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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%
Travellers talk about
“schnitzel” (28 reviews)
“potato pancakes” (13 reviews)
“wild game” (6 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
German, European, Central European, International
$$ - $$$
322 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-5702
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81 - 90 of 291 reviews

Reviewed 9 June 2016

This restaurant is near Union Station. We walked there from the Metro. It's in a row of what appears to be houses turned restaurants. They each have al fresco dining in the front garden, however, being a warm, muggy day, we chose to sit inside....More

1  Thank ZanerHouston_Texas
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

This place is always amazing! We have been coming here for 7 years, and as always the food, service, drink are always top notch. We always and highly recommend this place to everyone we meet. From the smile at the door, to the smile at...More

1  Thank michaelw1074
Reviewed 16 May 2016

As a fan of German cuisine, I will say the food here was "ausgezeignet." Our party had a variety of appetizers, soups, entrees and desserts and it was all outstanding. Portions were substantial and the prices were very reasonable, especially for Washington. The cafe itself...More

1  Thank RJN612
Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

While in DC for five days we have visited a variety of restaurants. What I like most about this one is a combination of the food and service. The food is outstanding (and that coming from someone whose family owns a German restaurant in another...More

2  Thank Monika T
Reviewed 10 May 2016

Coming from German heritage I was interested to try their food. We saw that this place got some nice reviews, so we tried it out on our recent trip to DC. We weren't disappointed. Service was slow, but they had limited staff and were especially...More

1  Thank joycelia
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

A group of friends and I enjoyed a fabulous dinner here. The food is, without a doubt, some of the best German food I have eaten. The service was good as well. They run a happy hour until 6 with pretty good discounts on bar...More

1  Thank Bill D
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

walked in around 3:30pm and was rejected because they were fully booked and we needed a reservation. we were able to get a reservation on open table and had the confirmation but the hostess still didn't honor it. the way that she handled it was...More

Thank Saerome P
Reviewed 5 May 2016

Excellent menu, nice ambiance and great service. My husband, son and all had a delightful, delicious lunch on Tuesday afternoon. The beer was good, selection of sandwiches enticing and interesting. The sandwiches were served with a cup of onion soup and a scoop of potatoes....More

1  Thank CathyM1313
Reviewed 4 May 2016 via mobile

Love this place. Food has always been great and they always have good beer. As others have said, service can be slow, but it never feels much of anyone's fault.

1  Thank crosscountry10
Reviewed 4 May 2016

First time being here as well trying the German food. Love their sausages, baked potatoes, and veal. Myself doesn't like potatoes (except fries) but I finished all of my baked potatoes with my veal dish which was a big surprise to everyone. My friend got...More

1  Thank LilianBloom
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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
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 11:00 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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