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Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant



240 East Kossuth Street
Columbus, OH 43206

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(614) 444-6808

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: Closed
  • Friday: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Saturday: 11:00 am - 11:00 pm

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Cuisine: German Restaurants, Italian Restaurants

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4.7 of 5.0 from 150 reviews


price range:$11 to $25

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Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH
  • Schmidt's - German Village Restaurant in Columbus, OH

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  • kjmtemps reviewGreat German food- authentic German beer, appetizers, dinners, and desserts. A friend from Germany even said this is the most authentic German restaurant she has been to outside of Germany. The sausages and cream puffs are their specialties.

    55555 by kjmtemps


  • Keith C.Fun place with great food and live music. Order a German beer, get your fill of sausage and other eats from the buffet, and then finish your meal with one of their massive and delicious cream puffs!

    55555 by Keith C.


  • Alondra ColomerCream puff

    55555 by Alondra Colomer


  • Alondra ColomerSausage Sampler potato salad and apple sauce is amazing definitely a 9.0 rating

    55555 by Alondra Colomer


  • Patrick MGutes deutsches essen

    55555 by Patrick M


  • Patrick MBratwurst verry Good

    55555 by Patrick M


  • Jeremy DBest German food... in America!

    55555 by Jeremy D


  • Wilhelm GrünTry the schnitzel. I like their weizen beer.

    55555 by Wilhelm Grün


  • Andres RomeroI was exited t try their food, but left disappointed.

    33333 by Andres Romero


  • Monique H.Tarrible service, the food was not good, the wine was ok, we found hair in the apple pie....

    22222 by Monique H.


  • Rodney BThe famed cream puff is nothing more extravagant than whipped cream on a croissant. Imho.

    55555 by Rodney B


  • Mack E.Bahama mama sausages are the bomb!

    55555 by Mack E.


  • Michael B.Great German place. Try the buffet to sample a little of everything.

    55555 by Michael B.


  • Vicki WPeanut butter creampuffs

    55555 by Vicki W


  • Tommy KHad the Buffett and it was well worth it. Everything was delicious and I just couldn't get enough of the sauerkraut.

    55555 by Tommy K


  • John K.Great cream puffs! Best non home made I have ever had!

    55555 by John K.


  • Jason C.Focus on the schnitzel and the wurst.

    33333 by Jason C.


  • Miles H.Cream Puffs!!

    55555 by Miles H.


  • George LeeGet there early. Staff was very kind on a hectic night. Take out is an option. The cream puffs are worth it.

    55555 by George Lee


  • Max T.Amazing German food. The potato salad is the best, goes great with kraut and sausages

    55555 by Max T.


  • Matt D.Undeserving of the 9+ rating. More like a 6

    22222 by Matt D.


  • MatthewA German Village classic!

    55555 by Matthew


  • Chu EVery hesitant when I went in there because I'm a vegetarian. But their fish is pretty awesome and the desserts....wow

    55555 by Chu E


  • Nathan BThe Bahama mama is legendary. Don't leave without a cream puff. The beer is classic German and very good.

    55555 by Nathan B


  • Nicole MOne taste and you'll be glad the cream puffs are as big as your head. Incredibly good. The beer is good too and the buffet was awesome. My favorite restaurant in Columbus.

    55555 by Nicole M


  • Ben SThe Autobahn buffet is great. Make sure you get a creampuff. They're awesome, and slightly cheaper with buffet (get it to go if you're not hungry).

    55555 by Ben S


  • Chris BGreat food. In town for work and went with people from work. All foodservice people great experience. Only thing is wish there was more spätzle in the green beans sausage sample was excellent!

    55555 by Chris B


  • Ishmeet HThe Bahama Burger Special and the Jumbo Cream Puff is all you need.

    55555 by Ishmeet H


  • Bruce Y.Buffet was good

    33333 by Bruce Y.


  • Jordan G.A real German restaurant. Yes, just like in Germany, but in Columbus.

    55555 by Jordan G.


  • Jenn M.What isn't good here?! Get your beer in liters!

    55555 by Jenn M.


  • Lenka Leona MedvinTotally worth the wait. Cream puffs are incredible and sausages are amazing. Highly recommended.

    55555 by Lenka Leona Medvin


  • Shane I.Sausages, cream puffs, beer and pretzels!

    55555 by Shane I.


  • Tracey CAuthentic German food and very festive atmosphere.

    55555 by Tracey C


  • Tim P.Sausage buffet is awesome!

