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Schmidt’s Sausage Haus und Restaurant

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240 E Kossuth St, Columbus, OH 43206-2188
+1 614-444-6808
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Sun 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
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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Hazelhurst, Wisconsin
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119 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I couldn't wait to have lunch at Schmidt's again. I live far away...and always have...but I have been eating here when in Columbus for over 40 years. The lunch buffet which features a variety of sausages that they make themselves is the centerpiece of the buffet but there are many other offerings as well. There is a salad bar, rolls,... More 

Thank UpNorth13
Chillicothe, Ohio
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83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We got the Buffet. It was delicious. Plenty to choose from, all fresh and so good.. And dont forget a Cream Puff... They are heaven.. This place is small and most likely you will have to wait, but the wait it worth it.. Highly recommend..

Thank Debbie P
Columbus, Ohio, United States
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Schmidt's is good German food. Not totally authentic, if you are straight here from the old country, but good. They have a buffet that my husband loves! The restaurant itself is very nice, very European.

Thank Paula G
Cape Coral, Florida, United States
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Fun,casual, relaxing place. Authentic German cuisine. The Bahama Mama is a tasty delight. As good as they are, however,the Cream Puff's "rang my bell"! The staff were knowledgeable and friendly.

Thank Jenny R
Columbus, Ohio
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68 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

After researching several restaurants in Columbus for a birthday party for 60 people, we decided on Schmidt's Sausage Haus. Not only was their pricing, the best of all surveyed, but they offered a great menu selection and bar offerings and an excellent and attentive wait staff. The temperature and decor and general upkeep of the private dining room was excellent.... More 

Thank June O
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Great food and services was great with a very resondable price . We had twenty people and all like the place.

Thank Chet C
Sebastian, Florida
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52 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed the meal. The food was great and reasonable. Also the desert was great mostly the cream puff. I would definitely recommend this place and I will go back whenever I get back. The service was great and it does get crowded later the evening.

Thank Jerry R
Rapid City, United States
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It's been years since I enjoyed a truly authentic German meal from the Milwaukee area and I was excited when I discovered the German Village in Columbus. My search and a few recommendations all let to Schmidt's and there was no disappointment. Despite a short wait (they were packed on Tuesday night), I was seated shortly after arrival and the... More 

Thank O8428UXdougm
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6 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

An excellent meal, sausages or traditional germen fair are all great choices. A very busy restaurant, they do not take reservations so be prepared to walk around exploring the German Village while waiting for a table. They will text you when your table is ready so you are not stuck sitting around. Great beer selection. Friendly and efficient service.

Thank John D
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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94 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Felt like we were enjoying food from our last trip to Oktoberfest in Munich! A variety of sausages and wursts. Very tasty sauerkraut and German potato salad. Draught beer selection also reminiscent of Oktoberfest. Service and atmosphere superb.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, German, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Buffet
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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: +1 614-444-6808
This iconic German Village restaurant is the perfect place to celebrate with family and friends. For five generations we have been serving authentic German food. Our sausage has become so famous that the Bahama Mama has been voted the official food of Columbus and the building is registered as a historic landmark. Come take a trip around our Autobahn Buffet or, if you want something other than sausage, try one of our traditional German dinners. Of course, for dessert, you can have one of our half-pound jumbo cream puffs. Stop in today and celebrate with us!

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