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German Restaurant for Large Group?

frauleinlaura Jul 12, 2012 08:29 AM


I'm looking for a German restaurant to have an informal memorial/life celebration in the fall for about 60-70 people? Long Island/Queens and NJ are fine as well.

So far I've contacted:

- Zum Stammtisch
- Heidelberg
- Chalet Alpina
- Helmer's in Hoboken
- Lederhosen

Does anyone have any experience with the above and/or other recommendations?



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    gmmaka Jul 13, 2012 06:43 AM

    I also recommend the Black Forest Inn in Stanhope, NJ just off Route 80. It would be the perfect place for your event.

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      arpad Jul 12, 2012 09:24 AM

      Kilmeyer's Old Bavaria Inn , Staten Island .

      Not far from the Outerbidge .


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      1. re: arpad
        corvette johnny Jul 12, 2012 03:55 PM

        Arpad, am I reading something wrong on that menu? 265 dollars for lobster and 75 for roast chicken? Is that a family size portion or something?

        1. re: corvette johnny
          arpad Jul 12, 2012 04:45 PM

          There's no lobster on that menu and the chicken dishes go for around $18 ?

          1. re: arpad
            corvette johnny Jul 13, 2012 03:56 AM

            Look at their menu online. I double checked. Lobster says 265 dollars. Lol

            1. re: corvette johnny
              frauleinlaura Jul 13, 2012 05:49 AM

              Why am I not seeing the 256-dollar lobster?

              Thx for the suggestions! Staten Island may not be as convenient but it sounds like a place I'd want to try regardless.

              1. re: frauleinlaura
                CAB226 Jul 13, 2012 07:00 AM

                If you go to the bottom of the main page on thier website and click "explore the food menu", you see the very expensive prices. If you just click on top on "explore the food menu", you get choices for menus you can open in PDF format with the more reasonalbe prices. Strange.

                1. re: CAB226
                  corvette johnny Jul 13, 2012 07:05 AM

                  Ok good, you see it too and I am not going crazy. LOL

                  1. re: corvette johnny
                    frauleinlaura Jul 13, 2012 07:18 AM

                    OMG - WTF! That has to be a mistake.... all of those prices are inflated. $95 for octopus salad??? Is this place Per Se? LOL! Some rogue, pissed-off web designer must have had a field day or something.

                2. re: frauleinlaura
                  arpad Jul 13, 2012 08:35 AM

                  Attractive place on the west shore of Staten Island . Their web site doesn't give directions but if you come across the Outerbridge and take the first exit and go north staying as close to the water as you can you'll get there . The area looks like the 1920s never ended .

                3. re: corvette johnny
                  arpad Jul 13, 2012 09:11 AM

                  I got a very quick response and that is a catering menu . I told them it should be identified as such .
                  BTW the website is undergoing an complete overhaul according to their reply .

                4. re: arpad
                  arpad Jul 13, 2012 08:48 AM

                  I found that menu and sent them an email asking for clarification .
                  The menu at the top - labelled ' Food Menu ' is the one with the prices I've always paid .

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              bifpocaroba Jul 12, 2012 09:17 AM

              Black Forest Inn.


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