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Dec 20, 2009 08:46 PM

Where is there a good German Restaurant?

If you can't find one, you will embrace upon the Munich Haus in Chicopee,Ma. The food and decor is amazing. For starters I would recommend the fried german cheese and the sauercraut and ham swiss balls. The jager schnitzel is delicious and the goulash is heaven. Spaetzle is the side of choice and save room for dessert because the cheesecake is the best I have ever had. It is freshly made by one who works there hence the name Cheryls Cheesecake and it is a whipped consistency cheescake and is just extremely delicious. Enjoy!

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  1. There is a place in New Britain called the East Side, its basically a German style restaurant. Will post the web address. and you can decide, Its been on chowhound posts many times in the past..( Ive been a few times in the past and found it enjoyable. I understand from some of the more recent posts that its gotten to be a little pricey. I'm not sure what you consider pricey. That's why I put the web site on the post. Take a look, If you go and enjoy it let us all know with a further post.

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    1. re: Earle

      Thank You. I have heard that Eastside is good but very pricey. My friend that has been to Eastside went to Munich Haus with me in Chicopee,Ma and he felt as if the food at Munich haus was just as good if not better and was considerably cheaper. The Goulash and cheesecake is to die for.

      1. re: sevendust

        It doesn't seem much of a recommendation for a German restaurant when both your posts are raving about Goulash, a Hungarian dish.

        Drescher's in Waterbury, CT has some very good German dishes on the menu, but this century old Gerrman resaurant is not mostly continental.

        I highly recommend the Old Heidelberg in Bethel, CT (just east of Danbury, close to I-84 exit 9

        1. re: bagelman01

          Actually the food including the schnitzels and Bratwursts are amazing as well I just love goulash. The Bratwurst maker there actually received a degree in sausage making while in Germany as stated in the menu. This is a good recommendation.

          1. re: sevendust

            I also love schnitzel and wurst, but I eat Goulash at a Hungarian restaurant or at home.............................

            I am always amazed when I see other national dishes on the menu of a supposed authentic ethnic restaurant................................

            1. re: bagelman01

              Both my parents immigrated from Bavaria, Germany and they both cooked a mean goulash. It is a popular and authentic German meal. I still make my mom's German veal goulash.

    2. If you are willing to consider Austrian as well as German, you might check out the Watch Factory Restaurant in Cheshire, CT.

      1. The Student Prince in Springfield, MA is one of the best in all of New England, so I am told. It is also known as "The Fort" - two spaces with a connection between them. Dates back to the late 1930's. Very old school type of service and great German dishes....