Nurnberger Bierhaus vs. Killmeyers
I made my belated first visit to Nurnberger Bierhaus on Staten Island on Friday night. It was fantastic, really. I had a fasntasic Ziegenurschnitzel (veal with a red pepper sauce), my hubsand had a warm potato skillet toppped with jaegerscnhitzel and our companions ahd smoked porkchops and an amazing roast pork dish. The food was light years better than what we have had at Killmeyers. Whereas the Killmeyer's dishes seemed rather cafeteria like, Nurnberger was incredibly homey and warm.
And the beers? Don't even get me started. My husband had a Dinckleacker Dark that made him swoon.
Totally worth the ferry ride. YUM.
i'm a big fan of nuernberger bierhaus as well. it's so hard to find decent german eats in nyc and, while i don't think anyone's going to mistake the food here with what you'd get in the mother country (or perhaps even wisconsin), it's not bad at all, which makes it very good by nyc standards. getting there, your best bet is to drive if you have access to a car, of course.
here's what the ny times had to say about this place:
and here's some other chowhound discussion about it: