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Review of Doener Bistro

Doener Bistro
Ranked #66 of 222 Restaurants in Leesburg
Price range: $3 - $8
Cuisines: German
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Outdoor Seating
Reviewed September 24, 2013

Met a friend for lunch. First the computer system was acting up and it took a bit to place our order. But the schnitzel sandwich was very good. The best part was the German beer on tap. The other two had the curry wurst and both said it needed more curry. Not on my list of must eat here places. But it was good.

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Reviewed July 26, 2013 via mobile

What a great find in historic Leesburg! This is is no stereotypical German restaurant. If you're looking for an authentic bistro experience, you'll love this.

The tiny outdoor kitchen limits the menu, but the brats and sandwiches are great, and the small menu is offset by the enormous selection of Germ. beer. The delightful German staff can make the most straight-laced patrons feel warmly welcomed. Seating includes picnic tables inside and a cool outdoor patio. We'll go back soon!

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Thank BethW--VA
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Reviewed June 23, 2013

What really makes this place is the German beer on tap. It's a great place to meet up with friends. They have a nice deck to sit outside and enjoy a beer with German snack food like pretzels, beef or pork wursts. (They are even cigar friendly for those of you that enjoy a stogie with your beer.) During the cooler months you can sit inside and watch European soccer matches while sipping your Hefeweizen.

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1  Thank Tim W
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Reviewed June 2, 2013

Having been fans from the days that Hamburg Donner operated out of a "restaurant on wheels" we were extremely disappointed. The guys that introduced the German version of the Turkish "Donner Kebab" to the area began with a great approach, an awsome dish and the best intentions in the world. What gave them a name allowed them to move into a permanent locale and intitially the "donner" was tops. Having lived in Germany for a number of years, we know what a "donner" is supposed to be like and inittialy they were a pretty close match.

So we, made it back for our favorite, "donner und pommes"! What a dissapointment! The meat was absent of flavor, the tzatziki had an almost invisible hint of garlic and the oil used to fry the pommes was probably a month old. No amount of paprika, salt nor pepper could fix the mess that they have made of what used to be an excellent dish.

IIt will be very difficult to convince us to return to this establishement unless they return to their roots and bring back the quality.


P.S. The beer as always, excellent but then again, it is impossible to ruin a good German beer!

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3  Thank J C
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Reviewed May 31, 2013

Service is always friendly, food is always good and you cannot ask for a better selection of German beers.

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Thank Reese981
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