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“Excellent German Food”

Checkers Old Munchen
Ranked #12 of 369 Restaurants in Pompano Beach
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$29 - US$31
Cuisines: German
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Restaurant details
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: North Federal Highway
Description: Situated off Atlantic Avenue, Checkers is a German styled restaurant with a Bavarian flair in Pompano Beach. We offer a large selection of authentic German beers and the best in German cuisine.
Reviewed 13 April 2017

We have been planning on dining at Munchens for 12 years and, finally, we ate there the other night. It was worth the wait, but we wished we did not wait 12 years.

We started with two German draught beers. The beer started the German flavor experience for the evening. By the way, Munchens has a large selection of German beers. It also has a Das Boot Tour but this is not for tourists. It requires 30 boot size beers of 22 ounces. This is accomplished over many visits.

For our appetizers, we ordered potato pancakes. We have been eating potato pancakes since our childhood days. These pancakes are thicker than the potato pancakes that we are accustomed the last many decades. The pancakes could have had more onions in them, but, regardless, they were very good.

We ordered the traditional wiener schnitzel and stuffed pork schnitzel. We both ordered red cabbage and spaetzle. The schnitzels were excellent. The pork schnitzel was stuffed with cheese and ham covered with a brown mushroom and onion sauce. The sauce was outstanding. The wiener schnitzel was excellent. It comes with or without brown gravy, The wiener schnitzel is very large.

The service is outstanding. The restaurant is usually very crowded and the servers are on top of everything. We did not have to wait for anything. We had to reserve our table during lunch. The earlier the customer reserves the table the better they will be able to obtain a table for dinner.

Another tip is to let the valet park the vehicle. There is limited parking at the restaurant. Go to Munchens and enjoy.

We usually have German food at least once a month and live in an area noted for German food. Munchens is up with those restaurants. We will return to Munchens.

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Thank Doug F
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Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Cute place close to our resort. Reminded us of tour in Germany with steins, cuckoo clocks and menu. Schnitzel was tasty. Purple cabbage was also very good. The goulash was a bit salty. The apple strudel with ice cream was delicious.

Thank Beth S
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Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

We were looking for something that was open a little later and came across Checkers. Cute place with great service. Enjoyed the basket of bread and pretzels they brought to the table first thing. Everything we ordered was very good. My husband tried the apple onion soup for a starter then we shared a sampler type plate. The spaetzle and cucumber salad sides were probably my favorite though. Definitely a place worth checking out.

Thank gfulmer
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Reviewed 10 April 2017

My wife and I decided to try this place because we both wanted german food, We started off with the Kombinationen Platte with a spaten optimater to drink. which was definitely a great starter. I then had the apple onion soup which was great on the day, a different take on french onion but wonderful. I then had the Schweinebraten, not great for the heart but so good for the palate. My wife had the Spaetzel. To finish we had Apple Strudel before we rolled out the door. Will definitely return.

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Thank Adrian K
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We were so pleasantly surprised upon visiting this restaurant last night. You felt like you were in a German restaurant in Germany. The atmosphere was wonderful, at the selection of German beers was outstanding, and the food was totally authentic and to die for. Prices were excellent and value for the wonderful meal was great. My husband had the meatloaf and I had the goulash. Both ample portions and wonderful home-cooked meals, this place is a true gem situated in the center of pompano

Thank Karen C
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