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Josie's German Delicatessan

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German, European, Central European
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5238 E Trindle Rd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050-3522
+1 717-697-6462
10:00 - 18:00
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Sat 10:00 - 18:00
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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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138 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have to tell you've I've traveled to this area for years and I found this place a few months ago. The Rouladan, Schnitzel, and Hungarian Goulash are the best! They make their own Spatzele...red cabbage. I LOVE THE Homemade Strussel! The dishes are fresh and made to order They also have a small deli to buy German favorites!

Thank david b
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
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274 reviews
179 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

my daughter heard of this place from her HS German teacher, located in a small home on a busy road, small selection of German prepackaged items for sale, and a small area with a few tables, very casual/rustic, BYOB, limited menu, limited staff, it was Saturday mid afternoon but they had run out of schnitzel, everything was good, pork roast... More 

Thank DVE11044
United States
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220 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

We stopped here for lunch on a weekday and pretty much had the place to ourselves. The Jaegerschnitzel was excellent, the Sauerbraten was too sour for our taste, red cabbage was excellent. Overall we enjoyed our lunch here and it was nice to be able to get a German meal!

Thank travelchiks
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47 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

Stopped here today for lunch. Not much to look at from the outside, but if you crave some very good German food give this place a try. Friendly help.

Thank Mark D
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132 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Got here at 6:15 pm. Parking lot is gravel and needs some stones - many large pot holes - so be careful. The entrance is on the west side of the building. Very homey feel to the place with german accents everywhere. Love that someone painted accents everywhere - a bird sitting on a picture, vines coming out of pictures.... More 

1 Thank Dave H
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22 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Been coming here since I have been a kid. This is a great restaurant that still has that small town feel. Don't miss a chance to eat at the best place in mechanicsburg. I recommend the bratwurst!

Thank Andrwshnr
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

A German treasure here in Mechanicsburg. The food is always delicious and the service wonderful. Tried the Jaegerschnitzel and fresh pork roast over spaetzle today (the owner talked me in to it ;) ) and we were not disappointed. Love the items for sale in the store, also. Can't wait to bring family to try :) .

2 Thank Nancy P
Washington DC
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3 reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Cozy house that has been converted into a resturant. Service was extremely friendly and the food was fresh and delicious. If I lived closer this would be a weekly stop for me.

Thank Robert B
Camp Hill, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We have been going here for several years... a rare find for authentic German cooking. Family run, the pride in their food and service comes though. It's small, the decor is, well... limited, but that's not why we come. The food is out of this world. Highly recommended.

1 Thank Dean K
Boiling Springs, Pennsylvania
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 August 2016

If you love German food, this place is for you. It's like eating in someone's dining room in their home. We have been to Germany and Josie's took us back.

Thank Frances B

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Restaurant Details

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German, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 20:00
10:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5238 E Trindle Rd, Mechanicsburg, PA 17050-3522
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Mechanicsburg
  • Phone Number: +1 717-697-6462

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