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Block House Karl Marx Allee

#783 of 6,769 Restaurants in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Neighbourhood:
Friedrichshain
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Karl-Marx-Alee 91, 10243 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 4224773
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11:30 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:30 - 23:00
Mon - Sat 11:30 - 00:00
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Limerick, Ireland
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23 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

I was here for a pre theatre dinner and just had a burger, baked potato and coleslaw. It sounds plain but it was excellent quality. I finished it off with apfelstrudel and a coffee. Service was excellent and although they were extremely busy , we didn't have to wait long for a table.

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5 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

I was there with my collegues for lunch and i had the lunch menu which consisted of a fish skewer with rice and ratatouille. It was one of the worst lunches i had. The fish was boiled and overcooked without any spices or dressing and the rice as well. The ratatouille was basically just made of onions. My collegues had... More 

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Thank Annamaria P
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75 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

While chains offer the "you know what you get" advantage, the bar of expectations is often set pretty low. In the case of Block House, this need not be so. They are on par with plenty of independent restaurants serving primarily beef. This is true also for the restaurant on Karl Marx street. Service was welcoming and attentive - though... More 

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Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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58 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Our last night in Berlin was a treat as we had a perfectly-done steak (Queen Rib) with all the trimmings. We ate inside, as it was very cool out, but there were many diners outside. Good location, hard-working staff.

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Thank beth f
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81 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

I first tried this place when I was with family in Hamburg . And when I saw it was in Berlin I had to get me my meat , baked potato and garlic bread fix The atmosphere is amazing especially if the weather is nice sit outside with views of the city and the tv tower . The service we... More 

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Malta
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52 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 March 2016

We were looking to have dinner just outside of the Berlin palace hotel where one of us was staying and we were heading for some Italian place which was full. Down the road was the Block house and let me tell you, I couldn't have been greeted any better. The staff are friendly and the place is huge. I could... More 

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Thank Marcus Z
Köln
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186 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 December 2015

I don't know what Mr. Block does differently but obviously his team is well trained. The staff is always so friendly and attentive. Can you imagine that they personalize your bill by drawing a small christmas tree on your bill. These kind of things make such a difference, especially when you travel a lot and dine out a lot. Not... More 

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Thank Andreas_H151
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

Situated not far from some of the main museums in Berlin, Block House was a quick and easy option. It was very busy with locals and tourists. Service was good. Fast and efficient. The food was very good. Steak was cooked well and was flavoursome.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015

When we arrived at Block House there was already a hectic environment. We ordered food and drinks, but when drinks came there were missing drinks for one guest. The waiter said that she would come right back with the missing things. After 15 minutes it was clear that she had forgotten us - which may occur, We tried to make... More 

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Kapaa, Hawaii
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186 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2015

Steak was perfectly cooked! Thought it was ala carte so was surprised with a fresh salad, a baked potato and piece of toasted bread with the steak. Wife had a bowl of goulash that had lots of meat in it. Everything was well worth the price.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Barbecue, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karl-Marx-Alee 91, 10243 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Friedrichshain
  • Neighbourhood: Friedrichshain
  • Phone Number: +49 30 4224773

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Friedrichshain

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Friedrichshain
When you arrive at Warschauer Strasse in the heart of the district, you have found one of Berlin’s party hotspots. At night in Friedrichshain, the energy is palpable and the streets of this old worker's quarter are full of street musicians. On one hand, you may find a bar with international crowds, electronic music, long lines and panoramic views - on the other, an outside venue by old train yards featuring decrepit buildings and live alternative music. No matter your taste, the best way to end a night out in Friedrichshain is sitting by the Spree River at the East side gallery, the longest and best preserved piece of the Berlin Wall, watching the sun rise over the beautiful Oberbaum Bridge.
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