Leesburg, Virginia: Mighty Midget Kitchen

Get your tasty German "hand food" from a piece of a recycled B-29 bomber. It looks like a large refrigerator.

Döner Bistro

Address:
202 Harrison St. SE, Leesburg, VA
Directions:
Döner Bistro. Leesburg is 40 minutes west of the DC area on US Rt. 7. You can reach it from Dinosaurland by traveling East on Rte. 50 until you reach Rte. 15. Turn left, heading north into Leesburg.
Hours:
Su-M 11 am - 9 pm, Tu-Th 11 am -10 pm, F-Sa 11 am - 11 pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
703-779-7880
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MIghty Midget Kitchen.

Mighty Midget Kitchen - German Hand Food

First thing you notice is the orange umbrellas and German pop music playing on the patio. The Mighty Midget Kitchen is still running and it's now called "Döner Bistro," and when we went there for lunch, this place was happening! You can choose to eat inside and watch a "Futbol" game, eat on a huge picnic table outside, or set yourself up at the bar on a keg stool.

The menu includes anything, German from Bratwurst to their famous Doner sandwich -- highly recommended. Tons of imported Deutschland beers, German candies, chocolates, friendly work staff, and a great place to enjoy some authentic wienerschnitzel. Don't expect to use any eating utensils and if you get the Brawt be sure to order it with their homemade pita bread.

[Dave Luea, 05/16/2010]
Mighty Midget Kitchen

The Mighty Midget Kitchen is again open, although the name on the receipt reads Hamburg Doner, and they serve bratwurst and schnitzel instead of barbecue. The neon sign still reads Mighty Midget, however. You place your orders in a house next door, they cook it inside the aluminum structure, and bring it out to you at picnic tables next to both buildings.

[Todd MacDermid, 04/27/2008]

B-17 bombers (not B-29s, scraps which make up the outer hull of the Mighty Midget Kitchen), were used to bomb the original city of Hamburg in Germany.

Mighty Midget Kitchen.

Mighty Midget Kitchen

I stopped by the Mighty Midget Kitchen and found three men working on the restaurant, which has closed. I spoke to one of them, a reddish-haired fellow with a German accent, who said that they were waiting for one more piece of equipment, and then they would be ready to have their inspection. He thought, if all went well, that the Mighty Midget Kitchen would reopen a week from now.

[Julie Mangin, 03/19/2008]
Mighty Midget Kitchen

In December 2007 it was announced the BBQ company needed to vacate, as the Mighty Midget Kitchen will become German food. Those loving B'z BBQ can still enjoy it roughly four miles up the street.

[Jason Margolies, 02/22/2008]
Mighty Midget Kitchen

The MM Kitchen is still up and running and doing quite well. It has no resemblance to an aircraft fuselage but still looks pretty cool. We didn't eat there due to the limited seating (a couple of picnic tables) but found a good pizza place across the street.

[Gary Penta, 10/06/2007]

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