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When it’s time to celebrate Oktoberfest with some schnitzel, bratwurst, or sauerbraten, which local German restaurant makes it best?

Long Islanders voted Plattduetsche Park Restaurant, Catering & Biergarten the Best German Restaurant on Long Island in the 2020 Bethpage Best of Long Island contest, a title this eatery has won eight years in a row!

Franklin Square’s Plattduetsche Park Restaurant, Catering & Biergarten continues to attract the attention of Long Islanders. It is more than two acres in size, regularly features specialties like bratwurst, leberkäse and giant soft pretzels, the best German beers on tap from krombacher pilsner to erdinger weissbier and live music.

The quintessential German dining and biergarten experience culminates in patrons coming together to watch the biggest teams in sports on the venue’s big screen TV’s and projection screens.

Plattduetsche Park Restaurant, Catering & Biergarten is located at 1132 Hempstead Tpke. in Franklin Square. It can be reached at 516-354-3131 or

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