There are thousands of unique dining experiences on OpenTable, but perhaps none are more special than Oktoberfest 2019. Out of all the gatherings in the world, it stands out as number one on travellers’ bucket lists, for beer lovers in particular. Over the course of two weeks, more than six million attendees quaff nearly two million gallons of beer and an array of local specialties keep the crowds energised, from hearty meats to sweets like strudel. Oktoberfest 2019 begins on Saturday, September 21 and ends on Sunday, October 6, and OpenTable diners can get the jump on planning now. For the second straight year, you can book reservations through OpenTable at the following tents, making your trip even more convenient. Menus are subject to change throughout the weeks leading up to Oktoberfest, but here is a snapshot of some of the best options to try this year. And if you’re not headed to Germany, you can find Oktoberfest celebrations at restaurants near you on OpenTable.
Heinz Wurst and HühnerBraterei
As another centennial Oktoberfest eatery, Heinzwurst HühnerBraterei is an intimate place to gather to enjoy a selection of schmankerl, fresh from the restaurant’s sausage and chicken roastery. The owners describe the vibe in this welcoming tent as “hearty and homely,” but the cuisine is unforgettable. The logo says it all: Cupid riding a suckling pig with the slogan, ‘There’s something fine about getting Heinz.’ Make a reservation at Heinz Wurst and HühnerBraterei.
“The breadth of the dumpling kitchen makes the hearts of every Oktoberfest enthusiast beat faster.” This quote from host couple Florian and Bettina Oberndorfer speaks volumes about their representation of Bavarian food and, more specifically, the knödel, or dumpling, which has earned its way to the top of every Oktoberfest goer’s culinary wishlist. Continue Reading