Best German Restaurants in Cincinnati, Ohio

Group Of Friends Enjoying Meal In Restaurant

With a large number of German immigrants settling down in Cincinnati in the 1880s, it’s not surprising that Cincinnati offers some of the best German restaurants. If you want to try something new or get a taste of history, visit these German restaurants in Cincinnati, Ohio to experience the authentic tastes of Germany close to home.

Mecklenburg Gardens

Voted America’s #1 Best Beer Gardens by Travel and Leisure Magazine, Mecklenburg Gardens provides diners a traditional Bavarian-style experience right here in Cincinnati. Visit the oldest restaurant in Cincinnati and enjoy a robust beer selection paired with traditional German food and some American dishes mixed in. Sports fans will also find pre and post-game parties for home football and basketball games, including a free shuttle for patrons.

Baur European Kitchen

Relax in the rustic-chic dining room of Baur European Kitchen and craft cocktails and locally sourced French-German cuisine. Choose from small plates of oxtail soup and dry-aged lamb, large plates of bison sauerbraten or aged duck, German heavy charcuterie, or French cheeses washed down with small farm wine. For a truly curated dining experience, Baur is the place to visit.

Kreimer’s Bier Haus

Family-owned and operated since 1982, Kreimer’s Bier Haus serves German-American food against the beautiful backdrop of the Greater Miami River. Nosh on the bier cheese mettwurst, schnitzel sandwich, or sauerkraut balls while enjoying the fresh air and beautiful view of the river from their outdoor seating.

Hofbräuhaus Newport

Make the short drive to Covington, KY and you’ll find hearty German dishes served by wait staff in traditional garb at Hofbräuhaus Newport. House-brewed beer is paired with authentic dishes like heidelberger rahm spätzle and abgebräunter leberkäse, then followed up with deserts like schwarzwälder kirsch torte. Brewed onsite, their beer is brewed from a recipe handed down by the Duke of Bavaria over 400 years ago.

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