    55555 by Tim P.


  • Rob S.Everything, people. Everything.

    55555 by Rob S.


  • Stephanie LivingstonCream puff!! That is all!

    55555 by Stephanie Livingston


  • Kirk SGreat German food.

    55555 by Kirk S


  • Annamaria Settanni McDonald ArtistLoved the Buffet cuz you try a little bit of almost everything menu. Sausage & Hot German Potato Salad! Creampuffs yummy & huge. Don't share because they're light enough you could eat a whole one!

    55555 by Annamaria Settanni McDonald Artist


  • David KrukThe buffet is absolutely amazing and is paired perfectly with German beer!

    55555 by David Kruk


  • jiresellBahama mama sausage is my favorite.

    55555 by jiresell


  • Buck S1 hr 45 min wait

    11111 by Buck S


  • Maria S.Definitely get the pretzel bites and the cream puff of course

    55555 by Maria S.


  • Luz CWoow, the food is really delicious here and they serve large proportions!! The octoberfest beer is perfect, so light and sweet!! ;9

    55555 by Luz C


  • Rachel LaMacchiaThe Autobahn is the best!! German knockwurst and German potato salad 😍

    55555 by Rachel LaMacchia


  • Bentley KYou won't want to drive home after the buffet!! Try Lyft. First ride FREE* We are in the area. Use promo code #NOlyNOft for your free ride up $25.

    55555 by Bentley K


  • Laurel DesrosierGreat food and beer and staff!!!!

    55555 by Laurel Desrosier


  • Randy OMeatloaf and all sausages with kraut and horseradish of coarse

    55555 by Randy O


  • Paul W.Very crowded, but worth the 30 minute wait. Great German food and beer at a reasonable price.

    55555 by Paul W.


  • Ryan C.Everything here is great. Worth the long wait on game days.

    55555 by Ryan C.


  • Daniel BarkerHere for Dad's birthday dinner!

    55555 by Daniel Barker


  • TV Food MapsCheck out Schmidt's Sausage Haus as seen on Man vs Food

    55555 by TV Food Maps


  • Edgar-Jason EGerman food!

    55555 by Edgar-Jason E


  • George G.Great food and cream puffs nothing better cream puffs yum

    55555 by George G.


  • Brandy 😀 N.Get the buffet

    33333 by Brandy 😀 N.


  • Marshall dsampler platter for first timers!

    55555 by Marshall d


  • Derek KGet Autobahn buffet...all of the bests of Schmidt's and all you can eat. Make sure to leave room for one of their famous cream puffs.

    55555 by Derek K


  • Sandra F.The lunch buffet is a deal--$10/person--with desserts only $3.75 extra. Warning: cream puffs a ginormous, one is big enough for a family of four.

    55555 by Sandra F.


  • Lauren A.always get the Autobahn. So good.

    55555 by Lauren A.


  • Wild B.Pork shank. First new item in 25 years. Instantly the best thing in the menu. Get. It.

    55555 by Wild B.


  • ANDREW D$16 for the buffet is a great deal. Plus I got a discount on a cream puff by ordering the buffet.

    55555 by ANDREW D


  • Ryan RosenbergerMy girl took me here and we liked it for the most part

    33333 by Ryan Rosenberger


  • Eric KeeslingCan't say enough about this place. A must stop anytime we're traveling through!

    55555 by Eric Keesling


  • Aliye AkolIt is a very popular restaurant in Columbus, Ohio. It produces it's own beer. Draft beer samples are perfect.

    55555 by Aliye Akol


  • Eddie B.This is one of the best authentic German restaurants ever. Bahama Mama sausages are outstanding!

    55555 by Eddie B.


  • Emylee G.Yummy yummy

    55555 by Emylee G.


  • Brandy 😀 N.Great beer! I tried the buffet for the first time ever, the sausage stew was phenomenal. I also love their German potato salad.

    55555 by Brandy 😀 N.


  • Mike M.Awesome apple strudel!

    55555 by Mike M.


  • Eric M.The cream puffs are excellent and huge

    55555 by Eric M.


  • Kimberly L.The cream puffs are AMAZING!!!!

    55555 by Kimberly L.


  • Judi J.Delicious bratwurst!

    55555 by Judi J.


  • Justin K.Buffet allows you to try a variety and all is good.

    55555 by Justin K.


  • Emma W.The German potato salad is the best!

    55555 by Emma W.


  • doug c.Das Frühstück Schnitzel ist wunderbar!

