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Berlin Best Restaurants

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Top Restaurants in Berlin

Restaurants in Berlin – What’s a vacation without excellent food, delicious cocktails or fine wine in a good restaurant? Such evenings create memories. WorldTop7 offers a selection of the best restaurants in Berlin. And because we know how different tastes are we cover all of the different restaurant styles!

Whether a sushi restaurant in Berlin, an American steakhouse, an Italian restaurant, a Thai eatery or exotic Cajun cuisine – the lovers of culinary delights come fully at their expense and find lots of insider tips. Our restaurant tips in Berlin are by locals (which should know where it tastes best!), celebrities, globetrotters and business people. And if you’ve eaten in one of these restaurants in Berlin where cuisine, service and atmosphere was unbeatable and you want to tell everybody – that’s what WorldTop7 stands for! Restaurants in Berlin with the x-factor!

The demands in terms of restaurant style are naturally very varied and WorldTop7 is happy to assist. Whether it is a small, cozy bistro in Berlin with delicious and authentic food for surprisingly little money or a completely styled Michelin-star restaurant in Berlin where movie stars and models have diner – here you find everything from inexpensive to expensive, from grunge to classy, from traditional to macro kitchen!

But not only for your vacation, also for your business lunch or business dinner in Berlin you can find exactly the right place to eat. Thus, business become pleasure in no time!

3 Minutes sur Mer

Style: French Bistro Fare Served Within 3 Minutes!

 

3 Minutes sur Mer Berlin

3 Minutes Sur Mer on Torstrasse, located next door from its sister restaurant Bandol, is a chic upscale French Bistro that offers a small but tasty French Classic Bistro Menu. Escargot, entrecote, veal tartare, vegetarian risotto, and coq au vin are just some of the delightful offerings. Dishes can be ordered in small or full plate portions allowing diners to tailor their meals to their liking. The ambiance is airy and very relaxing. The great smelling food preparations from open kitchen fill the bustling dining room with a mouthwatering scent. The pricey food is well worth it and the desserts are also superb. Make sure to book well ahead of time as the restaurant is almost always full.

3 Minutes Sur Mer is open from 11:30 am until midnight on weekdays and from 10 am until midnight on Saturdays and Sundays.

Address: Torstrasse 167, 10115 Berlin, Germany
Area: Berlin Mitte
Phone: +49 30 67 30 20 52

Price: Mains €7 to €19,50

Al Contadino Sotto Le Stelle

Style: Trendy but casual Italian

Al Contadino Sotto Le Stelle

Al Contadino Sotto Le Stelle is a trendy and stylish Italian eatery that has been serving delicious Italian slow food since 1997. It is conveniently located near Torstrasse and the Hakersche Market where the eatery sources the freshest ingredients for their specialties.

Dining underneath the Stars at Trendy Italian Restaurant – The restaurant name means farmhouse under the stars and this is evident with how the interior is decorated; the ceiling is painted blue to evoke the sky form which many golden stars are suspended. The ambiance is quite romantic especially with the soothing Italian background music. Any of the many homemade pasta options are good choices. Fritto misto of shrimp and squid, provolone and bacon stuffed veal roulade, and sea break with fried artichokes with Prosecco are excellent main course choices. Many Italian and local fine wines are also on offer.

Al Contadino Sotto Le Stelle is open for dinner daily from 6 pm until midnight.

Address: Auguststr. 34 , 10119 Berlin , Germany
Area: Berlin Mitte
Phone: +49 30 2819023
Website: http://www.alcontadino.eu/

AUSTRIA – Das Original

Style: Best Schnitzel in Berlin

Austria das Original

Restaurant AUSTRIA – Das Original in Berlin is renowned for serving the best Schnitzel in town. The eatery has been around since 1993 offering authentic Austrian Cuisine featuring classical Alpine dishes. The restaurant interior is rustic very cozy ambiance with dark wood décor and many trinkets and antlers hanging on the walls.

