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Any great German restaurants in KC? We just moved back after 7 years.
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  1. No, isn't that sad.

    1. I've never been there, so I don't know if it's GREAT, but there's a German restaurant in old downtown Independence. It's called the Rheinland Restaurant

      http://www.rheinlandrestaurant.com/

      1. Berliner Bear, in KC,Mo
        7815 Wornall Rd, - review from The Pitch (KC free weekly paper)
        http://www.pitch.com/2005-04-21/dinin...

        And my mother has told me on one of her visits to KC there's some sort of German deli down around Overland Park, but I can't find it on the Google-machine.

        edited to add:
        here's a listing of German restaurants nationwide. Probably not a COMPLETE list, but quite a few I've heard of in the midwest area.
        http://www.mygermanclub.com/restauran...

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        1. re: podunkboy

          OMG - the Berliner bear is right near my house (I live Waldo-ish area!).
          Thanks for the awesome suggestions. I love a good German deli...mmm....veal bologna...so bad, but so gut.

          1. re: stellamystar

            My reply to podunkboy was removed, for reasons I can guess, but the Berliner Bear is closed as a result of the events described in a later Pitch story. If you do an archive search at Pitch.com, you can find out the reason why.

            I think the deli in question is Werner's on Johnson Drive.

            1. re: heatherkay

              Heather - thanks for the information. I will check it out! Rats!

              1. re: heatherkay

                Yes Werner's is very good was there last year bought a lot of lunch meats to bring back here to Arkansas,all was very good except the headcheese.here is the address.5736 Johnson Drive Mission Kansas 913 362-5955.
                Enjoy.Mutti

          2. The last good German restaurant in KC was Emile's German Deli on the plaza, and it was sadly replaced by a Starbucks, years ago!!!