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Cafe Berlin

) #168 of 2,580 Restaurants in Washington DC $$ - $$$ German, European,
322 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-5702
+1 202-543-7656
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • 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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71 - 80 of 259 reviews

Reviewed 8 February 2016

If you in DC in the Capitol Hill area try Cafe Berlin! This is very good German food, and it's very german. I know that is strange but it's like you in Germany. Service was very good. They have a really nice bear garden that...More

1  Thank NCJustMe
Reviewed 4 February 2016

I originally went to this restaurant about 5 years ago on my visit to DC. I made sure I went back on this visit. Great German food at prices I would expect. Also had a great beer on tap. Good stuff. The wait staff was...More

1  Thank Lou F
Reviewed 31 January 2016

My son (age 16), husband, and I stopped in for dinner this evening. I was a little apprehensive because I do not tend to like meat, though both my husband and son do. Dinner was perfect for all of us. My husband had the wild...More

1  Thank Anne R
Reviewed 11 January 2016

Had great food at this restaurant located close to Union Station and Capital Hill. Attentive staff, quiet surroundings.

1  Thank HillcrestBnBHost
Reviewed 10 January 2016

We came here for a few drinks right before closing and the people serving were great! Great service for closing time and they just finished hosting a large party. The beer was delicious and came in giant mugs. We orderes their pretzels and bier cheese;...More

1  Thank Jenny R
Reviewed 4 January 2016

There are so many good restaurants in DC, but Cafe Berlin will always be one of my favorites. The menu is full of authentic German choices - I try something new every time, and have never once been disappointed. They also have some excellent German...More

6  Thank TB012
Reviewed 2 January 2016 via mobile

What a surprise this was. Quaint, quiet and delicious. Authentic upscale German food. Weiner Schn was phenomenal and they had the best mustard I've ever had...loved it

Thank GCoftheQC
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Came into Cafe Berlin on a cold damp afternoon for lunch, but when I saw the wild game menu I changed my mind. I had a wonderful parsnip soup to start and then the wild boar ragout. Both were flavorful and very well prepared. I...More

1  Thank bropaul
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Made reservations for Christmas dinner and was not disappointed. A truly authentic German meal with wonderful choices. The staff could not have been anymore efficient. Especially loved the baked brie, potato pancakes and the schnitzels. So many desserts to choose from and could not even...More

2  Thank jaackerberg
Reviewed 2 December 2015

I love German and eastern European food. A lot of places try to do it, but do a poor job of properly representing it. Cafe Berlin makes everything (EVERYTHING) from scratch, and the quality shows. We took the family there on a recent trip, and...More

Thank DragonChowhound
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
German, European, Central European, International
Lunch, Dinner, 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 - 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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