    55555 by doug c.


  • JohnA MUST stop anytime I get to Columbus!

    55555 by John


  • Dory M.Great sausage buffet with green beans and bacon! Cream puffs are fabulous!??

    55555 by Dory M.


  • Timothy H.Get the buffet

    33333 by Timothy H.


  • Ryan P.Try a Giant Cream Puff!

    55555 by Ryan P.


  • Andrea E.Yummy cream puffs!

    55555 by Andrea E.


  • Ed M.Jeremy at the bar is fantastic! And forget the calories get a cream puff! Had the peanut butter one and it was fabulous!

    55555 by Ed M.


  • Sharon W.Never disappointed...great food, great music, great fun!!....and the cream puffs are "the bomb"!

    55555 by Sharon W.


  • Tom B.This place is a great Columbus find. Located in the Herman Village, great food (brats, wurst, schnitzel, red cabbage, etc.). They have a lunch buffet that is reasonably priced.

    55555 by Tom B.


  • Greg H.If you are on a diet than skip dinner and just have the jumbo 16 inch softball size Creme puff. It is awesome and probably 1800 calories. I am so ashamed of my own lack of will power.

    33333 by Greg H.


  • LeslieTry the Pork Shank - it's new and it's fantastic!!

    55555 by Leslie


  • Duane M.One word: Creampuff!

    33333 by Duane M.


  • christine d.Service here is terrible. It's hotter than hell in here and it's taken 25 minutes just to get a server. And all we wanted was the flipping buffet. Such a disappointment

    22222 by christine d.


  • Karen W.<3 This place!!! Wonderful food and service!

    55555 by Karen W.


  • Jon A.Bahama Mamas and Cream Puffs, and you've got a pretty good day.

    55555 by Jon A.


  • Matt S.Skip the menu, go for the autobahn

    55555 by Matt S.


  • Bob M.It was great the meatloaf is awesome.

    55555 by Bob M.


  • Tom O.Bahama Mama heaven!

    55555 by Tom O.


  • C B.GET THE CREAM PUFF!

    33333 by C B.


  • Jonathan G.Cream puffs!

    55555 by Jonathan G.


  • Rachel F.Dark Beer is awesome, and you can't go wrong with the Bahama Mama!

    55555 by Rachel F.


  • Stuart W.Great menu. Awesome buffet! You gotta try the vanilla cream puff your first time but after that it's peanut butter fudge all the way. It's also the only resturant in town with my picture on the wall

    55555 by Stuart W.


  • LindseyThe coconut cream pie is soo amazing!

    55555 by Lindsey


  • NickTry the sausage!

    55555 by Nick


  • Discover OhioFood is authentically German, the waitstaff is dressed in German attire, and the restaurant is on the national registry of historic places! Known for its Bahama Mama sausage and their cream puffs.

    55555 by Discover Ohio


  • Douglas H.Get the pretzel bites! ZOMG, amazing!

    55555 by Douglas H.


  • John B.The creme puffs are amazing.

    55555 by John B.


  • ColleenSauerkraut Balls are to die for! Best invention EVER! Beer sampler was fantastic too!

    55555 by Colleen


  • Brian R.So authentically German that you'll want to run out and invade Poland after your meal!

    55555 by Brian R.


  • Ann J.Order the Vanilla Cream Puff!

    55555 by Ann J.


  • Chris G.Sausage buffet!!

    55555 by Chris G.


  • Chris P.Awesome place!

    55555 by Chris P.


  • Mary R.Get the pretzel appetizer, you will NOT be disappointed! Yummy!

    55555 by Mary R.


  • Brett P.Foursquare check-in special is BS

    55555 by Brett P.


  • Jared S.There are two doors...the second is wooden and says GREAT FOOD SERVED HERE, open it.

    55555 by Jared S.


  • Stacey M.Great food

    55555 by Stacey M.


  • Suzanne G.Best cream puffs!! :)

    55555 by Suzanne G.


  • Steve V.The Mama Reuben is exceptional.

    55555 by Steve V.


  • Kenneth E.Great food, but not worth a 2-hour wait.

    55555 by Kenneth E.


  • Chadwi©kMust tries: Bahama Mama (available on the buffet), schnitzel, pretzel bites (a little greasy but amazing), homemade apple sauce (seriously, the best I've ever had), and potato pancakes.

    55555 by Chadwi©k


  • Andrea C.Red saurkraut!

    55555 by Andrea C.


