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Der Essen Platz - CLOSED

8 Bridal Cave Rd, Camdenton, MO 65020-2815
+1 573-346-1122
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good13%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“schnitzel” (25 reviews)
“strudel” (19 reviews)
“potato pancakes” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
European, French, American, German
$$ - $$$
8 Bridal Cave Rd, Camdenton, MO 65020-2815
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Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

We have been wanting to try this restaurant for a while. We found it is a nice change of pace from the normal lake fare. The portions are large and the food had good flavor. Our waiter was very accommodating and knowledgeable. They have a...More

Reviewed 6 November 2017

We were a group of 4 couples ranging in age from 62 to 85. We had reservations for 11 people but 3 of our group were not able to make it at the last minute. When it came time to place drink orders, the first...More

4  Thank Debbie L
MaguyMagpie, Owner at Der Essen Platz, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

I hope these people learn how to tell the truth. They came in acting like they had had a few drinks on the way. Thank god they won't be back! They were almost asked to leave, wish they had been. What a bunch of idiots.

Reviewed 2 October 2017

Came for early dinner with two couples and were glad we did.I was in the mood for some Schnitzel and was not disappointed, my wife's sauerbraten was very tender and flavorful. All four of us had something different and no one had any complaint. Although...More

Thank David E
Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

The food has always been delicious in the past, upon ordering carryout we noticed a big change in the flavor of the food. It seemed extremely salty and the pasta was overcooked. This restaurant is definitely one I would recommend for you to visit. I'm...More

Thank Tim T
Reviewed 6 September 2017

Dealt extensively with Daniel in advance to confirm that the food would be authentically German, with gluten free options for medical reasons. Arrived with my family and was promptly informed (by Daniel) that the restaurant staff were too busy to accommodate any special requests. Attempted...More

2  Thank jac674
MaguyMagpie, Owner at Der Essen Platz, responded to this reviewResponded 16 November 2017

I had gone over what could be ordered but they couldn't seem to understand what they were asking was not possible. These people were way out of line. I wonder how they manage to eat at other restaurants.

Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

We have never been disappointed here. Daniel and Noelle are always so sweet and the food is fantastic with generous portions. Always a good beer selection as well. We can never eat a dessert there (way too full) but always take one or two with...More

Thank Go R
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Chef/Owner Noelle has perfected German food. Wow, the food is amazing-fresh and homemade. We've been to many German restaurants, but this is at the top for us. This gem in Camdenton, MO overlooking the Lake is a bit out of the way, but well worth...More

Thank Bonnie S
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Been going for several years. Owner's take great pride in their menu offerings. They always have some time to chat and see how everything is going. Have tried many things on the menu and would highly recommend any one of them. Look forward to going...More

Thank Thomas D
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The German food is excellent and Daniel and his Staff do a great job. Strudel is especially good. Large variety of German beers.

Thank dcase2017
Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

I've gone here a couple times since moving to Camdenton and can highly recommend this hidden gem. The restaurant is small and cozy with lots of curios lining the walls. The building is more remeniscient of grandmother's house than a restaurant, but that adds to...More

Thank Caleb C
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$15 - US$34
Good for
Romantic, View
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Bridal Cave Rd, Camdenton, MO 65020-2815
  • Location: United States  >  Missouri (MO)  >  Lake of the Ozarks  >  Camdenton
  • Phone Number: +1 573-346-1122
  • E-mail
It offers the best German and American food in the mid-west.Enjoy a large selection of German and french beer and wine, view a magnificent sunset in a relaxed casual setting while tasting the flavors of Europe!
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