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Schulte & Herr

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$$ - $$$
German, European, Central European
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349 Cumberland Ave, Portland, ME
+1 207-773-1997
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
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Sun 08:00 - 14:00
Wed - Fri 11:00 - 14:00
Wed - Sat 17:00 - 21:00
Sat 10:00 - 14:00
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North Yarmouth, ME
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29 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Schulte & Herr delivers authentic fare at a reasonable price. Despite a somewhat awkward location, once you step into the cozy dining room you're at home with your German relatives. Our party of 5 ordered 2 zwiebelkuchen (onion & gruyere tart) and each of the 2 potato pancake starters (1 with smoked salmon, 1 with applesauce). These were perfectly enjoyable,... More 

Thank BillSandreuter
Portland, Maine
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547 reviews
434 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I went here on a reservation with three friends on Easter for their standard brunch. Three of us had been before: I love this place. Sure, the single-roomed small restaurant is plain, with adequate but not awesome seating, the art on the walls is amateurish and there's nothing fancy here..... but the service and food is excellent. About 10 tables... More 

Thank James F
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121 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having lived in Germany for two years and speaking the language, I had been wanting to try this Portland restaurant about which we'd heard good things. We were well received by a pleasant waitress who alerted us to the fact that had no license and were BYO if we wanted wine or beer with our meal. After ordering, I ran... More 

Wellesley, Massachusetts
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129 reviews
117 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Funky German small 9 table restaurant with an eclectic mix of furniture. This BYOB German restaurant tucked away on Cumberland ave. offers authentic German fare. The always smiling and friendly owner Steffi waited on us on a cold Thursday in March. Shortly after open we were the first to be seated, a few patrons came in later. We had wanted... More 

Thank RCS3rd
Portland, Maine
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Went here for brunch. This is flat out authentic German food. There are options (scrambled eggs, omelette) for people who aren't that adventurous, but I highly recommend the German food. Sundays they do a traditional roast, it varies from week to week, it's the real deal and will remind you of your German/Central European grandmother's cooking. However, equally as good... More 

Thank workoutfoodie
North Berwick, Maine
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

There is a great void in New England when it pertains to German food. No self respecting German would feed what most New Englanders refer to as sausage to their chickens, That said I can only say I have found a place that can satisfy my craving for the food I grew up with and came to enjoy first hand... More 

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Weybridge, United Kingdom
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64 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Very cute little restaurant with authentic German food. Everything is prepared right at the kitchen that you can look into. The owners run and operate their little "gem" and put lot's of pride and joy into the food. The "zwiebelkuchen" and "spaetzle" were my fovorite. And the chocolate cake was to die for. Bring your own alcoholic beverages.

Thank eon345
Glastonbury, Connecticut
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

My wife and I lived in Germany for four years when stationed there with the US Army. We are always looking for German restaurants because we loved the food so much. Our daughter lives in Portland and had been here a couple of times with her girlfriend so we gave it a try last week while visiting. We were not... More 

Thank Christopher W
Portland, Maine
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This has become one of the restaurants we go to regularly! We lived in Europe for a number of years, and travelled a lot in Germany, and find the food here very authentic. The menu is small, but they have the essentials: bratwurst, schnitzel and sauerbraten. And not to mention their excellent fish goulash, which is one of the best... More 

Thank bkirgens
Waterville, Maine
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Went on a Sunday at 1PM. We had reservations. Our table was ready for us immediately. They were fairly busy. We ordered the potato pancakes and lox along with the german breakfast plate , which included 2 cheeses, ham 2 types of sausage , some delicious cured ham, fruit, breads and jam. It was all so good , just what... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
German, European, Central European
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 349 Cumberland Ave, Portland, ME
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
  • Phone Number: +1 207-773-1997

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