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“Wonderful all around!”

Checkers Old Munchen
Ranked #12 of 369 Restaurants in Pompano Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$29 - US$31
Cuisines: German
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Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: North Federal Highway
Description: Situated off Atlantic Avenue, Checkers is a German styled restaurant with a Bavarian flair in Pompano Beach. We offer a large selection of authentic German beers and the best in German cuisine.
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Great atmosphere, friendly and knowledgeable wait staff, excellent food! Hubby and I both braved the "boot" of beer and managed to finish them! I had a stuffed weiner schnitzel which was delicious. Hubby had a variety platter which he enjoyed too. German potato salad was delicious as was the spaetzle. Apple strudel rounded out a fantastic meal! Will definitely go back on future trips to Pompano Beach,

Thank Jennifer Y
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Reviewed 18 May 2014

Very disappointed - food was terrible - I had the pork knuckle and it had clumps of fat that did not smell good. The service we received was also terrible. I have never had such a rude waitress (Natalie) - as soon as we received our drinks she asked what we wanted to eat without hardly giving us time to look at the menus. The whole dinning experience (if you could call it that) was rushed - at the end of our meal (while we were still finishing our beer) she came over and said "goodbye" - not "can I get anything else for you" - not 5 minutes later she came back and said "good night" - it's not like we had been there a long time - we were there for about 45 minutes from start to finish. As soon as we got up to leave the waitress and the owner pulled the table away to move it (my wife hardly had time to take her bag off the back of the chair). If they needed our table then they should have told us when they seated us - instead they rushed us in and out of there like cattle herd. Very disappointed will not be going back - much better food & experience at Cypress Nook.

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2  Thank Benton S
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Reviewed 7 May 2014 via mobile

A visit to Checkers Old Munchen restaurant is like a trip to Germany -- right down to the imported beer and das boot they serve it in. German specialties and desserts are made in-house with pride and served with a smile. Favorites include a brat and knackwurst platter with sauerkraut, potato pancakes, spaetzel, wienerschnitzel, sauerbraten, topped off by classics like Blackforest and German chocolate cake -- made from scratch. We'll visit Checkers Old Munchen every time we're in the area!

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Thank CarpeWeekendTheBook
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Reviewed 25 April 2014

We (a party of four) arrived at 6:30pm. We were seated and no sooner had we ordered our drinks than the waitress wanted to take our food order. Having scarcely had a minute to look over the menu, we asked for a while longer. She was a bit put out, but went away only to return a couple of minutes later. Our food arrived quickly, and just as quickly the waitress and bus boy attempted to clear the plates and provide boxes for leftovers - even before everyone in our party had finished eating! Twice they came back to clear the plates, and each time we explained that we were waiting for EVERYONE to be finished. It was a most rushed and unpleasant 45 minute evening, certainly not somewhere you go to linger over food and drink with good company.
The food was very bland, but my husband tells me the beer was good. Perhaps a quick beer and a bratwurst at the bar would work for some. Make no mistake, this establishment wants you in and out, and they make no bones about it.

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1  Thank ELIZABETH M
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Reviewed 23 April 2014

In an inauspicious setting a fun and delicious dining experience. From the pretzels served as bread through the schnitzels and many many beers. ( The regulars bring their own beer steins).

Gourmet it is not- good it certainly is. I went back twice on my visit to the area and will return.

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Thank TheScubaMan
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