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Zum alten Markt

₹₹ - ₹₹₹German, European,
Markt 3, 44137 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 231 572217
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“pork knuckle” (9 reviews)
“soup” (5 reviews)
“bread” (2 reviews)
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German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Markt 3, 44137 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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1 - 10 of 111 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I am not German but in my humble opinion this is not a good place to taste something local and traditional. Poor food and service. The decoration of the place doesn't really make sense, things hanging everywhere that doesn't have anything to do neither with...More

Thank -Ccarl0s-
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Was recommended by a friend to try here for some lunch. Had the dortmunder sausage with roast potatoes, sauerkraut and mustard and it was delicious! The food is well worth the money.

Thank Peter C
Reviewed 15 August 2017

Visited the bar for lunch before the Dortmund v Bayern Supercup Final. Friendly staff and atmosphere, very good traditional German food, decent beer and rustic decor. Enjoyed it to the point that we went back for some drinks later on.

Thank Duncan W
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We wanted traditional German food and our German relatives took us here. The food fulfilled our expectations (plenty of pork, goods-sized portions). They serve Hovel beer, a Dortmund favorite. We were there on a nice August evening and had a table in the first row...More

Thank ErnestFromBaltimore
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

I have been going to zum alten mark since I was young, so it's always great to go back. I love their traditional food and even more their set up inside. Although they have beautiful outdoor seating, you must go inside just to see all...More

Thank Anna N
Reviewed 26 June 2017 via mobile

I was there for dinner with a good friend. The menu card was quite choiceful and prices are absolutely OK. I can recommend a salad called "Fitnessteller Kunterbunt". This was a very good choice. Fresh, many different salads on the plate and a very good...More

1  Thank Travel_Mike79
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

The place looks nice and is very well situated in the city centre. The terrace is nice to just sit and enjoy a break while watching the world moving. The food came fast and the waiter was friendly but the food didn't taste that great...More

1  Thank LauraDinis
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

Just been there with a mate. The waiter was standing around and had a good chat with other customers, probably friends of him , instead of serving us. We had Schnitzel, food was slightly above average. But definitely overpriced. My recommendation , go somewhere else.

Thank Kim V
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Every time I visit Dortmund (normally three times a year) I always make time for Zum alten Markt. Great traditional food, great atmosphere and great beer!

Thank midlifemike01
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I stopped here for lunch and sat outside to watch the world go by. The food was good and plentiful, the beer was nice but I was a little annoyed that I had to pay the "sitting outside" tax. The prices for the same glass...More

1  Thank vwrocco
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 1:00 AM
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
9:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Markt 3, 44137 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Dortmund
  • Phone Number: +49 231 572217
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