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Checkers Old Munchen

2209 East Atlantic Blvd, Pompano Beach, FL 33062
(954) 785-7565
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Ranked #10 of 303 restaurants in Pompano Beach
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $29 - $31
Cuisines: German
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: North Federal Highway
Description: Situated off Atlantic Avenue, Checkers is a German styled restaurant with a Bavarian flair in Pompano Beach. We offer a large selection of authentic German beers and the best in German cuisine.
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  • English first
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  • German first
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English first
south florida
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 NEW

Went there during the World Cup to get a genuine german soccer experience when the german national team played. Had a great time. People are very friendly the food and the beer "boot" was great. Dont go there expecting hamburgers and american fare...it is a german restaurant after all...nice german beer selection and good food. Will definitely go there again

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43 reviews 43 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

Recently after moving to the area, joined the bar for a quick bite to eat. Mostly a German atmosphere with Latin waitstaff, I ate a great Wiener Schnitzel with a good German beer. However a week alter when I checked my Credit Card Statement, I found out that there was some $$$ extra added to the tip. When I challenged... More

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Fort Myers, Florida
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122 reviews 122 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

the best place in the area for authentic German food, recommended by our German neighbor. Bier samplers, great stuffed weinerschnitzel, combination platter with sausages and potato pancakes with applesauce, and finished off with apple strudel, and black forest cake. will definitely go again.

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Pompano Beach, Florida, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

I've been eating at Checkers for years now. Excellent German food. Highly recommended to anyone looking for authentic German cuisine. Large variety of beers and ales too.

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South Florida, Florida
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

It was our first time at this restaurant.The service was excellent, and the food was delicious. Beer was really good, they have a great selection. We ordered "The boot". We came in late at around 7:45 PM. We had a basket with bread. pretzels and spicy mustard as soon as we sat down, I loved it. We did not realize... More

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Bailey, Colorado
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014 via mobile

We have had good German food before, this is the Best German food we have ever had. We shared our plates of veal wiener schnitzel, red cabbage, Checkers scrambled eggs, spaetzel , potato dumpling. Filling and awesome!

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My husband, who is German, loves this place. Me, I do too, but don't like to eat heavy. Food is very good, service excellent. Bread also good! Good value as well.

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Mechanicsville, Virginia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Great atmosphere, friendly and knowledgeable wait staff, excellent food! Hubby and I both braved the "boot" of beer and managed to finish them! I had a stuffed weiner schnitzel which was delicious. Hubby had a variety platter which he enjoyed too. German potato salad was delicious as was the spaetzle. Apple strudel rounded out a fantastic meal! Will definitely go... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Very disappointed - food was terrible - I had the pork knuckle and it had clumps of fat that did not smell good. The service we received was also terrible. I have never had such a rude waitress (Natalie) - as soon as we received our drinks she asked what we wanted to eat without hardly giving us time to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

A visit to Checkers Old Munchen restaurant is like a trip to Germany -- right down to the imported beer and das boot they serve it in. German specialties and desserts are made in-house with pride and served with a smile. Favorites include a brat and knackwurst platter with sauerkraut, potato pancakes, spaetzel, wienerschnitzel, sauerbraten, topped off by classics like... More

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