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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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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“wild game” (5 reviews)
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German, European, Central European, International
$$ - $$$
322 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-5702
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1 - 10 of 263 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved everything about Cafe Berlin! The service, beer, food and ambiance of the cafe were excellent. It is quaint and close to the many DC attractions.

Thank Christy H H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had reservations, party of one. The staff was ver friendly, welcoming and proud of their restaurant. It was clear they have a passion for what they do and the food they serve. The food had a good attempt at being authentic but after just...More

Thank Djbar425
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

My wife and I enjoy a beautiful evening here and savored the delicious courses. We split a bottle of wine, and their four different sample of German salads. Very tasty. I had the sauerbraten and my wife had the chicken schnitzel. Both were excellent. This...More

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This was my second visit here. The first was with friends and this one was with family. The service was excellent each time - they have the friendliest people who work there!!! I've been to Germany twice, and he food at Cafe Berlin is the...More

1  Thank Shelby S
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We did not have reservations for our family of four, so we did not mind waiting for a table. After ordering our food, we did wait for a very long time and the kids were nearly asleep by the time we ate. However, the food...More

Thank SuzW300
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

The wiener schnitzel was pounded so thin even just one side of the breading was thicker than the meat. The bread dumpling just looked like smashed up bread with 0 flavor. Save you money go somewhere else for the money we could of went and...More

Thank Gardner S
Reviewed 28 May 2017

The Cafe Berlin is a great place to enjoy German food. The staff are super nice and the restaurant itself is very comfortable. My selection was Jäger Schnitzel with white Asparagus. What a super selection, perfectly prepared. There menu is filled with traditional German favorites...More

Thank NevadadbaBrew
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Terrific and affordable Sunday brunch German style. Wide array of delicious offerings ranging from chocolate cherry waffles to sausage platters and eggs plus steak and brie. Six of us dined, all whom of which have spent time in Germany. The sauerkraut balls were a delicious...More

2  Thank jandkbach
Reviewed 15 May 2017

My wife and I stopped by here on a weekend just for lunch on a day when we planned to see the sights in Washington. We stumbled onto Cafe Berlin because I was in the mood for some good Bratwurst. I'm not sure why I...More

1  Thank KB_222014
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Far too many restaurants today try too hard to be cool, creative and a place to be seen rather than serving straightforward meals that diners wants. The Cafe Berlin is not a pretentious place, but rather a slightly worn (shall I say comfortable) establishment serving...More

2  Thank KeithT879
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
German, European, Central European, International
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
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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