Best German Food In Baltimore

December 30, 2010 7:44 AM


German ancestry can be heavily traced from many Maryland residents. Enjoy fine German food at these German restaurants and satisfy your appetite for “old country” cooking. – Lance Duvall
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Eichenkranz Restaurant

611 Fagley Street
Baltimore, MD 21224

Rich in history, and even richer in food, the Eichenkranz Restaurant is a prime location for delicious German food. The original German immigrants of Eichenkranz settled in South East Baltimore in the late 1800s and came too were the customs and fine German cuisine. Now entering its second century, Eichenkranz continues to offer customers with a warm and friendly dining experience. Enjoy one of their house specialties including the Sauerbraten, fresh cubed beef with gingersnap gravy and fluffy potato dumplings, or the Schwinkoteletten mit Apfeln, pork chops with apples and pork filets grilled and smothered in brown apple liqueur gravy with Granny Smith apples. Eichenkranz also offers a conventional menu including seafood dishes such as Battered Gulf Shrimp and Baked Red Snapper in brown butter.

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Old Stein Inn

1143 Central Avenue
Edgewater, MD 21037

The cozy Old Stein Inn opened in 1983 under Karl and Ursula Selinger, natives of Neustadt, Germany. Today, their German recipes and meals have been passed on to their son and his wife and continue to treat local residents to popular German dishes. Friends and family will enjoy the “Gemutlichkeit” atmosphere which in English translates as a comfortable-cozy setting to gather and enjoy for an evening. The Old Stein Inn offers a traditional menu with authentic German dishes, and Chef Dirk’s specials add a modern taste to the German cuisines. The Bierstube Pub has a wide selection of drafts and bottled beers, and you will easily find yourself singing along to their strolling accordion player.

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Josef’s Country Inn

2410 Pleasantville Road
Fallston, MD 21047

Josef’s Country Inn serves German food with great country pride. For that special occasion, Josef’s is ideal and be sure to listen to the daily specials, they cannot be missed. If offered, try the Bermuda Triangle, a seafood dish that includes a trio of lobster tail, filet mignon and Emmenthal Veal. Pork Chops McGreevy is another tasty meal that includes a pair of savory chops served with potato-leek hash and boursin sauce. Josef’s soups are also a good choice and could substitute as a meal alone.

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Schmankerl Stube Bavarian Restaurant

58 S. Potomac Street
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Host and proprietor Charlie Sekula welcomes all to his Schmankerl Stube Bavarian Restaurant. Originally from Bavaria, Germany, Sekula and his staff give customers a ethnic Bavarian experience complete with “old country” atmosphere and hospitality. Enjoy an outside dining experience in the Biergarten with an open-air patio. The lounge is filled with select wines and imported beers including German drafts of Spaten, Braeu and Erdinger Weiss.

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Blob’s Park

8024 Max Blobs Park Road
Jessup, Maryland 20794

For those with a big appetite for German food, Blob’s Park should be a dinner destination. Blob’s Park offers a generous listing of German entrees. Blob’s Wurstplatte for the Big Appetite includes four German Sausages with German potato salad and sauerkraut. There is also a nice selection of Wisse Beer, microbrews and domestics at Blob’s Park. On Sundays, join Blob’s Park for dance seminars and musical entertainment. Butch and Mary Kotowski are the nation’s number one polka dance professionals and offer lessons in every skill level of polka. Pick-up your feet and tango with the one of the very best dance couples in the country.