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Hofbrauhaus

1105 Main St, West Springfield, MA 01089-4245
413-737-4905
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Hours:
Sun 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:30 am - 9:00 pm
Fri 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Sat 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: German
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations
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English first
Arlington, Virginia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Upon arriving in West Springfield, Beloved and I decided to try a German restaurant during our visit and found ourselves at the Hofbrauhaus. This is a beautiful restaurant that has been open since 1935 offering fine traditional German cuisine. Did I say this is a beautiful setting? It really is, and although I felt a little casual for the dining... More

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Morristown
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105 reviews 105 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We are returning customers, coming when we are in town. Really enjoy the make at table Caesar salad and the weinkraut. I am just not at all a fan of "kraut" but theirs is really great. As my hubby says, just like being in Germany. He tried two different dark tap beers and I had a Malbec to go with... More

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Waltham, Massachusetts
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We shared the Venison sausage (made in-house) with sauerkraut and the Knackwurst with diced potatoes, as well as the Hofbrau berries and rhubarb pie, Strudel, and German chocolate cake. Everything was super delicious, appetizingly presented, and clearly explained to us by our awesome waitress, Kris (we loved the dessert presentation, Kris!). To top it off, they were very accommodating with... More

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Northampton, Massachusetts
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77 reviews 77 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Sometimes you can sit at the bar area with booths are you can eat in their dining room. I usually get the Veal Schnitzel with the red cabbage & whatever else it comes with those are my favorites. Waitress/waiters are pretty good to you too. I prefer the lunch over the dinner but have had both. Excellent.

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Longmeadow, Massachusetts
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

After having lived in the area for over 4 decades, we have witnessed the ups and downs of businesses and restaurants. The Hofbrauhaus has newly renovated and updated everything. Food is great; Liz makes the cakes; a slimmed down Joe knows what people want in this century and the staff works diligently to please the customer...... and the bathrooms and... More

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Somers, CT
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

The Hofbrauhaus in West Springfield, MA, has been my favorite restaurant for 25 years, with excellent German food, beers, wines, and desserts. Some American dishes have been added to "keep up with the times", since it seems people really don't recognize or value quality food like this restaurant serves. I love the decor/ambiance, with authentic steins and decorationsand beautiful old... More

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massachusetts
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72 reviews 72 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

I have been to this restaurant several times over the years, but haven't been in two years. We have always loved the food and service. We decided to go, since it has been awhile and the experience was not as good as it used to be. We did still have an ok experience. Our server was very nice, but didn't... More

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Springfield, Massachusetts, United States
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

A large group of us had dinner at the Hofbrauhaus in early December. We had a most wonderful waitress who spoke fluent English and German. Her suggestions were most welcome and she made excellent recommendations. Everyone at our table enjoyed their meals, from appetizer to dessert.. All the staff was helpful and patient while we partied. It will be my... More

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Suffield, Connecticut
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56 reviews 56 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We have been going to this place for years and always enjoyed the food, until tonight. One hint that there was a problem is the fact that the place was mostly empty on a Saturday night. My scrod was tasteless, while my wife's salmon tasted fishy and old. She sent hers back and got the beer battered shrimp. It was... More

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Went to this establishment for the first and last time. The service was ok but the food was just downright poor. I don't mind paying high prices for excellent food but this place fell far short. Ordered crab stuffed mushroom caps. The mushrooms were the size of a quarter. Our main entrees while plentiful had weird textures and strange tastes.... More

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