Modern German Fare


Join us at Nick’s for the scratch made German favorites like
Schnitzel, Spätzle, Strudel & More. No Lederhosen necessary!


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Nick’s German Kitchen

German food with a modern twist… that is Nick’s German Kitchen! 

Restauranteurs Nick & Kelly have been serving their German favorites since 2004 when they opened up their boutique restaurant “Mezzo” in Darmstadt Germany, a combination of German & Italian cuisine served in an intimate upscale location. Fast forward 15 years to 2019… Nick & Kelly opened up a new “Mezzo” in Charleston, South Carolina. Serving an upbeat blend of European specialties with a heavy emphasis on German and Italian, Mezzo found many followers in the greater Charleston area. By far the favorite items on Chef Nick’s diverse menu: the Schnitzel!  So many came just for Schnitzel and Spaetzle alone that after two years of Mezzo, Nick & Kelly have decided to answer the overwhelming demand for more of Nick’s German specialties. 

Starting October 1, 2021 we welcome you to

Featuring scratch-made German specialties like Schnitzel, Spaetzle, Strudel and more, Nick’s German Kitchen offers an authentic German kitchen infused with a modern vibe. Flavorful, fresh and appealing, Nick’s German will make you rethink everything you think you know about German food! Guten Appetit!


not your oma’s german

Essen gut, alles gut

It’s time to rethink your ideas about German food. Nick’s German Kitchen features modern German specialties that are authentic without being
old-fashioned.  Because you don’t need Lederhosen to eat like a Jäger!

Wiener Schnitzel

Wie·​ner schnit·​zel | \ ˈvē-nər-ˌshnit-səl

: a thin breaded veal cutlet


a small dumpling cooked by running batter through a colander into boiling water
Such as Cheese Spaetzle


stru·​del | \ ˈstrü-dᵊl

: a pastry made from a thin sheet of dough rolled up with filling and baked.
Such as
Apple Strudel



: potato pancake


/wɝst/, /vɝst/, /vʊɹst/

: A German- or Austrian-style sausage
Such as Bratwurst



: pretzel; any kind of baked good in the
form of a loose knot 



What People are Saying

“A Great Find”

Excellent wait staff and food was outstanding. We are from the northeast and we’re looking for good food aside from the traditional southern cuisine. Needless to say we have found an excellent date night restaurant and will continue to go there.


“Just like in Europe”

There’s not enough space here to write how great a place this is. You just have to experience it. “


“Love this spot”

From start to finish our experience was fantastic. Everyone was gracious and kind. The restaurant truly has a warm energetic friendly atmosphere that makes you feel like you are in a cafe in Europe. The cuisine is DELICIOUS.


“Neighborhood Gem”

Excellent European dishes. Service is good. Owners Nick and Kelly are delightful hosts and enjoy mingling with clients..”

Mark F.

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