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Helga's German Restaurant & Deli

4.4
182 reviews
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$30 and under
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German
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  • Casual
  • Authentic
  • Worth the Drive
Helga’s was created in 1989 as a mother-daughter venture with a small, four-table restaurant. After spending their childhood in Germany, siblings Herbert and Helga have continued the tradition of their mother, Berta. Today, Helga's has expanded but has not departed from its humble beginnings, gathering a large loyal following of wonderful customers. Helga, Herbert and family maintain a warm and friendly environment where you can sit down to an authentic and delicious home-style German meal with family and friends.

In the true spirit of a family-owned restaurant, Helga and Herbert are directly involved in ensuring the satisfaction of each and every one of their customers. Please do not hesitate to ask for either Helga or Herbert or approach them when you see them in the restaurant. They are happy to offer menu or deli suggestions, or even take a moment to just stop by and chat with you in German or English.

Welcome and we look forward to seeing you soon!
Dining Style
Casual Dining
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Cuisines
German
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Hours of operation
Friday - Saturday 11am - 10pm | Sunday: 11am - 8pm | Monday: Closed | Tuesday - Thursday: 11am - 9pm
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Phone number
(303) 344-5488
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Payment options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Casual Dress
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Executive chef
Herbert Huber
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Catering
Catering & Holiday Parties!

Do you need catering for your event?
Why not bring Germany to your event and make it a night to remember! Helga's can cater your event no matter how big it is! Check out our Catering menu on our Web site.

Planning your Holiday Party?
Then VISIT GERMANY and make it a truly special party this year! Ask us about our German Parties - they're lots of fun and we can design them to fit your budget!
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
E. Exposition and S. Abilene St.
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Parking details
Plenty of parking!
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Entertainment
Visit Germany for Late Night Happy Hour & Live Entertainment! Every Friday and Saturday from 9-11pm. Entertainment starts at 8pm. Happy Hour Menu below PLUS $1 OFF drinks and $1 Large Pretzels!
Additional
Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Beer Garden, Dancing, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Happy Hour, Late Night, Outdoor dining, Wheelchair Access, Wine
What 182 People Are Saying
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4.3
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4.3
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4.0
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93% of people would recommend it to a friend
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5.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Ancesters from Germany, I have been to Germany, This is my most Favorite restaurant in Denver, for man reasons. Love polka music. I love German wheat beer. The ambiance takes me to my heritage. The German food is authentic and delicious. Love every morsel on the menu, both deli and bakery too.

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3.0Dined on April 8, 2018

Schnitzel itself was great. Pretzel was not fresh and the red cabbage was from a can. Service was great and it is a decent option if you crave German cuisine. I'd give it four stars but the bathroom was gross. Germans are known for cleanliness so I'd question if Germans run this place after being in the Men's bathroom.

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4.0Dined on April 7, 2018

I will definitely go back.

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5.0Dined on April 7, 2018

Excellent meal all the way around. Service was excellent, the perfect experience.

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5.0Dined on March 3, 2018

Helga's is our favorite German resturant, we will be returning at the end of the month for my husband's birthday with family & friends.

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5.0Dined on February 18, 2018

Food was excellent. Took a little while to get the food, so an appetizer might be worth getting, but once we got the food it was easy to tell why it took so long. Atmosphere was fun. Service was great.

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3.0Dined on February 15, 2018

Food was pretty authentic, and was a nice change of pace from the normal cuisine in Denver area . Was not as PUB'ish as expected, nor as "German" as we anticipated it would be, both in ambience and décor. Interesting beer selection, and some wines from Europe that are unusual for Denver area. Friendly waiter who was attentive. Would try again, perhaps for lunch, as that was a recommendation.

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5.0Dined on February 3, 2018

This is the second time we’ve been to Helga’s in the past several months. Both times, Austin has been our waiter and he’s done a great job. There were six of us and we shared the beer sampler for two. It was fun tasting and rating the beers. The food was excellent and we will definitely go back again.

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5.0Dined on January 19, 2018

I love this place! After having lived in Germany for awhile, it is so nice to have a restaurant close by that feels and tastes like Germany! Thanks, Helga and family -

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3.0Dined on December 26, 2017

Unfortunately management misjudged the turnout for the day after Christmas and staffing was inadequate. The kitchen ran out of some sides and substituted yams (sweet potatoes) without asking the patron. The hostess was filling water glasses, bussing tables, fielding and reacting to requests from patrons while the wait staff, presumably stretched thin, were infrequently seen.

On the plus side, the food was authentic, and tasty, the hostess was athletic and our waitress was able to diplomatically take care of an issue one of our party had with her lamb chops.

This was our first visit to the new location. We will return again to see if the understaffing was a peculiarity of the day after Christmas.

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3.0Dined on December 10, 2017

I expected more from this restaurant from the reviews that I read. The kitchen was slow. The food tasted reheated. It was nothing worth paying extra to visit. The waitstaff was nice and prompt. They salvaged an overall disappointing experience and dinner.

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5.0Dined on December 9, 2017

Helga's was great as always. I have been there several times. Real German food and beer.

