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Family dinner at Schmidt’s Sausage Haus was delicious!! Party of 8 and we ordered a variety! So... read more

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Columbus, Ohio
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A highway bridge over Interstate 70 is all that separates the German Village Historic District from downtown Columbus, but as one looks east from the interstate, the difference between old and new is glaring. A 20+ story structure sits just north of...more
588 S 3rd St, Columbus, OH 43215-5754
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All reviews brick streets book loft schiller park book store german food sausage quaint area visitor center cream puffs german immigrants thurman cafe great neighborhood walk around pistacia vera close to downtown unique shops great place to walk
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Reviewed today via mobile

Family dinner at Schmidt’s Sausage Haus was delicious!! Party of 8 and we ordered a variety! So yummy and authentic. Would visit here again! Driving through the uneven brick lanes was like stepping into another place and time. This village is a treasure for Columbus.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether you love books, art, food or music, there's something in this neighborhood that will please you. If you are with a group, you can window shop, get a coffee from one of many cafes or explore a book store. If you like art there...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank dmshultz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bricks. Lots of bricks. In the homes and in the streets, there are bricks everywhere. More than the Brickyard (Indy) or Brick Town (OK City). Lots of homes, stores, cafes, and a couple parks, Worth a drive to see. The neighborhood around Frank Fetch Park...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A few random spread out pubs, 1 (at the time closed) quaint shop and a bunch of restored homes/ Buildings. Not the “wandering about cute village” we’d expected to find. Super disappointing. Would not recommend.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank 27TravelsForFun27
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We decided to go to German Village to eat at Schmidt's but found ourselves taking a mini-tour trying to find a parking spot! There are very few parking lots so we had to park on the street a couple of blocks away which was fine...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wouldn't advise going to German Village just for the sake of going...have a restaurant or bar in mind. It's a cute neighborhood with Columbus history but after a few minutes of exploring I had seen enough. Worth a stop but not a must see...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TravelGal1016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's always a special treat when we get to visit German Village. The restored brick homes are beautiful and line the brick streets back to back. Lots of great little shops and dining in the area. The park is also a nice place to relax...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank dropkickamanda
Reviewed 11 February 2019 via mobile

Went to Roosters in German Village. It felt like we were walking into a "Cheers" episode! Friendly and cozy dining.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Darris I
Reviewed 10 February 2019 via mobile

Spent the day exploring the German Village. It’s was COLD but we walked around the cobblestone streets and listened to several of the informative history anecdotes that are shown on some of the streets. Great visitor center with lots of information.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LMHill0104
Reviewed 5 February 2019

The historic German Village district in Columbus is a must see if visiting the area. With its brick streets and quaint houses, you will love this charming area. You will find restaurants sprinkled throughout the village along with a large central park.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Response from Duke-3333 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. 11am to 10pm on Sundays.
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Response from juliao506 | Reviewed this property |
I would not park in a business parking lot unless you are patronizing the business. Towing regulations are posted and do occur. There is no large public or private parking lot; this is essentially a neighborhood; many... More
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Response from kelsmuir25 | Reviewed this property |
Schmidts is iconic and you can't go wrong. It can be busy on the weekends and very loud. However, if you want upscale, hit up lindeys or barcelonas. If you want middle of the road prices with top notch food, pop over to... More