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Looking for an authentic German Restaurant

TrevorJSkidmore Jul 31, 2010 07:17 AM

While stationed in Germany with the R.C.A.F. in the 60's I have been looking for an authentic German Restaurant in the 416 or 905 area. Over the years I have seen some come and go, but recently have had great difficulty locating even one such location. Please help.

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  1. Wahooty RE: TrevorJSkidmore Jul 31, 2010 07:39 AM

    In the west end, there's The Musket. I think it may fit the bill for you - at the very least, it is loaded with authentic Germans. :)


    The Musket
    40 Advance Rd, Toronto, ON M8Z, CA

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      somewhere4 RE: Wahooty Jul 31, 2010 07:57 AM

      Is this place worth a visit? I've never been there.


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        atomeyes RE: somewhere4 Aug 1, 2010 05:40 PM

        i was there once.
        had the meatloaf and shpetzle.
        keep in mind that i've never had authentic german food.
        i found it to be a little greasy.
        wasn't my thing.
        went with a german man who loved it.
        the chef is an Indian gentleman who lived in germany and speaks fluent german.
        its a pleasant place and, if you like german food, is worth the visit. but yeah, not my thing.

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          somewhere4 RE: atomeyes Aug 2, 2010 09:03 AM

          Thanks for the update. Being of partial German heritage (mother's side) and having grown up in the K-W area, I developed an appreciation for German food at a young age. It's not the healthiest cuisine, but when prepared properly it shouldn't be greasy.

          The best German restaurant in K-W used to be the Rathskellar, which is long gone alas. I read some positive reviews for another K-W area restaurant called 2 Goblets, both on chow hound and other review sites. The reviews are generally favourable, though there seems to be some debate about whether they are indeed German or Hungarian.

          Here's the link to the other thread:


    2. Kagemusha RE: TrevorJSkidmore Jul 31, 2010 04:47 PM

      If you can do lunch in Mississauga, Brandt Meats lunch counter is very serviceable with an emphasis on their top-notch fresh and cured meats and wurst. The Musket isn't half bad, either.

      Brandt Meats
      1878 Mattawa Ave, Mississauga, ON L4X, CA

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        Kagemusha RE: Kagemusha Aug 1, 2010 04:55 AM

        FYI: This shocker popped up just yesterday--very disturbing:


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        youdonut RE: TrevorJSkidmore Aug 2, 2010 03:23 AM

        a little far maybe but there is the Black forest inn in hamilton

        in scarborough there is the Blue Danube

        also Little Bavaria on eglington

        Then theres Sauters Inn on old kingston rd

        these are a few that i know off

        Blue Danube
        1686 Ellesmere Rd, Toronto, ON M1H2V5, CA

        Little Bavaria Restaurant
        3222 Eglinton Ave E, Toronto, ON M1J2H6, CA

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          Dean Tudor RE: TrevorJSkidmore Aug 2, 2010 10:57 AM

          Try Country Style, Bloor Street between Bathurst and Spadina, north side...It is Hungarian but has appropriate-type food.

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            MeMeMe RE: TrevorJSkidmore Aug 3, 2010 07:41 AM

            Our family frequents the Schwaben Inn in Dundas.

            Or we hit the hot food counter at Denningers (I think they have a location as close as Oakville).

            (now I want Schnitzel!).

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