 

They also have spacious private rooms that are ideal for business or social gatherings for up to 70 people. The huge schnitzel with potato and cucumber salad is big enough to be shared by two. Other notable dishes include oversized pork dumplings, beef carpaccio, and chanterelle with tomato risotto. Vegetarian dishes are also on offer as well as local beers and Austrian wines.

 

If you happen to find yourself on the corner of Bergmannstrasse and Heimstrasse, then drop by Restaurant Austria Das Original from 6m until 1 am.

Address: Bergmannstrasse 30, 10961 Berlin, Germany
Area: Friedrichshain
Phone: +49 30 6944440
Website: http://www.austria-berlin.de/daheim.php

Borchardt

Style: German dishes for V.I.P

BorchardtThe restaurant institution for many years; the “Wiener Schnitzel” is everybody’s favorite but modern French and Italian dishes are also on the menu; many celebrities; a must go in Berlin – even Obama stopped by during his last trip and Tom Cruise loved this place during his shoot in Berlin; for lunch & dinner

Address: Franzoesische Strasse 47, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Area: Berlin Mitte
Phone: +49 30 8188 6262

Price: Entrée & main course €32.- to €50.-

Cafe Am Neuen See

Style: Bavarian Beergarden

cafe am neuen seeYou don’t always have to go to Munich for a nice beer-garden; right by a lake and very close to the “Siegessäule” located in Berlin’s Tiergarten” lies this little pearl; perfect for a beer after strolling through the park

Address: Lichtensteinallee 2, 10787 Berlin, Germany
Area: Tiergarten
Phone: +49 30 25 44 93 00

Price: Mains €3.50 to €12.-

Cantina @ Bar Tausend Berlin

Style: Japanese, Iberica & South American

Cantina Bar TausendIf you want a chic bar and restaurant in one try the newly opened “Cantina @ Bar Tausend” near the underground station “Friedrichstrasse”; and like the German people use to say: enjoy an “absacker” in the trendy bar after dinner

Address: Schiffbauerdamm 11, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Area: Berlin Mitte
Phone: +49 30 2758 2070
Website: http://tausendberlin.com/

Price: Mains €13.- to €26.-

Cookies Cream

Style: Nouveau Vegetarian Delights

Cookies CreamA dark intriguing alley beside the “Westin Grand Hotel” leads to “Club Cookies” which houses the “Cookies Cream” restaurant on the 2nd floor. The interior evokes an industrial yet stylish loft feel and the atmosphere is vibrant yet relaxed.
Expect an eclectic crowd of yuppies, hipsters, business men in suits, and even middle aged people who are there to sample purely vegetarian dishes. The parmesan dumplings, asparagus ravioli, and blue cheese stuffed couscous roll are just some of the most ordered menu offerings.

Cookies Cream serves dinner from Tuesdays thru Saturdays (7pm – late). Diners are given complimentary entry tickets to the club downstairs on Tuesdays and Thursdays and can party ‘til Cookies closes at 6am.

Address: Behrenstrasse 55, Berlin, Germany
Area: Berlin Mitte
Phone: +49 30 2749 2940
Website: http://www.cookiescream.com/

Price: €30 per person

Curry 36

Style: Curry Wurst Around The Clock

Curry 36Berlin without tasting a Curry Wurst is like swimming without water. Get your authentic Berliner Curry Wurst for lunch, snack, dinner or if you get hungry in the early morning take a cab  and have the world-famous curry wurst at “Curry 36” in Kreuzberg. Open everyday from 9am in the morning until the next morning 5am!

Address: Am Mehringdamm 36, 10961 Berlin, Germany
Area: Kreuzberg
Website: http://www.curry36.de/

Price: Curry Wurst & Chips €3.80

DUDU

Style: Local Trendy Asian Hangout

Dudu BerlinDUDU is THE insider tip for delicious but an unpretentious mix of Japanese/Vietnamese fare with friends located next to Rosenthaler Platz. As soon as ex-chef Nam Cao Hoai of famous restaurant “Pan Asia” opened this little gem at the busy Torstrasse the restaurant became a Top Spot of Berlins trendy creative crowd. Get a table in the little garden outside or at one of the communal tables inside.

