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Helmer's Restaurant - CLOSED

1036 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030-5202
+1 201-963-3333
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good45%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
3 Aug 2015
“Gotta Be One Of America's Oldest German Restsurants”
15 Mar 2015
“old memories”
Restaurant Hours Closed
1036 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030-5202
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Reviewed 4 August 2015 via mobile

While this historic place is not what it once was it still is a nostalgic remnant of Hoboken's German past. It still has great ambience with good food and so-so service, but worth a try.

Thank Richard C
Reviewed 15 March 2015

I was born and raised in Hoboken. I am of German and Irish heritage. I am now 66 years young and I cannot stand to read these reviews by these pseudo Hobokenites formerly known as New Yorkers giving this fine old German restaurant ,one that...More

1  Thank Morgan L
Reviewed 9 February 2015

I used to love coming for just a big great german beer, or some of their great food. Sadly, they recently closed, leaving a void in the Hoboken dining scene.

Thank Wandy712
Reviewed 11 December 2014

Authentic German food and beer. The several selections we had all were excellent. On the weekends rolls are especially good. One does expect to pay more due to the location, but even with that in mind restaurant seemed pricey.

Reviewed 11 November 2014

My boyfriend used to live in Germany and he loves going here to remind him of the great food and beer he used to enjoy. They are consistent in their food service. Its always good. Waitresses are very friendly and helpful. They have a great...More

Thank EG509
Reviewed 31 August 2014

My parents were Swiss, so I grew up with 'German/Swiss" cuisine. My parents would often stop by the Swiss Pork Store in Fairlawn (it's still there... see my 2013 review) and pick up weisswurst, bratwurst, knockwursts... you get the idea, from time to time. I...More

Thank Conradb2
Reviewed 5 March 2014

My wife, son and I were here for dinner this past Friday night and enjoyed delicious dinners and beverages. The oysters on the half shell were great! Our main reason for coming was to have the sliced steak sandwich, served on toast with a generous...More

Thank VermontCapecodder
Reviewed 26 November 2013

Until the Pilsner Hauz opened Helmer's was only place in town for an authentic German dinner. Had a fire a few years ago and was restored. Nice bar and few outdoor seats. Love the wurst and sauerbraten.

Thank scottsiegel1959
Reviewed 11 November 2013

Wanted it to be the same as when my grandfather took me years ago, with the mustard pickles on the table & the delicious steak sandwiches. Place is now expensive, no pickles & steak was tough

Thank megtaylor10
Reviewed 6 August 2013

Our family had one of the best meals EVER at Helmer's! From the pretzel bread to the AMAZING, sweet bacon-wrapped scallop appetizer, to the delicious sauerbraten, red cabbage, potato dumpling and Spätzle, everything was authentic, satisfying and definitely worth the trip! The beer list would...More

Thank JKWilson195
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1036 Washington St, Hoboken, NJ 07030-5202
  • Location: United States  >  New Jersey (NJ)  >  Hoboken
  • Phone Number: +1 201-963-3333
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