  • Safelite AutoGlassYou haven't lived until you've tried the cream puffs! - Suggested tip from Karen B., Associate

    55555 by Safelite AutoGlass


  • Stephanie M.I wish they had an option for a one trip one plate trip to the buffet for a cheaper price for people like me with bird like appetites. $14 is steep when you don't even finish one plate.

    33333 by Stephanie M.


  • Patrick J. S.This buffet is the hangover cure...if only they sold Bloody Mary's on Sundays

    55555 by Patrick J. S.


  • Jeremy B.Get the Schmidt's Dark beer. It's great.

    55555 by Jeremy B.


  • Lucas K.The meal isn't complete without an authentic German bier!

    55555 by Lucas K.


  • Steven F.Good place but drunk guy on bench is a real mood breaker

    33333 by Steven F.


  • Nicole P.Get the huge cream puff it is so delicious

    55555 by Nicole P.


  • Ash K.Their German Village Lager is fabulous.

    55555 by Ash K.


  • Elizabeth$14 all you can eat buffet is awesome. Plenty of sausage, most side dishes, special price for dessert w/ buffet $2.75. Try the cream puff.

    55555 by Elizabeth


  • Travel ChannelFeatured on Man v Food - come for the sausage, but don't miss the half pound cream puffs!

    55555 by Travel Channel


  • Angel C.The potato soup is excellent and so is the meat loaf....OMG!!! and the cream puffs are to die for. love this place.

    55555 by Angel C.


  • Chuck H.Check-In w/4sq and get a picture with a genuine Schmidt family member. Tell Drew we say Hello.

    55555 by Chuck H.


  • Forcey L.Great food but they take more tip than I gave from my credit card. Too noisy. Otherwise a good place.

    33333 by Forcey L.


  • Sarah W.Delicious!! Sausage buffet!! Cream puff!! Omg

    55555 by Sarah W.


  • Kevin N.Buffet is amazing. Also have the tastiest ice water in Columbus.

    55555 by Kevin N.


  • Rick C.Beer, Buffet & Creme Puff.

    55555 by Rick C.


  • Austin S.Got to try a Bahama Mama and the giant cream puffs!

    55555 by Austin S.


  • CheapismLoved by locals, this is a must try in Columbus. Feast on Schmidt's Famous Pretzel Nuggets ($5.75) for a starter w/the Bahama Mama "The Original" ($10.75), or one of the legendary sandwiches ($7+).

    55555 by Cheapism


  • Nikki D.Mama Reuben sandwich

    55555 by Nikki D.


  • Dennis S.Sit at the bar. Shelagh will take great care of you!!!

    55555 by Dennis S.


  • Gary LBahamma Mamma & Cream puff

    55555 by Gary L


  • Nate R.Alpine Chicken Spatezel is killer. Goes well with a 32 oz German Village Gold beer... Mmmm

    55555 by Nate R.


  • Bonnie V.The buffet is a great option. Don't leave without a cream puff.

    55555 by Bonnie V.


  • Holly Rmashed potatoes are great on buffet... chicken spatzle meal is still the best! had a great hefeweisen beer too!

    55555 by Holly R


  • Nicole K.Try the hot pretzels, cream puffs, all sausages on buffet, creamy potatoes, and more at this wonderful German restaurant. At the bar, try the beer sampler and a stein of the best Hefeweizen!

    55555 by Nicole K.


  • Julie S.Best sausage ever. I'm actually not a big fan of sausage but theirs is amazing and the bahama mama is awesome. Great service too!

    55555 by Julie S.


  • JohnThe German meatloaf is amazing!

    55555 by John


  • Eric J.Love the food here! Try the stuffed cabbage!

    55555 by Eric J.


  • Jonathon S.Try the cream puffs!

    55555 by Jonathon S.


  • John G.Unfortunately they won't take reservations. Get there early.

    33333 by John G.


  • Todd L.the buffet rocks!

    55555 by Todd L.


  • Jill M.Good food but wish the buffet had a few more options.

    55555 by Jill M.


  • Benjamin W.Save room for a cream puff. Family says vanilla is the best, but I do enjoy the peanut butter fudge cream puff.

    55555 by Benjamin W.


  • chris TSchmidt's Gold, pretzel bites, and bahama mama sandwich...

    33333 by chris T


  • Brian LDefinitely do the buffet! Great establishment and has been around a long time.

    55555 by Brian L


  • Mike K.Buffet is great!

    55555 by Mike K.


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