There are so many great places to don your lederhosen and dine on fine German cuisine on Long Island. But these are your favorites.
Long Islanders Voted Plattduetsche Park Restaurant in Franklin Square Best German Restaurant on Long Island!
Plattduetsche Park Restaurant
1132 Hempstead Tpke.
Step inside and experience the time warp, back to 1939 Long Island, when German restaurants were thriving. The menu still has the classic schnitzels and such, but the real draw that has downtown hipsters making the trek is the summertime biergarten and good cold sudsy steins, Bavarian pretzels and bratwurst.
2nd Place - Black Forest Brew Haus, 2015 New Hwy., Farmingdale. 631-845-4715. www.blackforestbrewhaus.com
The chef’s specialties include black forest ham that is drizzled with honey maple sauce, or chicken strudel with Portobello mushrooms, spinach, proscuitto and mozzarella baked inside flaky phyllo dough. There’s also the choice of hop smoked ribs and capt’n crunch crusted chicken. Besides the specialties their menu has a number of other choices for their customers delight.
3rd Place – Pumpernickel’s Restaurant, 640 Main St., Northport. 631-757-7959
Here there is a variety of chef’s specialties. Try the tender Rouladen which is rolled top sirloin stuffed with bacon, or the chef’s choice of fresh Atlantic baked salmon served with rice pilaf. There are also great starters, homemade soups, house specialties, veal and pork dishes, grilled cuisine and a children’s menu. ith this many choices, there is something everyone can enjoy.
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