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Fall Food Tour

Savor the flavors of fall and explore Fitchburg's food scene! You'll find hand-crafted local brews, European specialties and delicate desserts that highlight the fruits of fall.

Authentic German Brats
at Bavaria Sausage


When it comes to traditional German sausages, Bavaria Sausage is as authentic as it gets. Their sausages are made locally and always gluten free. You can shop their entire store online, or safely shop in-person at their Bavarian Chalet in Fitchburg. There’s everything you need for the perfect fall cookout, including a wide selection of mustards and krauts, authentic German pretzels, dumplings, spatzle, and of course, bratwursts!

Seasonal Brews at Local Breweries


The Fitchburg area is home to some great craft breweries, several of whom feature seasonal Oktoberfest beers. Just released on September 16th, Hop Haus Brewing Co.'s seasonal brew, "1 & 10 Amber Ale" is A classic amber ale with notes of caramel and biscuit paired with cascade hops for a tasty and smooth drinking beer. Cheering on your favorite team never tasted so good! Enjoy a pint on their patio or around their outdoor firepits. Be sure to try their Burger Of The Week while you're there!

Delta Beer Lab and Great Dane Brewing Company also have seasonal beers that are available!

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Comfort Food


The perfect compliment to the crisp, cool weather is some piping-hot comfort food! No matter what you're craving, The Great Dane Pub in Fitchburg has you covered. Their Wisconsin-Style Mac is legendary, made with cheddar cheese, Peck's Pilsner cheese sauce and cheddar-sourdough breadcrumbs. Locals also love their Chicken Pot Pie, slow simmered chicken, baked in a crock with vegetables, potatoes and topped with puff pastry. Be sure to try their award- winning Oktoberfest brew!

great dane mac
Fresh-Baked Sweets


Your fall food tour isn't complete without a sweet treat from the Rolling Pin Bake Shop. Stop by their bakery Monday-Saturday for apple, pear and pumpkin goodies. You can order apple and pumpkin pies in advance, or follow them on Facebook to see what specialties they have that day. Kick off your weekend with coffee and apple cider donuts! Rolling Pin also offers an extensive breakfast and lunch menu, with eggs, quiche, and gourmet sandwiches on homemade bread.

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