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438 High Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704
+1 757-393-6022
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Today
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon - Tue 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Bar scene
Special occasions

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

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Visitor rating
  • 80
    Excellent
  • 65
    Very good
  • 25
    Average
  • 13
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Great Place

The food is Great, they serve German food. But they are know for their selection of beer they serve hundreds of different beers from several different countries. Great place to relax with friends or family.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 21, 2015
Nick V
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Portsmouth, Virginia
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Special occasions
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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187 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Portsmouth, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

The food is Great, they serve German food. But they are know for their selection of beer they serve hundreds of different beers from several different countries. Great place to relax with friends or family.

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Portsmouth, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Have eaten here for years, family friendly, great food and great atmosphere. And a super selection of beers!

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Portsmouth, Virginia
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

if you have a taste or German food this is a good restaurant. if not you might want to try somewhere else.

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Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

A beautiful setting with wonderful food. I met a friend for lunch, and it was very relaxing because of the garden setting. Then came the food, so delicious. Especially the cucumber salad. Service was great and the prices are very reasonable.

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Virginia Beach
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

wonderful people great food great staff a must have if you want german food 350 different bottle beers 15 drafts

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Boston, Massachusetts
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

We dropped by for lunch and were blown away by the portions and quality of the food. Any two healthy-sized adults can split a sandwich and side and be full. Server was considerate enough to realize that she should enter our order before the table of 10 next to us. We will absolutely return with friends! If you like great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Been here a few times and I've never been disappointed. Food is good and beer is great!! Service has always been fast and good.

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Portsmouth, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

great German Food , and beer galore , love going with friends and family. Spatzle was great , definitely a return location.

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Chesapeake, Virginia, United States
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We've had great meals at the Bier Garden before, so I decided to do a review after we ate there last night. Our server Megan was great, helping us make some some great choices. I had the Bauernwurst, which had great flavor and was accentuated by the horseradish mustard. I was in an experimenting mood, and Megan suggested the Spatzle... More 

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Miramar Beach, Florida
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

My sons work Christmas party was at the Bier Garden, having never been there my husband and I decided to "crash" the party (only kidding, his boss ok'd it and we paid our own way). The beer menu is very extensive, and the choices our table picked were outstanding. I had the house merlot, very nice also. Appys were great,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 438 High Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 757-393-6022

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European, German

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?