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Heinrich's German Grill

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German, European, Central European
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8420 Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-2903
+1 941-355-5453
Tue - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

9/9/16 9:16PM What restaurant owner out there would have a drink with you and make you feel great? Heinrich will!

1 Thank Raman S
Sarasota, Florida
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a wonderful authentic German meal here this evening. Big portions so I know what dinner tomorrow is going to. Have to try the light and delicious apple strudel. Wait staff and owner could not do enough to make sure we has a great time.

1 Thank Diane C
Laytonsville, Maryland
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40 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cozy and warm restaurant in a strip mall. Heinrich visits all guests frequently during the meal. A lovely touch. Wow. Food is awesome. We had two hocks, a schnitzel and sauerbraten. Be sure to get the enhanced spatial. Desserts were lovely. apple strudel and a delicate light cake with a froth of cream - do not recall name. It was... More 

2 Thank Christine P
Laytonsville, Maryland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Family of four dined here on a quiet Wednesday night. Gravlox, potato pancakes with live twist were both excellent appetizers-flavorful and unique, our dinners were sauerbraten, schnitzel with onions, and deep fried ham hock- all winners but way too much! Dessert was shared, apple strudel and light cake/ delicious Two .5 liter of ber Total with top was about $240.00... More 

2 Thank PapalBull
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful restaurant with great service - thank you Jason! The food is amazing and its always a fun place to go - We love Heinrichs and consider it a gem of Sarasota!

1 Thank Chris P
Kaiserslautern, Germany
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Having lived in Germany for 3 years, I have tried some great German food. With that being said, this is the best German food I've ever had. The specials are to die for. This time, I had the curry wurst which was out of this world. Heinrich (the owner) came over and talked to us which you never really see... More 

1 Thank Patrick L
Wickford, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

First came here with my little sister back in 2014 to celebrate Germany's win in the World Cup (I was still a junior in High School; time goes too fast for my liking) and absolutely loved the food! If anything, it was the first time I ever had German food and a fantastic first impression too! Two years later (today),... More 

1 Thank TheLoneLynx
Sarasota, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

The jager schnitzel (I had pork) is delicious. Continues to have the best red cabbage ever. The spatzle is an excellent side dish. They will grate cheese on it, but I like it plain with the sauce from the schnitzel. Had the Gewurtztrauminer (sp) wine. Excellent

1 Thank Janiceboo
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

Have lived I Sarasota for two years but didn't know about Heinricks. It is fabulous. Many selections of Schnitzel. Probably the best German food we have ever had. Run, don't walk to Heinrich's. Tremendous value. Plan on taking leftovers home. A real gem.

1 Thank Don H
Sarasota, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

The Flavors of the food here are incredible! I had the Jaegger Schnitzel with chicken. The sauce, the preparation and the sides were perfect. I had the spätzle and red cabbage as my sides and they were so tasty. This is definitely a must go to if you like German food that is authentic. I will be back for many... More 

1 Thank Crispy12

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $27
German, European, Central European
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Discover
Good for
Special occasions, Families with children
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8420 Lockwood Ridge Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243-2903
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Southwest Gulf Coast  >  Sarasota
  • Phone Number: +1 941-355-5453
Open for Dinner: TUESDAY - SATURDAY 5:00-CLOSE . Serving traditional german home made food, fresh from scratch

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