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Schwaben House

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European, German, Central European, Gluten Free Options
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1810 Laurens Rd, Greenville, SC 29607-2911
+1 864-329-8681
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11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
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Greenville, South Carolina
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15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Schwaben House the other evening and really enjoyed our evening. The restaurant was beautifully decorated for Christmas and the atmosphere was warm and inviting. Our server was friendly and knowledgeable and was very attentive. The complimentary little seafood salad bite before our meal was a nice touch. We both had the weiner schnitzel and it was perfectly... More 

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Greenwood, South Carolina
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I lived in Germany three years in the early 1970's and as a foodie I know when I am eating good German food and he food here is outstanding. Great service,fabulous beer,Paulaner (Octoberfest).I had Jaegerschnitzel with homade spaetzle. and a very authentic mixed salad. my child bride enjoyed the pork cordon bleu.I was in heaven. I cant wait to return... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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95 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have eaten at the Schwaben House six times over the past two years. It is always excellent in every way.....food quality, atmosphere, service and value. This is more than just a German restaurant as other items are on the menu. Two in our group had the salmon and the other beef filet medallions. Their soups are the best in... More 

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South Carolina
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188 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

I will firstly state I am not familiar with German cuisine. This was my first experience with a restaurant that considers itself to represent refined German cuisine in the USA. I have eaten in Germany itself, but none of that would have been called "fine" dining. The Schwaben House is "fine" dining with a beautiful atmosphere and presentation, and very... More 

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Easley, South Carolina
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61 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

I guess I'm used to larger portions at lesser prices. We ordered pork tenderloins and the meat didn't cover the buns. The sides were good but again, smaller portions. I felt it was fairly expensive given the amt. of food you get. The restaurant was fairly quiet but service average at best. It seemed we waited a long time for... More 

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Thank Tom35011
Piedmont, South Carolina
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

My wife and I are always hunting for authentic German restaurants as we travel across the country. Good German restaurant are hard to find. This restaurant was SPECTACULAR, in every way. The waitress was very accommodating and the food was fantastic. I can't imagine ever getting tired of this place. We will be back.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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135 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Searching TripAdvisor while in Greenville for a business trip, I noticed that there was a German restaurant - my favorite. It is difficult to get authentic German because preparing this type of food takes time and many people don't like to wait. I ordered my favorite beer - Warsteiner Premium Verum. That's when I knew my waitress was from Germany... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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20 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Once again we had a delightful evening at the Schwaben House even though Annette, the delightful owner/hostess/waitress was off for the evening. As always there was a nice selection of draft German beer, my Paulaner Lager was particularly delightful and paired beautifully with my Sausage Plate, a special of the evening. All three sausages were excellent and perfectly prepared and... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

The food is excellent and they have a beautiful back patio. Very nice ambiance inside and outside + great service. We sat outside so our only complaint was the flies and mosquitos. They should probably consider purchasing a bug zapper and/or several citronella candles to keep their patio pleasant.

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Durham, North Carolina
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Usually stop in Greenville on the way back home from busi5trips and used to stop at various places near 85. Had a customer recommend Schwaben House and wow, so worth the extra time to stop! Fantastic authentic German food. I would not miss if you have the opportunity!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 36
Cuisine
European, German, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Saturday
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1810 Laurens Rd, Greenville, SC 29607-2911
  • Location: United States  >  South Carolina (SC)  >  Greenville
  • Phone Number: +1 864-329-8681

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