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Restaurant and Cafe Matador

$$ - $$$Steakhouse, European,
Brandenburger Str. 2, 14467 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
+49 4933 12019863
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good46%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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“bbq ribs” (2 reviews)
“tapas” (4 reviews)
“steak” (9 reviews)
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Steakhouse, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Brandenburger Str. 2, 14467 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We experienced a grumpy waiter. At the first encounter we could tell he got irritated because we did our food order before the drink order. I know that doing drinks before food is customary, but it's no reason to get moody. The food was alright,...More

Thank Ana P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Located right by the Luisenplatz monument, the Matador is a sparkly clean restaurant that offers great food choices and a friendly attentive staff. Lots of seating choices both inside and out. The menu is quite varied and the prices reasonable for the high quality food...More

Thank traveler564
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We ate at this restaurant after a day in Potsdam visiting the palaces. The restaurant is very well located in front of the brandenburg tor. The food is very tasty especially the bbq ribs. The table service is fast and the staff friendly!

Thank Adimaritoma
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Super Nice resturant With very good Food perfectly located in the pedestrianzone of the little beautiful town of Potsdam.

Thank Ottar R
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Had the ribeye steak and some tapas as starters, pimientes de padron and bruchetta.. everything tasted really good and I was amazed actually. It was near our hotel and was a good choice, nothing particular but we weren't disappointed at least.

Thank Samuel D
Reviewed 31 January 2018

The steaks at this restaurant are extremely tender, and were cooked just as we wanted them. We also had a baked potato and some vegetables, and left feeling quite happy. The service was good.

Thank TheOldMacs
Reviewed 9 November 2017

I have always believed that a complete and satisfying restaurant experience has more to do with well-taken-care details that make the difference between an average and a superb moment. Unfortunately, Matador was not the case. I visited Matador for my 37th birthday this week. As...More

Thank Enrique1980
Reviewed 29 September 2017

I'm always here because of them. The steak is low-fat, the taste is rich and the meat well gives juice. Staff polite and pleasant, I have never had controversy with them

Thank reinhardtgrosse
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Might have been the best burger in town. I had the double xl cheeseburger which was absolutely huge and delicious. Great outdoor seating right next to the gate. The service was some of the best I experienced during my time in town and this is...More

1  Thank Foreman212
Reviewed 8 August 2017

We went again having been in summer 2016. Sat outside looking, shaded by an umbrella and we looked towards the mini Arc de Triomphe. Good selection of food and what we had was tasty. Service was prompt and the staff friendly. They can speak in...More

Thank AJV06
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Sheila Z
26 July 2016|
Response from Paul R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is parking on the side streets around the restaurant. Right in front is a big square where the Potsdam gate is. I don't think there are any parking lots, we came on bicycles.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brandenburger Str. 2, 14467 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Brandenburg  >  Potsdam
  • Phone Number: +49 4933 12019863
  • E-mail
The multi-facetted MATADOR restaurant goes down well with people of all ages. Guests sit and relax by the digital fireplace and stacked firewood. Combined with the wooden chairs, tables and bar, as well as the pleasant earthy colours, the soft lighting and candlelight, these elements create a warm and cosy feel. Sip a cocktail in the bright relaxed surroundings outside. Tuck into a mouth-watering lava-stone grilled steak. The quality of food and service leaves nothing to be desired. You cannot beat the Matador for location either, allowing you to take a leisurely stroll in the nearby Sanssouci Park after your meal.
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