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German, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
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205 E 1st St, Sanford, FL 32771-1372
+1 407-321-2204
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Casselberry, Florida, United States
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A great venue in historic Sanford downtown. The band is there Thursday thru Saturday and reservations are definitely recommended. The food is perfectly made every time and even have gluten free options from the breads on the table to GF snitzel. Desserts are worth saving space for. A great place to bring all your friends to.

Thank Ana V
Deltona, Florida
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52 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had the cajun bratwurst, the gourmet potato potato pancakes, and the cucumber salad. The brat was great, spicy but not too spicy, served on bread sort of like a hot dog, a very large hot dog. The gourmet potato pancake was perfect, plenty of cheese and sour cream...just the way I like it. The cucumber salad. Well that was... More 

Thank MitchellDeltona
Lake Mary, Florida
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Hollerbach's Willowtree Cafe is a very good German Restaurant in downtown Sanford Florida. They offer some great authentic German dishes and their selection and sizes of German beers is reminiscent of what I remember when I visited Germany years ago. On weekend evenings, the entertainment is great with sing alongs, dancing and fun times had by all. Prices are reasonable... More 

Thank Scott G
Sanford, Florida
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A good place to go for so many reasons. Meet up with friends for a couple of drinks, a nice dinner with a show on the weekend or a tasty brunch or lunch.

Thank 419keenanh
Oviedo, United States
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

While it is a little on the pricey side, you get enough food to make it worth it. Plus the food is delicious. We used to save our trips here for special occasions, but it is so god we try and go once or twice a month. The serving sizes are so large we have started to split an entrée.... More 

Thank Sandy D
Deltona, Florida
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Friendly, fun family owned restaurant. Awesome German food, music, beer, schnapps, fabulous deserts. Truly a place where Gemütlichkeit happens!

Thank Bbumh
Orlando, Florida
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had one of the best meals ever. Veal Schnitzel was out of this world. Not a fancy place but great German beers and Debbie was a great Servicer. Going back Saturday with family visiting who are German!

Thank jafetica
Ormond Beach, United States
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61 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

European atmosphere so I have been told by those who have more travel experience than myself. Plenty of indoor and outdoor seating options with a beer & soccer theme (how could you go wrong with that combo!?). We started off with some draft beer with some great options with too many choices to make the drive home without getting into... More 

Thank Dave L
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4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When my wife's flight was delayed just as we pulled into Sanford airport. So we checked her luggage in and drove to downtown Sanford. It was a Monday evening so most places were closed. Hollerbach's was open and it was a great discovery. Great beer, delicious food, and affordable prices. A word of warning - they serve large portions. We... More 

Thank Adriel B
DeLand, Florida
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A Sanford favorate and a must try. This is a fun, but busy place to eat. Great food, good desserts, entertainment on weekend nights. Hollerbach's has been offer a great meal for decades. You want be disappointed. And if you are having lunch here, the after wards stop by the little German deli and shop that they own aroubd the... More 

Thank James S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$11 - $30
German, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 205 E 1st St, Sanford, FL 32771-1372
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Central Florida  >  Sanford
  • Phone Number: +1 407-321-2204

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?