We are part-time Sarasota residents from Chicago and we found this restaurant on Trip Advisor and the reviews were good so we went and it was wonderful!
I agree with other reviewers that the menu is pricey but if you go to German restaurants in Chicago, Milwaukee, Cincinnatti, and other cities you will see that Heinrich's prices are similar although the specials are very overpriced. Just be prepared when you go so you are not shocked.
The food is quality and fresh. Some of the German dishes like the Rouladen, potato pancakes, goulash, spaetzel are authentic and flavorful. Coming from a German background I know how long it takes to prepare many of the dishes and you can tell that care has been taken to make them right.
The beer and wine selections are great and nothing goes better with good German food than a cold foamy draft beer. The choices will make any beer lover happy.
The schnitzel is good, have the veal preparations, but in my estimation, try one of the other dishes -- try something different .