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Schaller's Stube

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1652 Second Ave., New York, NY 10028 40.774721 -73.953737
at E. 86th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-879-3047 Send to Phone

  • Cuisine: American Nouveau, American Traditional, German/Austrian
  • Price Range: $$

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Official Website

schallerstube.com

Hours

Mon-Sun, 11am-11pm; Sun, 11am-5pm

Nearby Subway Stops

6 at 77th St.; 4, 5, 6 at 86th St.

Prices

$5-$14

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Special Features

  • Kid-Friendly
  • Lunch
  • Open Kitchens / Watch the Chef
  • Take-Out

Alcohol

  • No Alcohol

Reservations

Not Accepted

Profile

Papaya King, the cheap eater’s home away from home, is within tube-steak-tossing distance of this takeout-window-and-barroom spinoff of the Schaller & Weber butcher shop. But Schaller’s Stube’s pricier product is more along the specialty-­sausage lines of Hallo Berlin, and well worth the extra shekels. The classic bratwurst with a swipe of mustard is pretty much perfect, but our favorite is the Swiss-cheesed, sauerkrauted, and secret-sauced all-beef frankfurter called a Steuben’s Reuben, a combination that could change even the most conscientious hot-dog purist’s views regarding outré toppings. It comes on a buttery brioche bun and gets smooshed on a panini press, which seems like a terrible thing to do to a hot dog until you try it.

Recommended Dishes

Steuben’s Reuben, $6

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