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Restaurant Shi-Mai

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Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 5, 10178 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 40054883
Today
11:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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Durham, United Kingdom
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156 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service isn't the best, the atmosphere isn't the best. The food is just okay, nothing special and not worth the price. My husbands meat was overcooked and mine was too spicy (even though it said on the menu mild). No one asked if we liked it or anything, not very polite either, they just made noises.

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Thank cazzzie987
Prague, Czech Republic
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Very good food, fast and kind service. Reasonable prices. Perfect location near Alexander platz and Muzeim Island

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Thank Davidee1973
Paris
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19 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

A very convenient place to have lunch after or before visiting the museums. Service is nice and friendly

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

Having read some reviews after we had eaten, I did wonder if we were in the same restaurant, our staff were friendly and the service prompt. We had different things to eat and agreed that both meals we would have again and intend to do this before we leave Berlin.

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Thank Jean C
United Kingdom
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209 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

We wanted to eat here as we saw that there was a sushi special menu at a very reasonable price. When we ordered they told us we had to go to another restaurant for sushi, so we just had a drink. Then another customer next to us ordered sushi no problem. What?! 8 euros for a water and beer was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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174 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 172 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Shi-Mai has reasonably priced Asian food, with entrees from 2.90 to 3.90 euros. These include fresh spring rolls, mini spring rolls, won ton baked with chicken and sweet and sour sauce etc. There are also spicy soups from-2.90 to 3.90 euros including tom yum gai, tom kha gai etc Salads range from 3.90, to 4.50 euros including green salad, chicken... More 

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Thank Stephen P
Tucson, Arizona
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192 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 July 2016

We came across this place during a break from Museum Island. It's larger than it looks because we were sitting outside and the loos are inside at opposite ends of the restaurant for make and female. Both meals were pretty good and the service fine. In all 2 meals with a bottle of carbonated water and a beer was €29.20.

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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

we have ordered four dishes which were very good. the service was also good and nice. well recomended!

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Thank Dan A
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

Good food near museum Island in Berlin. The fried glass noodles were especially good. My son ordered The shrimp and ate it all upp.

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Thank Cyferus
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We were caught by rain and since it was lunch time decided to sit for a quick lunch. We ordered one sour and spicy soup and spring roles for starters. The spring roles only had the taste of oil and nothing else. The soup had the taste of tomato puree and was predominantly sweet. For the main course, we ordered... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$32
Cuisine
Asian, Vietnamese
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 23:00
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Saturday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 5, 10178 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Mitte
  • Neighbourhood: Mitte
  • Phone Number: +49 30 40054883

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Mitte

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Mitte
The centre of Berlin, Mitte is most famous for sights like the Brandenburg Gate, Alexanderplatz, and Museum Island. The central location makes this one of the city's most expensive places to live. It is here the oldest traces of the city can be found, and evidence of some significant transformations, as well. The gangsters that once ruled the impoverished streets between Alexanderplatz and Hackescher Markt have given way to an international crowd pursuing fashionable designer clothes, the newest food trends and frequenting the many craft shops. Graphic designers have taken up residence in what used to be backyard barns and stables. There are still vestiges of the old days, however. The occasional housing complex is a reminder of the neighbourhood’s past. And if you look carefully, an old 1920s ball house nestled amongst the art galleries and exhibitions of Auguststrasse can still teach you how to dance the old fashioned way.
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