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Schneider's German Gasthaus & Beergarden

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5507 N Ware Rd, McAllen, TX 78504-5396
+1 956-242-0335
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Apalachicola, Florida
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yummy and authentic. Worth the small drive out of McAllen for the delicious fare and the atmosphere was great.

Thank Dee2edwards2000
Fairfax, Virginia
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139 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

In spite of so many German Americans in this country, German restaurants are uncommon at best so it was great to have one in McAllen. I (husband), a (mostly) German American longed for the comfort food of my childhood and was well satisfied by our choice. Wednesday night we shared beef rouladen with rotkraut, sauerbraten with spaetzle, apple strudel and... More 

Thank oldbrdrz
McAllen, Texas
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This reminds me of the authentic regional German dishes grandma Vi could whip up, complete with the cat on the front porch! Well cooked potatoes, my favorite Jagerschnitzel, finished off with the peach cobbler, my mouth waters just thinking about it. Like restaurants in Germany- you have to pay for water. This is not fast food. you want that, go... More 

Thank BrunetteAdventurer
Reading, Pennsylvania
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200 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Living in the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas we are inundated with Mexican Restaurants. I have a friend who has been telling me about this restaurant for years. He loves the Sour Brautten. It is arguably the best he has tasted. I had the Chicken Corden Blau which was fantastic. Huge amount of food for the money. There is... More 

Thank Robert C
Kernersville, NC
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Went with a group of coworkers that have visited Schnider's each time they are in town. What a friendly staff. It was way to hot for the outside beer garden (next time). So we had to sit inside. I had the brat's which were great. The owner stopped by and asked our thought on the food. We provided our feedback,... More 

Thank ChiefSparta
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 5 . There was 12 of us. We had reservations. I have had sauerbraten here before and it was good. This time it wasn't even passable. Small portions the meat was barely warm the spaetzl was cold, no gravy. They did heat it to warm and brought out small bowls of gravy without a spoon or ladle... More 

Thank claudia s
McAllen, Texas
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202 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

After reading some reviews on the place decided to see for our self. It is a little out of the way but well worth finding. We went on good Friday and it was not overly busy. They have German Beer...even some non alcohol. They have a special for the day or you can order off the menu. We sat outside... More 

Thank Kurt.mr S
Vernon, Canada
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104 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

We have learned the meals are too much for a couple of seniors. This time we ordered one meal and an extra salad. Was lots for us. Several German beers on tap and domestic wines available. Ursula and staff very good. This was a Friday night and the entertainment was good. Always enjoy coming here.

Thank Eljo812
Edinburg, Texas
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68 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016

I've been wanting to go for a while, It has a great out door seating section which is nice during these cool winter nights. My family and I sat and were waited on by a very nice waiter. He helped us choose our food, which was great since we're new to German food. The food was delicious and got her... More 

Thank Ben W
Concord, Michigan
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102 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2016

GOOD German food! A small place and set back off the road a bit - but it's worth the hunt for it. If you like German food - it's the best place to go. TRULY authentic! Try the schnitzel and spaetzel! They serve good German beer too! Heaping helpings of food, you won't leave hungry that's for sure. Wait staff... More 

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Restaurant Details

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German, European
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Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
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  • Address: 5507 N Ware Rd, McAllen, TX 78504-5396
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  McAllen
  • Phone Number: +1 956-242-0335

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