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$$ - $$$
European, Central European
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Zornige Ameise 3, 45134 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 201 443040
11:30 - 23:00
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Vina del Mar, Chile
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77 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

It's a nice and quiet place for celebrating the signature of an important contract. Food was excellent and the service very friendly and professional.

Thank Roberto M
Charlestown, Rhode Island
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44 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2015

We stopped here only because it was close to the park and we were so pleasantly surprised. It's a large restaurant with excellent and friendly service. Three of us ordered the jagerschnitzel and it was the best we ate while in Germany! The schnitzel was crispy and light and the mushroom sauce was creamy and delicious! We were also served... More 

Thank ProfBBB
Richmond, Virginia
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198 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2014

The menu at Drago is decidedly Balkan and leans heavily on it's hearty steaks. Was pleasantly surprised when instead of the mega ribeye, I ordered the traditional German schnitzel. It was done very well - not overly breaded and not at all greasy. The steaks and lamb were to everyone's satisfaction and the service was first rate. Worth a return... More 

Thank Ziganki
London, United Kingdom
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225 reviews
160 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2014

For all lovers of Croatian or Serbian food this is a place to go if you are in Essen It is not elegant but comfortable and it is always worth to go there The best are the grills and also very good the deserts

Thank henryschoice
Essen, Germany
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51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2014

Much of the local reputation of this Drago restaurant is based on the extravaganza of its owner (guess his name is - Drago). Look for the guy wearing one shoe in one color and the other shoe in another color - this is him. Basically this is Balkan food restaurant with an expanded range of dishes - as they also... More 

Thank Chumahue
Padua, Italy
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59 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2011

I was there several times, with family and friends. it is always a very nice, abundantly decorated, warm place. food is really good, with an accent on german traditional kitchen, and very rich, so be prepared to eat a lot and to enjoy it! if the time to wait is a bit long, especially during week ends, you will be... More 

Thank barbara p

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Zornige Ameise 3, 45134 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Essen
  • Phone Number: +49 201 443040

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?