Oktoberfest in New York

We know you've been looking for an excuse not just to drink Bavarian beer by the gallon, but also to do it wearing lederhosen. And it's here! Dust off that hideous German getup and spill schnitzel juice all over it at these Oktoberfest celebrations in New York.

Updated: September 30, 2010

Where to Celebrate Oktoberfest in New York

Loreley Restaurant

7 Rivington St, New York, NY 10002

The Bavarian brewhouse on the Bowery is featuring special drafts for Oktoberfest, including Schneider Edel-Weisse, Hofbraeu, Erdinger and Spaten.

Zum Schneider

107 Ave C, New York, NY 10009

During Oktoberfest it's first come, first served, at the famous Alphabet City beer garden. The early-birds get access to drafts from Hacker-Pschorr, Aventinus, Schneider-Weisse and special Oktoberfest brews.


39 Grove St, New York, NY 10014

In-the-know locals and German ex-pats hit up this cheap and authentic bierhaus for some of the city's best wurst and special German beers on tap.

Heidelberg Restaurant

1648 2nd Ave, New York, NY 10028

German food and drink finds a home on the Upper East Side. Enjoy Oktoberfest specials on the menu, in addition to live music and other events.

Klee Brasserie

200 9th Ave, New York, NY 10011

It's Oktoberfest in Chelsea with traditional Bavarian beers and scrumptious special menu items such as wiener schnitzel in porcini sauce, suckling pig strudel and house-made pickles.