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Galgengasse 26, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
+49 9861 6760
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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Recommended to us by a local-excellent value for money. Sauerbrauten and pork cutlet very tender and good. They offer smaller portions which are really regular size for me. Would definitely try again.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2015

Went for lunch after receiving recommendation from a local tour guide. We seemed the only tourists enjoying our meal with locals. If you are looking for a local schnitzel or sausage with sauerkraut this is a very good choice.

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Seattle, Washington
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39 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

Stopped by for lunch here at 1415 and was "greeted" by a rude old lady who snapped "no menu", and then turned and continued eating her own lunch. I understand the place might stop serving lunch at 1400, but that's no excuse to treat customers rudely. Have a nice life Mrs. Sunshine!!

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Nepean
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed our dinner tonight. My steak was quite tender and my husband enjoyed his pork chop. Nothing fancy but quite reasonable at 27 euros including one large and one small beer. NOTE: cash only.

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Mesa, Arizona
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 April 2015

you must enter the front door before you realize what a delightful typical restaurant/gasthof this is. The staff is wonderful and the couple who own this are delightful. This gasthof offers either a klein or grosse plate which is wonderful for a lighter mid day meal. However even the klein is more than enough food. The meals come with salad/fries/... More 

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NY State
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17 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2014

great traditional German food served hot, quick and casual. community seating and individual tables. I had the schweinbrauten and it was excellent. noting fancy. lots of locals eating there. would eat there again. Probably the most inexpensive full dinner we have eaten in Germany. the taste , quality and quantity was second to none. An excellent value.

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Chandler, Arizona
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157 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2013

Zum Ochsen is run by an old couple and is a popular place for locals to eat. The old lady who serves the food is a classic old german woman who doesn't smile much. The food is as German as it comes and is priced good as well. Our party of four all really enjoyed our meals.

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GREECE
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5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 April 2012

we went at the end of March 2012. We didn't know where to eat so we followed a group of local guys, who ended up at this restaurand. I think we made the best choice available! Great food, nice and cozy atmosphere, friendly service, cheap bear. I would certainly eat there again at my next trip to Rothenburg o.d.T.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Galgengasse 26, Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Franconia  >  Middle Franconia  >  Rothenburg
  • Phone Number: +49 9861 6760

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