Austin's Very First German Restaurant Has Literally Been Around Forever
By Elisa Regulski|Published March 01, 2019
Elisa is a passionate travel writer with over five years of experience. After graduating with a B.F.A in acting from Oklahoma City University, Elisa earned a M.A in mass communication From Texas State University. When she's not writing about all of the amazing places throughout the U.S., she can be heard singing with her band.
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.