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19 Edelweiss Ln, Staunton, VA 24401-6953
540-337-1203
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Dining options: Dessert, Dinner, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 121
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  • 27
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  • 11
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  • 7
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Good, not great!

We LOVE Germany, so we are always looking for something local to give us the feeling of being in the country we love to visit. Edelweiss was kind of authentic, and kind of not. First, the food. While neither of us really love German food, we thought the food at Edelweiss was good (but probably... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
LeesburgJay
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Virginia
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  • Special occasions
  • Families with children
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Virginia
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

We LOVE Germany, so we are always looking for something local to give us the feeling of being in the country we love to visit. Edelweiss was kind of authentic, and kind of not. First, the food. While neither of us really love German food, we thought the food at Edelweiss was good (but probably not authentic ... the kraut... More 

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Suffolk, Virginia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

We are always on the lookout for a German restaurant that can give us the same food and ambience that we experienced in Germany 20 years ago. We visited The Edelweiss Restaurant before Christmas in 2014 and we were not disappointed. There were traditional German christmas decorations and even an accordion player playing and singing carols. What a wonderful experience!

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Top Contributor
144 reviews 144 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We love German food, Bavarian in particular so going by Staunton every other weekend in I-81 we really wanted to love it because there are so few good authentic German restaurants anywhere in our area but this one was just average - at best. The sauces and meats good German food is known for was just lacking in taste and... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

This is a real German restaurant located in a log house. Downstairs has live music and the gentlemen is great.It can get a little noisy so if you want a little quiet with background music ask to go upstairs. Suggest you call ahead on the weekend. a Fun place to go with friends and great german food

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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161 reviews 161 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Brings back memories of the type of food you get if you stop along a German highway. Food is fast, comfort food, which is solid and unspectacular. You pretty much know what you will get. Has a nice outdoor porch, though the rich food is probably better to eat on a cold winter's night with a beer. I would not... More 

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Bedford
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

My wife and I had been here many times, but the quality of the food has diminished. We were just there this last mothers day around noon. Not crowded at all, roughly six other tables being served. After receiving our warm bread and water, our entrees came out within minutes!Two orders of Rahmschnitzel and an order for Sauerbraten. Very dissapointed.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Food, music, bier, dancing, singing, -- a real Bavarian experience. I sang "In Muenchen steht ein Hofbrauhaus" (3 years at Octoberfest), we requested several other Bayern songs (Annaliese), listened to many others, and had to dance a little. Music was squeeze-box (a couple of types), food was superb (rouladin, Weiner schnitzel). My one complaint was we didn't have time or... More 

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Alexandria, Virginia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

We love German/Austrian cuisine, and decided to stop here on the way to Northern Va. We are so glad that we did! The food is delicious, our waiter, Walter, was welcoming and fun, and the restaurant is charming, both inside and out. I recommend the jaegerschnitzel and the schweinebraten, as well as their excellent side dishes of red and green... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We made the trip from Waynesboro. We found this gem and enjoyed the authentic atmosphere and food. They even have an accordian player!

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Virginia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Living in the Shenandoah Valley, my family and I have visited Edelweiss quite often over the years. The atmosphere is warm and inviting and the servers are always very friendly. We've found their food to be delicious and freshly prepared, but one of our favorite entrees is the stuffed cabbage rolls - absolutely fantastic! And it doesn't stop there -... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 19 Edelweiss Ln, Staunton, VA 24401-6953
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Staunton
  • Phone Number: 540-337-1203

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: German

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions, Families with children

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