34 E Ramona Ave, Colorado Springs
We had lunch there for my wife's birthday. The food was absolutely wonderful and got a free dessert for her which was scrumptious. Atmosphere was nice and quiet. The server was very pleasant but we did have to wait awhile for drink refills. Overall I would highly recommend this for a very reasonably priced lunch experience.
Read the reviews and love German food but sadly I was very disappointed. Lovely place, nice servers but ours had a terrible cold and was not wearing a mask. Minus a star for that. I ordered sauerbraten which I adore and my grandmother has made for years. This was like nothing I had ever had before. Strange spices, the red cabbage was boring and the dumpling so heavy it was hard to eat. Don't remember what my friend had but she fared better than I did and said her dinner was fine. Portions are large which is good if you get something you like. Since we are visiting its not a place I'll go frequently
Birthday Dinner: My wife wanted to celebrate her birthday with a special dinner at Edlewiese. True to form the dinner was excellent and the service was outstanding.
Mediocre food for the price. Server didn't tell us the dish came with a starting salad. Then heard the same server explain this to other tables alongside options to change or upgrade the starter, which I would've taken advantage of. Good beer. The atmosphere upstairs and outside seemed nice, we were sent to the basement where some five minute Bavarian promotional tourist video from the early nineties was playing on an endless loop. So authentic.
This is a wonderful restaurant! You walk in to a vision of delicious beautifully put together desserts. We sat outside with perfect weather and a great patio ambiance. The wine and beer choices were plenty to choose from. It was hard to choose which meal to select. In the end, all 8 of us loved what we ordered. Excellent customer service. Hope to return to Colorado Springs to try another dish. Thanks for a great evening with friends.
What a fun restaurant! I have been seeing advertisements for Edelweiss since we moved here, we finally tried it! It was a true German immersive experience! I tried a sampler platter- which had a bit of everything- it was delicious! If only I could remember the German named entrees! The desserts and pastries are to die for! They have a display case of tons of home made pastries, cakes, and pies. This is a must visit!!
I was so looking forward to visiting Edelweiss on our trip to Colorado. I don't recall what started our searched for German food during this trip but I'm glad it brought us here. First off, the décor and atmosphere are spot on reminiscent of restaurants in and around Heidelberg. We arrived on time for our reservation and our party of five was seated in 15 minutes. We started with some appetizers. I am a sucker for escargot and these were pretty good. not as big and meaty as other I have had in France but certainly better that you typically get in US locations. We also ordered the pretzel, which they were out of, but they substituted some good pretzel sticks. Can't do Bavarian food without some bretzels. Most of the table enjoyed various schnitzels for their entrée. I was looking looking forward to the Schweinshaxe like I've had in Manheim. Their version is mostly true to it's German cousin but plus sized for the 'merican appetite. At 22 ounces it's probably 50% larger than what you see in Germany. Considering the flavor is on point an the meat is so tender and juicy more is a good thing. My only let down was that the skin wasn't as crispy as I had come to expect. I think this was because they served it under the onions and kraut. The times i had this in Germany the pork was served on a separate plate to maintain the rigid crispiness of the pork skin. I prefer this method overall, but how could they have known this. Another plus was that the larger sized shank meant I had lunch the next day as well. You'll pardon the blue humor if I say, if you want to be stuffed twice by a delicious shank, Edelweiss is the place to go.
This was my first experience with authentic German food and I couldn't of been happier with this. Staff was exceptional, beer was great, food was amazing, and even have live German music, which just topped it off for me. I missed the part where we needed reservations but we were still lucky enough to get in. May have to have one more meal here before heading back to Iowa!
I was very apprehensive, as nothing ever compares to my Oma’s authentic cooking BUT… Edelweiss did not disappoint! Everything was absolutely delicious. Definitely recommend to anyone looking for amazing food!
Wonderful, authentic German food. Reminds me of my grandparents kitchen growing up. It's all soooooooo good. Come hungry.
I have been to Edelweiss multiple times over the years and it never disappoints! It is a cute and decorative restaurant settled in the older part of town with an awesome outdoor garden and incredible food. They have a variety of German wines and beers, most you don't find every day. Definitely make a reservation if you want to sit in the beer garden, but inside is just as fun! All servers have excellent sense of humor and are incredibly prompt with service. We had the best time joking and laughing with our servers! (we made fun of my husband together which is one of my favorite pass times) This was my husbands firs time here, he loved it so much we went twice in one weekend! The first night was for my birthday, which they brought out a lovely chocolate torte with a candle after our meals. The second night was with friends where we enjoyed the live music and fun environment inside. You MUST TRY THE RAHMSCHNITZEL! It is the absolute best I've ever had, the sauce was so creamy with fragrant and colorful herbs... I wish I lived closer I'd be there a lot more!
Yes, make a reservation for lunch too! Once you sit down to eat you will understand - great ambiance, fantastic authentic German food, real German beers, and food prepared by expert chefs and cooks, and meticulous servers and staff. So many dining rooms that I got lost looking for the restroom, which, by the way, most sanitary I have ever been in. Eat well, eat big, and save room for homemade desserts. New landscaping is amazing.
Wife and I had dinner there on Aug 12 based on the reviews.The building had a Bavarian flair but the food was a fraud.We both had Sauerbraten which tasted like pot roast,it didn't have that taste of real Sauerbraten ,kind of sour.The dish was tasteless and our server was not very enthused about her job.We go to Bavaria every other year so I think I know what Sauerbraten should taste like.we were seated in a big white non descript room and reserved 4 days prior. Mike
Out of all the German places I've eaten at in the US, this is at the top easily! Absolutely delicious from start to finish, service was also excellent. Food is fresh, dessert is.... So delicious it's crazy (Which is why there's no picture, it was gone too fast!) If you're ever in Colorado Springs you need to visit this gem!
Made a special trip out to Colorado Springs.... Just to have lunch at the Edelweiss Restaurant. Drove back to our cabin in Ruidoso, NM and then home to Tucson.... From Chicago. Not the quickest route, but wife wanted to stop at the Edelweiss ... she didn't have to do much convincing.... Plus she was driving. Had been there about 6-7 years ago, great meal then, great meal this time also. I had the Sauerbraten, she had the Jagerschnitzel... both excellent. Mine was served with red cabbage and a potato and bacon dumpling. Great restaurant, great service, looking forward to going out of our way again to eat here....
34 E Ramona Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80905