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Bankgasse 16, 82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany (Formerly Costa Smeralda)
+49 8821 9698999
12:00 - 23:30
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Sun 15:00 - 23:30
Mon 12:00 - 23:30
Thu - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Fairfax, Virginia
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188 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

This was the last restraint we enjoyed during out week-long stay in Garmisch and it THE BEST! It was a fabulous evening from the greeting at the door, to the service and suggestions throughout the evening to the marvelous, fresh food to the perfect wines. I wish every town had a restaurant like this. The food is truly prepared with... More 

Thank CindySanzotta
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

everything is perfect, service, super fresh food, very good wines! I loved the food, Steffen cooks seasonal plates and even you have a special wish, he will do it! don't miss his home made ice creams!!!!

Thank gapcs
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

Friday afternoon day off stroking around & found the lovely place, jus had schnitzel & chips , it was great staff friendly food beverage All good, old world feel lots of wood & would come back

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Level Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2016

We were very much looking forward to our dinner here, but unfortunately it did not live up to our expectations. Very slow service, after 2.5 hours we were 2 courses into the (compulsory) 4 course set menu, and our kids were literally falling asleep. When I asked to skip 3rd course and go to dessert, was advised that it is... More 

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
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107 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

We live in Garmisch and often enjoy the lovely restaurants here. Koch's has been off our radar, but after our first visit we will definitely return. Small place, family run with a limited menu of fresh locally sourced foods. You can order multi course menus or a la carte. Three choices of mains, a couple soups, a variety of starters.... More 

Thank James H
Stavanger, Norway
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2015

We didn't think it was possible to have a better meal & experience than we had over the previous 3 nights, but Koch's pulled it off. We went with the 5 course option because we didn't think we could finish all 7, and we were right! Wonderful flavors, beautiful/artistic presentations, and personal, friendly service! We met our servers' son Ludvig... More 

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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79 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2015

Had some hesitation about it since I saw some warning sign reviews. Long time for a meal--4 hours--and that was for mostly 3 course meals in our albeit large group. Only one server, who was pleasant enough and happy to translate, but clearly overworked. Mixed reviews on the meals. Had to wait the better part of an hour for even... More 

1 Thank JDB1958
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Lieber Gast, herzlichen Dank für Ihre Anmerkungen bezüglich Ihres Abends bei uns im koch's. Wir finden es sehr schade, dass... More 

Ansbach, Germany
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33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

Went here for a date. The food is designed beautifully but the atmosphere doesn't quite match. It looks like a regular place to get food. I loved the food presentation but admittedly the food didn't taste as good as it looked. It tasted good but not mouthwatering like I expected. Still a great place for dinner. I ordered venison which... More 

Thank Diana K
Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2015

Garmisch-Partenkirchen has a wealth of fabulous restaurants, but this is my favorite. The food is unbelievable. Fresh, seasonal, creative gourmet while still being down-to-earth and comforting...just a truly phenomenal cook. The atmosphere is small and intimate, but friendly in the German way with tables very close together. The staff is wonderful. All around Koch's goes above and beyond. If you... More 

Thank 527Emily
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53 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2015

Went for our anniversary and brought our 9-month old son along and the chef and his staff were so friendly through the glass constantly waving at him and making funny faces. Not the normal behavior of Germans, #1, and not the normal snobbish attitude from a high-end restaurant owner/chef, #2. The food was marvelous! Everything we had...the food (my husband... 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
US$ 5 - US$ 27
German, International, European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
15:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bankgasse 16, 82467 Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany (Formerly Costa Smeralda)
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Bavaria  >  Upper Bavaria  >  Garmisch-Partenkirchen
  • Phone Number: +49 8821 9698999

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