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Brauhaus Schmitz

) #119 of 3,609 Restaurants in Philadelphia $$ - $$$ German, , European
718 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2023
+1 267-909-8814
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible1%
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German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
$$ - $$$
718 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2023
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had several very good German beers from Andechs. I had the goulash soup with a side of spaetzle. It was still very spicy even after mixing it with spaetzle and potatoes. The beer was a necessity to balance the spiciness. My wife had the...More

Thank Liamo80
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I drove from Edgewood, Maryland in search for an authentic German meal visited on Saturday. My wife is from Frankfurt, Germany and I lived in Germany for 21 years so we know something about German food. We parked in Hilton Garden Inn...More

Thank brooklyn19592016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

With an extensive beer menu and two large bars, Brauhaus is always a fun spot. The decor is very detailed and attractive. The staff is always friendly and accommodating. The pretzels and other German-style food options are an excellent combination with all the excellent beers...More

Thank Sofia425
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wlked in here after walking all morning for some liquid refreshment. They have as good a selection of German beers as I have ever seen. The draft selection is fantastic and they also have a great selection of bottle beers. The waiter, Jason was just...More

Thank Glen S
Reviewed 25 April 2017

They may have a great beer selection here, but that is just as well since lots of it is needed to wash down the indifferent food. Schnitzels were overlooked and dry. The only food we enjoyed was the side salads.

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 14 April 2017

My boyfriend and I came in on a Friday night at around 10 and the place was pretty much empty. Not that we minded. It's a nice change of pace from a NYC bar, where empty seats/tables are a luxury. I was actually able to...More

Thank Melanie T
Reviewed 10 April 2017

If you are hankering for some real and tasty German fare then this is the place. Looks small from the outside but inside there are 2 bars and an upstairs. We sat at the bar and chose a beer from their extensive beer list and...More

Thank ComeflywithmeFlorida
Reviewed 7 April 2017

For people who love a variety of German beers this is the place to visit, If one wants an excellent German meal then he/she will be disappointed. My veal schnitzel was dry and tasted like cardboard. The spaetzle had very little flavor and the red...More

Thank redramPhiladelphia
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We went to Brauhaus Schmitz last weekend and we had an excellent meal. Always great and with the many beers on tap it makes for a truly great German night out. My brother in law who has travelled extensively in Germany was impressed with the...More

Thank Herb S
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Best beer selection in town and all around. Good tending to nice food of its kind. Excellent treatment from waiters, always willing to advise you and make your choice the best!

Thank Rainer A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 718 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2023
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 267-909-8814
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