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Helga's German Restaurant

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German, European, Delicatessen, Central European
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14197 E Exposition Ave, Aurora, CO 80012-2523 (E. Exposition and S. Abilene St.)
+1 303-344-5488
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11:00 - 21:00
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Sun 11:00 - 20:00
Tue - Thu 11:00 - 21:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 22:00
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Landstuhl, Germany
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282 reviews
182 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner here last night. We were not too hungry so we decided to split the meal. We had the Rahm Schnitzel with Fried potatoes and grilled tomatoes with cheese. We also had the salad which comes with the meal and an order of the apple strudel for desert. The portions were large and the kitchen split the meal... More 

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Thank ColoradoTraveler2go
Omaha, Nebraska
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122 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We visited Helga's with a group of 5. Service was very helpful and caring. Our waitress was always there with refills or to answer questions. The food came in a timely manner and arrived all at once. Each of us ordered something different and no one was displeased with their choice. The dishes where delicious. I would say that it... More 

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Thank tishette
aurora
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

If you love German food, this is the place for you. I'm not sure what I love more the schnitzel or the potato pancakes. So yummy

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Thank jeckelman
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119 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2017 via mobile

Potato pancakes and schnitzel will rivet your tastebuds back to Grandma's dinner table. Go for Happy Hour (4:30-6:00) pretzels are $1. We arrived right at 6:00 and missed happy hour prices. Menu changes with the season, but I think with service this welcoming, the chef would easily make culinary wishes come true. Friendly service, happy people, delicious and huge selection... More 

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Thank Susie S
Denver, Colorado
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

I've been visiting Helga's for several years and have never been disappointed. The service is stellar and the food and beer are wonderful. My husband and I sat out in the beer garden today and enjoyed a few beers and pretzels. Our waitress was very helpful and made us feel welcome, as was the hostess who greeted us. I love... More 

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Thank groovyshona
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Jaeger Schnitzel was amazing and so was the apple strudel! Service was great, wine was good and we didn't have to wait on a table!

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Thank Dave A
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Welcoming environment, with good service. Beer was great, can't really go wrong with Paulaner. Friends had some sort of sausage/bratwurst plate and were very happy with it. Hubby and I both had a Schnitzel with Spaetzel and Red Cabbage. I had a cucumber salad that was good, almost too salty. The Schnitzel was okay, rather dried out and not much... More 

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Thank Mary L
Denver, Colorado
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35 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Good brats, pork tenderloin, beer, cake & schnitzel. But if you don't like German food, difficult to find anything to eat, other than the desserts!

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Thank NocturnalGoldilocks
Salt Lake City, Utah
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37 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017

AUTHENTISCH, LECKER, GEMÜTLICH! The food here is authentic and very tasty! A few of the employees speak German, but they're all very friendly and helpful. Daily specials add to the already plentiful variety of offerings here. Full bar if you want drinks, but they have Spezi - a classic German favorite (cola and orange soda mixed), so that's my choice!... More 

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Thank TheFlyErik
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We stopped by due to the relative rarity of finding good German restaurants. I had the pork jager schnitzel with goulash, spatzle and gravy and red cabbage. Did not really care for the red cabbage, but the meat, spatzle, and goulash soup were good. My husband had the bratwurst plate and both types tasted bland or smelled very strange, over... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$5 - US$25
Cuisine
German, European, Delicatessen, Central European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 20:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 21:00
Thursday
11:00 - 21:00
Friday
11:00 - 22:00
Saturday
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14197 E Exposition Ave, Aurora, CO 80012-2523
    (E. Exposition and S. Abilene St.)
  • Location: United States  >  Colorado (CO)  >  Aurora
  • Phone Number: +1 303-344-5488
Description
Step into the romantic 'Old World' of the Rhineland river valley in Germany. Experience the enchantment of quaint small towns, vineyards and farmlands as far as the eye can see while majestic medieval castles stand grandly in the distance. Absorb the delicious aromas of hearty, savory food being lovingly prepared in family kitchens sifting through open windows. Welcome to Helga's German Restaurant and Deli. Experience authentic German home-style food and drinks with served with a side of "Old World' charm. Helga's was created in 1989 as a mother-daughter venture with a small, four-table restaurant. After spending their childhood in Germany, siblings Herbert and Helga have continued the tradition of their mother, Berta. Today, Helga's has expanded but has not departed from its humble beginnings, gathering a large loyal following of wonderful customers. Helga, Herbert and family maintain a warm and friendly environment where you can sit down to an authentic and delicious home-style German meal with family and friends. In the true spirit of a family-owned restaurant, Helga and Herbert are directly involved in ensuring the satisfaction of each and every one of their customers. Please do not hesitate to ask for either Helga or Herbert or approach them when you see them in the restaurant. They are happy to offer menu or deli suggestions, or even take a moment to just stop by and chat with you in German or English.

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