Reservations are required but walk ins are ok as well. If fully booked you get a seat at the sushi bar. Open Monday to Friday 12am – Midnight and Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays from 2pm – Midnight.

Address: Torstr. 134, 10119 Berlin, Germany
Area: Berlin Mitte
Phone: +49 30 5173 6854
Website: http://www.dudu-berlin.de/

Price: €9.- to €16.-

E.T.A. Hoffmann

Style: French-german Fine Dining

eta hoffmannHere in Kreuzberg is E.T.A. Hoffmann buried, not far from the restaurant that bears his name; however, the restaurant E.T.A. Hoffmann is a solid culinary size in Kreuzberg, not overly “verkünstelt”, but also not down to earth; the menu is quite ambitious.

The interior of the premises is cleaned up, sober; all in all, a restaurant in the upscale category with not quite detached prices and very good food;

In summer there is a terrace in the courtyard; open from 5pm, closed on Tuesday

Address: Yorckstr. 83, 10965 Berlin, Germany
Area: Kreuzberg
Phone: +49 30 78 09 88 09
Website: http://www.restaurant-e-t-a-hoffmann.de/index-Dateien/test/eta.php

Price: Mains €9.- to €22.-

Fischers Fritz Christian Lohse

Style: Michelin Star Fine Dining

Fischers FritzFischers Fritz located in Berlin Mitte can be found at the posh 5 star Hotel Regent. The fine dining restaurant interiors are of course exquisite and elegant, brightly lit with lovely chandeliers, and sections are divided by ornate wood paneling. The tranquil ambiance is very conducive for business lunches and romantic dinners. 10 Private dining rooms are also available for small gatherings and special occasions.
Diners are sure to spoil their palates with Chef Christian Lohse’s contemporary creations. The menu features many fish and seafood dishes but there are also meat and poultry choices. Ala carte choices are available but going for the 4-6 course tasting menu is the best way to experience this upscale eatery. Diners are sure to be impressed by their extensive wine and champagne menu.
Fischers Fritz is open daily for lunch and dinner. Booking several days in advance is very much recommended.
WorldTop7 Insider Tip:  Just next door you find the Berlin restaurant institution Borchardt.

Address: Charlottenstrasse 49, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Area: Berlin Mitte
Phone: +49 30 20 33 6363

Price: €35/€47 for 2/3 course lunch; €30-€44 starters; €35-€90 mains; €130/€150/€170 for 4/5/6 course meal

Grill Royal

Style: Fancy International

Grill RoyalCurrent place to be for the hip fashion-, film- and arts-crowd; large, airy dining room with low ceiling; it’s mainly about steaks here, from Ireland, Argentina and Australia; great salads too.

Address: Friedrichstrasse 105c, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Area: Berlin Mitte
Phone: +49 30 2887 9288
Website: http://www.grillroyal.com/

Price: Entrée & main course €38.- to €72.-

Henne

Style: Old Berlin Tavern For Chicken Lovers

Restaurant HenneRestaurant Henne at Leuschnerdamm in Kreuzberg is an West Berlin institution; discovering Berlin includes a visit at this old inn and try its obligatory “Milchmasthähnchen” (chicken) and have a look at John F. Kennedy’s handsigned picture from his legendary Berlin visit back in 1963!

Open only for dinner & closed on Monday.

Address: Leuschnerdamm 25, 10999 Berlin, Germany
Area: Kreuzberg
Phone: +49 30 614 77 30
Website: http://www.henne-berlin.de 

Price: €2.40 to €9.50

Katz Orange

Style: Hip Restaurant and Bar with Lovely Courtyard

Katz Orange

Katz Orange Restaurant that opened in early 2012 is fast becoming a culinary hotspot in Berlin Mitte. The spacious and stylish restaurant with a mixture of old and vintage furnishings is located in a refurbished 19th century brewery with a lovely courtyard attracting both the local “in” crowd and international celebrities. Owned by Ludwig Cramer-Klett and with German chef Daniel Finke at the helm in the kitchen, the restaurant offers a small regular and seasonal menu featuring simple yet delectable meat dishes and creative vegetarian delights. The mint beef tartare and pulled pork dish are frequent diner favourites.

