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Waldgeist

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Schlossstrasse 70, 65719 Hofheim am Taunus, Hesse, Germany
0619238385
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 47
    Excellent
  • 58
    Very good
  • 29
    Average
  • 6
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Delicious!

Are here last year and was really impressed! I was expecting something a lot more rough and ready! Had the caprese schnitzel which was excellent! Well worth a visit!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 4, 2015
JamieK87
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Cork, Ireland
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
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English first
North Carolina
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267 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 278 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

There is an email that has been circulating for years with photos of massive hamburgers and schnitzel. If you are looking for that place - this is it. From the Frankfurt airport - we took a taxi. It was 36E to get there and 43E to get back. That's expensive - but the restaurant is well worth it. If you... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

The food here is great and very home made, calorific I think too but hey it's yummy. The staff are friendly and went out their way to ensure our daughter got a little something which I requested out of the norm. They also suggested a quite place where we could park the pram but still keep an eye on our... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I love eating challenges. I love the novelty of huge portions. This restaurant is the best big food restaurant I have ever been to. The 1kg schnitzels and ribs, the 30cm diameter burger and the 600g currywurst. THIS PLACE IS THE BEST. Even the ice cream is incredible. 3 huge scoops (looks like three tubs of B&J's. The staff were... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Are here last year and was really impressed! I was expecting something a lot more rough and ready! Had the caprese schnitzel which was excellent! Well worth a visit!

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Montreal, Canada
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33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Last year, in September I did a long trip in west Europe including Germany. I have been before few times but never I heard about this place. The place is a little hide between Stuttgart and Baden Baden in a forest, a wonderful and very quit place. You must look for a little the place but at the end, MERIT.... More 

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Erl, Austria
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68 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We had been at this place a couple of years ago and the meals were very good. Even the large portions are too much to eat. The menu is wide and varied. The place is always busy and you really should make a reservation. The staff are friendly an helpful. The Schnitzels are something else but be prepared to ask... More 

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ashdod
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22 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We arrived on a very busy Saturday evening, without a reservation. However, the host realised that we arrived especially to eat there, and a table was quickly found. The service was really attentive and good, The waitress spoke very good English, not so common in Germany, we found out. The food was as we expected, very big, yet tasty and... More 

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Waldgeist is on the you must visit restaurants in Germany. The food is good and everything is just extra large. Staff speaks English and it is a great place to enjoy a huge Schnitzel, Hamburger and cold 2 liters beers. I always go for either Jagger Schnitzel or Gorgonzola Schnitzel. I highly recommend it especially if you live in the... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
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91 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

With a curry wurst which is more than a pound, a 1 foot across burger or a 6 pound schnitzel (yes over 6 pounds - 2.75 kg) you WILL be walking out of there with a doggy bag. Drinks are measured in Litres so be sure you are both hungry and thirsty when you go here. For people with normal... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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89 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Choose wisely your meal, because you'll eat it for several days ! It's almost impossible to finish your meal at Waldgeist, as they are only speaking in hundreds or kilograms, or liters. There is nothing small, from the 600+ grams sausages to the 2+ kg snitzels and watermelon-sized burgers, you won't have a small plate in front of you. Even... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Schlossstrasse 70, 65719 Hofheim am Taunus, Hesse, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Hesse  >  Hofheim am Taunus
  • Phone Number: 0619238385

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: German

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?