As the largest city in Alabama, Huntsville is a melting pot of international influences. Below, read about 6 places where you can find authentic German food, from a 50-year-old traditional German spot to newer eateries with German influences.
1. Hildegard’s German Cuisine
With 8 varieties of schnitzel and almost as many selections of authentic German sausage, Hildegard’s German Cuisine has been a go-to for Huntsville locals for more than 15 years now.
2. The Nook
Tuesday night is German Food Night at The Nook. The menu changes from week to week and features classics like rouladen, Zigeunerschnitzel and Jägerschnitzel with sides like pan fried potatoes, cucumber salad and sauerkraut.
3. Ol’ Heidelberg Cafe
Ol’ Heidelberg has been Huntsville’s German food go-to for half a century now. Visit their University Drive location or pick up your meal curbside—the restaurant is also licensed to sell beer and wine to go. See what one of our content producers ordered when she visited last summer.
4. The Casual Pint
Located just off the main stretch in the Village of Providence, the Casual Pint is a craft beer shop that offers a selection of German-style sausage and beer cheese dishes.
5. Neon Lilly Eurasian American Cuisine
Neon Lilly offers a range of “Eurasian” foods, including selections from Poland, Ukraine, Armenia and more. Try the restaurant’s take on classic German schnitzel, the Schnitzel Europa, for a taste of Germany.
6. European Market
Find everything from German sausage to snacks and candy at European Market, a Huntsville grocery store that offers a unique selection of international items.
Location: 2745 Bob Wallace Ave SW Suite B, Huntsville, AL 35805
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 10AM-6PM
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