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The German Cafe

) #37 of 529 Restaurants in Wilmington ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ German, European,
316 Nutt St, The Cotton Exchange Building, Lower Level, Facing the Hilton, Wilmington, NC 28401-3919
+1 910-763-5523
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good30%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“schnitzel” (34 reviews)
“strudel” (22 reviews)
“potato salad” (20 reviews)
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German, European, Central European
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316 Nutt St, The Cotton Exchange Building, Lower Level, Facing the Hilton, Wilmington, NC 28401-3919
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Haven't been here in 15 years but wasn't the same, we had reservations, so when we arrived the hostess just pointed to our table in the back of the room and got the "over there is your table", not even shown to our table. We...More

Thank Joe F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I have been to this restaurant two times. Both times I had the same meal so I honestly cannot comment on other menu items. I had the wiener schnitzel with hot potato salad. Excellent. The struddle is amazing and made on site....More

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Surprisingly great place. Can absolutely recommend dining at The German Cafe. The food is good, and the staff super friendly. The prices are decent.

Thank KarinLog
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved this visit to "Germany". It was very like a small German cafe on the inside. The service was really great and the beer was BIG and cold. I loved my "Red" rueben sandwich. My family enjoyed their sausage, schnitzel and sides. It was...More

Thank BethIneson
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped in for a quick dinner. Nicely varied menu of all German food. It is on the lower level of The Cotton Exchange Building. Easy entrance off Nutt St. for those in wheelchairs, using a walker or with strollers. Main level seating plus upstairs areas....More

Thank Steven J
Reviewed 16 June 2017

Had the ham and swiss, with german potato salad, with slice of watermelon. The huge tomato slice and lettuce could serve as a salad. So glad they offer 1/2 sandwich, really did not want a big lunch. The service was great, food was fresh, at...More

Thank ManyConferences
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

My friend and I had the sausage plate. Wonderful, plentiful! We had strudel with whipped cream and a whole one to go! Great experience!

Thank Sharon H
Reviewed 4 May 2017

My wife was own her way to Florida to be with her aunt who was in failing health. My mom and I dropped her off at the airport in Wilmington and she took me to the German Café. I can remember when I was little,...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017

The food was delicious! The Reuben sandwich was perfect. It did not have too much "stuff" on it. You must have the strudel -it is homemade and not to be missed.

1  Thank tobeyw2017
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Wife and I visited April 22, and were first ones in the door for food. Seated downstairs and waitress was very professional. I had Pork Schnitzel,wife had the Wurst sampler. My schnitzel was fair, compared to what I have eaten for years in Germany, a...More

2  Thank gigoodies
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21 July 2017|
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Response from tobeyw2017 | Reviewed this property |
I do not remember but they are so nice there, they would probably work something out for you.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
11:00 - 14:00
17:30 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 316 Nutt St, The Cotton Exchange Building, Lower Level, Facing the Hilton, Wilmington, NC 28401-3919
  • Location: United States  >  North Carolina (NC)  >  North Carolina Coast  >  Wilmington
  • Phone Number: +1 910-763-5523
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