At the moment the bar in this new German restaurant is about as about as meager as a bar can get. There are exactly four wine options and four beers on tap, and a lot of blank, empty space on the walls. But the plans are to eventually expand to a full bar.
In the meantime, lest you think the Heidelberg Haus to just a kitschy theme for a typical neighborhood pub, here you can have some rarely delicious, made-from-scratch, southern German food, and in a place where most the staff and about half the patrons converse in German. The bartender told me about his father still bringing him homemade Schnapps from the Black Forest.
I had the Wienerschnitzel mit spatzle and an extra side of the Kartoffelsalat (potato salad), with a pint of Weihenstephaner Premium Lager. A couple patrons with much more experience than I in German cuisine assured me that this was some of the best schnitzel they'd had. I am personally not a large fan of lagers, nor most German beers, so I will leave comments here to persons who share those tastes. But I will say that I would be very surprised if you would find better German food in many places in our area, and while the bar area is a bit overly bright for a bar, the company is interesting and engaging.
Est. Nov. 10, 2011 - Closed Jan 1, 2016 - Building constructed: 1921
Previous bars in this location: None known
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