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Where can I buy authentic german sausages (bratwurst, bockwurst, weisswurst)?

Anywhere in the city that sells them? I searched the boards but no luck.

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  1. Schaller & Weber on the UES.

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    Schaller & Weber
    1654 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10028

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    1. re: Bob Martinez

      Depending on where you live you can get them in many places as Jungmann mentioned. If you are near the UES I would highly recommend going into the store as it is a great place to shop and get all sorts of other German and European goods that would go well with the sausage.

    2. In Manhattan, Schaller & Weber 1654 Second Avenue @ 86th Street New York, New York 1002 Phone: (212) 879-3047. If you really mean "the city" instead of just Manhattan, ask also on the Outer Boroughs board as there are a number of Polish places in Brooklyn that also sell German style sausages and some German places in Ridgewood Queens although I understand that Karl Ehmer has either closed or will be closing soon.

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      Schaller & Weber
      1654 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10028

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      1. re: bobjbkln

        Thanks, everyone. Will try Schaller & Weber (Manhattan is slightly more convenient, as I'm in the Bronx)

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        Schaller & Weber
        1654 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10028

        1. re: TatyanaG

          Not sure where you are in the Bronx but the 4,5,6 all stop a few blocks away. There is also Two Red Hens bakery next door and Heidelberg Restaurant, a real old school German place. Sit at the bar a and grab a beer after shopping.

          1. re: MVNYC

            Ahh, Heidelberg! Had many good dinners there back in the 90's. Happy memories.

            Hubby and I now prefer Zum Schneider for the outdoor seating and the relaxed ambiance.

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            Zum Schneider
            107 Ave C, New York, NY 10009

            1. re: TatyanaG

              I agree, I think the food at Zum Schneider is better as well. I love that they sell salted radish as an appetizer and that they use daikon instead of the normal kind. Goes so well with beer.

              But if you are taking the train to Schaller and Webber, Heidelberg works too

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              Zum Schneider
              107 Ave C, New York, NY 10009

      2. Schaller & Weber is available throughout the borough. I've seen many of the popular varieties at the deli also at Whole Foods and Zabar's. I believe Dean & Delucca also carries them.

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        Schaller & Weber
        1654 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10028

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        1. re: JungMann

          Yes, but the store carries things that are not mass produced - in other words only available at the store. For example their house-made fresh liverwurst, which I love.

          1. re: gutsofsteel

            I'll have to try the liverwurst. I usually leave loaded with s├╝lze and blutwurst. Have you tried the prepared food in the warmer above the deli case?

            1. re: gutsofsteel

              I love, love, love liverwurst. Need to get some asap!

              1. re: TatyanaG

                Make sure you ask for the house-made fresh liverwurst.

                Also at the Hungarian Market a few blocks south - they make an incredible liverwurst too, it's mixed with rice and it's fantastic. They are huge though, fwiw.

                1. re: gutsofsteel

                  Yup, the Hungarian Meat Market is worth going to for the smokehouse aroma alone. It's a tad pricey for some items, but the quality is unsurpassed.

                  Look --> http://www.hungarianmeatmarket.com/in...

          2. What specifically do you mean by "authentic"?

            1. I heard the Biergarten by the Standard hotel in the meatpacking district has yummy sausages, I don't know how authentic though. Stay away from the German meat stand/ deli inside Grand Central market. I bought several sausages there and most of them were old, meaning sold beyond their selling date. My go- to place is Warsaw in Stamford, ct off Washington Blvd. All of their meats are delicious.

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              1. re: mimi222

                Koglin (used to be in Grand Central) closed in January.

                Warsaw Deli in Stamford specialized in Polish products.

                1. re: gutsofsteel

                  they do but I recognized a lot of the meats and cheeses, meaning they have similar products in Poland I suppose. Very fresh and great prices.