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Heinrich's German Grill

8420 Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota, Sarasota, FL 34243-2903
+1 941-355-5453
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Ranked #16 of 862 Restaurants in Sarasota
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $27
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: German
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Restaurant details
Good for: Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Open for Dinner: TUE -SUN 5:00-CLOSE .Serving traditional german home made food, fresh from scratch.
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  • English first
  • German first
  • Italian first
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English first
Boston, Massachusetts
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

So much caring and skill...wow...this was a superb dinner...more, a superb evening. Not elegant and fancy, instead all heart and soul. These folks put so much care and knowledge into what they do that not only is the cuisine delicious, but the karma superb. The staff is top rate and very amiable - very nicely so. Relaxed and fun, yet... More 

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Granville, Ohio
Senior Contributor
31 reviews 31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

This was not my first visit to this restaurant and will not be the last. I had a wonderful meal. I had one of the specials of the day and made a great choice. The service was great, the beer and food outstanding. The owner came over and talked to us for awhile, and even made up a sample of... More 

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Lakewood Ranch, Florida
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Heinrich is a nice guy and has made his restaurant something special. I think I gained two pounds from the Camembert Frite, the German beer and the onions and peppers specialty of the house. We will go back... We had a great time and this is the perfect place for a hungry group! Heinrich even posted our picture with the... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

The food and ambiance is great. We dined with a party of 11 for a family dinner. The pork shank with crispy skin was wonderful. Also the owner made his presence known by visiting the table many times throughout the night. He made our meal special. We will return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

I have been to Heinrich's several times and always make a point to go back when I am in Sarasota. They have the best Sourbratten I've ever had. Their special mashed potatoes and pickled sourkrout are delicious. If you are in Sarasota this place is a must.

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Sarasota, Florida
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We have been to Heinrich's many times over the years and never have been disappointed. From their selection of German brews to their homemade potato pancakes. Everything fresh, tasty and ample. Hard to find and harder to not keep coming back.

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Al Ain, United Arab Emirates
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

This restaurant came highly recommended … apparently, by people who haven't had the opportunity to experience real German food. It is far over priced for very basic schnitzel and tasteless spatzle (I actually paid up for spatzle with onions cheese and bacon … you would think it would impart some flavor, but it did not in the least!). Do not... More 

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Hanseate, Owner at Heinrich's German Grill, responded to this review

If you can not realize the taste difference between plain spaetzle and complimented with mozzarella cheese, bacon and grilled onions, this is your problem, and do not blame us for that. All my customers (including Germans) love this up grade and feel the difference. Heinrich More 

Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

On our first visit couple days ago we follow trip advisor reviews. Tonight we came for the dinner because of the excellent experience we had in our first visit. Friendly owner personally greet you and welcome you to his place. First time Schweinshaxe and Bratwursts with the traditional German potato salad and homemade sauerkraut, tonight Vienna schnitzel & Jager schnitzel,... More 

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

Had a wonderful experience! Fun, great atmosphere with exceptional food and service. The owner , Heinrich, came over to the table personally to make sure everything was satisfactory ...in fact he visited with all of the guests. Will be sure to go back soon !

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Morris Plains, New Jersey
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Food was great, wait staff were very attentive (and orderly!) and the ambiance was nice. A small restaurant in a little strip mall (doesn't look like it's anything special) but a really great hidden gem :)

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Additional Information about Heinrich's German Grill

Address: 8420 Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota, Sarasota, FL 34243-2903
Phone Number: +1 941-355-5453
Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
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
Average Prices: USD 7 - 27
Cuisine: German

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