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Km 14 Carretera Patzcuaro, Patzcuaro, Mexico
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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  • 5
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
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Overall I was enamored by Rolf Gunter Hoppe's Bavarian vision, replete with whimsical foul littering the ponds, Germanic decoration and a menu longer than the Berlin wall. And as for the food... Bratwurst? Yes please. Sauerkraut? Don't mind if I do. Tepid, damp strudel served cream-less? No, I... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 2, 2015
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Oaxaca, Mexico
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Oaxaca, Mexico
Senior Contributor
47 reviews 47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Overall I was enamored by Rolf Gunter Hoppe's Bavarian vision, replete with whimsical foul littering the ponds, Germanic decoration and a menu longer than the Berlin wall. And as for the food... Bratwurst? Yes please. Sauerkraut? Don't mind if I do. Tepid, damp strudel served cream-less? No, I think I'll pass. Aside from the disappointing strudel, my dining companion and... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

This beautifully decorated restaurant is set amongst charming grounds with the tranquil waters of the ponds a little disturbed by greedy geese eager for a taste of Bavarian bread. The tasty traditional was food sehr gut, and the service wunderbar. Owner Rolf Gunter Hoppe could be seen scurrying around the lower trout ponds, nattering to his aquatic friends, but unfortunately... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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237 reviews 237 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

It's in a sort of a "Swiss-German" chalet where the specialty is trout. The menu is limites. The so called german cuisine is mediocre. Michoacan has lots to offer and it's cuisine is varied. This place is ok to break the routine but not much more.

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Austin
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58 reviews 58 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Campestre Aleman is also a trout farm so that's what I always order. Filleted and covered with garlic. PERFECT. However, my brother lived in Germany for many years and says their German dishes are as good as anywhere there. Their sausage and sauerkraut is delicious. Beautiful setting!

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Puerto Vallarta, Jal. Mexico
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

If you want to go to a restaurant wich serves German food: Don't go there! The restaurant itsef is hard to find. We went by car to several directions outside of Pascauro up to km 14 (this is the only information we found on TripAdvisor!). You have to drive from Patzcuaro around the lake passing Huecorio, San Pedro, Tócuaro, Arocutin,... More 

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Morelia
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105 reviews 105 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

The restaurant is 15 minutes driving from Patzcuaro, Mich, Mexico. The food is excellent, you may have fish (trout) or steaks. It has some german food, too. Besides the good food, the restaurant has a relaxing atmosphere, with a small pond and trees, perfect for walking after eating and sitting to relax. It is not expensive, around 12-16 dollars for... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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292 reviews 292 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
192 helpful votes 192 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2013

Once again, we were driving from Guadalajara to Patzcuaro and stopped for comida about 2pm. We were the only guests and our order arrived promptly and was exactly as we expected. Trout cooked in butter and pork shank perfectly prepared. The grounds continue to be well kept and they had made some improvements in the eating areas. A great and... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

6 of us stopped there based on Trip Advisor reviews. While the setting was very pretty and the waitstaff doing the best they could, the general consensus was that the food was just ok and it took over an hour to get our food. If they had been busy we would have understood, but this was at 2:00 in the... More 

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Zapopan, Mexico
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37 reviews 37 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2012

El campestre aleman is a restaurant at Erongaricuaro. The sight of the place is breathtaking, and the environment around it is charming, so just being there is worth the small travel (15 – 20 min from Patzcuaro). The menu is also very good.

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Erongarícuaro, Michoacán, Mexico
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

I love this place. It is beautiful, the service is always excellent, the beer cold, the food yummy, and where else can you get something different in the Pátzcuaro area. I love the salchicha bavariana.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Km 14 Carretera Patzcuaro, Patzcuaro, Mexico
  • Location: Mexico  >  Central Mexico and Gulf Coast  >  Michoacan  >  Patzcuaro

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: German

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