Their drink concoctions are also delish so make sure to sample cocktails or order from their wide range of international liqueur and tasty snacks at the hip bustling bar.

 

Katz Orange is open from Monday through Saturday from 6 pm until late. Making reservations are advised.

Address: Bergstrasse 22, Mitte, 10115 Berlin
Area: Berlin Mitte
Phone: +49 30 983 208 430
Website: http://www.katzorange.com/

Price: €47, €57, €67 for a  4-, 5-, 6-course tasting menu; €18 to €28 for a main course

Keyser Soze

Style: Berlin’s Famous Breakfast Institution

Keyser Soze

Keyser Soze Restaurant and Bar on Tucholskystrasse in downtown Berlin has been a breakfast institution since they opened their doors in 1998. What’s great is that they do not only serve breakfast but are also open until the wee hours of the morning (7:30 am until 3 am).

They serve breakfast treats until 6 pm so even nocturnal people may be able to enjoy a great meal to jumpstart their day.  The usual local bistro fare is also available with dishes like Weiner Schnitzel with a side of potato salad and veal Zurcher Geschnetzeltes in creamy mushroom sauce. Tempting desserts and an impressive collection of wines are also on offer. Remember to bring cash because credit cards payments are not accepted.

 

Address: Tucholskystr. 33, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Area: Berlin Mitte
Phone: +48 30 28 59 94 89
Website: http://www.keyser-soze.de/index.php?lang=eng

Kimchi Princess

Style: Casual Korean Dinner With Friends

kimchi princess

Best and unpretentious Korean restaurant in Berlin Kreuzberg with a lofty and airy interior; open only for dinner; closed on Monday

 

Address: Skalitzer Straße 36, 10999 Berlin, Germany
Area: Kreuzberg
Phone: +49 30 48 81 24 60
Website: http://kimchiprincess.com/

Price: €4.40 to €15.50

Kuchi Mitte

Style: Trendy Japanese

Kuchi MitteAuthentic Japanese sushi restaurant located near Hackescher Markt, serving raw fish with a modern touch; very original arranged rolls and sushi; a must – “my best friend’s roll”; young hip crowd; great for groups; but if you like pasta and nothing else than pasta, a young crowd and familiar atmosphere go to “Restaurant Maedchenitaliener” located nearby in the “Alte Schoenhauser Strasse” or try Brad Pitt’s favorite Italian restaurant called “Al Contadino”.

 

Address: Gipsstrasse 3, 10119 Berlin, Germany
Area: Berlin Mitte
Phone: +49 30 2838 6622
Website: http://www.mitte.kuchi.de/

Price: Sushi €4.- to €15.-

Mani Restaurant

Style: Culinary Journey in Berlin Mitte

Mani Restaurant

Chef Martin Shanninger, of the hip and stylish Mani Restaurant at the Hotel Mani in Berlin Mitte, takes diners’ palates to a very interesting gastronomic trip with his wonderful combinations of French preparations, Middle-Eastern spices and Mediterranean Ingredients. His creations on plates take diners to Paris, Tel Aviv, and all over the Mediterranean with dishes like foie gras beef burger with humus and fennel and saffron spiced roast beef. Chuzpeles or appetizers are served tapas style. Lebanese and Israeli wines are offered in addition to other International fine wines.

The Mani Restaurant ambiance is ultra-chic having leather chairs and a green marbled cozy fireplace with a lovely courtyard terrace to boot. Wine and dine everyday for either lunch (noon – 3 pm) or dinner (7 pm – midnight) and take your taste buds on an extraordinary trip from Berlin Mitte right here at Mani Restaurant.

