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Hollerbach Willow Tree Cafe

205 E First St, Sanford, FL 32771
+1 407-321-2204
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Ranked #1 of 168 Restaurants in Sanford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $11 - $30
Hours:
Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: American, German
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Good for: Families with children, Bar scene, Large groups, Special occasions
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
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English first
Orlando, Florida
Top Contributor
92 reviews 92 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

We came here a few years back. The crowd and music were fun, but we were not impressed at all by the food. We came again with a group, and had a ball. You must come when the live music is playing. American music played with a German twist, and some German tunes that most people recognize and sing along... More 

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Winter Park, Florida
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101 reviews 101 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

Have been many times for lunch and always enjoy the outdoor seating, the beer selections,good food and service...what more can you want? Still have not made it for evening entertainment!

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Sanford, Florida
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52 reviews 52 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

My first visit here was today. It doesn't seem very fancy from the outside, it definitely looks like a privately owned restaurant. On your way in, you notice that you have passed into a beer hall. Makes me think I am in Berlin. My wife and I had the pretzel with cheese (don't forget the cheese, it costs extra BUT... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

not a good first impression not a good first impression left without ordering after having water placed on table roughly and straws thrown on to table, we had our menus closed then and our waitress (Eliana) walked by us four more times without coming over to us Will update how the next visit is and how the phone call goes... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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136 reviews 136 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Fantastic experience! I am still impressed a month after going to Hollerbach's. The atmosphere is like a German bier hall (complete with being packed with fun-loving patrons), the staff were friendly and informative about the menu, the beer selection was amazing, and the food was delicious. There was entertainment for the evening as well- 2 German musicians that could play... More 

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Broad Channel
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

I took my family here a few days ago and none of us was disappointed. The German band was terrific we sang some songs and had fun. The beer cold and taps clean. They even have the bierstiefel (the beer boot) on the menu. My liebercase ala Holstein tasty. Sausages were great as was red cabbage. Potato pancakes that don't... More 

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Sanford, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

a bit pricy but the food was great - German food not American German but the real thing. It was a large party and the service was ok.

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Orlando, Florida
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

My wife gave me a gift certificate for The Willow Tree for Christmas since I had heard many great things about it from others. We visited today (Sunday) at 1:00 pm and it was totally packed. After a 5 minute wait we were seated at a small table in the bar area. I must say that I was quite anxious... More 

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Orlando, Florida, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The wife and I started out this evening with a taste for Thai food but after we arrived at a highly recommended place, she changed her mind and we just got in the car and drove around aimlessly trying to decide where to go. Last night we found a great place in Sanford so again we headed to Sanford, parked... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

It's the best German restaurant in the country. The only thing better would be Germany itself. Food, beer and fun all night long.

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Additional Information about Hollerbach Willow Tree Cafe

Address: 205 E First St, Sanford, FL 32771
Phone Number: +1 407-321-2204
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Sanford
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
Average Prices: USD 11 - 30
Cuisine: American, German

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