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Ol' Heidelberg Restaurant

6125 University Dr., Huntsville, AL 35806
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Ranked #20 of 501 Restaurants in Huntsville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: European, German
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Good for: Families with children, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
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  • English first
  • German first
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English first
Meridianville, Alabama
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW via mobile

The hot German potato salad, honey pecan chicken schnitzel, warm bread, house salad with house made ranch are my favorites. My husband loves the pork yaeger schnitzel. Dinner is pricey but portions are large and it's enough to share. We usually visit at lunch. Iced tea is good.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

This place is way overpriced. I could get a steak for $19 versus a pig patty. I lived in Germany so I know how German food can be. It was not bad but I believe they think they are better then they are as do the many people that eat there. Find another option. They did have some good German... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
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23 reviews 23 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Had a very pleasurable experience and the food was good. Service was not bad and overall it was a great evening to enjoy some good German food. If you have lived in Germany then it may not be up to the standards you are used to but this place is definitely one of the better German restaurants I have been... More 

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Huntsville, Alabama
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Whether it is lunch or dinner -- I always enjoy the food here! The food is authentic and the service is great! Both the lunch and dinner portions are hearty by any standards. My only problem with Ol' Heidelberg is that I usually eat so much, I don't have room for the delectable desserts....but I've started getting the dessert "to... More 

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Top Contributor
156 reviews 156 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
115 helpful votes 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We had a wonderful evening at this lovely restaurant. Authentic food, waitresses in dirndls, German music and ambiance. We asked the waitress if there was pork in the vegetables and she said "no". However, the cole slaw had pork in it and when I complained to the waitress, she said that is how it comes out. She should have told... More 

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I really enjoyed lunch here with co-workers and had outstanding service. Fast stop for lunch that was better than anything fast food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

My wife and I spent 6 years in Germany and loved the food. Ol' Heidelberg ambiance reminded me of Bavarian restaurants and their food didn't disappoint. They were willing and appeared happy to change the entrée slightly to accommodate our issues. The food was really good and the staff was very friendly. We met the manager/owner who came from Germany... More 

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Elkmont, Alabama
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The cucumber salad, bread, and cabbage were good. Entrée of saurerbraten was below average. The kids meals wete super cheap quality. Not the German food I remember from when I was in Germany. Mostly for me, the food didn't warrent the high prices. If I pay that much, I expect it to be good quality, hot when served and it... More 

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Decatur, Alabama, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

This place always pleases with it's authentic German fare and warm cozy atmosphere! Not sure why someone though it was outdated, some things like classics never go out if style. All the schnitzels are great and don't miss the fried potatoes!! We are lucky to have several German restaurants in Huntsville and this is at the top of the list... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

You'll find this restaurant in a bland strip mall. But as soon as you walk through the doors, you're instantly transported to old-world Bavaria. The atmosphere is warm and cozy (perfect for date night!) and truly feels like you just stepped into a German tavern. And the food was some of the best Bavarian fare we've had, from the freshly... More 

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Additional Information about Ol' Heidelberg Restaurant

Address: 6125 University Dr., Huntsville, AL 35806
Phone Number: 256-922-0556
Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Huntsville
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisine: European, German

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