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Cafe Berlin

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
German, European, Central European, International
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322 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-5702 (Between 3rd & 4th)
+1 202-543-7656
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Today
11:30 - 22:00
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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85 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed drinks and fresh pretzel appetizers on the patio. The pretzels were great and there is a nice selection of drinks. I will return for dinner - the menu looked wonderful!!

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Thank Diana15241
Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Charming place. Get a table outside if possible. Food was fresh, inventive, and tasty. It's not cheap, but then this is an expensive neighborhood. We've been three times now. Ask for the nightly specials. Seems like they don't push them very hard, but they always seem to have one or two.

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Thank jamesfrederick5
Utica, New York
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1,767 reviews
553 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 667 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Searched TA for the best German restaurants in the DC area and Cafe Berlin was at the top. Did not disappoint at all. Seated immediately and started with a Dunkel weisse beer -- superb -- and a pinot gris. Great service. And the appetizer we ordered, potato pancakes and four German salads, were among the best German favorites we've ever... More 

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1 Thank RonL40
Fort Worth, Texas
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant was a great reproduction of an authentic German cafe. Great appetizers, entrees and draft beers.

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Thank smonthie0912
Valparaiso, IN
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103 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were there for lunch. The food was good, but portions and prices may be more appropriate for dinner.

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Thank mosika
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We found this restaurant on Trip Advisor. The food and service were excellent and we would recommend this to anyone looking for a great German meal.

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Thank CBOWVBO
Chesterland, Ohio
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726 reviews
330 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 471 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 February 2017

The name Cafe Berlin tells you a lot and is in keeping with this nice German cafe near the capital. We were here during an unseasonably warm evening in February. It was nice enough that we were able to eat in the patio in front, which is itself a pleasant setting along Massachusetts Avenue. They have two menus, both with,... More 

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2 Thank ElaineAndGreg
Richardson, Texas
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25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2017

Okay, being in a stranger in a city with no reservations on Valentine's Day, left me thinking I might have to go to McDonalds! :( Valentine's Dinner is often a limited selection, at inflated prices (but what we do to please our ladies), but I was pleasantly surprised! Not only did they make room for me only after a short... More 

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1 Thank SDNEUNER
Birmingham, AL
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345 reviews
199 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

We went here on a recommendation from a co-worker. The service was outstanding, and the food was well prepared. We both tried different schnitzels and both were delicious. They have a good selection of beers on draft, the Warsteiner pilsner was clean, crisp, and fresh. We will definitely return on future visits to DC.

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1 Thank VinoBambinos
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

I have been here 4 times for dinner and my expectations were exceeded each and every time. I did not think I liked German Food! For me, being able to walk here is awesome, because there are not a ton of great restaurants in my neighborhood (although that is slowly starting to change). The prices are fair and the beer... More 

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1 Thank Jason V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 30 - USD 30
Cuisine
German, European, Central European, International
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 322 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-5702
    (Between 3rd & 4th)
  • Public Transportation: Union Station on the red line is only 3 short blocks away.
  • Location: United States  >  District of Columbia (DC)  >  Washington DC
  • Phone Number: +1 202-543-7656

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