German market - Alpine Market in Torrance

Join Festmeister Hans and Gretel for a tour of the Alpine Market!

The Alpine Market is a German market, but also offers a variety of  hard-to-find European foods. The market houses an authentic European bakery, a butcher shop that produces Southern California’s finest sausages, and an import grocery featuring the finest imported products.  We’ve got a great selection of beers, wines and liquors as well!

Come see our Master Sausage Maker Alex Lager who produced the 2008 Award Winning Sausage at the Annual State of California Meat Processors Competition.

Market Hours:

Monday-Thursday: 10am – 6pm
Friday-Saturday-Sunday: 9am – 6pm

Holiday/Special Hours:

Easter Sunday (April 4): 9am – 4pm
Mothers Day (May 9): 9am – 5pm
Memorial Day (May 31) – 10am – 5pm
Fathers Day (June 20) – 9am – 5pm
July 4th – 9am – 5pm
Labor Day (9/6) – 10am – 5pm
Thanksgiving Day (Nov 25): Closed
Christmas Eve (12/24): 9am – 4pm
Christmas Day (12/25): Closed
New Year’s Eve (12/31): 9am – 4pm
New Year’s Day: (1/1): Closed

German Sausage & Wurst

The Alpine butchers  follow generations-old recipes handed down from parents to children.  We jealously guard our recipes from imitators.  Our European and German sausages tend to be more finely ground, balanced and mild in flavor than sausages produced by the big factory processors. We produce a variety of German sausages including bratwurst, bockwurst, landjager, weisswurst, liverwurst as well as some traditional favorites like Polish kielbasa.

If you are looking for authentic, artisanal, and award-winning sausages in Southern California then there is only one place to come:  The Alpine Market.  If you show up early enough you might catch Wurstmeister Alex Lagger in time to say hello and shake his hand.  He is a true craftsman!


Bottle Shop – Craft Beer, Wines and Liquor

American Craft Beer, German & European Bier

The Alpine Market is famous for it’s great selection of German and European bier imports. We stock over 200 different brands including bottles from craft beer breweries. We also have of the European style beers: Paulaner, Weihenstephaner, Weltenburger, Augustiner, Spaten, Hofbrau, Erdinger, Reissdorf Kolsch, Stiegl and a lot more! In addition to these products in our market, be sure to stop by the Alpine Restaurant to enjoy a variety of  beers on tap.

Liquor & Wine Imports

We also have an extensive European liquor department.  Our products include Aasbach Uralt, Echte Kroatzbeere, Original Bauer’s Obstler, Verpoorten, Jagermeister, Goldwasser, Killepitsch and a lot more! We are also proud to offer great Californian and European Wines.

German Food & Imports

The Alpine Village Market staff pours great effort into procuring the finest products that Europe produces.  Our huge selection of German food imports offers some of the hardest to find items anywhere in Southern California. Our fine imported brands include:

  • Chocolates-Mozartkugeln, Lindt, Milka, After Eight, Kinder Chocolate, Hanuta, Duplo, Ritter Sport
  • Cake & Pie Mix-Dr. Oetker
  • Coffee-Jacobs, Tchibo, Eduscho, Dallmayr
  • Potato Dumplings-Dr. Willi Knoll, Kartoffelland, Werners, Pfanni
  • Spaetzle-Hofbauer, Pfanni, Bechtle, Riesa, Maggi
  • Pate-Giovanni’s, Champagne Delight
  • Gravy & Soups-Maggi and Knorr
  • Tea-Onno Behrends Tea, Pickwick, Teekanne, Messmer, Kings Gold, J&R and Twinings
  • Pickled Items, Sauerkraut, Syrups-Vavel, Darbo, Kruegerman, Nora, Kuehne, Hengstenberg and Gundelsheim
  • Cookies-Bahlsen
  • Fish-Hawesta, Ruegen Fisch, Alstertor, Appel and Richter
  • Variety Brands-Nora, Maggi, Hero

The Alpine Bakery

Baked Goods

Early each morning our bakers at Alpine Market Bakery roll up their sleeves and get to work producing authentic European-style baked goods such as  homemade tortes, pastries, breads, and rolls.  Our cookies and cakes are hand made and hand decorated and we are not too modest to say that our giant soft pretzels have an absolutely addictive taste and texture that you must try!


Having a wedding or party? Wedding and party cakes are our specialty! Our talented cake designers can create custom portrait cakes from any photograph or produce a custom design of such beauty that it would a shame to slice up….if the cake wasn’t so delicious that is!

More info: ALPINE BAKERY >