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111 W Evelyn Ave, Ste 108, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-6131
408-720-1531
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wed - Fri 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Outdoor Seating

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Charming

I think the world needs more German Restaurants. Great beer, really awesome warm octogenarian waitstaff (I kid you not), not the best German food I've had but meeting the requirements of the genre, comfortable atmosphere. Good deserts, as if you need them. Very satisfying, all in all, for those... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 16, 2015
Paul D
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Northeast USA
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Northeast USA
Top Contributor
121 reviews 121 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I think the world needs more German Restaurants. Great beer, really awesome warm octogenarian waitstaff (I kid you not), not the best German food I've had but meeting the requirements of the genre, comfortable atmosphere. Good deserts, as if you need them. Very satisfying, all in all, for those who want a little of simpler times. May it long thrive.

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San Jose, CA
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

A good place to go if you crave German food and German Beer. They have a good selection of German and Austrian beer. This is a small place and run by several old ladies so if you want to be served promptly, get there when it opens, otherwise service could be slow. The restaurant is conveniently adjacent to a large... More 

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Farmington, Michigan, United States
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212 reviews 212 reviews
153 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Good German restaurants excel at beer, meat and spatsela. This one had good potato soup for starters, then a basic salad. My wife had the lamb and I had the ham special. Both were very good. My serving could have fed several people. It was an enormous portion. Some portions need the outside were a little dried out but there... More 

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Topeka, Kansas, United States
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42 reviews 42 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

Also right near Murphy Street in downtown Sunnyvale, Hardy's Bavaria is a quaint little German restaurant. The German beers on tap alone is worth a visit. However, the night we went there was a distinct shortage of staff... so we had plenty of time to contemplate what we were going to order. The food was very traditionally prepared so there... More 

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San Francisco, California
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

good for a long social dinner with friends - has a quaint character, extensive beer list, and traditional, unamericanized food. we were here on a quiet night, and the service was fast, without rushing our dinner, which was appreciated (we stayed pretty late).

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Weston, Florida
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49 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012 via mobile

We decided to check out this German restaurant off Murphy and the Caltrain in Sunnyvale. The guys were in heaven over the great selection of German beers. The gals enjoyed the wine and sunny decor. The food is real homemade German so enjoy the atmosphere till the delectable meal is ready. Freidal is a delight and the service is nice.... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2012

Hearty German cuisine (think sauerkraut, bratwurst, smoked pork) just minutes from the Sunnyvale Caltrain station. The interiors could probably use a bit of sprucing up. There are a couple of granny serving, so it can be slow but makes up with its warmth and quaint charm. A bit on the pricey side, but the food is delicious as it is... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2011

Vast selection of German draft beer. Friendly service. The only caveat is that if you want a light lunch, stay away from the mains which are as large as you might expect for a dinner.

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san jose
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2006

Hardy's was my favorite restaurant ever since I can remember (at least 10 years). I've been going there for all my birthdays, celebrations, ect; spending at least $80 for two people at dinner, and $25 takeout for myself during my visits. The staff know my parents by name due to their continual patronage also. To my suprise, I WAS DENIED... More 

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Cupertino, CA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2006

It's always a good sign to walk into an ethnic restaurant and hear the other patrons speaking the native language of the culture. Such is the case with Hardy's Bavaria in Sunnyvale, and with good reason: The food is the most authentically German that you'll find this side of the Rhine. Hardy's makes spectacular sauerbraten, schweinebraten, kassler rippchen, and even... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 111 W Evelyn Ave, Ste 108, Sunnyvale, CA 94086-6131
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sunnyvale
  • Phone Number: 408-720-1531

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: German, Vegetarian
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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