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Pillhofer

Konig Str.78, 90402 Nuremberg, Bavaria, Germany (Altstadt - St. Lorenz)
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Ranked #26 of 835 restaurants in Nuremberg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $22
Cuisines: German
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Altstadt - St. Lorenz
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  • German first
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  • Russian first
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English first
Victoria, Australia
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66 reviews 66 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

My wife and I loved this place so much that during our stay in Nurnberg we ate either dinner or lunch there many times. The food is traditional German and very reasonably priced. I loved the atmosphere and the staff were fantastic. Great place to sit down, have a serve of German food washed down with a few beers and... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Great food, especially if you have a hungry teenager. A good selection of typical Franken cuisine, nice service and decently priced menu

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Surrey
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

My wife and I enjoyed an evening meal here. Traditional food was well cooked and delicious, the staff was very welcoming creating a friendly environment, very much a place to linger over another beer.

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Elie, Manitoba
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

As we stayed at the Le Merdien, this restaurant was right across the street at the entrance to the old town and recommended to us as an alternative to the very expensive meals at the hotel. We were very happy with the quality and service here, both for breakfast and dinner. If in doubt as to what to try, take... More

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Gold Bar, Washington
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119 reviews 119 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Ate hear several times since it was next to our hotel. We were lucky to be here when it was white asparagus season had very good soup here and another meal was sausages.food was average priced. was open from lunch to 10 or 11 pm. We had drinks here also after walk around town after dark.Had tables set up on... More

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Corpus Christi, Texas
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Our hotel sent us here for local specialties. It is a darkish, tavern atmosphere, more locals than tourists, good food, very generous portions. We had the pork shoulder, and the Frankish sauerbraten-same recipe that I make, but they use more of all the spices than I do. I also love their big German green-and-vegetable salads.

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Woodland Hills, CA
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77 reviews 77 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Pillhofer is a typical Bavarian restaurant that is located next door to the Hotel Victoria. We dined there on the recommendation of the reception staff after we checked in to the Hotel Victoria. Our request was for something close, not something elegant. The atmosphere is quaint - lots of dark wood as you would expect in a small Bavarian hofbrau.... More

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Minden, NV
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Pork shoulder anyone? Great place to experience German food. I love the pork shoulder but there are many traditional fraconian dished to choose from. A place you should try if you in Nurnberg.

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Boston, MA
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56 reviews 56 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Delicious traditional dishes including sauerbraten, dumplings, red cabbage and sausages. The setting is lovely.

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Top Contributor
148 reviews 148 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
279 helpful votes 279 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2013

Good pub-like food with a German twist. We had the turkey schnitzel with potato salad (5/5) and the roast pork (3/5). Service was quick and atmosphere consistent with a pub, nice and warm on a cold night outside. Total cost for three was around EUR50. Very well located too on the main Street in Nuremberg's old town.

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