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Sun, 4/21
8:00 PM

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

Food and ambience

German, Austrian, Central European, European, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings

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spicy pork
bratwurst‎ and curry sauce
100% veal bratwurst
pork with cheddar cheese
tommyknocker bratwurst
pork‎ bratwurst made with tommyknocker pale ale
selection of artisanal cheeses
gebackene champignons
assortment of fried mushrooms with tartar sauce
lightly breaded chicken with pommes frites
crispy‎ pork belly with fried semolina dumplings and balsamico shallots.
house smoked salmon with toast points and a cucumber arugula salad
a classic alpine assortment of sliced hungarian salami, liverwurst, country pate, bierwurst, mortadella, and pickled vegetables
miesmuscheln nach klassicher art
pei mussels in a garlic, white wine and herb broth
quinoa allerei
quinoa, red onion, celery, chick peas, roasted red peppers, walnuts, raisins with lemon sour cream
kale‎ salad with apples and walnuts tossed in a light vinaigrette with herbed sour cream
with a pumpkin seed oil vinaigrette
blue cheese dressing and applewood smoked bacon
wiener gemischter salat
assortment of fresh marinated salads
house roasted and pickled beets with arugula, farmers cheese and toasted pumpkin seeds
grüner spargelsalat
green asparagus with sautéed mushrooms, frisée and house made farmers cheese
wiener rindsbruhe mit einlage
beef‎ consommé with daily garnish.
soup of the day
sauteed spinach
red cabbage
potato cucumber salad
mashed potatoes
seasonal vegetable
traditional schnitzel
breaded and pan sauteed pork cutlet with potato and cucumber salad
cordon bleu
breaded pork cutlet stuffed with smoked ham and swiss cheese with red cabbage
a la grünauer
breaded‎ pork cutlet stuffed with creamed spinach served with mashed potatoes
classic wiener
breaded and pan sautéed veal with potato and cucumber salad
schnitzel a la holstein
pork schnitzel topped with a fried egg, capers and anchovies served with potato cucumber salad
jäger schnitzel vom schwein
pork scallopini with a mushroom cream sauce served with spätzle
böhmisches schwammerlgulasch
bohemian style gulasch with wild mushrooms and a bread dumpling.
ungarisches rindsgulasch
hungarian style beef gulasch in a spicy paprika sauce with spätzle
braised pork shoulder with a sour cream paprika sauce, sauerkraut and bread
forelle ala neubau
dijon and herb crusted trout with seasonal salad
steak au frites
ribeye steak with maitre d’butter and a demi-glace served with pommes frittes
kalbsleber berliner art
sautéed veal liver with caramelized apples and mashed potatoes
roast pork loin and shoulder with bread dumplings and red cabbage
pappardelle‎ style pasta with roasted butternut squash in a sage and brown butter sauce
spätzle with swiss cheese and crispy onions
chicken breast grilled with paprika served over spätzle with a creamy paprika sauce and pickled vegetables
apple horseradish
creamed spinach
altwiener tafelspitz
sliced‎ beef in a consomme with root vegetables and three classic
forelle tiroler art mit kürbisgemüse
dijon and herb encrusted trout served with a seasonal salad of bibb lettuce, shaved radishes and fennel, chives and sherry vinaigrette.
austrian farmer’s plate with smoked pork loin, bacon, and bratwurst served over housemade sauerkraut
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
German, Austrian, Central European, European, Asian
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We have made 2 trips to Grunauer. The first by chance, the second planned. Grunauer is in KC and we live in Nebraska 4 hours away. It is worth the drive! I had the liver pictured and it was to die for!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank fizicsisphun
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved the food and the atmosphere was warm and cozy. We ate upstairs and flt like we were in a large lodge. The beer and the amount of options was superb. I would rate it 5 stars except the desserts we ordered were horrible....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Cheryl S
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant in the freight house district has delicious food, and the service is unpretentiously good. We had a group of 15, all on separate tickets, and our server went above and beyond, I wish I remembered his name. Somehow he managed to hear our...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Denise D
Reviewed 1 week ago

German food is unique and this place serves it as good as it comes. Cold beer and drinks, excellent service and all around a warm environment. Great place to go for a change!

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank GeneMCO
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with another couple to celebrate a birthday, and was not disappointed whatsoever. The food was truly real Vienna (having visited there over ten times). The only thing missing was there were no Gosser bier!!!

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Ed R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a solid Germanic eating establishment, with authentic German and Austrian dishes and lots of choices for beer. My one complaint is that the cuisine is very traditional without much effort to be innovative. One can find some very creative new approaches to German...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant was beautiful with huge wooden ceilings and brick walls. The meal was acceptable. High priced for Jager Schnitzel with a side of red cabbage. The red cabbage was inedible as it had way too much nutmeg or cinnamon. I paid $5.00 for a...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank firehouse2Durham_nc
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tried this German eatery for the first time. Restaurant was dark inside, but pleasant. Waitress was curteous. I had two sausages with saeurkraut. The regular sausage was kind of bland, but the spicy was good. Star of the show was the kraut! It was almost...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank brandygott
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In town on business and had the chance to eat dinner on the outdoor patio at Grünauer’s! Having previously enjoyed traditional cuisine in Germany and Austria, the authenticity of these culinary delights were a welcomed surprise!! The service was excellent, food was superb, and the...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank celiafryar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is the real deal for authentic European food. I left Germany 30 years ago. I've eaten at various German restaurants since then but nothing has compared until now. Right down to the bread. This place is fabulous. I had the wiener schnitzel and spaetzle....More

Date of visit: March 2019
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Response from clarkietraveler | Reviewed this property |
Please check directly with the restaurant. I am a patron, not an official.
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Response from bartmankc | Reviewed this property |
I would say in evening hours, it is primarily an adult atmosphere. I can't say that in the number of times we've been there in the evening that we've seen any small children. However, at lunch time, especially on weekends, I... More
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