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135 W King St, Abbottstown, PA 17301-9531
+1 717-259-9641
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  • Excellent19%
  • Very good24%
  • Average29%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible14%
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“schnitzel” (14 reviews)
“rouladen” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m. Hours
German, European
$$ - $$$
135 W King St, Abbottstown, PA 17301-9531
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Kept seeing this restaurant when driving with my wife back & forth on road trips, (God rest her soul). Decided to finally try it. Surprisingly, the waitress was dressed in appropriate German attire and was very friendly. The menu includes a page with just German...More

Thank RetiredMxMan
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We enjoyed the food and waitress was very nice. The restaurant could stand with a good cleaning and update. We tried 4 different sausages (all good), potato dumplings, red beet salad, and grilled cheese sandwich. I would return for the food. It seemed rather expensive.

Thank manormeow2
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Quests were good. Place had emptied out on a Saturday by 9. Waitress server was very pleasant and professional. Decor was kitchy

Thank Mark R
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We have visted this old German restaurant a few times but not recently so we decided to get take-out since the stale cigarette smell is not that pleasant. The server was very friendly and helpful as I made our selections. We got two different schnitzel...More

Thank BetsyGettysburg
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Have dined here several times before. Always enjoyed the food. We were very disappointed tonight. Restaurant is very old, run down, dirty, and smelled of cigarettes which the waitress said came from bar area, we used to get soup, salad, and entree, we were told...More

Thank ZoeyMom2014
Reviewed 7 September 2017

first time here. The inside is interesting. The set up of buffet is functional. Reservations are suggested if you want in the same room as the buffet. But it really isn't that much of an issue. Servers were nice and helpful. I personally loved the...More

Thank meows2002
Reviewed 1 September 2017

Have passed this place for years and wanted to stop. Finally went there for the buffet they have first Friday of every month. The food was delicious, it was hot. The service was good. Just wasn't anything special. If you are passing thru Abbottstown, by...More

Thank R F
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Local, authentic German restaurant serving wursts, schnitzels, and too many other things to mention. Dinner served til 9; we arrived 8:30-ish and were warmly welcomed. Try the dip served with bread before dinner. It was homemade and delicious. Prices were reasonable; not cheap but not...More

Thank Barbara W
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Drove a Long Way for a Great Meal at the Hofbrauhaus in Abbottstown Thursday night before Memorial Day weekend. We four lifelong friends had lived together in Munich for a number of years four decades or so ago and decided this was the night to...More

2  Thank Robert J S
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Went for take out ! Loved the food ! Server was very nice ! Love the beautiful woodwork and Stein's ! Will be back !

Thank Brendakichman51
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Selina D
1 March 2018|
Response from R F | Reviewed this property |
too much! Not worth the money.
Laurie D
15 February 2016|
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Response from BetsyGettysburg | Reviewed this property |
They used to, but I haven't been there for while. It would be a good idea to call to make sure.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 135 W King St, Abbottstown, PA 17301-9531
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Abbottstown
  • Phone Number: +1 717-259-9641
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