We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Officina 1

Bredeneyer Str. 142, 45133 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 201 8462447
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent42%
  • Very good33%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
15 Mar 2017
“Excellent Italian food - prices okish, service partly slow”
14 Dec 2016
“a nice italian restuarant in Essen”
Open Now
5:00 pm - 11:00 pmAll hours
Italian, Mediterranean
$$ - $$$
Bredeneyer Str. 142, 45133 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (103)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Excellent Italian food (antipasti, pasta, tiramisu, foccaccia, ...) and nice interior design - the building might have been a little factory or repair-shop. Two levels, some bigger tables with benches, which facilitates conversation with other diners - or you choose a smaller table for some...More

Thank 69Traveltraveltravel
Reviewed 14 December 2016

this is a nice place to eat, quite friendly, in a nice building just tucked off the street, the menu is quite comprehensive, with an array of pizza if that is too your liking. the traditional Italian dishes are also quite good, though I did...More

Thank JLM3080
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

I went there with different Italian friends and we've always been really impressed by the quality of pizza there! You have almost the impression of being in Italy, except for the prices which are a little bit too high...

Thank Lucia R
Reviewed 27 June 2016

Visited a couple of times over the last 2 month or so. The ambience is quiet nice and deserves a very good to excellent rating. Nevertheless the food is a hit or miss. If you charge 24 Euros for a rather simple fish dish you...More

1  Thank YoshiDus
Reviewed 8 September 2015

I went here several times last years while visiting my sister. The building is a bit hidden away from the street. Like other reviewers mentioned the atmosphere is more casual. Downstairs they offer large tables for groups and upstairs a bit more usual restaurant like...More

Thank KrisCobain
Reviewed 1 May 2015

This is definitively my favourite Italian restaurant in Essen. The restaurant is one of four, which is run by the same owners. While others are more fancy, the Officina offers great food in Italian style atmosphere. Bring your kids and family or come for a...More

Thank Jan V
Reviewed 15 November 2014 via mobile

As in the title.. I'm Italian and I've eat something different from what I call Italian taste.. Anyway not bad.. But a lot overrated. There's something cuter in Essen. So 2* just to adjust the rating. Cheers

3  Thank Lorenzo C
Reviewed 14 May 2014

Went there with Kids on Mothers Day. Although some claim it is a bit loud, it makes you feel comfortable when with Kids, as noone (apart from nice waitres) pays Attention to them. Good Food, reasonable prices (but not very cheap), what else does one...More

1  Thank Piotr S
Nearby Restaurants
Sudtiroler Stuben
56 reviews
1.54 km away
97 reviews
1.37 km away
La Bruschetta
13 reviews
1.30 km away
Nearby Attractions
Grugapark Essen
454 reviews
2.22 km away
Villa Huegel
446 reviews
1.17 km away
Kruppsiedlung Margarethenhohe
109 reviews
2.69 km away
Messe Essen
106 reviews
2.00 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Officina 1 staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bredeneyer Str. 142, 45133 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Essen
  • Phone Number: +49 201 8462447
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing