Oktoberfest Arrives in East Hampton Saturday

Bavarian music, German bar snacks, and special prix fixe dinner offered Saturday; German fare and beer specials through Oct. 6.

A Rowdy Hall commemorative pilsner glass Credit: Courtesy of Wordhampton
A Rowdy Hall commemorative pilsner glass Credit: Courtesy of Wordhampton
Rowdy Hall in East Hampton Village are offering German fare and beer specials for Oktoberfest, kicking it off this weekend.

The fifth annual Oktoberfest at Rowdy Hall gets started Saturday when the restaurant will be converted into a traditional German beer garden with picnic tables in the courtyard and communal dining tables in the dining room.

Oktoberfest is a  a 16-day festival celebrating beer held annually in Munich, Bavaria, Germany.

German bar snacks, like fresh baked pretzels with mustard ($3), knockwurst, bratwurst and bockwurst platters ($10), will be served. Bavarian music will play outside, weather permitting, from 3 to 5 p.m. WEHM is set to broadcast live from the festival.

Oktoberfest runs through Oct. 6, and Rowdy Hall will offer a daily $24 prix fixe and beer specials available in a Rowdy Hall commemorative pilsner glass, which is $8. Discounted refills are $4.

Oktoberfest beers include Warsteiner Premium Pilsner, Hacker-Pschorr Oktoberfest and Paulaner Here-Weizen. A $10 tasting flight will also be available offering a sample of the three Oktoberfest beers on tap. Erdinger Dunkelweizen will be the bottled beer special for $7.

The prix fixe from Saturday through Sept. 25 is an entrée of Knockwurst, Bratwurst and Bockwurst with German potato salad, sauerkraut & mustard. From Sept. 26 through Sept. 29, its Kassler Rippchen with braised red cabbage & grilled apples, and then from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2, the entree is Wienerschnitzel with herbed spaetzle and gold beets. Lastly, from Oct. 3 to Oct. 6, Saurbraten with braised red cabbage, turnip potato puree will be served.

Rowdy Hall is open seven days a week serving lunch, a mid-day menu, and dinner.


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