1. Hermann Wurst Haus
This German deli & market specializes in all things smoked meat, from bratwurst and bacon to German sausage. Stop by for breakfast or lunch to enjoy some great food and craft beer or pick up delicious German specialties in the marketplace. Hermann Wurst Haus is located along the Missouri River on E 1st St, downtown Hermann.
2. Downtown Deli & Custard Shoppe
Located in historic downtown Hermann, this is a great place to come for a hand-dipped ice cream cone, frozen custard, or a delicious meal. Menu items include tasty sandwiches, chicken salad, house-made tomato basil soup, and so many other great options.
3. 4th Street Pizza
This family-owned pizza joint is one of the best places in the downtown area for a delicious hand-tossed pizza, a bowl of pasta, an Italian sandwich, or a freshly made house salad. The pizzeria is located on E 4th St, just a short walk from the bank of the Missouri River.
4. Concert Hall and Barrell Tavern
Located on E 1st St, along the Hermann Wine Trail, Concert Hall has been open since 1878, making it to oldest continually operating tavern on the western side of the Mississippi. According to their website, they “proudly continue a time-honored tradition of good food and good times in Hermann.” German specialties are served year-round for lunch and dinner, in addition to craft brews, great wine, and awesome cocktails. The spacious second-floor concert hall can accommodate a large group and is a great place for rehearsal dinners, birthday parties, and other special occasions.
5. Tin Mill Restaurant
This steakhouse and brewery is arguably one of the best Hermann restaurants for anyone looking for great food and a wide selection of great beers. From German specialties to quality seafood and St. Louis favorites (toasted ravioli, anyone?) there is something for everyone here. Tin Mill is owned by Hermanhoff and is just a short walk away from the Hermannhof winery and tasting rooms.
6. Vintage 1847 Restaurant
Opened in 1979, this vintage restaurant is located on the property of Stone Hill Winery and is an excellent place to stop for a delicious meal. From German favorites to modern American cuisine, there are so many menu items to choose from. Choose from a wide selection of local wines and signature drinks to accompany your meal.
7. Doxie Slush
This trendy new spot specializes in delicious food (created by NYC-trained chef and owner Nicholas Renfroe) and a wide selection of frozen cocktails. Gluten-free, vegan, and vegetarian options are available, so there is sure to be something for everyone to enjoy. The restaurant in downtown Hermann has a dog-friendly patio that boasts gorgeous views of the Missouri River.
8. Stomp’n Grounds Espresso Bar
From coffees, espressos, and signature drinks to great food and friendly staff, this adorable cafe is a can’t-miss spot on your next Hermann trip. Menu items include breakfast bites and delicious lunch options like sandwiches, salads, and soups. The outdoor dining area boasts views of the Missouri River, and live music with local musicians is hosted on most Friday nights.
9. Wings A-Blazin’
This delicious wing spot is located downtown Hermann, just steps away from the river, and serves delicious meals for dine-in or carry-out. The best ingredients are used, including locally-sourced (never frozen) beef and chicken, making all menu items truly delectable.
10. Fernweh Distilling Co.
Located on Schiller St, just steps away from the Missouri River, is Fernweh Distilling Co. There is an extensive bar menu featuring locally-made wine, beer, spirits, and delicious bites. Menu items include bavarian pretzels, loaded fries, tacos, and smoked meats, among many other delicious options.
11. Loose Caboose Saloon
Located just steps from historic downtown Hermann is Loose Caboose Saloon, with Back Shack Chicken (serving delicious fried chicken meals) located inside. With TVs, a pool table, and a full bar, this is a great spot to hang out with friends, watch the game, or enjoy a cold brew and a quick bite to eat.
12. Hermann 1837 Cellar Bar & Grill
Located inside Hermann Crown Suites Hotel is this unique bar and grill. With a stone cellar theme and indoor-outdoor seating, this is a great place to come for dinner or a quick drink with friends. The food is fresh and delicious, the bar menu is extensive, and the downtown location is convenient.
13. The Piano Bar
Offering both karaoke and dueling piano nights, this unique spot is Hermann’s first and only piano bar. Open for breakfast on the weekends (with bottomless mimosas & Bloody Marys) and lunch and dinner on all other days, an extensive menu outlines many delicious food options.
14. Bar Vin Wine & Spirits
This local wine bar and cafe is perfect for enjoying a glass of your favorite locally-made vino. With a wide selection of appetizers and menu items to choose from and a friendly staff to assist, you’re sure to find the perfect pairing.