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Hollerbach Willow Tree Cafe

205 E First St, Sanford, FL 32771
407-321-2204
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Ranked #1 of 158 restaurants in Sanford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: American, German
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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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
Florida
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49 reviews 49 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 NEW

We discover this place in a news program, they was talking about the World Cup and the Germany games (and the beers) We ask for the Oktoberfest Wurst Teller (two sausages with two side dishes (you choose the sausages and the side dishes), all was pretty good. Call our attention we went on thursday (lunch time) and was crowded!! like... More

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Tampa, Florida
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014 via mobile

Been going here to see Theo and his crew for 10+ years now. Food is always great and the beer is always cold. Been to Germany before and the food is the real deal.

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

have visited hollerbachs twice in one week...its that good! today we stopped in for the auhschnitt teller platter (cheeses & meats) served with fresh breads, german mustard & pickles...while watching a world cup soccer game on their big screen t.v. awesome way to enjoy a game! the food never disappoints here.

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Orlando, Florida
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54 reviews 54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We made our reservations about a week ahead via email as I had trouble getting through on the phone – it took a few days to get a response but we did get the reservation time we wanted: 6:30 on a Saturday night. It was already beginning to get crowded but we were seated almost immediately, not too close or... More

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Winter Springs, Florida
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111 reviews 111 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
278 helpful votes 278 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

We went there for the first time for a banquet. I had always heard good things about it, but for one reason or another had never been. I have been to Germany several times and I must say the dishes were very much like what you get there. Our food was served family style and we had chicken schnitzel, sour... More

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Daytona Beach, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

First the beer, lots of beers then the brezl ( pretzels ) with a saucy mustard, then comes the German comfort food that is the real deal. My life in Bavaria lasted long enough to recognize the authentic taste and style.What a wonderful place to enjoy the music and the patrons joining in the festivities. Number one for a reason.... More

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Casselberry, Florida
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31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We visited on a Saturday evening with another couple. We came in order to get ready for our visit to Germany next month. What a great experience...just like Germany! It was crowded and we were glad we got there around 5:30 because we were seated right away. By the time we were leaving, the wait was 1.5 hours. Both couples... More

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DeBary, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

Food is great and music brings you back to Germany! Service was a little slow but it was a busy Saturday night!

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Orlando, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

My husband & I had an early dinner on a weekend. We were glad we did because when we left around 6:30 there was already a wait. The food was good and the portions are large, but the bill was almost $50 for just the two of us. I would definitely recommend though if you're in the mood for good... More

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155 reviews 155 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

I first visited WILLOW TREE 10 years ago and I considered it just so so. We normally go to what I consider classy and romantic restaurants which keeps the "little lady" happy. However, we have various friends who want to dine out in a group and they always choose the WILLOW TREE. We went last night and again all of... More

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