Calling days ahead to make reservations are advised.

 

Address: Hotel Mani, Torstrasse 136, 10119 Berlin
Area: Berlin Mitte
Phone: +49 163 63594 64
Website: http://www.amanogroup.de/en/eat-drink/mani-restaurant/

Price: €12 Set lunch; €5-19 starters; €17-34 main course

Monsieur Vuong

Style: Vietnamese Lunch Evergreen

Monsieur Vuong

Monsieur Vuong is one of the best Vietnamese restaurants in Berlin. Perfect for a quick lunch after shopping around the Hackersche Markt or a dinner stop. Open from 12am – Midnight. Be prepared to queue for one of the communal tables outside or inside.

The specials of the day are a must try and you will return for sure!

Address: Alte Schönhauser Str. 46, 10119 Berlin, Germany
Area: Berlin Mitte
Phone: +49 30 9929 6924
Website: http://www.monsieurvuong.de/

Price:€4.- to €15.-

Paris Moskau

Style: Gourmet German

Paris MoskauLocated near the beautiful Tiergarten the restaurant Paris Moskau mixes the old world with modern elements; it was set-up by Gustav Jahn as a tavern with living rooms on the first floor in 1898; the inn was called “Kindl Stubl”; earned its name from its proximity to the line connecting Paris and Moscow; modern interpretation of German; check out the cozy garden in the summer with a view to the government quarter

Address: Alt-Moabit 141, 10557 Berlin, Germany
Area: Tiergarten
Website: http://www.paris-moskau.de

Price: Mains €32.- to €50.-

Pauly Saal

Style: 1930’s Reminiscing and Casual Dining

Pauly SaalPauly Saal restaurant is situated in the gymnasium of what used to be the “Jüdische Mädchenschule” (Jewish girls school). It takes diners back to the glory days of Berlin, way back in the 1930’s. The chandeliers, stuffed bandaged foxes and big missile model mounted on the wall add character to the light and well-ventilated dining area. Expect to see many tourists and art enthusiasts from the art gallery within the same building to be dining here.

Sample “the braised lamb”, “grilled veal heart”, and “suckling pig” to truly experience the traditional German-Weimar cuisine that the menu features. Have an apéro (or after dinner drinks) at the adjoining bar too. Pauly Saal in Berlin Mitte is open for lunch and dinner daily starting from noon ‘til late evening.

Address: Auguststrasse 11-13, Mitte, Berlin
Area: Berlin Mitte
Phone: +49 303 300 6070
Website: http://paulysaal.com/

Price: €80 – €120 per person

Reinstoff

Style: Perfect Dinner

reinstoffBerlin’s newest fine dining restaurant with Michelin chef Danile Achilles; every night he serves an incredible culinary 4-8 course; a fine small restaurant without frills where the guest is the focus; alternatively try the restaurant at Soho House at Torstrasse 1 (only open for members or guest of the hotel); the restaurant is in the 7th floor, beautiful sun terrace on the 8. floor.

Address: Schlegelstrasse 26c, 10115 Berlin, Germany
Area: Berlin Mitte
Phone: +49 30 30 88 12 14
Website: http://www.reinstoff.eu

Price: Menu €59.- to €119.-

Ristorante Stella Alpina

Style: Celebrity Italian

ristorante stella alpinaRestaurants are coming and going but not Ristorante Stella Alpina; this old traditional Italian restaurant in the city is serving traditional home made kitchen and rich pizzas; typical West Berlin and a little bourgeois but down to earth; take a cab or the underground (U2) and get off at “Sophie-Charlotte-Platz; another “Kietz Italian” is Aroma in Schoeneberg (www.cafe-aroma.de, Hochkirchstrasse 8, +49 30 782 58 21)

Address: Suarezstrasse 4, 14057 Berlin, Germany
Area: Charlottenburg
Phone: +49 30 32 22 805
Website: http://www.stella-alpina.de/

