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Schmidt’s Sausage Haus und Restaurant

240 E Kossuth St, Columbus, OH 43206-2188
+1 614-444-6808
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cream puffs” (737 reviews)
“sauerkraut” (197 reviews)
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American, German, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
240 E Kossuth St, Columbus, OH 43206-2188
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Reviewed yesterday

...after 20 years..we came back to Columbus ..we used our gift card present from a friend..arrived 11:00am on a Sunday..waited 30 minutes..we were able to get a message from yelp app that our table was ready...restaurant was super busy..server was attentive..and did a good job..sausage...More

Thank tasilo
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Excited to visit a "real" German restaurant. Schmidt's came highly recommended. Pretzel appetizer was great. And couldn't resist a cream puff for dessert. But main course was a letdown. Food was barely warm when it hit the table. Sauerbraten was only okay. Wiener schnitzel was...More

Thank kpl813
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I travel to Germany at least 1 time a year-this place is legit and spot on. Food great, service great..and always busy...there's a reason to wait. I had he sausage sampler, they are all good, the Bahama Mama was my fav. Bring a crew and...More

Thank Pete S
Reviewed 5 days ago

Portions are generous, and the food delicious, so be sure to come with room in your stomach. We opted for two "Signature Sausage Platters"--the Bahama Mama and the Old World Sausage Platter--both good choices. Each is a four-sausage sampler, and both platters come with hot...More

Thank The_walkers21209
Reviewed 6 days ago

We're not really fans of German food, but this place is as good as it gets. The wienerschnitzel, saurbraten, etc were all top quality, and we liked the outfits that the waiters wore. Judging from the large numbers of obese people in the place, the...More

Thank jayman57
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was excellent and plentiful. The place was very crowded when we went. Had to wait for a seats. But it was worth it. Parking is a major problem in the area. The deserts are to die for. Would recommend to others.

Thank Jimnh1
Reviewed 1 week ago

Whilst wandering round the German quarter of Columbus we decided to eat in this legendary eaterie. I had a bratwurst sandwich and it was delicious! I also bought uncooked brats to take home for dinner.

Thank roubiliac
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Emjoy the buffet and great beer. However, Whatever you do, do not miss the cream puffs after dinner!

Thank John B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great food Even has a Buffet for those that would like to try several dishes to find your favorite dish

Thank Joseph B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We ate here based off the reviews and it was out first time in Columbus. The food was ok nothing super special and the cream puff was average at best compared to others we have had. I don't think we would go back if we...More

Thank Jennifer B
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Matt W
what is the hours the buffet is open?
18 May 2017|
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Response from OHIOGIRL2010 | Reviewed this property |
I have only been there during the week. Both times I was there, I know the buffet opened at 11:00 am. Not sure when it ends. Sorry I couldn't give you a better answer.
hi was wondering the cost of the cream puffs we are planning our vacation for sept the German village is on list to do looking to have supper at Schmidt's. thanks for a great review on the place very helpful. have a good day. mandy
15 May 2017|
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Response from June O | Reviewed this property |
Lol! I know you checked the online menu and they weren't listed! I did the same. I think they are included with some of their dinners so I guess it depends on what you order but, as I recall, they are listed in the... More
Scott A
will you deliver some chocolate peanut butter pastries to Rocklea, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia?
21 March 2017|
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Response from bucknutz | Property representative |
There is a chance that I will be heading to Australia in January, can you wait that long. 🍻
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Buffet
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 E Kossuth St, Columbus, OH 43206-2188
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-444-6808
  • E-mail
This iconic German Village restaurant is the perfect place to celebrate with family and friends. For five generations we have been serving authentic German food. Our sausage has become so famous that the Bahama Mama has been voted the official food of Columbus and the building is registered as a historic landmark. Come take a trip around our Autobahn Buffet or, if you want something other than sausage, try one of our traditional German dinners. Of course, for dessert, you can have one of our half-pound jumbo cream puffs. Stop in today and celebrate with us!
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