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Restaurant and Cafe Matador

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European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Brandenburger Str. 2, 14467 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
+49 4933 12019863
12:00 - 00:00
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162 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

Nice decor, lovely atmosphere and friendly staff. Food was gorgeous, only problem was we didn't quite get what we ordered but that may have been a language issue. Thoroughly enjoyed it

Thank Bev6968
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66 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

The service was great, friendly but not pushy. The setting is wonderful, sitting outside with a view of the brandburger tor. Does not get much better in Potsdam. The quality of the food is amazing! The steak was just the way it was supposed to be, and the size of the portions is more than filling. The pumpkin soup was... More 

Thank Stephan A
Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Was a rainy night so inside was full, so sat outside in the court yard overlooking the Brandenburg. Ordered a hamburger and rump steak. After 30 + minutes food arrived. Large serves. I had the hamburger which had a great relish, my partner the steak which was prepared to correctly. French fries were more of a chunky chip without taste,... More 

Thank sky0508
Manhattan Beach, California
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

We met family for lunch here. We sat outside. They have a varied menu, food was excellent and the service was great.

Thank Sheila Z
Salisbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

An amazing restaurant in a beautiful location. Stayed in potsdam for two nights and chose this restaurant over the hotels for both evenings. Food and service outstanding and the street musician added to the ambiance. Food good value for big portions and service impeccable.

Thank Emma L
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Cafe Matador has a wonderful location, with a great view of Brandenburg Tor. The food is good, the dishes are large, and the prices are fair. Recommended!

Thank Elad05092015
Greenbrae, California
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173 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

At beginning of main street in Potsdam, next to Brandenburg Gate, start of walking only street. Attractive restaurant with outdoor and indoor seating, outdoor is where you want to be, people watch and fresh air. You can make reservations which we did not know, but only 10 minutes and we had a nice size table. Burgers, fries, salads, everything we... More 

Thank Paul R
Jacksonville, Florida
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256 reviews
156 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 280 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2016

The Brandenburger Tor blocks the evening sun, making this the best place on the platz for dinner. Drinks and wine are excellent quality and reasonably priced. Service is professional and excellent. Some servers are English speaking, but not all. The pizza and burgers were well liked by all who had them. The people watching is great. Get a table outside... More 

Thank OldDukeDoc
Derby, England, United Kingdom
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87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2016

Good location in the busy square, had a great pasta but all the food looked great, good service friendly staff

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Fort William, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Located at the western end of the main shopping street in Potsdam this is a friendly restaurant with a lovely outdoor seating area looking over the Brandenburger Tor. Varied menu at typically good prices.

Thank Steven B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brandenburger Str. 2, 14467 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Brandenburg  >  Potsdam
  • Phone Number: +49 4933 12019863
The multi-facetted MATADOR restaurant goes down well with people of all ages. Guests sit and relax by the digital fireplace and stacked firewood. Combined with the wooden chairs, tables and bar, as well as the pleasant earthy colours, the soft lighting and candlelight, these elements create a warm and cosy feel. Sip a cocktail in the bright relaxed surroundings outside. Tuck into a mouth-watering lava-stone grilled steak. The quality of food and service leaves nothing to be desired. You cannot beat the Matador for location either, allowing you to take a leisurely stroll in the nearby Sanssouci Park after your meal.

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