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Cafe Berlin

322 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-5702
+1 202-543-7656
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“schnitzel” (23 reviews)
“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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11 - 20 of 268 reviews

Reviewed 15 March 2017

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

Thank smonthie0912
Reviewed 13 March 2017

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

Thank mosika
Reviewed 23 February 2017 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.

Reviewed 21 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,...More

2  Thank ElaineAndGreg
Reviewed 19 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...More

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....More

1  Thank VinoBambinos
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...More

1  Thank Jason V
Reviewed 22 January 2017

My family went to dinner here following the presidential inauguration, as we spent the afternoon only a block away at the Heritage Foundation. It was around 4:30 and the place was just rotating out its diners when we came, so we got to pick our...More

1  Thank boughsofholly
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

Love Cafe Berlin. Great schnitzel and sauerbraten. They even authentically are annoyed by the French restaurant next door!

1  Thank SydinDC
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Hubby had been here before and wanted to go again for the Sauerbrauten. I tasted his and it was very good. I was glad for the chance to try the game menu. I had venison, which the server said was his favorite. It was some...More

1  Thank Marcia D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
German, European, Central European, International
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, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
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
  • E-mail