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Schmidt's Restaurant und Sausage Haus

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German, European, Central European
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240 E Kossuth St, Columbus, OH 43206-2188
6144446808
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11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Mon 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tue - Thu 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Columbus, Ohio, United States
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7 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Schmidt's is a must go if you are a fan of German food . The off the menu provides a large sample ; but my favorite , the buffet , provides a wide range of options . Finally the Creme Puffs are to die for

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Thank Stephen_B550
Roanoke, VA
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had so much fun at this restaurant. The food was good and it had a lively atmosphere. There was an Oompah band playing everything from traditional song to No Sleep Til Brooklyn. They do not take reservations and there was a long wait on a Friday night but it was well worth it.

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Thank Gertsen
New York
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22 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Right in the heart of German Village (Columbus, OH) is a little restaurant serving authentic German food, with amazing cream puffs (their signature). They also have a buffet for people who want to sample more than a single item. Waitresses and waiters are dressed in German style clothing. This place is very well known in Columbus.

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Thank terryj140
London, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Everything was great, food, service, everything. Hot food hot, cold drinks cold. And the cream puffs were out of this world

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Thank Dianne C
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The food and atmosphere are authentic german. If you cant decide on a dish, the buffett is exceptional. Save room for the mammoth cream puffs also

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Thank Richfish0675
Columbus
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Nice German Food in a restaurant thats been here forever, and is still pretty authentic. Not just brats and German potato salad, but shnitzel, red cabbage, handmade sauerkrat, bahama mama sausages and more. Also wonderful cream puffs and German Chocolate cake. German beer as well and the umpapa band.

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Thank CherylV913
Columbus, OH
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Tons of people love Schmidts. I'm not that big of a fan. Sausage is sausage. I do like their potato salad. It's warm with vinegar and bacon. Yummy! They also have cream puffs. Again, not a huge fan, but I'm not a big sweet eater. If you're in German Village area, go for lunch. They also have a buffet for... More 

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Thank 1Travelgirl45
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very impressed for an American "German" restaurant to be so good. Nice atmosphere, service was great and everyone was very friendly. Great value for the money.

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Thank Jason B
Loves Park, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

On return trip to Columbus I made sure my first dinner was Schmidt's. Authentic and tasty German food. Wiener schnitzel is my favorite. Enjoyed the 2 pc German Omm-Pah-Pah band during dinner. You will have to wait for a table because reservations are not option. The wait is worth it!

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Fort Myers, Florida
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We grew up in Columbus, but have been away for nearly 30 years. When we visit Columbus this a place we must visit. We weren't able to get a table quickly because they were having a busy lunch period, but we were offered a place at the bar and we took it. We took a look at the German Buffet,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$20
Cuisine
German, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet
Good for
Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Local cuisine, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 E Kossuth St, Columbus, OH 43206-2188
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: 6144446808

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