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Zum Schneider Restaurant & Biergarten

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$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
East Village
German, Bar, American, Austrian, European
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107 Avenue C, New York City, NY 10009-5935
+1 212-598-1098
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17:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun 13:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 17:00 - 02:00
Fri 16:00 - 04:00
Sat 13:00 - 04:00
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Munich, Germany
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238 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Whenever I am in town I meet my friends there. It is a typical Bavarian pub and restaurant with a huge variety of German food and beer. Its mostly busy and has a cosy atmosphere. You can sit outside also. The staff is really charming and mostly German. Try the German/Bavarian culture. Its a must!!!

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Thank Zwillingsseele
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20 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

What a hidden treasure. This authentic German restaurant was totally enjoyable by true Germans. Try the schnitzel, spaezle, and or schmaln! The beer and gluhwein were great. You won't be disappointed if you are looking for a true German experience in NYC!

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1 Thank Barbara-Anne m
New York City, New York
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81 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

I had enjoyed the atmosphere at Zum Schneider long time ago watching a World Cup game, but I recently had the pleasure of having dinner there. The Wiener Schnitzel I ordered were delicious, and there are many other great food options on the menu, as well as a plethora of beers. Service was very friendly and attentive, with a good... More 

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1 Thank tavg
New York City, New York
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

It's always difficult to find an authentic German place that isn't too "Americanized". Zum Schneider does a pretty good job of hitting the mark. Sure the Nürnberger were not up to my finely honed palate, but the weisswurst were totally legit, and the brezn were too. The beer is authentic and everyone who had it seemed to enjoy the Wiener... More 

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2 Thank Rachel P
Stafford, Virginia
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204 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

With actual German staff, Zum Schneider is an adorable and authentic restaurant with a lovely selection of German beer and food. The interior makes you feel like you are in Germany. It's clean, comfortable and enjoyable. I recommend it if you love A good time.

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Thank Catalaq
NJ
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86 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Been here with friends a few times. Food and beer is great. It's a dark, old, wooden place but it makes you feel you're in Germany.

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Thank Flyer75
Weesp, The Netherlands
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 May 2016

Good actually wonederful food. But this particular evening, the place was not only a restaurant but also a meeting point for lots of noisy people drinking pints and two pinglasses of german beer. We literally couldn't hear ourselves speak.

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Thank Ton Koot K
Newbury, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016

Got stuck in New York during the recent snow storms in Jan - and this place was the only bar open(that we could physically get to in several feet(yes feet) of snow) - Great atmosphere, and just like being back in Garmisch - traditional food(V good) and beer(also v good) - Great staff and good VFM

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Thank Richard M
New York City, New York
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

I am German and I was really skptical about the taste of so called German Food in New York. But it really tasted the same. I can recommend the Schweinebraten!

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Thank Christina D
The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2016

Hier spricht man deutsch and Englisch. Gutburgeliche kuche and always party time , choose october for a real octoberfest !

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Thank Nanny253

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, Bar, American, Austrian, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 00:00
Monday
17:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 02:00
Thursday
17:00 - 02:00
Friday
16:00 - 04:00
Saturday
13:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107 Avenue C, New York City, NY 10009-5935
  • Location: United States  >  New York (NY)  >  New York City>  > East Village
  • Neighbourhood: East Village
  • Phone Number: +1 212-598-1098

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

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