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The German Pantry

5329 E Virginia Beach Blvd Ste E, Norfolk, VA 23502-3429
(757) 461-5100
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Ranked #84 of 600 restaurants in Norfolk
Hours:
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: German
Dining options: Reservations
Most recent review
- Aug 20, 2014
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Norfolk, Virginia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

came in with my mom and being german the food was not what i expected sad to say . wont be going back

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pennsylvania
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014 NEW

This was a very wonderful dining experience....Great family owned restaurant ....Don't be fooled by the looks outside.....This place is a gem.....Great food , Beer and Service....used a groupon after our server told us about it how sweet......Don't miss out

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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

This is one of those little hole in the wall places that has excellent food. The food is top notch, being one of a very small number of German restaurants in hampton roads, I choose to go here for a reason

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VA Beach
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I have lived in the area for thirty years and have never visited this place! It closed for a couple of years for new ownership when I finely decided to visit. The reviews were bad, so I put off visiting, but I must say the bad reviews were unfounded. Friday we finely decided to give it a try. Kelly gave... More

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Shelbyville, Kentucky
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80 reviews 80 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

We ate here the night of July 12, 2014. Food was good, but not great. Service was satisfactory. They served good sized portions and the prices were not out of line. I would try it again and the rating could go up next time. It is in a small shopping center.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

My husband & I dine here fairly often. Although we live in Portsmouth we happily make the drive for the BEST German food around! The veal is always so tender and delicious! The homemade applesauce is amazing! Food is always hot & fresh! Service has always been excellent! Wait staff is always efficient, attentive & very friendly! Authentic German food... More

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The wife and I have eaten at the German Pantry twice in the last month. To start with the restaurant is located in a small shopping center with very poor parking. The restaurant itself is clean but simple with mismatched furniture and seating. The wait staff is OK but disorganized. On our prior visit. We arrived early (about 5pm) and... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

The German Pantry is the best German food we've found in Virginia. We happily drive a half hour out of our way to come here whenever we visit my mother in Suffolk. Her German background makes this a nice trip down memory lane, especially with the German potatoes, corned beef and beer. We also heartily recommend the sausage/cheese tray appetizer!

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Disputanta, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We go out of our way to visit The German Pantry. The parking is terrible. The location is terrible. On our last visit they were out of salad and on the visit before that they were out of Spaetzel. The air conditioner was off on a hot afternoon. In other words, this restaurant is extremely authentic german. They do serve... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Great German beer and food. Excellent friendly wait staff to meet your every need. deli items were fresh and reasonably priced

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