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208 State Road, Hwy 12/16, Camp Douglas, WI
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Sun 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tue - Sat 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisines: German
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Description: This is hands down the best German food you can find. It NEEDS to be on TripAdvisor! Thanks!
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English first
Lake Villa, Illinois
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

We have stopped here several times for the german lunch specials on our way north fishing. First the sign out front said closed for renovation. Now it's just closed. End of an era?

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Moorhead, Minnesota
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476 reviews 476 reviews
392 restaurant reviews
212 helpful votes 212 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Out of the way but close to I-90. Been there forever. Tired but the Bluff Burger (cole slaw topped with local fresh cheese) was perfect. Been on the menu for over seven decades. The sauerbraten was ok. Potato salad was weak. Red cabbage was very good. German chocolate cake was excellent. Waitress said the Black Forest cake has been off... More 

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

Drink was weak. Cheesecurds tasted ok but we're only "warm". The house specialty burger was so messy that the bun was soggy before I got to the other half. Too much sauce. It fell apart multiple times. The meat itself was definitely frozen and warmed, not fresh ground beef. Flavor was poor. Service wasn't horrible.

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Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013 via mobile

Happened to see a sign for this while driving home from vacation. Was about dinner time, so we gave it a try. Glad we did. Jagerschnitzel and Pork Cordon Blu were both very good.

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2013

Stopped in today after visiting at nearby Mill Bluff State Park. Our waitress was very attentive with a friendly attitude. They had a decent selection of different beers. I enjoyed the Celebrator Dopplebock. We ordered the bratwurst appetizer with mustard dipping sauce. Not something I would normally eat but it was tasty. I had the Wiener Schnitzel sandwich and my... More 

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Baraboo, Wisconsin
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

Loved the ambiance, which was only exceeded by the great Bavarian menu. Service was absolutely superb.

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East Troy
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65 reviews 65 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

We have been visiting this restaurant for several years, and try to aim for their German Smorgasbord on Saturday nights, once a month. Not on a regular schedule, check their website "Events". Nice selection of German dishes on the regular menu too.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2012 via mobile

The food was absolutely horrible! My husband ordered the Bluff Burger which he found a huge piece of gristle in upon taking his second bite. I ordered the Reuben sandwich which was horribly soggy with way overcooked canned sauerkraut, most likely pre packaged corned beef and overly greasy bread that was barely grilled. The soup and salad bar was absolutely... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

My friends and I enjoy trying local places when we are driving and since we weren't in a hurry--we figured that we would give this place a try. Big, big mistake. I don't really know where to begin...maybe the poor service....or maybe the terrible cold food....or the expensive prices....or the long wait for said food....truthfully, there was nothing redeeming about... More 

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Lake Linden, Michigan
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2012

This is in all seriousness probably the worst place that I have ever eaten at. I went there with some friends while we were training at Volk Field and it was simply horrible. The service was slow and unwelcoming but what really was bad was the food. I ordered a lemonade and the waitness brought me a can of Country... More 

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Additional Information about German Haus

Address: 208 State Road, Hwy 12/16, Camp Douglas, WI
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Camp Douglas
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Cuisine: German

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