Missing your favorite Austrian or German chocolate? Or even some special tea that is hard to get here in the us (for example “Hagebuttentee”)? Most expats will return from their vacation in their home country with luggage full of chocolate and other goodies. If you don’t want to wait until your next trip, check out our list below with some of the local stores that stock Austrian and German food.
We are striving to update this list on a continuous basis for all the Austrian newcomers who desperately are missing their favorite foot items! So please let us know if you know of some store that should be added!
And while you are looking forward to this shopping trip, don’t forget to check out our blog post about restaurants in Colorado that offer German or Austrian food.
This list was started by brainstorming on the Facebook page Austrians in Denver and Colorado – thank you all for your input!
Wimberger’s Old World Bakery & Deli
2321 Bott Avenue, Colorado Springs, CO 80904
Part butcher, part bakery – it will make you happy going there (Fleischkäsesemmel anyone?) You find a big assortment of typical German delicatessen and also a variety of German sausages, deli meat, cheese and bread (Laugenstangeln!).
Cost Plus World Market
To find locations or shop online click here.
It is a chain of specialty/import retail stores, selling home furniture, decor, curtains, rugs, gifts, apparel, coffee, wine, craft beer, as well as several international food products. With almost 300 stores across 35 US states, this is a safe bet to get international food items not far from your home. The Austrian assortment includes Darbo Marmelade, Manner Schnitten, but other German favorites like Maggi, Haribo, Leibnitz Kekse, Rittersport Chocolate or Hengstenberg Gherkins will make you happy!
12280 W 44th Ave, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Originally a family-owned butcher shop with hand-cut meat, game & charcuterie it also sells a variety of German food. If you are looking to spice up your sausages with Curry ketchup or German Mustard and Horseradish you came to the right place. You can also find a variety of pudding mixes, soups and more, all imported from Europe.
5721 Olde Wadsworth Blvd. Arvada, CO 80002
Touting itself as “Colorado’s best German bakery” offering an abundance of cakes, tarts and the like. It’s very similar to a typical “Konditorei” and you’ll satisfy your sweet tooth for sure.
Andy’s Meat Market
2915 E Platte Ave, Colorado Springs, CO 80909
Family Owned and Operated Since 1952 Meat Market in Colorado Springs, CO. We heard that there is a selection of German imported food, but please let us know what kind to update this listing.
Kneisel & Anderson
511 6th St, Georgetown, CO 80444
It’s the oldest store in Georgetown with roots from Austria and Sweden! You can find specialty and imported Scandinavian, German, English, Swiss, and Swedish foods along with imported cheeses, European chocolates, and Colorado products.
Chef Neuhold from Styria Catering
Chef Neuhold is well known in the Denver area and can be found at various Christkindlmarkets or Bierfests. His usual menu includes Wiener Schnitzel and Salmon. Contact him if you want to have him cater a party Austrian-style!
Andy Grogger from Andy’s Kitchen
Andy can be found at Oktoberfests and he is also offering catering. He makes his own Speck, Leberkäse, Grammeln and such.
We heard about a few spots in Colorado where Austrian goodies can be purchased, but only on a very limited basis.
Total Wine & More
Denver 3905 East Evans Ave. Denver, Colorado, 80210 stocks Manner and Stiegl!
It’s a local coffee shop with three locations in Boulder and you can get Ritter chocolate and Manner Schnitten!
1235 Pearl St, Boulder, CO 80302
We found Darbo Elderberry syrup (Holundersaft) and some Darbo Marmelade. Unsure if this was a temporary offering or you can always find it there.
3320 Youngfield St, Wheat Ridge, CO 80033
Has a really big selection of Austrian wine’s and liquor!
Online shopping option:
If you are more into online shopping, try this online store: www.austriansupermarket.com
As this is an ever-changing and growing list, please leave a comment if you happen to know of any addition to this list!