Choose from Three Options
$25 for a Tour of Germany meal, valid on weekdays ($55 value)
- Sausage party plate with seven samples, and beer marinated sauerkraut with bacon
- Three fresh pretzels
- Two Tour of Germany beer flights<p>
$29 for lunch or dinner for two ($60 value)
- Two sandwiches or entrees
- Two beers (.5 Liters each) <p>
$49 for lunch or dinner for four ($120 value)
- Four sandwiches or entrees
- Four beers (.5 Liters each) <p>
See the full menu for more details.<p>
Loreley Restaurant & Biergarten
When it comes to food, pretty much every culture claims a place within the confines of New York City. Thousands of restaurants have long left their mark on the sprawling metropolis with ethnic flavors. But in the early 2000s, Michael Momm felt something was still missing from the culinary landscape: a contemporary German restaurant like those found in his native Cologne. Sure, a handful of German eateries already existed, but these exhibited what he considered to be stale traditions, such as folk music and displays of cuckoo clocks that still announced the long-defunct 13th hour. He opened Loreley Restaurant & Biergarten as a means to showcase more contemporary German culture.
The restaurant's brick-lined dining room and outdoor biergarten exemplify the concept of Gemütlichkeit, which roughly translates to "coziness." Diners sit together at long wooden tables, socializing or cheering during live German sporting events. It's at these tables—built by a carpenter in Cologne—that patrons sip imported wines and more than 20 German beers in bottles and on tap. Narrow glasses contain the restaurant's signature light ale, Kölsch, which is complemented by offerings from a menu of classic German comfort food. French fries accompany various schnitzel dishes, and the aptly named Sausage Party sampler showcases seven different german sausages over beer-marinated sauerkraut with bacon. On Saturday and Sunday until 4 p.m., the kitchen staff also prepares plates from a brunch menu, including German-style pancakes and eggs benedict topped with black forest ham.