Sausage Haus Hours
SUN & MON: 11AM – 9PM. TUE – SAT: 11AM – 10PM.
Live German Music Wed & Thurs 7pm to close- Fri & Sat 8pm to close!
Live German Music
Wed & Thurs 7pm to close- Fri & Sat 8pm to close!

German Village


Take a tour of our upstairs banquet rooms!

The Schmidt family and the staff at Schmidt’s Banquet and Meeting Haus invite you to our beautiful banquet rooms located above the famous Schmidt’s Restaurant in German Village.

We are proud of the professional yet personal atmosphere of our meeting and banquet space and believe you will find it to be the price-conscious answer to your event planning needs.

Schmit's Banquets

Facts and Figures:

  • The Banquet Rooms are located above the restaurant, (through the Banquet Haus door and up the steps).
  • Our banquet space is made up of 2 large, beautiful banquet and meeting rooms. Outside these rooms is a quaint bricked bar area with an inside European-style Bier Garten with hardwood floors. This area is great for entertainment or a dance floor.
  • Your own private bar and bartender is available for a formal or informal event.
  • A minimum of 15 guests is required and our room capacity is up to 112.
  • Our menu is varied. We serve buffet-style, with many buffets to choose from. We will be more than happy to customize to your menu needs.
  • Additional gratuity is at your discretion.
  • Parking is available in our restaurant lot as well as our parking lot adjacent to the Schmidt Hoff Condominiums.
  • A single person chair lift to the party rooms is available. Max capacity 300 lbs.

Room Charge

Room 1: Parties 15 – 69 people: $150
Room 2: Parties 15 – 40 people: $150
Rooms 1 & 2: Parties 70 – 112 people: $300 (less than 70 people – $500)
The room charge covers the room rental for three (3) hours, set up, and tear
down, linen table covers and a portion of our staff wages. If you need more than
(3) hours, extra time may be arranged for an additional charge of $75.00 per hour.

For More Information Please Contact:
Matt Schmidt
Schmidt’s Banquet Manager, German Village
240 E. Kossuth St. Columbus, Ohio 43206
Phone: 614.449.4038 Fax: 614.445.3072

Schmidt's bar area upstairs


We love Tour Groups at Schmidt’s Banquet and Meeting Haus! Our facility is perfect for tour groups from 15 – 112. We offer two mouth-watering buffet options sure to please everyone in your group – along with direct access to Schmidt’s Fudge Haus and the Red Stable Gift Shop. All part of the Schmidt Family Corner on Kossuth Street in Historic German Village.


Schmidt’s Super Tour Package

Schmidt’s Beautiful Tour Bus Buffet
Entertainment (strolling accordionist) and Columbus City Tour (must be dining at Schmidt’s, 1 – 1.5 hr tour) Only $32.00 per person based on 35 passengers/guests.


Schmidt’s Beautiful Tour Bus Buffet

Schmidt’s own Fresh Pork Bratwurst
Smoked Bahama Mamas
Baked Chicken (legs & thighs)
Chunky Applesauce
Green Beans w/Bacon
Sauerkraut w/Pork
German Potato Salad
Tossed Green Salad w/ dressings
Rolls and condiments
Schmidt’s Mini Cream Puffs
Coffee, Tea, Iced Tea & Soda

Only $24.00 per person (all inclusive*)
*food, drink, tax & gratuity
Available for lunch and dinner
Add entertainment OR tour package for $5.00 per person (based on 35 paying guests)

Schmidt’s will provide 2 complimentary meals if you have 35 or more paid guests and complimentary meal if you have 34 or fewer paid guests. A final count guarantee is due four working days prior to your function.

Download our Bus Tour brochure

Discover Everything We Have To Offer!


Schmidts Fudge Haus

Schmidt’s Fudge Haus

Located in historic German Village, Columbus, Ohio we take pride in every chocolate and fudge we make. We use rich Belgian chocolate and the finest roasted pecans, walnuts, almonds, creamy caramel, smooth peanut butter and fluffy marshmallow. Cooked slowly in copper kettles and finished on marble tables, our fudge is hand crafted so every bite is lusciously delicious!

Our customers travel from far and wide for our hand crafted chocolates and fudge. Celebrities such as Martha Stewart and Adam Richmann from the Travel Channel’s Man v. Food have visited us and enjoyed not only our fudge, but our selection of nostalgic retro and penny candies. Call us at our shop at 614-444-2222 or email us at


Accordionist Mike Farrenkopf

Accordionist Mike Farrenkopf

Consider enhancing your Schmidt’s in German Village event by adding yet another layer of “Gemutlichkeit” (Good time fun) with some live music! Our lederhosen clad accordion ‘Maestro’ Mike Farrenkopf, can play a fun mix of authentic German Oom-pa-pa, and / or familiar American tunes to help set an ambiance and raise the ‘fun’ level a notch or two. Mike has been a band leader and favorite performer player in the restaurant and at events here at Schmidt’s for many years, enhancing visitor’s enjoyment and adding to the “German Village” experience as a strolling accordionist. Just let us know you’re interested in having Mike play, and we’ll assist you with the rest!

Schmidt's Driving Tours

Driving Tours

These tours promise to be informative, educational and great fun!  Both tours begin at the famous Schmidt’s Restaurant und Sausage Haus. Your passengers will be delighted and surprised to see what our beautiful city of Columbus has to offer!

Coach Tour of German Village

Enjoy hearing the colorful stories of the German immigrants who settled the area in the 1800s, the decline of the 1900s and the restoration efforts that resulted in the charming village we have today, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Coach Tour of Downtown Columbus

Highlighting the Ohio Statehouse, the vibrant Short North Arts District, historic Goodale Park with the Sells Circus House, the exciting, new National Veterans Memorial & Museum and the up-and-coming, historic Franklinton area.

No Time for a Tour?

Enjoy a PowerPoint presentation on the 175-year history of German Village, the charming Columbus neighborhood that has been on the National Register of Historic places since 1974.  The talk lasts about 45 minutes, with time afterward for questions.  This can be viewed before, during or after your lunch.

For the most affordable banquet and meeting rooms in German Village, please contact:

Matt Schmidt
Schmidt’s Banquet Manager, German Village
240 E. Kossuth St. Columbus, Ohio 43206
Phone: 614.449.4038 Fax: 614.445.3072

Key members of our Schmidt’s Sausage Haus Und Restaurant team and their families are unfortunately dealing with Covid. This has depleted our already shorthanded team. We have made the decision to give everyone a week-long break to get healthy. In the meantime, you can still get your Schmidt’s fix through the Schmidt’s Sausage Trucks (one will be posted in front of the restaurant weather permitting from 11 am to 7 pm every day) and you can still ship nationwide at


We are tentatively planning to re-open the Schmidt’s Restaurant Und Sausage Haus on Friday, Jan. 14. We thank you for understanding and for your patience!