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Otto's German Bistro

316 East Austin Street, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
830.307.3336
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Ranked #11 of 113 Restaurants in Fredericksburg
Hours:
Sun - Sat 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: European, German, Bistro
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

Otto's doesn't take reservations. We went at 5:45 and were told that there was at least a half hour wait - even though we could see several empty tables.Told we could wait at the bar! Thought that no one was buying this trick any more. Or selling it! Advise not buying in to the "we don't take reservations " come... More

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Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

We found this restaurant our first night in Fredericksburg and lucked into getting the last open table as we arrived. All of the food my friends and I ordered was wonderful. The service was fair though not very accomodating for larger parties unless you arrive all together. It appears to be extremely popular so it's probably best to expect a... More

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Lorena, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This was recommended to our group by our wine tour guide. The menu is somewhat limited but apparently changes periodically. Our waiter was very good and helped us make our selections. Everyone in our party of nine loved their food!

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Austin, Texas
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105 reviews 105 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

For a fun day make the beautiful, one hour drive through hill country from Austin to Fredericksburg, where the cute shops, lovely turn of the century architecture, fantastic nearby hiking (Round Rock Park) and stop at Ott's Bistro for dinner. The house cured fish (the tuna bacon is incredible), schnitzel and pan roasted sturgeon will knock your socks off. The... More

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Carlsbad New Mexico
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

We wanted more German fare and tried this out. GREAT flatbread appetizer!!! Traditional German food was super. Would definitely go again next time we are in town.

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Pagosa Springs
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77 reviews 77 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We were looking for less traditional german cuisine and found it here. Appetizers take the place of tapas - personally served by owner chef we really enjoyed our outdoor dining experience. The restaurant was cold so opted to move outside. Food was unusual and excellent - good cheese the rest was prepared entire on site - from a duck pate... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Please make this resturant a MUST to eat at during your visit! Food was delicious! We each had drinks and the flatbread appetizer, which was awesome! My husband had the schnitzel and I had the bratwurst plate...again, delicious! And if there was a cheesecake Olympics, it would gold medal! Service was great! The chef visited and was really nice. Great... More

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Lubbock, Texas
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43 reviews 43 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Recommended by staff at hotel; we so enjoyed our dinner. Food was great; service was great!! Recommend!!

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Knoxville, Tennessee
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

This was recommended by our hotel (family relation) but it was a great recommendation! Located right off the main street so the outdoor seating was quiet and pleasant. There was a light rain falling but the overhead covering kept us dry without closing us in. The wait staff was super friendly and helpful. We ordered the meat & cheese starter... More

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Fort Worth, Texas
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61 reviews 61 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Otto's is great with a new menu every 2 weeks. We are not crazy about German food, but it was delicious. We had the wine parings with each step and were very happy with the service. This is a small quaint place and the crowd started rolling in around 830pm. Get there around 745pm and you should be good to... More

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Additional Information about Otto's German Bistro

Address: 316 East Austin Street, Fredericksburg, TX 78624
Phone Number: 830.307.3336
Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Fredericksburg
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: European, German, Bistro

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