It could take you hours to decide which German restaurants are the best. Feeling overwhelmed? MostBest knows the Top 3.
These spots have the most authentic German food, from spatzle to brat, this side of The Rhine. That’s not to mention all the authentic German brews.
It’s Oktoberfest every day of the year at Chicago Brauhaus! From the live band to the leiderhosen, it’s an experience you won’t find outside of Germany. The beer selection is tremendous too, with an incredible variety of German and Austrian beer, and you can even get a two-liter das boot cup. From older folks to families to the twenties crowd, you’ll see all types at Chicago Brauhaus. Grab a stein and join the fun.
We Love Their: Rindsroulade, Kohlroulade, Das Boot
From dive bar to one of the most well-known spots for a true German experience, Laschet’s Inn’s history and quality is at the top of its class. With traditional, historical, and captivating cultural décor, they even feature a live oompah band that everyone sings along to. Their rotating selection of seasonal beer ensures you’ll get the freshest German and Austrian choices available, which are best enjoyed on a warm day on the patio.
We Love Their: Mushroom Goulash, Rouladen
With over 150 varieties of beer and a lovely beer garden to enjoy them in, Resi’s Bierstube is an old-school spot that’ll make you an instant regular. The family-owned bar & restaurant, which is one of the oldest taps in Chicago, has a light but filling menu, with traditional offerings like Chicken Schnitzel and Sheboygan Sausage, and all meals come with sauerkraut and German-style potato salad.
We Love Their: Chicken Schnitzel, Sheboygan Sausage, Pretzel
2034 W Irving Park Rd