From schnitzel and bratwurst to the finest pork and ales, Long Island is home to many quality German restaurants. Only a handful can be considered the Best German Restaurant on Long Island, however. Location, service, and of course, the food—a lot goes into the determination of who is bestowed with this special honor. Here are this year’s winners of Best German Restaurant on Long Island.
Long Islanders Voted Black Forest Brew Haus in Farmingdale Best German Restaurant on Long Island!
1. Black Forest Brew Haus
2015 New Hwy., Farmingdale. 631-391-9500. www.blackforestbrewhaus.com
No stranger to the Best Of list, Black Forest Brew Haus in Farmingdale is now the Best German Restaurant on Long Island, no small reason undoubtedly being the fact that its mother company is in Germany, helping to ensure its menu doesn’t lose any authenticity here in the States. All the beer being brewed right here on premises is surely another, and with quality lunch and dinner specials offered constantly, it’s no question why so many make it their go-to eat and drink stop.
2. Pumpernickel Restaurant
640 Main St., Northport. 631-757-7959. www.pumpernickelsofnorthport.com
This quaint German restaurant serves up house specialties like Steak Au Poivre, Jaeger Schnitzel and Wiener Roastbraten. It’s like going to Germany, without taking the trip over the pond.
3. Plattduetsche Park Restaurant
1132 Hempstead Tpke., Franklin Square. 516-354-3131. www.parkrestaurant.com
The Plattduetsche Park Restaurant has been serving up authentic German specialties and continental cuisine since 1939. They not only cater, but host festivals and theme nights throughout the year.