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Speisekammer

2424 Lincoln Ave, Alameda, CA 94501
(510) 522-1300
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Ranked #5 of 200 Restaurants in Alameda
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $21 - $30
Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: German
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Good for: Large groups, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: Park St.
Transit: A.C. Transit, Park & Lincoln
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 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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Oakdale, California, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The beer was great. A good selection compliments the wurst and schnitzel offerings. My companions enjoyed the offerings as much as I did. Sitting outside was a treat in August. I have dined at this restaurant before in January and it was fine inside too. Service was pretty good as they were busy. Not fancy but fun and the beer... More

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Alameda, California
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Specials are the best. Big selection of beer. Good entertainment on the week-end & no cover charge. A bit noisy in the bar eating area. Young crowd to young children

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Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

You definitely need to be in the mood for heavy, fill your gut, you gotta roll out the restaurant type of food if you come here for dinner. It's everything German food is supposed to be so in that regard it's good. Most everything is served with sauerkraut and covered in gravy. They do have a vegetarian section of the... More

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Oakland, CA
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We've loved this place for years, but it's doubly awesome now during the World Cup. The menu has something for everyone, including several vegetarian and gluten-free items than make it work well for a diners with dietary restrictions. Of course there's plenty of pretzels and sausage too! And did I mention beer? BEER! lots of great German beers including a... More

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San Francisco, CA area
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

The food is really good. That's the bottom line. A wide selection of German beer -- not so easy to find around here -- with all the tradition German menu selections...the wursts, bratens and all that, along with good spatzel. Live music on the weekends can make it hard to carry on a conversation at times. but it contributes to... More

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Alameda, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This restaurant is in a neighborhood half a block from Park Street so that generally parking can be found within a block or two. In front is the beer garden which is popular. The bar is in the first room as is a limited dining area. In back is a large dining area which can accommodate larger parties. Speisekammer has... More

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Ukiah, California
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014 via mobile

We've been wanting to try Speisekammer for awhile and now glad we did. They have a nice selection of items on their menu and offer a full bar. We enjoyed the little Nurenberg sausages appetizer and half orders of sauerbraten. The sauerkraut served with the sausages was mild with only a hint of carroway seed. The tritip was marinated beautifully... More

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Harderwijk, The Netherlands
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

We were looking for a decent restaurant in Alameda and wanted something else than American food. So the Speisekammer was an outcomming for us. Parking is kinda difficult around here, but they have a few parking places next to the restaurant. The staff is very friendly, but they can't speak German. The owner is German and he thought his cooks... More

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Alameda, California
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Their food is delicious. It can be noisy at times, so dine early and ask for a table in the back room.

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