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German Restaurant Zur-kate

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4815 E Main St Ste 16, Mesa, AZ 85205-8035
(480) 830-4244
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Hours:
Tue - Sat 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 13
    Very good
  • 10
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Revisit of Bavaria for us

First, we finally realized that they open at 4 PM and are closed on Sundays. We arrived close to 4 and were seated immediately. However, as time passed, the wait time grew ... I don't believe they take reservations (a larger dining room would be a plus.) The beer on tap is wunderbar! Order the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
LaurelNixon
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Apache Junction, Arizona
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Apache Junction, Arizona
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46 reviews 46 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

First, we finally realized that they open at 4 PM and are closed on Sundays. We arrived close to 4 and were seated immediately. However, as time passed, the wait time grew ... I don't believe they take reservations (a larger dining room would be a plus.) The beer on tap is wunderbar! Order the large! My husband and I... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

This restaurant had excellent food, friendly and prompt service and wonderful music while we enjoyed our meal and our company. The wiener schnitzel was THE best. The red cabbage was to die for and the warm apple strudel left you drooling!! The prices were very reasonable. The accordion player was just awesome. We cannot wait to return.

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Tempe, Arizona
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60 reviews 60 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

When I arrive at 5 PM and the restaurant was already full I was thinking that the restaurant must have a very good cuisine to offer for being so popular. But was not the case. My score from 1 to 10 being the 10 the best and 1 the worst is the following: Ice tea : 4 Bread : 6... More 

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La Crosse, Wisconsin
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We visited zur-kate in mesa. The food was great. schnitzel, sausages, good German beer. what more do you want. Service was prompt and attentive. I would return.

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Auburn, Alabama
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The first time I ate at Zur Kate was in the 80's and it was amazing. I found myself in deepest, darkest Mesa and looked up the little place to see if it was still as good. Its not. Now it caters to senior citizen, early bird diners and the bland, everything tastes the same, menu reflects that. Prices were... More 

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Mesa, Arizona
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

This little German restaurant in east Mesa is huge on satisfied guests. Every time I have ate here I go away full and satisfied. I do not drink but lots there consumed the REAL German beer. I highly recommend this place when you want to eat something other than what you get at chain restaurants. They are only open 4-10pm... More 

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Salem, Oregon, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Had the Swedish meatballs and the berry sauce was to die for! Husband hates sauerkraut but ate every bit of it before touching anything else, it was that good. Not sure how they cook the green beans but we have never had better tasting green beans.

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Mesa, AZ
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Zur Kate has been a long-time favorite for home-cooked German meals. Located in East Mesa, it is a cozy, friendly restaurant that continues to provide the real thing. The jaegerschnitzel is as good as anything I have had in Germany, available with gravy & onions, or spiced up; just plain delicious. Try it with the red cabbage and home fries.... More 

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arizona
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108 reviews 108 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Had the wienerschnitzel and were pleased..fresh..good sides of red cabbage and spatzle..with lemon...delicious...very reasonable price in a strip center...enjoy.. !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

This place was a hidden gem that my friend showed me. The food was delicious and felt like it was made from a kitchen in Germany. On Saturdays they had an accordion player, which was fun. Every time I've gone the servers have been so kind and personable. The prices aren't very affordable as well!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 4815 E Main St Ste 16, Mesa, AZ 85205-8035
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
  • Phone Number: (480) 830-4244

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: German
Open Hours
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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