Austin’s Very First German Restaurant Has Literally Been Around Forever

When a restaurant has seen three different centuries, it’s more than just a place to hang out. Scholz Garten has stood in the same place since 1866, and it’s a valuable part of Austin’s history. Civil War veteran August Scholz set the groundwork for this iconic venue, and it continues to dazzle Austinites today. Austin’s very first German restaurant has literally been around forever.

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