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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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German, European, Central European, International
$$ - $$$
322 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-5702
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Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

I came to Cafe Berlin and was impressed with the outside patio area as it was beautifully decorated with lights. Had it not been cold, I would have ate outside. I liked the table cloth and the flicker of the faux candle on the table,...More

1  Thank TheLawyeress
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Nice short walk from where we are staying for a visit to Washington DC. Started with a 4 at the end of our meal and ordered desert to go (have not tried the desert yet). The food was deserving of a 4. The reason for...More

1  Thank Jeff V
Reviewed 27 March 2017

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!!

Thank Diana15241
Reviewed 26 March 2017

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...More

Thank jamesfrederick5
Reviewed 16 March 2017

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...More

2  Thank RonL40
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

3  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

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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
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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