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Josie's German Cakes & Market

5238 E. Trindle Road, Mechanicsburg, PA -
If you are a fan of unpretentious family-owned restaurants that put out high quality homemade meals, or German food in particular, you won't be disappointed by a stop at Josie's.
100% Approval Rating (4 votes)

Scorecard

4 - Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Overall: One of the Best - Worth a Trip
Sausage Plate
Apple Streudel
Jaegerschnitzel
Plum Cake
Sauerkraut
Hungarian Goulasch
German Potato Salad

Highlighted Reviews

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Cliff Strutz - Photos (11)
Roadfood.com Editor
"Central Pennsylvania doesn't have much in the way of good Roadfood options. But we found a real gem in Josie's German Cakes & Market in Mechanicsburg. Located in a quiet, mostly residential neighborhood, Josie's has fully stocked shelves full of German groceries, but ..."   [Read More]

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Map & Web Site

5238 E. Trindle Road, Mechanicsburg, PA


http://www.germanfoodatjosies.com/

Hours & Policies

Seasons:Open Year Round
Meals Served:Lunch, Dinner
Operational Hours:Always Call Ahead!
Credit Cards Accepted:Yes
Alcohol Served:No
Outdoor Seating:No
Reservations Accepted:No
Delivery Available:No
Takeout Counters:No
When both the waitress and the young man working the register told us to get the jaegerschnitzel, we decided to pay attention. And we are so glad we did!
"When both the waitress and the young man working the register told us to get the jaegerschnitzel, we decided to pay attention. And we are so glad we did!"
Cliff Strutz





The sausage plate is actually listed on the menu as an entree, but made the perfect appetizer for three hungry diners.
"The sausage plate is actually listed on the menu as an entree, but made the perfect appetizer for three hungry diners."
Cliff Strutz


There must be a dozen variations on the spelling of the word goulash. Here, the menu adds an extra 'c' to it.
"There must be a dozen variations on the spelling of the word goulash. Here, the menu adds an extra 'c' to it."
Cliff Strutz


Most German potato salads are either sweet or vinegary. This is neither. It makes up for that by being extra bacony.
"Most German potato salads are either sweet or vinegary. This is neither. It makes up for that by being extra bacony."
Cliff Strutz


As soon as we saw the big tray of apple streudel sitting on the counter, we knew we had to save room for dessert.
"As soon as we saw the big tray of apple streudel sitting on the counter, we knew we had to save room for dessert."
Cliff Strutz


Even though I grew up in a German household, I had never seen plum cake before.
"Even though I grew up in a German household, I had never seen plum cake before."
Cliff Strutz


This to-go sign makes me wish I lived much closer to Mechanicsburg!
"This to-go sign makes me wish I lived much closer to Mechanicsburg!"
Cliff Strutz


Josie's is located in a house in a residential neighborhood. Note the German flag hanging out front.
"Josie's is located in a house in a residential neighborhood. Note the German flag hanging out front."
Cliff Strutz


The entire dining room at Josie's consists of three tables.
"The entire dining room at Josie's consists of three tables."
Cliff Strutz


Josie's has fully stocked shelves of German crackers, candy, cookies, and other snacks.
"Josie's has fully stocked shelves of German crackers, candy, cookies, and other snacks."
Cliff Strutz


Unfortunately, Josie passed away a few years ago, so the market/restaurant is in the capable hands of her son.  Sorry we did not catch his name.
"Unfortunately, Josie passed away a few years ago, so the market/restaurant is in the capable hands of her son. Sorry we did not catch his name."
Cliff Strutz



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