Price: Mains €9.- to €22.-

Sets

Style: Neighbourhood Breakfast

Sets BerlinSet’s means “sitzen, essen, trinken, schlafen” (sitting, dining, drinking, sleeping) and is located in a beautiful residental street in Charlottenburg near the Kurfuerstendamm; perfect casual breakfast hangout before a shopping tour along the Kurfuerstendamm, and if you can not makeit home get a room, which  are available starting at Eur 60.-; on the other side of the street you get find two top Charlottenburg dinner spot restaurants Ovest and Mondo Pazzo which are typical West Berlin hangouts (more upscale clientele than in City East)

Address: Schlueterstrasse 36, 10629 Berlin, Germany
Area: Charlottenburg
Phone: +49 30 567 38 797
Website: http://www.setsberlin.de/

Price: Mains €3.- to €12.-

Weinbar Rutz

Style: Exemplary Food Paired with Exquisite Wines

weinbar rutzGet “wowed” from when you enter the “Rutz wine bar and restaurant” until the very end of your fine dining meal. Michelin star chef Marco Mueller creates wonderful contemporary German cuisine that look like artworks on a canvass of porcelain plates and sommelier Carsten Schmidt picks the perfect wine to complement each dish. If you happen to be a non-alcoholic drinker, they even have juice pairings to go with the meals. A la carte and 3 – 6 inspiration menus are on offer. One inspiration means a glass of wine experienced with 2 or 3 dishes.
The restaurant ambiance is definitely chic and classy with over a thousand wine bottles on display on the first floor bar area. The 2nd floor and terrace are more ideal for more intimate dates or business dinners. The “Rutz Wine Bar” is open from 6pm and dinner service starts at 6:30pm from Tuesdays thru Saturdays. Smart casual wear and reservations are a must.

Address: Chausseestrasse 8, Mitte, Berlin, Germany
Area: Berlin Mitte
Phone: +49 302 462 8760
Website: http://www.rutz-weinbar.de

Price: €75.- to €130.- per person

Weltempfänger

Style: Beautiful Brunch in Berlin Mitte

weltempfaenger berlin

Weltempfänger Berlin Mitte offers casual cafe where diners can enjoy good food, have drinks, and even go dancing at night. It is a renowned breakfast or brunch hotspot in town serving Austro-Mediterranean fare. The trendy interior have a contemporary design and outdoor seating by the terrace is available during warm weather.

 

It is also the perfect spot for people watching especially on the weekends because it is close to the bustling Arkonaplatz flea market. If you want to start the day right, try the fruit platter that has at least 7 kinds of fruits and has cheese slices.

 

Check the chalk board by the entrance for the daily lunch specials; soups and sandwiches are tasty and filling. Enjoy a bottle beer or glass of wine and a burger after a hard day’s work in the evenings or if the background music inspires you then swing away on the dance floor.

 

Weltempfanger is open from 9am until midnight daily and accepts cash payments only.

Address: AnklamerStrasse 27, 10115 Berlin, Germany
Area: Berlin Mitte
Phone: +49 30 44356981
Website: http://www.weltempfaenger-berlin.de/index2.html

Weltrestaurant Markthalle

Style: Casual German Restaurant

weltrestaurant markthalleUnpretentious restaurant and bar, with big chunky tables and wood paneled walls gives you the real Berlin feeling; in the German capital it could happen that you eat until 2am because it is so “gemuetlich”; the food is good for good value, specialities are: “Spätzle” (boiling small lumps of dough made from flour and eggs) with roasted cubes of bacon” or “Schnitzel Wiener Art with roasted potatoes”; in the basement is a private club where Pop-Art events, concerts and exhibitions are hosted.

Address: Puecklerstrasse 34, 10997 Berlin, Germany
Area: Kreuzberg
Phone: +49 30 617 55 02
Website: http://www.weltrestaurant-markthalle.de/de/index.php?s=1

Price: €11.- to €17.-