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Zum Rheingarten

3998 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Stafford, VA 22554
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Ranked #3 of 109 Restaurants in Stafford
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Sun 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue - Fri 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisines: German
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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94 reviews 94 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Having lived in Germany for 10 years, I am hard to impress. The two other German restaurants in downtown Fredericksburg each have their strengths, but need to work on some of their offerings. Rheingarten has both an authentic atmosphere and food. I joined some friends recently for lunch. The restaurant was quite busy, but our server was attentive despite the... More

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Northern VA
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81 reviews 81 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

We previously have gone to Rheingarten, and have had some mixed results. After not visiting for many years, we returned to celebrate our 36th anniversary. They had a special Oktoberfest menu, and we selected a pork shank and a beef roulade. Both entrees were excellent. My wife's pork fell off the bone with just a nudge from her fork. The... More

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Sterling, Virginia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

We met in Germany so thought it would be fun to enjoy a good time German meal. The ambiance and friendliness of the entire staff was spot on!

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Corona, California
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57 reviews 57 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

My wife and were in the mood for a little German cuisine since it's that Oktoberfest time of year. We've been to the original Oktoberfest in Germany and enjoyed the atmosphere, beer, and cuisine. Although there is no way to create an Oktoberfest atmosphere at the restaurant, the food and beer was pretty comparable. My wife had the lamb shank... More

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Dumfries, Virginia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We always enjoy Zum Rhinegarten. My wife and I ordered the potato pancakes as a starter; they are better than any except homemade! I'd prefer that the potatoes were grated rather than riced, but the generous portions were light and crisp. My wife had the jagerschnitzel, a fried pork cutlet, with bread dumplings and red cabbage. I had the weinerschnitzel... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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105 reviews 105 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I am not German. I have never been to Germany. I have no idea what good German food is supposed to taste like. But I do know when I like something. And I like this! I had the sauerbraten with mashed potatoes and cabbage. It was very filling. I had the pretzel appetizer, but didn't have room for dessert. But... More

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Stafford, Virginia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Generally we go their for a special occasion....like an anniversary...excellent food...I always get the big pretzel too! We have always had a nice time. Parking can be a little tight.

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Woodbridge, Virginia
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56 reviews 56 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We have just returned from Germany and Austria and had hoped to have some pork knuckles or something other then the usual German dishes. The food just wasn't very exciting. Good choice of beers and desserts. Good service.

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Triangle, Virginia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

My wife and I ate here the other week, and we really enjoyed it. The food was very good. We don't know a lot about German food, but we thought it was excellent. I would NOT take kids here unless they love German food and behave like the von Trapps.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

We've been going there for about two years and the food is always good. The staff are very efficient and friendly. Kevin the Manager is wonderful. He's always friendly and tries to ensure your dining experience there is a good one. He's working hard to make sure the food is authentic German food. We so glad he came back m.... More

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Additional Information about Zum Rheingarten

Address: 3998 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Stafford, VA 22554
Phone Number: 703-221-5530
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Stafford
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Cuisine: German

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