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Schmidt’s Sausage Haus und Restaurant

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240 E Kossuth St, Columbus, OH 43206-2188
+1 614-444-6808
11:00 - 22:00
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Cape Coral, Florida, United States
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Fun,casual, relaxing place. Authentic German cuisine. The Bahama Mama is a tasty delight. As good as they are, however,the Cream Puff's "rang my bell"! The staff were knowledgeable and friendly.

Thank Jenny R
Columbus, Ohio
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66 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

After researching several restaurants in Columbus for a birthday party for 60 people, we decided on Schmidt's Sausage Haus. Not only was their pricing, the best of all surveyed, but they offered a great menu selection and bar offerings and an excellent and attentive wait staff. The temperature and decor and general upkeep of the private dining room was excellent.... More 

Thank June O
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great food and services was great with a very resondable price . We had twenty people and all like the place.

Thank Chet C
Sebastian, Florida
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed the meal. The food was great and reasonable. Also the desert was great mostly the cream puff. I would definitely recommend this place and I will go back whenever I get back. The service was great and it does get crowded later the evening.

Thank Jerry R
Rapid City, United States
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38 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's been years since I enjoyed a truly authentic German meal from the Milwaukee area and I was excited when I discovered the German Village in Columbus. My search and a few recommendations all let to Schmidt's and there was no disappointment. Despite a short wait (they were packed on Tuesday night), I was seated shortly after arrival and the... More 

Thank O8428UXdougm
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6 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

An excellent meal, sausages or traditional germen fair are all great choices. A very busy restaurant, they do not take reservations so be prepared to walk around exploring the German Village while waiting for a table. They will text you when your table is ready so you are not stuck sitting around. Great beer selection. Friendly and efficient service.

Thank John D
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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94 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Felt like we were enjoying food from our last trip to Oktoberfest in Munich! A variety of sausages and wursts. Very tasty sauerkraut and German potato salad. Draught beer selection also reminiscent of Oktoberfest. Service and atmosphere superb.

Thank William L
Westerville, Ohio
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17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

One of my families favorite restaurants for over 30 years. Most of my family has moved away but this is the one of the restaurants that we visit anytime anyone is in town. The food is so good. Their buffet is great. There's usually a wait but it is well worth it. Can't get enough of the Bahama mama and... More 

Thank Gina L
Arlington, Texas
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I try to eat at Schmidt's whenever we are in Columbus. My personal favorite is the Bahama Mama, cannot get enough! My wife has the beer battered Cod and really enjoys it. But, what we both absolutely love are the Cream Puffs! If you go you have to leave room for one (or two) of these. No... More 

Thank charlienye
McMurdo Station Antarctica
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309 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

be prepared to wait for a table! worth the wait though as you can wander around the local shops while waiting. great food and dun entertainment on Friday evening.

Thank Christopher F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, German, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 E Kossuth St, Columbus, OH 43206-2188
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-444-6808
This iconic German Village restaurant is the perfect place to celebrate with family and friends. For five generations we have been serving authentic German food. Our sausage has become so famous that the Bahama Mama has been voted the official food of Columbus and the building is registered as a historic landmark. Come take a trip around our Autobahn Buffet or, if you want something other than sausage, try one of our traditional German dinners. Of course, for dessert, you can have one of our half-pound jumbo cream puffs. Stop in today and celebrate with us!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?