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Heinrich's German Grill

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8420 Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243
+1 941-355-5453
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5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Open for Dinner: TUE -Saturday 5:00-CLOSE .Serving traditional german home...
Open for Dinner: TUE -Saturday 5:00-CLOSE .Serving traditional german home made food, fresh from scratch.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Delightful meal

The food was authentic, fresh, hot, and tasted great. Service was excellent, we did not have a reservation but we were worked in. Highly recommend this for your German food in Sarasota

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 9, 2015
jusmith51
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Fort Myers, Florida
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  • Special occasions
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English first
Sarasota, Florida
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I have never been to any German restaurant that did not have potato dumplings on the menu. The food was so so, but nothing spectacular. Unfortunately, there are very few options to satisfy your German food jones, but any of them would probably be an improvement. PRICEY! Decent selection of beer on tap. Possibly the only reason to go there.... More 

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Fort Myers, Florida
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

The food was authentic, fresh, hot, and tasted great. Service was excellent, we did not have a reservation but we were worked in. Highly recommend this for your German food in Sarasota

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Best dinner I have had in a loooooooong time! I had the weinerschnitzel with mushrooms with sauerkraut and potato pancakes. Sauerkraut was unreal!! I've never tasted anything like it before. I give it a 10!!!! You have to try this place! Cute atmosphere. Great beer!!!!!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

Have been trying to eat somewhere different every night for two weeks. Last night it was Heinrich's. Wish it had been Day One so we could come again. Voted by all our party of seven as the Number One choice. Warning! Eating here can seriously damage you waistline. I had the Ham Hock - spectacular!! Everybody else had a variety... More 

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Old Orchard Beach, Maine
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

What a wonderful dining experience. I enjoy German food and was hosting dinner for a party of five. Unbeknownst to me, two members of the party were "foodies" who had spent considerable time in Germany and also enjoy the cuisine. Although I had not previously dined at Heinrich's German Grill, the restaurant had been recommended by several long time residents... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

We were in Germany many times and ate at many restaurants. The food in Heinrich's German Grill does not taste even close to authentic German food. My husband ordered "Sauerbraten" and it was so mushy and not tasty. My "schnitzel" was super dry and over salted. They do not know how to cook! And beside that it is overpriced, for... More 

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Palm Bay, Florida
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190 helpful votes 190 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

I have eaten German food in Chicago and Milwaukee, which are known for their German restaurants. Heinrich's is equal to any of the old, traditional German restaurants in those cities. The food is incredible in every sense of the word. Our server, Steve, was friendly, attentive and personal. The atmosphere is very nice. An absolutely incredible experience from appetizer to... More 

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Kaiserslautern, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

normally I never rate a place this high for mediocre service, but this is the best German food I've ever had. This place helped bring back fond memories of my time in the service stationed in Germany. the Frikadelle was to die for and the Potatoes were lovely. Great German bier as well makes this one of Sarasotas best restaurants.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Speechless! Omg this is home made quality put into a commercial restaurant. Food is great, service is professional. They want you to really enjoy your food and time in what feels like their home. Highly recommended

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015 via mobile

Phenomenal authentic German cuisine coupled with an atmosphere full of warmth and hospitality make this place a go to for our family and friends. The owners make you feel at home and the staff are like family. A great surprise to find a place like this in Sarasota!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 8420 Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-355-5453

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 7 - 27
  • Cuisine: German

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

Description

Open for Dinner: TUE -Saturday 5:00-CLOSE .Serving traditional german home made food, fresh from scratch.
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?