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Helga's German Restaurant

$$ - $$$German, European,
14197 E Exposition Ave, Aurora, CO 80012-2523
+1 303-344-5488
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“schnitzel” (53 reviews)
“potato pancakes” (11 reviews)
“rouladen” (9 reviews)
Closes in 27 min
All hours
German, European, Central European, Delicatessen
$$ - $$$
14197 E Exposition Ave, Aurora, CO 80012-2523
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

At the title states. Stopped in this place for dinner and beer and it was certainly worth it. I would definitely come back my next time to Denver.

Thank Jarrod S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Brother came to visit us and said he wanted to have some German food. LOL.the heck about seeing us--he wanted German Food gosh darn it! Well, mom is German, but her cooking has gone downhill. Having recently had lunch there and loved the schnitzel, I...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Comfort food for the soul. Plus there is a deli inside to take goodies home with you. There is a bar to have German beer. It's all here!

Thank vonda l
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Helga's is located near the mall so I was a bit apprehensive about that, fearing it to be on par with other mall offerings like TGIFrdays, etc. This is a Resturant that is owned and operated by a German national who knows how to prepare...More

Thank dublinsduet
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Helga's is a gem! It reminded me of the German restaurant my folks used to take me to for dinner and dancing. The atmosphere was authentic and our server was enthusiastic, personable, fun and knowledgeable. The food was terrific! My husband has the veal schnitzel...More

Thank rkluchy
Reviewed 2 November 2017

My Darlin ad I love German food. Its hard to find. But we found a great source in Aurora. I had rouladen with spaetzle, and my Darlin had kassler rippchen. Both were done superbly. Unlike the common perception of German food, both were light and...More

Thank csdubya
Reviewed 12 October 2017 via mobile

Another great meal at Helga’s. Terrific authentic German food. Bakery shop attached. Friendly servers, seating inside or on patio. Plenty of parking.

Thank smpfen
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went here today and had a wonderful dinner. Great selection of beer. The schnitzel was perfect. The attached Deli has a great selection of meats and chocolates.

Thank Darkside69
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

The beer is decent but you can get German beer anywhere now! Being Austrian, I look for places to get Schnitzel. They have it, but the price is ridiculous for what you get.

Thank CUK K
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Great food and Beer!! Atmosphere is welcoming and comfortable. I've been going to Helga's for many years even before the Aurora Location. Visitors who love German food love this place!!

Thank connie345
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Questions & Answers
Great Pyrenees R
26 October 2016|
Response from HelgasDeli | Property representative |
Yes, we have a pet friendly patio. Herb, the co-owner and Chef is a huge dog lover! We look forward to seeing you soon!
20 October 2016|
Response from moakleyman50 | Reviewed this property |
Sounds like a question the restaurant should answer via a phone call.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
German, European, Central European, Delicatessen
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14197 E Exposition Ave, Aurora, CO 80012-2523
    (E. Exposition and S. Abilene St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 303-344-5488
Step into the romantic 'Old World' of the Rhineland river valley in Germany. Experience the enchantment of quaint small towns, vineyards and farmlands as far as the eye can see while majestic medieval castles stand grandly in the distance. Absorb the delicious aromas of hearty, savory food being lovingly prepared in family kitchens sifting through open windows. Welcome to Helga's German Restaurant and Deli. Experience authentic German home-style food and drinks with served with a side of "Old World' charm. Helga's was created in 1989 as a mother-daughter venture with a small, four-table restaurant. After spending their childhood in Germany, siblings Herbert and Helga have continued the tradition of their mother, Berta. Today, Helga's has expanded but has not departed from its humble beginnings, gathering a large loyal following of wonderful customers. Helga, Herbert and family maintain a warm and friendly environment where you can sit down to an authentic and delicious home-style German meal with family and friends. In the true spirit of a family-owned restaurant, Helga and Herbert are directly involved in ensuring the satisfaction of each and every one of their customers. Please do not hesitate to ask for either Helga or Herbert or approach them when you see them in the restaurant. They are happy to offer menu or deli suggestions, or even take a moment to just stop by and chat with you in German or English.
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