The Biergarten Restaurant artwork on the outside wall, looking south into the German pavilion.
Lunchtime at Epcot's Biergarten Restaurant.
Crowd levels during the dinner period at the Biergarten Restaurant. (Photo circa, 2014.)
Biergarten's pretzel bread, German potato salad, tomato and onion salad, sausage and sauerkraut.
Soups change frequently so you'll never know what they will be serving. They are usually cream-based soups though. Here, a cheese potato soup pairs well with the pretzel bread.
A plate from Biergarten's lunch buffet, meatballs in a dark herb sauce, chicken schnitzel, roasted potatoes, and green beans.
Roasted potatoes and chicken schnitzel from Biergarten.
Another Biergarten lunch plate from the buffet, featuring Spatzel, gratin potatoes, and carved pork.
Small dessert cups from the dessert station at Biergarten's lunch buffet.
A piece of Bavarian cheesecake and a small strudel cupcake from the dessert station at Biergarten's lunch.
Specific desserts change from season to season, but there's usually some combination of berry compote and heavy cream.
Apple strudel and stollen bread from Biergarten's dessert station.
A cheese plate separates the cold and hot stations at Epcot's the Biergarten Restaurant.
Oktoberfest Musikanten perform in Epcot's Biergarten Restaurant. (At lunch, the band doesn't start until around 2pm.)
There are several featured instruments during each of Oktoberfest Musikanten's performances.
A glockenspiel feature during one of Oktoberfest Musikanten's performances.
The members of Oktoberfest Musikanten get to wear some cool lederhosen.
One side of the buffet line (both sides contain the same foods).
The best seat in the house to watch Oktoberfest Musikanten, the "house" band at Epcot's Biergarten.
One side of the buffet line (both sides contain the same food items). This photo was taken in 2014. In more recent times, we've noticed that only one side of the buffet line is open for the duration of the meal.
A view from one of the elevated tiers at the Biergarten Restaurant in Epcot's Germany pavilion.
A view of the Biergarten Restaurant's stage, with a full moon rising in the background.
The Biergarten Restaurant sign under the easement just before going into the location.
The main entrance to the Biergarten Restaurant in Epcot's Germany Pavilion.