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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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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
German, European, Central European, International
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
322 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-5702
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11 - 20 of 263 reviews

Reviewed 1 May 2017

I lived in Germany for two years and the food here was very authentic and the dunkel weisse was great. The atmosphere was great.

Thank DonPattyD
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We have a teenage exchange student from Germany. He said the food was pretty authentic. Our family enjoyed the food and the beer was good as well. Not too overly expensive, given you are eating in DC. We walked from the Supreme Court, so not...More

Thank Kaye W
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

I came to Cafe Berlin and was impressed with the outside patio area as it was beautifully decorated with lights. Had it not been cold, I would have ate outside. I liked the table cloth and the flicker of the faux candle on the table,...More

1  Thank TheLawyeress
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Nice short walk from where we are staying for a visit to Washington DC. Started with a 4 at the end of our meal and ordered desert to go (have not tried the desert yet). The food was deserving of a 4. The reason for...More

1  Thank Jeff V
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We enjoyed drinks and fresh pretzel appetizers on the patio. The pretzels were great and there is a nice selection of drinks. I will return for dinner - the menu looked wonderful!!

Thank Diana15241
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Charming place. Get a table outside if possible. Food was fresh, inventive, and tasty. It's not cheap, but then this is an expensive neighborhood. We've been three times now. Ask for the nightly specials. Seems like they don't push them very hard, but they always...More

Thank jamesfrederick5
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Searched TA for the best German restaurants in the DC area and Cafe Berlin was at the top. Did not disappoint at all. Seated immediately and started with a Dunkel weisse beer -- superb -- and a pinot gris. Great service. And the appetizer we...More

2  Thank RonL40
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This restaurant was a great reproduction of an authentic German cafe. Great appetizers, entrees and draft beers.

Thank smonthie0912
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We were there for lunch. The food was good, but portions and prices may be more appropriate for dinner.

Thank mosika
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We found this restaurant on Trip Advisor. The food and service were excellent and we would recommend this to anyone looking for a great German meal.

Thank CBOWVBO
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
Cuisine
German, European, Central European, International
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 23:00
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
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