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Karl's Sausage Kitchen

$$ - $$$German, European,
1 Bourbon St, Peabody, MA 01960-1339
+1 978-854-6650
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“spaetzle” (23 reviews)
“knockwurst” (11 reviews)
“sausage” (74 reviews)
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German, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Bourbon St, Peabody, MA 01960-1339
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Reviewed yesterday

The store has all kinds of german imported sausage and foods. Te service is always quick and courteous. You can eat meals in their small sit down area. The menu is limited but authentic in all ways.

Thank tcinbirmans
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

I generally like the food at Karl’s however the food on this day was particularly salty. But that’s not my complaint, it the fact they and a 20 % administration fee, don’t have a problem with 20 % tip if I the one who is...More

Thank Dream29970435514
Reviewed 25 October 2018 via mobile

We have been going to Karl's since they were located on Route 1 north. It's our go -to place for Pinkle sausage. The deli and grocery store eaten 5 stars. Occasionally, we will eat something at the café, which is generally mediocre with subpar service....More

Thank mikegD4189JH
Reviewed 10 September 2018

The home made sausages and meats are fantastic. The sausages, in particular, are clearly made by an artist with attention to detail and pride (the best nurnbergers I have had). The dishes in the cafe are very tasty (my favorites are the schnitzel sandwiches, spaetzle...More

Thank BeantownBoy94611
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Great German food and fabulous deli! Lentil soup is outstanding. The staff is friendly and the service is very good.

Thank happytravelerB8123JF
Reviewed 17 August 2018

I am of German decent and so I am a little impartial when it comes to German food.This place has it all.Meat and sausage to buy to take home,German grocery and European grocery items including a large selection of chocolate and candies.It has German Baked...More

Thank Surrfred
Reviewed 12 August 2018

So this review is not about the food because we have eaten here before and the food is amazing. The review is about the employees and lack of customer service. We visited there this afternoon 8/11/18. Took a few minutes to seat us and then...More

Thank Enzalina
Anita G, Owner at Karl's Sausage Kitchen, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2018

Dear Enzalina, Please accept our apologies for the issues at the store last Saturday when you tried to order the sauerbraten. As you noted we were very busy in the store and the café on Saturday. You had a new server Carlotta who is very...More

Reviewed 21 July 2018

This long time establishment several years ago added small dining area which serves up largely German dishes, but a few other European dishes as well. The wursts are fantastic and very well prepared. the sides, cucumber salad, spaetzle, red cabbage, sauerkraut, etc are just as...More

Thank Buppa1
Reviewed 19 June 2018

great homemade sausage and liverwurst, been going there for years always fresh and reasonably priced

Thank 882josephineb
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

While staying in a nearby hotel we thought we would try this Cafe. In a separate space in the back of a European market we were a little in wonder about what we were getting into. Most German eateries we have been in were very...More

Thank Briansc
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20 November 2017|
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Response from Christine T | Reviewed this property |
I haven't eaten in the café so I do not know about the administrative fee. If I am there in the future I will be sure to provide an update.
12 May 2017|
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Response from Anita G | Property representative |
We have full shipping details on our web site. We can ship anything we make or sell within massachusetts. However out side of Mass there are restrictions. We ship using fex overnight for meat products- which is a bit... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 8 - USD 15
German, European, Central European, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Takeout, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Bourbon St, Peabody, MA 01960-1339
  • Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Peabody
  • Phone Number: +1 978-854-6650
  • E-mail
Karl’s Sausage Kitchen & European Marke is well known throughout New England for its authentic old-world European sausages, cold cuts and smoked meats, made on the premises with the finest meats and spices. They also stock imported products jams, jellies, chocolates, cheeses, pickles, cookies and bread in their grocery. They also offer a European Cafe, where customers can enjoy sandwiches, grilled sausages, traditional German fare and imported and beer and wine before stocking up on meats and imported goods to take home.
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