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Zur Kate German Restaurant

#28 of 701 Restaurants in Mesa
Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
German, European, Austrian, Central European
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4815 E Main St Ste 16, Mesa, AZ 85205-8035
+1 480-830-4244
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16:00 - 21:00
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Tue - Sat 16:00 - 21:00
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Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona
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133 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First time to visit and we will come back. We were there at 4:30 and had a pleasant 40 minute wait. The decor is authentic and the food was wunderbar. The special was smoked ham hock. Mine was too. If to eat it all so it's tomorrow's lunch and maybe dinner..... my brothers sausage looked great and the red cabbage,... More 

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1 Thank Kahnster
Gold Canyon
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

Our meals were delicious and true German cuisine--the real deal. The menu offers many choices, and there are specialties available certain days of the week as they are not part of the main menu. The atmosphere is homey and the waiters dress in traditional attire. Get there early as it always seems crowded as the evening nears. With live music... More 

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Thank Alashisan-aka-Storm
New York
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Had dinner yesterday with my wife. She had Rahm Schnitzel--quite good. I had saubraten--would never have guessed it was sauerbraten--almost flavorless. If you're looking for good sauerbraten... might want to double-check to see if they fixed the dish or try another place. Perhaps the rest of the menu is excellent.

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Thank c0c0mel0n
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43 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

We brought our family that were visiting. They loved it. The owner even made sure that our daughters allergies were addressed.

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Thank 845ceceliab
Mesa, Arizona
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56 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016

Zur Kate is one of our favorite restaurants in Mesa, AZ because of the cozy atmosphere (usually featuring an accordion player most nights as well as walls full of German knick-knacks), reliable service, and amazing food. While my husband and I were the youngest people by 40 years, it's a charming area with huge portions of rye bread smothered in... More 

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Cave Creek, Arizona
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141 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

My wife and I have been to Germany several times. We love German food. When we walked into Zur Kate we felt as if we had walked into a restaurant in Germany. The decor is very typical of casual German restaurants. The menu is somewhat limited, but has several varieties of sausages, schnitzels, and rolls. Each meal comes with either... More 

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Arizona
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016

This little restaurant style is in a strip mall. It has a nice ambiance and we always enjoy the extra ambiance of the accordion player. The food is home-style so don't expect fancy. The four of us enjoyed the included rye bread, weiner schnitzel, sauerbraten, sausage plate, and rahm schnitzel. All were good. The spaetzle was only okay as I... More 

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Thank Bkbak
Mesa, Arizona
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2016

Good German food and drinks, and price is right! If you like German food, don't miss it! This is a small simple restaurant; not fancy.

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Thank Rtrudellsen
Mesa, Arizona
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101 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

Since moving to town five months ago, we have tried out several restaurants in the area, but Zur Kate is by far our favorite. The food is always consistent, always lives up to expectations, from appetizers to entrees to desserts.. Have had several menu items now and it's all been great. Good selection of German beer. They have an accordion... More 

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Thank Moovis
Scottsdale, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

When I lived in Germany, we would usually have our dinners out at the local gaust houses and Zur Kate reminded me slot of those good times. With a great schnitzel and spatzle dinner, good price,friendly service, and even an accordion player, I left a very satisfied customer.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
German, European, Austrian, Central European
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
16:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
16:00 - 21:00
Thursday
16:00 - 21:00
Friday
16:00 - 21:00
Saturday
16:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 4815 E Main St Ste 16, Mesa, AZ 85205-8035
  • Location: United States  >  Arizona (AZ)  >  Central Arizona  >  Mesa
  • Phone Number: +1 480-830-4244

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?