Otto’s Sausage Kitchen

Delicatessen | Grocery Store | Hot Dog | Sandwich Shop | Smoke House | Street Food
Worth driving from anywhere!

While Otto’s is a full-scale meat market and smoke house with sausages of all kinds to take home and cook, it is also a place to eat lunch. When the outdoor grill starts up late in the morning, a smoky sausage aroma perfumes the area for blocks around – an aroma sure to lure fans of the frankfurter.

Whether you choose an ordinary beef-and-pork hot dog (with snap to its skin that is far from ordinary) or an extra-large sausage made from chicken or pork, you might just find yourself amazed, as we do, by just how much better these fresh, homemade wieners taste than factory-made ones from the supermarket. The grandchildren of Otto Eichetopf, who opened this neighborhood meat market in 1927, maintain the highest standards of old-world sausage making. The beauty of the links they make for lunch is that you really taste the meat of which they are made. Spices are used to accent, not overwhelm, the primary ingredient. They are served in soft buns with a choice of onions, kraut, relish, mustard, or ketchup for you to apply yourself.

Otto’s appeal has a lot to do with its casual ambiance. Dining facilities are nothing more than a bunch of wooden tables arranged on the sidewalk outside, as well as a handful of places to sit indoors. It’s a neighborhood picnic every lunch hour. And by the way, the beverage coolers contain four or five dozen different kinds of beer, including little-known local and imported brands.

What to Eat
Otto’s Sausage Kitchen, Hot Dog
Hot Dog
Beautiful dog, fully dressed
Otto’s Sausage Kitchen, Beef Jerky
Beef Jerky
The difference between real beef jerky and the processed stuff you get at gas station cash register counters is tremendous. This is the real thing, with a pepper punch and profound beef flavor. What a delicious chaw!
Otto’s Sausage Kitchen, German Octoberfest Sausage
German Octoberfest Sausage
Three kinds of sausages are cooked on this grill, set up on the sidewalk outside the store: hot dogs, porky German sausages, and chicken sausages.
Otto’s Sausage Kitchen, Rachel
While we tend to think of Otto's as the home of great sausages, it also is the source of good meat of all kinds. Here, house-made pastrami stars in a Rachel sandwich.
Otto’s Sausage Kitchen, Chicken Sausage
Chicken Sausage
Close view of a well-dressed chicken sausage, hot off Otto's grill.
Otto’s Sausage Kitchen, Smoked Pork Link
Smoked Pork Link
You can really taste the smoke flavor in the dense smoked pork link. Note how the bun is grilled, another nice touch.
Directions and Hours
closed now
Sunday11am - 5pm
Monday10am - 5pm
Tuesday10am - 5pm
Wednesday10am - 5pm
Thursday10am - 5pm
Friday10am - 5pm
Saturday10am - 5pm
Open Year Round
Meals Served
Credit Cards Accepted
Alcohol Served
Outdoor Seating

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