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$$ - $$$German, European,
205 E 1st St, Sanford, FL 32771-1372
+1 407-321-2204
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“schnitzel” (127 reviews)
“potato pancakes” (89 reviews)
“apple strudel” (13 reviews)
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German, European, Central European, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
205 E 1st St, Sanford, FL 32771-1372
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I lived in Germany for 4 years and I am here to tell you this is the most authentic German food I have had in the states. The snitzel and spatzle was incredible. Wonderful selection of German beers. And a great old world atmosphere with...More

Thank fchaput
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for dinners with our family. They were having Octoberfest and it was a lot of fun. They had music and customers were clapping and yelling! The food was excellent. We tried a little of everything and shared family style. The servers were very...More

Thank darryrobin
Reviewed 1 week ago

Theo is a wonderful owner and community steward. The restaurant is in a perfect location to enjoy historic Sanford while dining on first class German cuisine! He has a great bier selection, and the staff is very attentive. This is a "can't miss" opportunity for...More

Thank T M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was amazing food and quality family time. Everyone ordered something different and even though not the same as being in Germany, it was delicious and flavorful. It was worth coming and will come back again.

Thank Melanie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You cannot go wrong at Hollerbach’s. The meals are authentic, potions are big, and the service is outstanding. This is a must do in Sanford. Thanks

Thank James L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Now, some from Sanford and a few more from beyond our borders say Hollerbach's WillowTree Cafe on First Street in downtown Sanford, Florida is fine dining. Since I first was introduced to this then-modest German homestyle food place featuring soups of all things back in...More

Thank J R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In quaint historic Sanford is a top of the line German food gem! Great knowledgeable staff and a fun casual atmosphere. Sit inside or outside and enjoy the people watching. The food is top quality presented with ample quantity and flavors like I had in...More

Thank Vikki R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food, beer, entertainment, ambiance and customer service it has it all! Don't forget to visit their separate Deli & gift shop around the corner.

Thank chasshaw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't know what anything on the menu was so we let the waiter choose for us. Everything was delicious. Fun environment. Family friendly.

Thank carlito0220
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went three times i love it great food great staff my fave downtown Sanford cafe great job with menu

Thank candygirl51
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Questions & Answers
Dale T
9 February 2017|
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Response from Janet Z | Property representative |
Our German entertainment is from 6pm - 9pm on Thursday and Sunday. Friday and Saturday is 7pm - 10pm.
4 June 2016|
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Response from Janet Z | Property representative |
Reservations have to be made directly through the restaurant. This is from their website: "Make Reservations Monday – Friday 11:00am to 4:00pm Call 407 321 2204" I know from experience that on nights with entertainment they... More
1 May 2016|
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Response from Janet Z | Property representative |
They have recently discontinued serving the stuffed cabbage.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 9:00 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: 205 E 1st St, Sanford, FL 32771-1372
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Sanford
  • Phone Number: +1 407-321-2204
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