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Cafe Berlin

$$ - $$$German, European,
322 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-5702
+1 202-543-7656
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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German, European, Central European, International
$$ - $$$
322 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-5702
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife is from Berlin and when we visited today if I closed my eyes wake up I’m in Berlin. The atmosphere, entrance, outside eating garden are pure German. Than came a Luke warm Goulash soup ugh 😑 which was good but not hot. Than...More

Thank 49thipsd
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've been here several times and always had good food and service. This was not the case last night. While the food was still very good, the service was not. We had to wait 45 minutes for our mains due to the "kitchen being slammed"...More

Thank RonFG
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Cafe Berlin in search of some good Eastern European food. The restaurant is on the bottom of three brownstones and has a small bar and two dinning rooms. Nice decor with modest but quality German decorations . Menu has a nice selection of German...More

Thank Ron S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner at Cafe Berlin tonight. The two chefs are from two very different regions in Germany. One from Rügen, an island in the Baltic Sea, the other from south central Germany. The combination is a winner. Traditional German food well executed and certainly not...More

Thank Merten B
Reviewed May 15, 2018

This is a fine place for a cold beer with good service, but the food leaves a lot to be desired. We were expecting more, a lot more. However, the appetizer (Kartoffel Pfannkuchen) turned out to be nothing more that a few hash browns. The...More

Thank tickyour
Reviewed May 13, 2018 via mobile

We have been to Cafe Berlin several times so was happy to get a last minute reservation on Mother’s Day. We were seated promptly and the waiter came by quickly. This would be the theme of the evening- we felt rushed. He wanted to take...More

Thank kcurbear1
Reviewed April 26, 2018

Ok, so I chose this cafe as it was the closest to the airBNB we were staying in and it was raining cats and dogs. I love German food (reminds me of my Nonnie). My co-worker had never had German food, so I was not...More

Thank longingforord
Reviewed April 14, 2018

Cafe Berlin is very well located and has the best german food in town. The restaurant is a little bit overpriced though.

Thank PauloMarinho
Reviewed April 13, 2018 via mobile

Really liked the dinner! German food was really good. So if you only do that I'd recommend. But, since we went for Easter dinner so wanted dessert since it was a special occasion. No German desserts available. Just really bad stale cheesecake. In fact when...More

Thank ILoveAGoodRoadTrip
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

We were looking for a late lunch after visiting the Capitol area and found this listing on TA. The cafe is about ten minutes walk from the visitor centre, passing through 1st St - 4th St on the East side. We were welcomed in by...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
German, European, Central European, International
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:30 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
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