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Reichswaldstrasse 1C, Ramstein-Miesenbach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 6371 406770
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11:45 am - 11:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:45 am - 11:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 30
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  • 25
    Very good
  • 40
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  • 14
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  • 15
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Big food, little taste

This is a great place for first time visitors. They have HUGE portions that make for a fun experience but the food is far from amazing. If you're looking for a restaurant to try authentic german food I would skip this place but if you're looking for memories put this on your list!

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2015
BrandiKlu
Good for:
  • Families with children
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English first
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

I went to The Big Emma for lunch with co- workers on a business trip. I order the "Burger" and was very disappointed. I wanted to get the smaller half sized burger but the waitress was persistent that the bigger full-sized burger was a better option. I'm a little guy, so I'm guessing that she was looking out for herself... More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

This is a great place for first time visitors. They have HUGE portions that make for a fun experience but the food is far from amazing. If you're looking for a restaurant to try authentic german food I would skip this place but if you're looking for memories put this on your list!

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Oklahoma
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

This restaurant offers portions worthy of a food challenge. I had a half portion of a salad and could barely finish it despite how delicious it was. The portions are oversized as in the name of the restaurant but to go boxes are offered for convenience.

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4 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

If you into the novelty of having huge portions of food.....then Big Emma's is the place for you. Unfortunately, the food didn't taste good at all. I had a friend go a different time and she thought the food tasted like moth balls. Oh, and you are not allowed to share food.

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Emma R, Inhaber at The Big Emma, responded to this review

The system is right, you can not share the food. The menu beginns with a small(1/4) portion and finished with a x-large portion. It means we have 3 different sizes of food.The x-large portion is much cheaper then the small portion. So, when everbody share, we make no profit anymore. Other restaurants have not 3 sizes from the food. Moth-Balls... More 

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25 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Had to go there a couple of times for good bye parties. The food is just bad, way to greasy and they wouldn't let the kids share a meal. Big minus!

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Emma R, Inhaber at The Big Emma, responded to this review

It is very sad, that everybody can place a comment. Sorry, but you no nothing about german food.A lot of restaurants you rated good, are using a lot finishing products. Why you come again, when you not like our food, we have about 5000 guests each month. We are using high quality products,they are proofed products from the US vets... More 

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50 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is our fourth time visiting this place. Still the same. Nothing has change and the selection are still pricy. The portion is still large but very pricy and quality is not as great. They do have very staff which is a plus!

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5 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

This was our first German restaurant (month visited Aug 2013) and we won't be returning... However authentic it is supposed to be, we weren't satisfied with any of the food we ordered.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

The food was really good portions excellent. We were in a big group and each family paid for their own and when all was said and done they had added a bunch of extra drinks onto the bill. I would ask to see the bill before paying

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Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

They specialize with huge plates of food, which naturally has a higher cost attached. Authentic German food but of a average to good quality. If you wanted to take some friends out and have an unusual experience, with hefty plates of food, this is the place to go. I don't remember any lunch-time specials. When they say XXL....don't anticipate anything... More 

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

We took our kids there just to say we've been to Big Emma's. The kids were thrilled with the size of the food, for 4 of us we all shared a whole burger (they had no problem with us sharing) and we still had a ton of food left over. The burgers tasted ok but nothing special, they had to... More 

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Additional Information about The Big Emma

Address: Reichswaldstrasse 1C, Ramstein-Miesenbach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
Phone Number: +49 6371 406770
Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Rhineland-Palatinate  >  Ramstein-Miesenbach
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:45 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 11:45 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 11:45 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 11:45 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday 11:45 am - 11:30 pm
Friday 11:45 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 11:45 am - 11:30 pm
Cuisine: German

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Reichswaldstrasse 1C, Ramstein-Miesenbach, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Rhineland-Palatinate  >  Ramstein-Miesenbach
  • Phone Number: +49 6371 406770

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: German

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
11:45 am - 11:30 pm
Tuesday
11:45 am - 11:30 pm
Wednesday
11:45 am - 11:30 pm
Thursday
11:45 am - 11:30 pm
Friday
11:45 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday
11:45 am - 11:30 pm

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