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Zum Rheingarten

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3998 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Stafford, VA 22554
703-221-5530
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11:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
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
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 35
    Excellent
  • 24
    Very good
  • 12
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great GERMAN Food

This is the first truly authentic German restaurant I've ever been to. Service and food were great, it's small but they make you feel at home. It borders on fine dining, quantities are huge though. We really enjoyed it. We met up with some friends that were at Quantico. Some of the food we had was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 26, 2015
Cindy B
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Sandston, Virginia, United States
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Fort Benning, Georgia
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I ordered the jagerschnitzel, it was very, very good. Of course, the German beer was excellent. This is a classy place, I highly recommend it for couples and dates.

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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21 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

Had the pork schnitzel. Breading is always good and not too heavy. Got a non mushroom sauce on the side. I always get fries instead of the regular potatoes. The herb butter for bread is fantastic. Shared a lemon cake for desert. Service and food was excellent.

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Stafford, Virginia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

My kids took me here for my birthday. Because it was my birthday they had birthday napkins and birthday plate at the table. A nice personal touch. It is authentic German food. The service was excellent. The food price for the main course ranged from $16.99-30.00. We had wine and dessert. I would definitely recommend this restaurant. It's a nice... More 

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44 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

This was my fifth visit, my parents usually host a dinner there around the holidays, and every few years, I've been able to attend. Now I live in the area, too...too late. I don't know if the management changed, or the chef, or what, but man, what a difference. It's gone from outstanding to merely decent since my last visit.... More 

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Stafford, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Nicely decorated and wait staff wears traditional German clothing. Meals are individually prepared, so enjoy some German beer or wine while you wait. The big pretzel make a great appetizer, enough for two people. A little pricey, but worth it, especially for special occasions.

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Germantown, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

We visited Zum Rheingarten for the first time tonight. The restaurant was definitely authentic, and the food was Wunderbar.! We ordered, Potato pancakes, they were pretty decent, a bavarian pretzel, that was very good indeed, and the Goulash Soup, the Goulash Soup was the best we have tried in all the different German Restaurants.! Our entres were Jagerschnitzel, and a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

We visited with friends for Dinner on a Saturday evening. As suggested we had made a reservation. It was crowded when we arrived and so quite noisy. The Restaurant had asked if it was a "special occasion" when we called - it was simply our intention to have a good and authentic German meal with friends. Our table was marked... More 

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Stafford, Virginia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Excellent little part of Germany right here in Stafford County Virginia...Real German food, Real German people, Real German Beer. Have eaten here several times over the years and never had a bad meal or bad experience. We enjoyed the new outside beer garden last summer on a Friday afternoon and enjoyed music and a great meal. Love going in the... More 

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Fort Belvoir, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

The food was simply wonderful. Fresh, tasty, German food. My husband and mom both enjoyed the beer selection. I had an amazing glass of may punch. Every one loved the food. The chocolate cake was to die for. Only thing I did not like is they have don't have milk for kids. The kids menu was a little small. But... More 

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Sandston, Virginia, United States
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66 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

This is the first truly authentic German restaurant I've ever been to. Service and food were great, it's small but they make you feel at home. It borders on fine dining, quantities are huge though. We really enjoyed it. We met up with some friends that were at Quantico. Some of the food we had was Weiner Snitzel, Salmon, Sausage,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 3998 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Stafford, VA 22554
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Stafford
  • Phone Number: 703-221-5530

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: German
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

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