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Brauhaus Schmitz

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
City Center East
German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European, Gluten Free Options
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718 South St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-2023
+1 267-909-8814
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11:30 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 02:00
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New York City, New York
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516 reviews
389 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 breathe here. We only came for drinks and decided on the two samplers. Each comes... More 

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Thank Melanie T
Florida
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159 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 had a glass of wine from their not so extensive WBTG list. Ordered food and... More 

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Thank ComeflywithmeFlorida
Philadelphia
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434 reviews
304 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 cabbage was mediocre. My husband's pork shank was a bit overdone and the potato pancake... More 

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Thank redramPhiladelphia
Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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63 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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 authentic flavoring and asked to go back again when he is in town. This restaurant... More 

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Thank Herb S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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!

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Thank Rainer A
Baltimore, Maryland
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116 reviews
82 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great fresh beer taste and great german authentic food and beers. Food are very good. Restaurant does offer several great events Starkbierfest, Mayfest and Oktoberfest

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Thank Mikey G
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

After checking out the place online , my friend and I drove 45 minute, paid for parking, and walked 6 blocks only to find that the place was closed for a private party during normal operating hours. No mention was made on their website. I was extremely disappointed that they would be this inconsiderate of other patrons.

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Wilmington, Delaware
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148 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

The beer list was the best I've seen in the US and can purchase some in Liter sized mugs. The food was excellent as was the service.

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Thank Coachdoc
South Amboy, New Jersey
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87 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

My husband and I took a taxi here from our convention center area hotel. We very much enjoyed the traditional german food. We both had the weinerschnitzel and beer. The schnitzel was delicious, beer was great, and the homemade bread they brought out before the meal was delicious as well. We would def eat here again

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Thank Danalovestotravel79
Cincinnati, Ohio
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132 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Very pleased with a recent visit to this German restaurant on South Street. I wanted to treat an old friend to dinner on a Sunday evening while she was in town. Her choice was an authentic German meal, just like her mom made. We were not disappointed. The food was excellent, both in taste and presentation, and the service was... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 02:00
Monday
11:30 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 02:00
Thursday
11:30 - 02:00
Friday
11:30 - 02:00
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?