Every Oregonian Will Want To Visit This German Restaurant With Schnitzel So Big It Falls Off The Plate
Portland has a rich history of The word “stammtisch” means “community” in German, and that’s just what you’ll find at this little German restaurant in Portland. You’ll also find tons of tasty German comfort food, including schnitzel so big that it falls right off your plate.
Stammtisch is the latest brain-child of the owners of Portland's well-known Prost restaurant, and it delivers up some incredible German food, excellent German beer and friendly service.
You'll find Stammtisch at 401 NE 28th Ave., Portland, OR 97232.
This cozy restaurant has a warm, welcoming atmosphere that will make you feel like you're in a German tavern.
You'll love the exposed brick walls and the mix of Old World charm and modern fixtures.
Start your meal with an old-fashioned Bavarian pretzel, served with house-made mustard, schmaltz, and obatzda, a delicious German cheese dip.
Schmaltz is a traditional spread used on bread and pretzels. It's made of clarified animal fat, and it's actually a lot better-tasting than it sounds. Go ahead - give it a try!
The schnitzel here is a favorite menu item, and you'll see why the moment you sink your teeth into it. This is the ultimate German comfort food.
For the uninitiated, schnitzel is a thin cutlet, usually pork, that's often deep fried. While some restaurants create small schnitzels, the ones you'll find at Stammtisch are absolutely huge.
The wienerschnitzel is the perfect choice for anyone who's new to German food.
It's pretty basic, with the breaded cutlet served alongside warm potato salad and vegetables.
The jägerschnitzel is the typical favorite of those who are familiar with schnitzel - it's savory and satisfying.
Jägerschnitzel is covered in mushroom gravy and served with red cabbage and spätzle. It's simply mouthwatering, but you'd better bring your appetite, because it fill up an entire dinner plate.
Of course, you'll want to wash down your meal with a delicious German beer, and you'll find more than a dozen on tap.
From light pale ales to full-bodied weissebier, you're sure to find something here that will please your palate.
If you want to venture further into German cuisine, try the other house special - schweinshaxen.
Schweinshaxen is a braised pork shoulder that's brined, then slow roasted to perfection. The portion is as big as your fist!
Visit Stammtisch Monday through Thursday from 3 p.m. to 2:30 a.m.; Friday through Sunday 11 a.m. to 2:30 a.m..
Get a look at the entire menu of food and beer on Stammisch’s
website. Have you ever enjoyed the schnitzel at Stammisch? Tell us about it!
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this mac and cheese bar that’s basically heaven on Earth.
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