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Boxhagener Str. 60, 10245 Berlin, Germany
+49 163 9870767
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good26%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“pelmeni” (9 reviews)
“blinis” (3 reviews)
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European, Russian, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Boxhagener Str. 60, 10245 Berlin, Germany
Neighbourhood: Friedrichshain
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Reviewed 7 April 2017

Unassuming and low key place with typical heavy European food. The best bit is the good vibes...and the free bottle of vodka for the table.....!!! Worst bit...monday hangover.

Thank TerryNutkins222
Reviewed 20 September 2016

I have been a couple of times to Matreshka, blinis are ok, pelmeni not that much, the special tea with mermelade is quite interesting. I guess I just can say that the food and drinks are ok, but for the price they do not reach...More

Thank Jesús N
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Te place is nice, the dishes are really big and super tasty. I discover this restaurant and I come back twice in the week. Vodka shots are from the house, included in the price. Super friendly prople, nice and polite. A must in Berlin!! 🇷🇺👌🏼🇷🇺

Thank pablocabreraf
Reviewed 16 August 2016 via mobile

Great restaurant with excellent service! Our tourguide recommended this restaurant, and I am glad he did. The food was delicious, the atmosphere was good and the half Russian/German guy took really good care of us. If you go here, definitely try some vodka (Ask for...More

Thank vvdongen
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

... with paprika sauce and mashed potatoes. Great food. We even got vodka on the house. Would go again.

Thank Mari K
Reviewed 6 July 2016

I had gulasch, which I would not order again. Even though I always have rather small portions, the gulash plate was even for me very small. I was still hungry when we left. Pelmeni was good. A friend did not like his "wareniki with sauerkraut"...More

Thank april a
Reviewed 7 April 2016

i took me some time before I decided to put a public review of this restaurant... Sometimes the small "gems" are best when hidden! :-) In a nutshell this is a perfect place for an affordable and tasty (although not the best in town) Russian...More

1  Thank KiwixWilson
Reviewed 19 November 2015

sorry to admit, but it was definitely not the best russian i tried in berlin..Dacha cafe is much better.. but for sure - homemade drinks and pelmeni are worth trying, but a bit overpriced in my mind (( simple interior , reminded me of university...More

Thank E_Volkova
Reviewed 2 October 2015

I mean, what more can you ask for? try the potato Schnitzel one it's a killer, and try the salmon pancakes with vodka as a starter. the food and the service are great, the prices are ok. and you will enjoy a treat of lovely...More

1  Thank 765rashaa
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Pelmeni and beef Stroganoff were awesome, tastes exactly like at home. Will definitely come again and try more. The waitress was also very nice and attentive.

Thank Наталья С
When you arrive at Warschauer Strasse in the heart of
the district, you have found one of Berlin’s party
hotspots. At night in Friedrichshain, the energy is
palpable and the streets of this old worker's quarter
are full of street musicians. On one hand, you may
find a bar with international crowds, electronic
music, long lines and panoramic views - on the other,
an outside venue by old train yards featuring decrepit
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
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Open Hours
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
16:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Boxhagener Str. 60, 10245 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Friedrichshain
  • Neighbourhood: Friedrichshain
  • Phone Number: +49 163 9870767
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