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Ol Heidelberg Cafe

$$ - $$$German, European,
6125 University Dr NW Ste E14, Huntsville, AL 35806-1769
+1 256-922-0556
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“cucumber salad” (66 reviews)
“schnitzel” (154 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 9:00 pmAll hours
German, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6125 University Dr NW Ste E14, Huntsville, AL 35806-1769
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A friend suggested we try this shopping center located restaurant. We learned that the business started in 1972 and moved to its current shopping center location in 1989. We arrived hungry for "authentic" German cuisine and were pleased with the great flavors. This establishment is...More

Thank PhilOp48
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A must favorite in Huntsville. I love German foo, after being stationed with the Air Force in Germany. Ol Heidelberg looks and tastes like a Gasthaus in "any town" Germany. Quality food, great beer and wines, friendly waitstaff and welcoming atmosphere. My only issue is...More

Thank Michael R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small cozy restaurant with excellent wait staff, Generally staff is dressed in authentic outfits. Food prepared in a traditional manor. Prices were very reasonable.

Thank BillJohn77
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They do German cuisine so well I would give them a 5 if I were a big fan of German cuisine. I often find it kind of heavy, and so I only go there about once a year.

Thank TweetinBamaGirl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited with family recently. My sister and brother in law recommended it. The cucumber salad was DELICIOUS!!

Thank wszb251
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been coming here for occasional lunch over many years. Decor and food are authentic. Setting is a bit dark and old fashioned. Schnitzel portions are large.

Thank Greg T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What more could you want when dining with your significant other. It was quiet, had lovely old world charm, a varied menu filled with German dishes and the dishes we ordered were superbly prepared. I never knew there were some many variations of Schnitzel/ The...More

Thank florabella59
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We love Rosie's but get I get tired of the same thing so we tried Ol Heidelberg Cafe. In the same neighborhood on University plenty of parking. While waiting for a table you get to look at the decadent deserts in the refrigerated case. If...More

1  Thank Vesole
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Food was excellent Good service. Great German chocolate cake. Nice atmosphere. Next time we are back in town we will stop by again!

Thank Kksmo
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Ol Heidelburg Café is a great place to eat authentic German food. It is a family operated establishment and they are very warm and friendly towards their customers. Everything on their menu is excellent from starters, entrees, and desserts.

Thank DBlanton
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Questions & Answers
3 February 2017|
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Response from Ellie L | Reviewed this property |
Their desserts are on display when you first walk in the restaurant. When you want a dessert, you get up from the table, look, and choose.
3 February 2017|
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Response from Andy6205 | Reviewed this property |
I do not have a desert menu but, just imagine any delicious cake you may want and they have it, plus baklava.
20 July 2016|
Response from Cynthia D | Reviewed this property |
The menu is large, so I can't cover everything but I will list some of the prices to give you an idea. I'm using the dinner menu: Home Made Fresh Soup of the Day $3.95 for a cup or $4.95 for a bowl House Salad... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 am - 9:00 pm
11:00 am - 9:00 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: 6125 University Dr NW Ste E14, Huntsville, AL 35806-1769
  • Location: United States  >  Alabama (AL)  >  Huntsville
  • Phone Number: +1 256-922-0556
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