New York, NY 10009
- Sun 1pm-12am, Mon-Thu 5pm-2am, Fri 4pm-4am, Sat 1pm-4am
- Catering, Patio/Sidewalk Dining, Private Party, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
- Dinner, Lunch
- Beer, Wine
- Not Accepted
- No Parking
Village Voice's Description
Try not to get too intoxicated off your liter steins of German beer, or you might not be able to enjoy your meaty bratwurst. In case it wasn't obvious, this place has a bit of a Bavarian vibe. Brick arches, faux trees covered in fake ivy and oompah music make for an experience worthy of a theme park. The one thing that is real, however, is the raucous atmosphere, encouraged by the 14 quality German beers on tap and the long communal tables that invite socializing. Tables can be hard to come by, so arrive early. The menu consists of hearty German fare like beef goulash, homemade spatzle with cheese and bacon, sausage platters, smoked pork belly and more. Sadly, you can't make reservations unless you have a party of ten or more, and not even then on Friday and Saturday night. Luckily you can pass the time like everyone else does; drinking copious amounts of beer while jammed shoulder-to-shoulder between tables.âKeith Wagstaff
Tips from foursquare
The best beer gardens in Bavaria aren’t new: they’re old, well-worn places with big mugs of traditional brews. 4 seasonal beers including Paulaner Salvator & Ayinger Celebrator are on the menu.
If you like beer they have got it! Hands down the best Schnitzel and Sauerkraut. -Ed Cotton, Top Chef
Zum Schneider celebrates its b-day with beer, pig on a spit, & a performance by the owner's band, Mösl Franzi & the JaJaJas. Swig the beers from Haufbräuhaus Traunstein while available.
A good Bavarian beer deserves an authentic brat with it. Go for the sausage platter and the Weihenstephaner. Thirsty? Get the large litre mug.
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