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55 stony road, Bethel, CT
203-797-1860
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 32
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  • 16
    Very good
  • 9
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  • 8
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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Very good food, FANTASTIC BUFFET!

My wife and I had the all-you-can-eat buffet, arriving around 9pm on a Tuesday night. We were in heaven!!! (Note that the buffet is only a couple nights per week so call or check their website first if you plan to go just for that.) First, we arrived very late, nearly closing time, but the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 7, 2015
Christopher F
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East Fishkill, New York
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English first
Southbury, Connecticut, United States
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We went for our Friday evening dinner. It was not overly crowded, but it a took a long time for the food to arrive. Appetizer (Chicken sausage) was OK. We shared a main dish of Pork chops, and we thought it was ordinary. The sweet dish of Austrian crepe was tasty perhaps because of the ice cream because the crepe... More 

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31 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Charming environment. Reminded us of several small Gasthauses we visited while in German. The staff was very friendly and prompt. It was not very crowded even for a Saturday night at 7PM. There was just the two of us, my wife and I. I tried talking a little with the hostess but she wasn't in a talkative mood. Let's move... More 

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MILTON
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55 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

What a great meal!! The bread that came before the meal was baked pretzels with hot mustard...delicious!! We each had a beer (1/2 price because it was their anniversary), and we really enjoyed our meal! I've marked this exit in our Atlas, so when we travel back and forth from FL to Maine we will be sure to stop here!!

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East Fishkill, New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

My wife and I had the all-you-can-eat buffet, arriving around 9pm on a Tuesday night. We were in heaven!!! (Note that the buffet is only a couple nights per week so call or check their website first if you plan to go just for that.) First, we arrived very late, nearly closing time, but the staff still welcomed us and... More 

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CT
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

I've been meaning to write a review of Old Heidelberg for some time. My family has dined here a number of times and we have never been disappointed in either the food or the service. The portions are very generous--the sauerbraten with spaetzle and red cabbage is a favorite, but I also recommend the gulasch and the potato pancakes. The... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The food was pretty good, but the buffet and two beers set my wife and I back over $80. Way too much money for the meal.

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Myrtle Beach,SC
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Good food, good portion for price. Bienenstich cake not good, ours was frozen, hard to eat. Pass on dessert.

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Trumbull
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62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

I don't know why we haven't come here sooner-maybe I thought it'd be stuffy and old fashioned. The building is a charming, Old World cottage with cozy nooks for dining. Jean, our hostess/waitress was friendly, willing to explain the menu and made a great beer recommendation. Started with potato pancakes, cheese and carmelized onion loaded spaetzel (like the BEST mac... More 

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Thomaston, Connecticut
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We have been going to Old Heidelberg for years. I found it one time on my way home from a meeting in Fairfield County. And what a find it is. This is the real thing - good German food and great German Beer! We really love the outside beer garden where folks relax and enjoy the fresh air and the... More 

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Waterbury, Connecticut
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36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

There are a lot of reviews here with some issues that I need to go over. First the price.... Yes it is a little expensive($110 for three people with three meals, appetizer, two sodas, and the biggest beer I've ever seen.) but it is a German restaurant, which are famous for being pricey. And old Heidelberg is definitely cheaper than... More 

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Additional Information about Old Heidelberg

Address: 55 stony road, Bethel, CT
Phone Number: 203-797-1860
Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Bethel
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: German

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 55 stony road, Bethel, CT
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Bethel
  • Phone Number: 203-797-1860

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: German
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?