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Speisekammer

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2424 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA 94501 (Park St.)
A.C. Transit, Park & Lincoln
(510) 522-1300
Today
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Open now
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Casual Dining
Large groups
Outdoor seating
Breakfast/Brunch
Reservations
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 26
    Excellent
  • 41
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Schnitzel and sausages

Stopped in for lunch with kids and German grandparents. All loved it. Great atmosphere, friendly service, good food. Strudel for dessert. All good!

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
David H
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Paris, France
Good for:
  • Casual Dining
  • Large groups
  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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85 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Paris, France
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Stopped in for lunch with kids and German grandparents. All loved it. Great atmosphere, friendly service, good food. Strudel for dessert. All good!

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Alameda, California
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

Had a large group at Speisekammer last night without a hitch. Lots of activity and it was a busy night in the restaurant and all was well. All orders correct and all of the dinners were served within moments of each other and everything was cooked to perfection. I often dine out with a crowd and orders can easily get... More 

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San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 via mobile

German food is not my favorite, but this was nice after a long day. Quick service, pleasant staff and a homey atmosphere.

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Sacramento, California
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

The Pork Sandwich was delicious, and there are few other places where you can get a Früh Kölsch on tap in NorCal. The cozy atmosphere makes this a fun place to dine and hang with friends.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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37 reviews 37 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We visited Speisekammer just after the new year as a party of six. My wife and I had just spend six months in Europe, with a month or so in Germany, a country we've visited many times. Our travels have convinced us that it is difficult to find a place here in America that truly duplicates the feel and flavor... More 

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Alameda, California
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We go here at least once a month. Love the red cabbage, the potatoes pancakes and the sausage.... The creamy spätzle baked with caramelized onions (their version of mac and cheese is to die for - with the bacon).

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Berkeley, California
Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
155 helpful votes 155 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

SPIESEKAMMER is a German restaurant located on Alameda Island, CA. The cuisine at Spiesekammer is authentic, and management does not try to cut corners by Americanizing the cuisine. Speisekammer is one of the few cultural attractions, and perhaps the only excellent restaurant, on Alameda Island. The fact that Alameda Island has been a navy town for so many decades, likely... More 

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california
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43 reviews 43 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I love German food and I have been to the two German restaurants I know about in SF a number of times. At those establishments the food is great tasting and the flavors are complex even though the dishes are straight forward. The food at Speisekammer, on the other hand, was disappointing. It tasted off -- I don't know if... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

We've been here a few times, once even with take out and a beer while we waited. Wish they had more parking. Love the food and the patio.

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Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

My husband is a former resident of Alameda, and we have to visit this restaurant whenever we visit (which is not often enough). We dined here last weekend, and the food was delicious and enjoyed by our entire party, including 3 children under 10. My smoked and grilled pork chop was perfectly cooked, tender, and juicy. The sauerkraut was so... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 2424 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA 94501
    (Park St.)
  • Public Transportation: A.C. Transit, Park & Lincoln
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Alameda
  • Phone Number: (510) 522-1300

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
  • Cuisine: German

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Dining Style: Casual Dining
  • Good for: Large groups, Outdoor seating
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?