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Karl's Sausage Kitchen

££ - £££German, European,
1 Bourbon St, Peabody, MA 01960-1339
+1 978-854-6650
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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German, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
1 Bourbon St, Peabody, MA 01960-1339
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved our lunch at Karl’s The veal schnitzel was perfection as was the spatzel And I had what is now my favorite beer... schohoffer grapefruit beer. What a lovely surprise Everything had a fresh taste This is a tiny area inside the store...More

Thank Lynnesadams
Reviewed 3 March 2018

This is a deli and european market best known for its sausage. Truly old school. Go for the sausage, but look around --lots of great treats.

Thank 2333FarMor
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Good food and fast, friendly service. An interesting selection of menu items. Reasonable prices. Give it a try!

Thank TLynnC_11
Reviewed 26 January 2018

Great food to eat there or a wonderful deli / market for take home. But !! Leave room for dessert(s)

Thank danscan35m
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

The best in store made smoked meats deli,salads,European grocery,cafe,pastries Worth the trip to see it all for yourself.Been going there from their years in Saugus now in Peabody.

Thank Harvey R
Reviewed 8 November 2017

My wife and I were blown away by this place. Not only are the sausages absolutely delectable (we tried the knockwurst, the blood sausage, and the kielbasa), but they also maintain a rotation of great import beers on draught that are poured by the liter....More

1  Thank Jay_the_Triathlete
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

An original Karl's fan, since they were up on Route 1, their smoked meats, sausages and liverwurst are the best anywhere. They also have a great german market with lots of the chocolates, sweets and processed foods you'd see in Germany. The lunch counter is...More

Reviewed 5 October 2017

Have been buying German sausage & meats here for years in their other location. Opened bistro 4+ years ago. Nice job. Small selection of German beer but the food is excellent.Took kids, I had Ruben & son in law had a pork version. Very nicely...More

Thank Kenneth R
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We've been here several times and have enjoyed dine in and take out, as well. Nice selection of sausage, beers, etc. for lunch. Pates are very nice, as is slab bacon, many European regional sausages, and a good selection of Swedish and German delicaces which...More

Thank willowsporch
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Nice place, extensive German menu, soups, sandwiches and meals. I had Karl's Reuben, which was not a classic Reuben, it was made with ham, not corned beef, on german rye bread which is thin, dry and not suited to be grilled, it becomes too dry...More

Thank JVC3515
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19 November 2017|
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Response from Christine T | Reviewed this property |
I haven't eaten in the café so I do not know about the administrative fee. If I am there in the future I will be sure to provide an update.
12 May 2017|
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Response from Anita G | Property representative |
We have full shipping details on our web site. We can ship anything we make or sell within massachusetts. However out side of Mass there are restrictions. We ship using fex overnight for meat products- which is a bit... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$15
German, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Bourbon St, Peabody, MA 01960-1339
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Peabody
  • Phone Number: +1 978-854-6650
  • E-mail
Karl’s Sausage Kitchen & European Marke is well known throughout New England for its authentic old-world European sausages, cold cuts and smoked meats, made on the premises with the finest meats and spices. They also stock imported products jams, jellies, chocolates, cheeses, pickles, cookies and bread in their grocery. They also offer a European Cafe, where customers can enjoy sandwiches, grilled sausages, traditional German fare and imported and beer and wine before stocking up on meats and imported goods to take home.
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