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Metzgers German Restaurant

305 N Zeeb Rd, Ann Arbor, MI 48103-1552
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Ranked #13 of 507 restaurants in Ann Arbor
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: German
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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84% Recommend
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English first
Plainfield, Illinois
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51 reviews 51 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

The food was outstanding and the portions were huge. Also had a good beer selection. Service was good and we were there past closing and did not feel rushed to leave.

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Detroit, Michigan
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137 reviews 137 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

A timeless tradition in Ann Arbor. The decor makes one feel transported to Germany. Great collection of cuckoo clocks, beer steins, and all kinds of German memorabilia. The service is excellent. No reservations taken, but the place is quite large. The food is outstanding---plenty of traditional dishes, all prepared wonderfully. I had a chicken dish, with potato pancakes and spaetzle.....perfection.... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Serving size so large two people can easily eat one entree. Will have it on our list to eat there again!!

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Portage, Michigan
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Great German food coupled with a tradition German atmosphere and wonderful service! We weren't sure what something was and our waitress was most helpful and explained all to us. Even brought sample of sauce to try to see if we wanted to try the chicken. :-)

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We've lived in Germany. We come to Metzger's when we need the fix of authentic German cooking. We love their side dishes like red cabbage, spatzle and cucumber salad. We first tasted rouladen when we lived in Germany. Only served Friday, Saturday and Sunday Metzger's rouladen is tender and very flavorful. It beats most that we tasted in Germany! Good... More

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Saint Augustine Beach, Florida
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183 reviews 183 reviews
118 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My wife and I've been enjoying Metzger's atmosphere and food since we were students at U of M in the late 1960s. We eat there now about once a year when we are back in the Ann Arbor area. What is for us the "new" location is very convenient to the traveler even if you are staying east on I... More

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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44 reviews 44 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

I've been here a few times, all have been good. When we were searching for a restaurant for graduation weekend, there were only a few that could accommodate our large party and our diverse tastes. Their fish sandwich is one of the best I've had, the Ruben is above most, and there aren't that many places you can get liver... More

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Bowling Green, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014 via mobile

A great place to go with your family! The atmosphere is warm and the waiters are welcoming. The food is all home made and hearty! You will leave Metzgers with a full belly, and a happy mood.

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Northville, Michigan
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57 reviews 57 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We sat at the bar on a Sunday and enjoyed the company of a very nice bartender and simply delicious, very fresh food. My husband insists the Weiner Schnitzel was the best he has ever had. The beer selection was terrific as well as the drinks I had ordered.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Agreat place for the once a year birthday dinner with their big discount and free desert. Very pricy for regular dining. Happy hour in the bar is good bier and meeting locals.

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