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Schmidt's Restaurant und Sausage Haus

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240 E Kossuth St, Columbus, OH 43206-2188
+1 614-444-6808
11:00 - 22:00
Closed now
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Sun 11:00 - 22:00
Mon 11:00 - 21:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Columbus, Ohio
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59 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Cannot go wrong here. Just be mindful of the parking.... locals are very particular and crowded is a major understatement.

Thank Divecop3
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Go on Thursday for live music... Squeezin' & Wheezin' is a blast! Fun and good musicians! The buffet is the best deal and lets you try almost everything. The fish sandwich is always great too... oh! And the pretzel nuggets!! GET THE PRETZEL NUGGETS!! Cream puffs are legendary.

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Parkersburg, West Virginia
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17 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My uncles loved this place when they were alive so I had always wanted to go. I took my son and husband. I didn't expect to like this place since I don't eat pork. To my surprise it was great! They loved it! The cream puff was amazing!

Thank bethb0717
London, United Kingdom
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328 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Stopped in here after a long day of car shopping. Seated right away we both ordered the buffet. 4 or 5 different sausages plus an assortment of other hot items. The salad part was simple but fine.

Thank HowieEmbry
Chesapeake, oh
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We always go here on our stops in columbus. The autobahn buffet is a great way to enjoy several of their offetings but the cabbage rolls are the best.

Thank Myersvacay2015
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We love going to Schmidts for the buffet and the cream puffs. Great variety of German foods and good service always

Thank Catherine B
Mooresville, Indiana
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Watched The Food Channel and Schmidt's was featured. I said, if I'm ever in Columbus, I've got to try Schmidt's. Last year, I was in Columbus and ate at Schmidt's. Excellent, excellent, excellent is all I can say. Get the buffet, you will be amazed at the selection and quality! Order a dark draft beer to wash it all down... More 

Thank Mike M
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you enjoy Brats, Sausages, or Bahama Mama then you need to try this restaurant. I have been going here for several years and I have never been disappointed with any purchase I have made. Desserts are very good too!

Thank Shane J
Indianapolis, Indiana
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84 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you're planning to go on a weekend, go soon after they open or else you'll be waiting in line for a while. They have parking but it fills up quick if you're late. If the weather is agreeable I recommend parking a few blocks away along the street and taking in the scenery of the German village. The restaurant... More 

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Hilliard, Ohio
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150 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You're probably not going to visit unless you appreciate German food. This includes sauerkraut, sausage, and potato salad. However, you need to look near the front door at the celebrity photos, and you'll find a faded autographed picture signed by Frankie Yankovic, America's Polka King. The food and service could have been terrible, it wasn't. However, if it was, it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, German
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet
Good for
Cheap Eats, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 240 E Kossuth St, Columbus, OH 43206-2188
  • Location: United States  >  Ohio (OH)  >  Columbus
  • Phone Number: +1 614-444-6808

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?