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The Bier Garden

438 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3622
+1 757-393-6022
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“schnitzel” (44 reviews)
“pretzels” (16 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 21:00All hours
German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
438 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3622
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1 - 10 of 387 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Ate here for a rehearsal dinner and it was decorated so cute with all kinds of paraphernalia on the walls. The service was excellent for our party of 25 the whole night. We ordered the pretzel and spicy mustard dip for our app and it...More

Thank beachcomber36
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found your place and visited for lunch on Monday, What a nice treat! It was well worth the drive. Our server, Megan, was so patient & knowledgeable which made the visit so much more fun. The food was delicious, the atmosphere was perfect and...More

Thank DHM1222
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good meal overal. Portions are generous so you won't leave hungry. Impressive beer list and a nice shaded terrace if you want to eat outside.

Thank S4203RWdavidp
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Schweine Schnitzel was good and similar to the meals I had in Austria and it was authentic food. The restaurant was fine temperature wise and the prices weren't bad. The staff was friendly, quick and observant. The cake was dry and tasteless.

Thank thatFilmBuff
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I no longer live in the 757, and when I come home to visit it's usually driving around seeing everyone we grew up with. I treasure the discovery of an awesome spot during these visits and my sister brought us out to The Bier Garten...More

Thank Tomifer213
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I adore German food and had high hopes for this place but....while the beer selection is really good the food, not so much. The pretzel appetizer was just...awful (dry and tasteless) The Jagersnitzel was acceptable as was the spaetzle but NO potato pancakes :( This...More

1  Thank travelgalAvon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Authentic German dishes and a beer selection that would appease the snobbiest of beer aficionado. Really friendly server who doubled as beer expert. Been there multiple times, and have enjoyed apps of hot pretzels to porkrinds and dinners of cordon blue chicken sandwich with knodels-...More

Thank Kaybee66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Was introduced to this place by my German teacher while on German club. My mom is from Germany and she adores the place. Owned by German Immigrants, the establishment is tucked away with authentic German food. You can eat outside or inside and are given...More

Thank mtfarmer2016
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This is a unique, authentic family run restaurant with a great beer selection and German cuisine. My husband likes to get the flounder sandwich and I had the burger this time. The burger is great but I'm not thrilled with the quality of the pretzel...More

Thank Sprout211
Reviewed 10 July 2017

again a very rainy nite in portsmouth but the Bier Garden was very good . food and beer selection is good but the only down fall was we had to move inside because the rain caused a flood in the out door area. other wise...More

Thank Travis F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$20
German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 438 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3622
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 757-393-6022
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