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5.0Dined on December 1, 2017

WE had reservations for 3:30 PM on Friday. Was great beat the rush and the food and service was great. This was our first time and it was a 45 minute drive but well worth it.

We will return all 4 of us!

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5.0Dined on November 12, 2017

Great place to learn about German food. Deli well stocked.

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2.0Dined on September 22, 2017

Really not impressed. The schnitzel was dull, brown sauce tasted like it came from a jar and cabbage was slimy. Cherry strudel was uneventful. We won't make the drive again, not worth it.

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5.0Dined on September 15, 2017

Fantastic original German food well prepared. Great list of German beers on tap. Kids menu. Uumpa band on last Friday of the month. Always crowded then. Great place to go to have a fun or different meal out of the usual.

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4.0Dined on September 1, 2017

Had a super noisy table of about 8 people behind us. Very loud atmosphere, but the food was absolutely delicious and great wait staff.

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4.0Dined on August 27, 2017

Great food and service I was a little disappointed they didn't offer klöse as a side dish it would have been great with the Sauerbraten.

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5.0Dined on August 23, 2017

We had a wonderful time at Helga's. The food was authentic German and was delicious. We enjoyed the beer sampler and were hard pressed to pick a favorite because they were all so good! The staff was friendly, helpful and attentive. We will definitely go back. We also ordered food from Helga's for an Oktoberfest party that we hosted and the guests were blown away by the food. Thank you Helga's for making our party exceptional!

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4.0Dined on August 20, 2017

Perfect German food. We were hungry for German comfort food. We found a great restaurant! Live in Broomfield. Worth the drive. Will diffently come back. Staff super friendly.

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4.0Dined on August 10, 2017

Pork Schnitzel was excellent and what I expected. Tried the Malt Bier which didn't have much of a flavor to it.

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5.0Dined on August 9, 2017

Service was great. Overall the food was very good. Beer selection is good.

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5.0Dined on August 4, 2017

You like German food and beer? Then you found an authentic German chalet worthy of any drive you need to make.

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5.0Dined on July 23, 2017

First visit. The food was very good and definitely filling -- almost too much! One could make a meal out of the appetizer and soup course, which was goulash, but then the entree would be missed!

Our server was attentive and knowledgeable. He was also well-mannered, which was a nice touch.

It is a keeper! We will come back.

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4.0Dined on July 22, 2017

The food at Helgas is the usual, fantastic! There is no place like this for great German food. The night we visited there was an accordion player playing an appropriate style of music who was great. Shortly thereafter was an Elvis impersonator. No offense, but this was completely out of place and not very enjoyable to listen too. The volume rose to a point we could hear one another and we left. I will certainly be returning to Helgas but I will watch out so I don't have to listen to "entertainment" like that again.

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3.0Dined on June 27, 2017

Jaeger sauce was not creamy and had whoke nushrooms rsther than sliced.

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5.0Dined on June 23, 2017

Great German cuisine. Waitstaff helpful and friendly. Casual and comfortable. Enjoyed the live music on a Friday night.

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5.0Dined on June 18, 2017

We loved the food! Service was wonderful. The best German food in Aurora bar none.

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5.0Dined on June 18, 2017

As usual the food was great! Our waitress Crystal was extremely attentive, great job Herb!

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2.0Dined on June 17, 2017

We went to Helga's with out of town family. Started out with pretzels and a platter of German beers. The beers were very good and the pretzels were great. When we ordered the service was extremely slow. It took 1 1/2 hours to get our food. At one point we didn't see our waitress for 25 minutes. We have been to Helgas a number of times and it is always slow. This was ridiculous. The food was ok. Overall we were disappointed with the experience.

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5.0Dined on June 17, 2017

What a great German dinner.It was our first time.Authentic German food.Yum.

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4.0Dined on May 31, 2017

We have eaten at Helga's on may occasions. The food is consistently delicious, and the wait staff is friendly. I would and do recommend this restaurant.

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3.0Dined on May 19, 2017

Had expected something more European and was somewhat dissatisfied. Food was okay but wouldn't drive the distance again to go there.

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5.0Dined on May 19, 2017

Helgas served authentic German cuisine, nothing fancy, but good selections of usual German fare. The German beer selection was great, and the atmosphere is appropriate for the theme. We had a great dinner and will be returning when we are in the area. The schnitzel, spaetzli and sauerkraut were all great, like being in Germany.

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4.0Dined on May 14, 2017

Been going here for years and they have never let us down. Highly recommend it to everyone.

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5.0Dined on April 30, 2017

Have been to Helga's several times now. I grew up with grandparents cooking German food. This is the real deal!

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5.0Dined on April 30, 2017

We've been going to Helgas for generations. My Germany mother approved and we all love the food.

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5.0Dined on April 21, 2017

Birthday dinner with family and friends.

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4.0Dined on April 15, 2017

everything was great except the accordian music made it difficult to hear. the musician was awesome though.

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4.0Dined on April 8, 2017

Colorado host Oktoberfest statewide. Generally the local enthusiast enjoys moderate ethnic German food for a few weeks.

This is a wonderful authentic German Experience! I was extremely pleased to visit this fun dining and musical experience. Worth the drive.

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