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Cafe Berlin

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
German, European, Central European, International
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322 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington DC, DC 20002 (Between 3rd & 4th)
+1 202-543-7656
11:30 - 23:00
Closed now
All hours
Sun 10:00 - 22:00
Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 11:30 - 23:00
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New Castle, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

We found this place after checking out the Library of Congress. It's withing walking distance. We get German food once every couple months or so locally, and Cafe Berlin's food is much better. Excellent food and great service. The prices were very reasonable except for the liter of beer I got was randomly very expensive.Just check prices before ordering drinks.... More 

1 Thank evenmoney43
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727 reviews
496 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 368 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

I've been to Café Berlin a few times, mainly for lunch, and overall this restaurant has large portions and is a very good selection of beers. The lunch menu is rather expansive, and features a lot of German dishes that I really don't know. Yes, they have Wienerschnitzel, but also a bunch of appetizers I never heard of, like pimento... More 

1 Thank jg325
Houston, Texas
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Apparently new management took over since I last tried, but the quality of the food has improved significantly.

Thank Jan v
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42 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

I visited DC for the weekend. I ate here last night, and came back today for brunch. If I had it my way, I would go back now for dinner. The quality of the food is high. This is all made from scratch dishes, nothing frozen. The beer selection is perfect, and foreign. I desserts were amazing, and special due... More 

1 Thank Wowirock
Kill Devil Hill
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22 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

If you are looking for a god German restaurant near Union Station in DC, then Cafe Berlin is the place for you! Cafe Berlin is a small, neighborhood cafe in NE Washington that has great food and great, personal service. The prices are fair as well. and the food was delicious!

1 Thank Brian B
Akron, Ohio
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

On my first trip to DC our hotel gave us a list of local restaurants, so we thought we would give this German restaurant a shot. The food and service were amazing. I almost went back the next night. I will definitely go back on my next trip.

1 Thank leightide
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

This place was near where I stayed when I visited DC. I was very impressed by the beer selection, the menu, the service... everything! I was with a group of four. We all had something different and everyone loved what they got. We were too full for desserts but they sure looked great! I'll rave about the pork medallions in... More 

1 Thank peselinger
Onsted, Michigan
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37 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 July 2016

My family ate at this resturant. My dish was over cooked and dry. Their food was cooked well and delicious. I would be careful about dishes that are fried.

1 Thank sisterida
Saint Augustine, Florida
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2016

Our second visit to Cafe Berlin was nothing short of perfect. Again, the food was hand made and prepared to order, delightfully laid out, and simply delicious. I eagerly await my next visit to DC and Cafe Berlin!

1 Thank dsielaff
Baltimore, Maryland
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259 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

We stopped by after a tour of the Capitol. It is an easy walk from both Union Station and the Capitol. This restaurant has a small outdoor seating area which is quaint. The indoor ambience was just "ok" and small. The food was good but not great. My weiner shnitzel was a little over cooked but the sausages, wursts, pretzels,... More 

1 Thank lovetennis99

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$30 - US$30
German, European, Central European, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 22:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 322 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington DC, DC 20002
    (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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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?