honestly say it is the...More

Thank VMI-Mom_2016
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We are always looking for good German restaurants. We recently went to the Highlands Ranch, Colorado Octoberfest where Helga's was the restaurant serving food. This led us to try out the restaurant itself. We had three generations eating that night. My husband and myself, our...More

Thank Margaret S
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I have gone to Helga's for years. The food and service are very good. The atmosphere is friendly. They have decorated the restaurant very tastefully. I would recommend this restaurant for a dining pleasure.

Thank gypsymonica
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Questions & Answers
Great Pyrenees R
25 October 2016|
Response from HelgasDeli | Property representative |
Yes, we have a pet friendly patio. Herb, the co-owner and Chef is a huge dog lover! We look forward to seeing you soon!
19 October 2016|
Response from moakleyman50 | Reviewed this property |
Sounds like a question the restaurant should answer via a phone call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
German, European, Central European, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14197 E Exposition Ave, Aurora, CO 80012-2523
    (E. Exposition and S. Abilene St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 303-344-5488
Step into the romantic 'Old World' of the Rhineland river valley in Germany. Experience the enchantment of quaint small towns, vineyards and farmlands as far as the eye can see while majestic medieval castles stand grandly in the distance. Absorb the delicious aromas of hearty, savory food being lovingly prepared in family kitchens sifting through open windows. Welcome to Helga's German Restaurant and Deli. Experience authentic German home-style food and drinks with served with a side of "Old World' charm. Helga's was created in 1989 as a mother-daughter venture with a small, four-table restaurant. After spending their childhood in Germany, siblings Herbert and Helga have continued the tradition of their mother, Berta. Today, Helga's has expanded but has not departed from its humble beginnings, gathering a large loyal following of wonderful customers. Helga, Herbert and family maintain a warm and friendly environment where you can sit down to an authentic and delicious home-style German meal with family and friends. In the true spirit of a family-owned restaurant, Helga and Herbert are directly involved in ensuring the satisfaction of each and every one of their customers. Please do not hesitate to ask for either Helga or Herbert or approach them when you see them in the restaurant. They are happy to offer menu or deli suggestions, or even take a moment to just stop by and chat with you in German or English.
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