Fredericksburg, Texas is steeped in German heritage, which is evident in the menu at Otto’s German Bistro. Otto’s serves up German fare crafted with locally sourced ingredients from organic or sustainable farms, ranches, and fisheries. With a seasonally changing menu highlighting dishes found in Germany and Austria, this fresh food reflects both the area’s culinary heritage and its commitment to supporting local food sources.

Hearty German Food in Fredericksburg

Indoor seating provides a cozy, small-town atmosphere, or grab a seat outside under the twinkling patio lights. With dishes changing frequently to reflect what’s in season, the menu consistently offers up new and exciting flavors. Try bites such as the smoked trout salad or brot und butter with beet jam to start. Mains include items such as duck schnitzel with hand-breaded duck breast, spätzle, apple mustard lyonnaise sauce, and duck cracklins or the wurst platte with house-made sausage, kartoffelnsalat, sauerkraut, senfgurken, and mustard. Save room for dessert with a piece of schokoriegel, their flourless chocolate torte, offering the perfect mix of sweet and salty with white chocolate mousse and salted caramel crumble. Let your conversation linger over a glass of local wine, draft beer, or a handcrafted cocktail. Otto’s offers an astonishing variety of drink options, with an 18-page menu dedicated to wine alone. For a local taste, try one of the local Texas Hill Country selections, such as the Lewis Wines Tempranillo. If you’re in the area on the weekend, Otto’s is a great place to head for a filling Sunday brunch. Satisfying options such as steak and eggs or lemon ricotta pancakes are available from 11:00-2:00pm.

Planning Your Excursion

Otto’s is located in the charming town of Fredericksburg at 316 East Austin Street. They are open for dinner daily from 4:00pm-10:30pm and Sunday Brunch from 11:00am-2:00pm to get your fix of German food in Fredericksburg.

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