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The Bier Garden

438 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3622
+1 757-393-6022
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“schnitzel” (48 reviews)
“pretzels” (23 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
438 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3622
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We were outside on the rooftop deck on a beautiful evening with a fantastic sunset. The atmosphere was wonderful and the drink prices were reasonable. I'd go back again, but only for drinks and only if we can get a seat outside. The food was...More

Thank admiralrc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Rouladen and Schweinehaxe were delicious! The German lager very nice. The atmosphere takes you to Germany. Highly recommended!

Thank AnnT51
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been there a few times and just so you know it's hard to see when driving down the street (Look for Longboards it nextdoor) Food has never disappointed, prices are not super high, check the board also for specials. Bacon and beer lovers, ask...More

Thank Skip S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three colleagues and I dined at the Bier Garden on our first evening in Portsmouth. Since Hurricane Florence was heading toward the coast, we pretty much had the whole restaurant to ourselves. We ordered four different appetizers for to share. All were good. The meat...More

Thank garbakup
Reviewed 8 September 2018

The spatzle was good. The rest of the food went down hill from there. I had been craving potato pancakes and believe it or not, they did not have any. I wanted to use the restroom before the drive back to Hampton in the traffic;...More

Thank Oranutan1
Reviewed 27 August 2018 via mobile

A favorite of locals... people keep returning! Might get crowded from time to time but worth waiting...

Thank Mel B
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I wish that this restaurant were in my hometown - I would be there a lot. It has indoor and outdoor areas, and the outdoor area did remind me of a German biergarten. The selection of beers is exceptional, especially the German beers - they...More

Thank C0ral_L0ver
Reviewed 3 August 2018 via mobile

This restaurant has very good food. Now it is not the best German food in the states but it is the best german food I have found in the southeast. Price was very fair. Decor was a bit cheap but nice atmosphere overall, beer selection...More

Thank Don T
Reviewed 10 July 2018

I really enjoyed the Bier Garden , but for me I have never eaten german food Iike this. It just my taste buds the food is good. IF you like different foods try the bier garden.

Thank luv2fish2010
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

After reading the menu I was excited about the selections, already thinking I'd have to come back again to try something else. But then my husband and I waited 35 minutes for our lunch (sandwiches), in a not crowded restaurant, and the waitress forgot our...More

Thank Kathleen C
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13 April 2018|
Response from thescotthouse | Reviewed this property |
Most parking is on the street and I believe there is a handicap spot in front of the restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 20
German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 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: 438 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704-3622
  • Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: +1 757-393-6022
  • E-mail
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