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Ristorante Essenza

#57 of 6,623 Restaurants in Berlin
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Potsdamer square 1 | 10785 berlin, 10785 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 25796856
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11:00 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 00:00
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The place was elegant and service was friendly. The perfect place for an anniversary dinner. I had octopus as a starter and risotto as main. Everything was cooked perfectly and tastes great. Highly recommend this place for a nicer night out.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate dinner here after looking at previous very good reviews and we were not disappointed. The food was just surpurb the staff were very friendly and the service excellent, it's in a really great location too I would highly recommend it.

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Ahmedabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Its on awesome location . Have you Italian dishes watching old wall of berlin and tourists. Service is superb and well trained staff helps you in selecting the best dishes.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a table for 3 the night before and we got there one hour before. This was ok. We got a nice small table. For the service they attached another half table so we had enough space for everybody. One from the US, one from Japan and me from Germany all with different tastes ... We made our choices... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

we were there at about 22:30 and could still order a very delicious beef filet, very friendly service, nice wine recommondation, we will go again.

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Thank Hilde F
San Francisco, California
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Essenza is not the usual Itlalian food and wine.you may expect. The owners are Sardinian. The food is more to that area and is delicious. So is the wine.- wonderful. We had a concert that night and had on timing problem. We wll gladly go again if in Berlin.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Italian restaurant looks really elegant. The service is nice, attentive but relaxed. Wine list is big, but prices ain't small. Menu is Italian food. I went for dinner and was ok. With the first impression I think I was expecting more.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food, the music, the wine and the service just top! I recommend the risotto with tuna and asparagus.

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Bugibba, Malta
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited the restaurant for a business dinner. The waiters were very attentive and the food excellent. We were in a group of 8 people and we were given a very warm welcome from everyone. The only thing that they could do is to make their menu a bit more presentable.

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Herentals, Antwerpen, Belgium
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

as the restaurant comes highly recommended by trip advisor and is mentioned as the best Italian in town, our expectations were high. We had starters, main and desert and an excellent bottle of wine. The wine list in this restaurant is just waaauuuuw! The chef couldn't convince me of his quality kitchen. The staff was very friendly. When you want... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 16 - US$ 58
Cuisine
Italian, Mediterranean, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 00:00
Monday
11:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 00:00
Thursday
11:00 - 00:00
Friday
11:00 - 00:00
Saturday
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Potsdamer square 1 | 10785 berlin, 10785 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Charlottenburg
  • Neighbourhood: Charlottenburg
  • Phone Number: +49 30 25796856
Description
ELEGANT OR INFORMAL DINING AT IL RISTORANTE "essenza" Il Ristorante "essenza" of Berlin interprets the excellence, elegantly and style - presents a dining concept inspired by the sophisticated cosmopolitan moods of the modern world. The spacious dining in lower restaurant area , with eight of windows on Potsdamer Paltz and the gallery on the upper floor on creates a refined and comfortable atmosphere made unique by the elegant décor and architectural details in warm shades of wood and gold tonality. The open wine cellar offers a marvelous view of its prestigious assortment of wines (380 a different vinery) - from exclusive international labels to wines produced by small bio-dynamic wineries - while on the opposite of the restaurant, the striking just open kitchen shows the team of chefs actively at work. THE RESTAURANT PHILOSOPHY Il Ristorante "essenza" of Potsdamer Paltz in Berlin presents a combination of traditional Italian and regional dishes that are enhanced through international influences, state-of-the-art culinary techniques, and the use of ingredients of superb quality. The constantly evolving menu features local and seasonal products to enhance the Italian flavor of the dishes in a taste experience with balanced dishes. Buon appetito!

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Charlottenburg
Breathe in Berlin’s royal past while walking through the gardens of beautiful Charlottenburg Palace, which lends its name to this well-heeled neighbourhood. Here you'll find some of the oldest homes in the city: upper-class apartment buildings with ornate facades and marble-floored foyers line the cobblestone streets. Stroll by sophisticated restaurants, through little parks, or around Lake Lietzensee. Window shop down Kurfürstendamm, the most renowned high-end shopping street in Berlin, where you can find all the big designer names. In the evening, visit one of the old theatres close by Zoo Station which were nightlife hot spots in the 1920s, or dine in one of the many international restaurants around Savignyplatz before heading to other parts of town for a night out.
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