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The German Cafe

$$ - $$$German, European,
316 Nutt St, The Cotton Exchange Building, Lower Level, Facing the Hilton, Wilmington, NC 28401-3919
+1 910-763-5523
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“schnitzel” (33 reviews)
“strudel” (27 reviews)
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CUISINES
German, European, Central European
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
316 Nutt St, The Cotton Exchange Building, Lower Level, Facing the Hilton, Wilmington, NC 28401-3919
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1 - 10 of 172 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Wilmington for weekend. Heading out of town. A lovely surprise. German food! 2 of us had Sausage plates - 4 varieties to chose from. Delicious sides: kraut & German potato salad. Bratwurst so yummy, I asked to purchase some to take home! My sister...More

Thank danaconte
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Authentic atmosphere, good selection of German wine and beer, traditional German dishes, excellent service. I was pleasantly surprised to also find a selection of chocolates and cookies from Germany. All of the desserts are homemade!

Thank lwc149
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I absolutely loved the veal schnitzel and cabbage, the Kartoffelpuffer "potato pancake" is very tasty. The beer is strong and heavy or light and refreshing. I really love the Spaten Optimator Dark Beer. 😊🍻

Thank Mrtravelbee
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

3rd visit to the cafe over the past several years. Ordered the veal schnitzel and was sorely disappointed. Soggy breading and as thin as sandwich meat. Potato salad was fair but the veal was placed on top of the salad causing the lettuce to wilt....More

Thank SneakyFreaky
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Haven't been here in 15 years but wasn't the same, we had reservations, so when we arrived the hostess just pointed to our table in the back of the room and got the "over there is your table", not even shown to our table. We...More

Thank Joe F
Reviewed 12 July 2017

My husband and I have been to this restaurant two times. Both times I had the same meal so I honestly cannot comment on other menu items. I had the wiener schnitzel with hot potato salad. Excellent. The struddle is amazing and made on site....More

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Surprisingly great place. Can absolutely recommend dining at The German Cafe. The food is good, and the staff super friendly. The prices are decent.

Thank KarinLog
Reviewed 29 June 2017

I loved this visit to "Germany". It was very like a small German cafe on the inside. The service was really great and the beer was BIG and cold. I loved my "Red" rueben sandwich. My family enjoyed their sausage, schnitzel and sides. It was...More

Thank BethIneson
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Stopped in for a quick dinner. Nicely varied menu of all German food. It is on the lower level of The Cotton Exchange Building. Easy entrance off Nutt St. for those in wheelchairs, using a walker or with strollers. Main level seating plus upstairs areas....More

Thank Steven J
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Had the ham and swiss, with german potato salad, with slice of watermelon. The huge tomato slice and lettuce could serve as a salad. So glad they offer 1/2 sandwich, really did not want a big lunch. The service was great, food was fresh, at...More

Thank ManyConferences
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Evelyn M
13 October 2017|
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Response from PROPAGANDI | Reviewed this property |
Nope...but there are plenty of other places downtown you can.
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dirtbikegirl2015
21 July 2017|
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Response from tobeyw2017 | Reviewed this property |
I do not remember but they are so nice there, they would probably work something out for you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
German, European, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Thursday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Friday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 Nutt St, The Cotton Exchange Building, Lower Level, Facing the Hilton, Wilmington, NC 28401-3919
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-763-5523
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