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Marktplatz, Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 651 75052
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Chesapeake City, Maryland
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the delightful, historical city of Trier. When it came time for a meal, we were looking for a place to dine on authentic German offerings. We were attracted by the handsome look of the Ratskeller and the menu display outside was a great help. We dined downstairs in the beautiful cellar. I highly recommend doing that for a... More 

Thank EdSchweizer
Woluwe-Saint-Lambert, Belgium
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

The menu was a combination of Russian and German cuisine. Definitely off beat, and the best Russian food I've had. So I'd have to say off-beat but surprisingly good. Lovely building and the cellar is lovely with it's arches.

Thank Faldo1200
Rochester, NY
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150 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Ate a lunch of onion and bacon quiche (which was not on the menu, but we spotted someone else eating it) at the outside market area on the square. Food was good, service was quick. Quiche was not hot, barely warm. Waitress said that is how it should be...did not make sense to us.

Thank nykathy
Hamilton Washington
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31 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Visited here 1st day. Awesome food. Had Cordon Blue with 2 orders of wine. The service was great. I speak some German, but waitress spoke some English, so all was good! Place is in the plaza, so people watching was good. I will come back!

Thank Ski57
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325 reviews
192 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

We tried 3 of the town centre restaurants and truthfully found them quite similar. But the Ratzkeller edged it for us. We liked the food and best enjoyed the view from here. Food style I would fundamentally describe as traditional German, but no complaints about that. My schnitzel was massive but delicious. My wife had a chicken salad. Also a... More 

Thank LeylandAtlantean
Lombard, Illinois
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176 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

I had the Jagerschnitzel and pommes frites - it was delicious - great setting - very quiet. Great service and reasonably priced - we came back a second night

Thank Suza223
Standish, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

this place is in prime position in Triers market.A mixture of Russian and German cuisine in a beautiful building inside and out,has everything going for it except for a couple off the staff who gave the impression they or didnt want you to be there.the food is great no problem there,we actually ate there twice.the first time the service was... More 

Thank David M
Saint Louis, Missouri
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64 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2016

really good atmosphere, Had some either Russian or other type of decorations. It was cool and rainy that day so some Gulaschuppe hit the spot!

Thank MOqueen11
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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39 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

A very quiet, spacious place with a very good selection of russian dishes, We were served generous portions of 'borsch' and 'shashlik' which left us full and more than satisfied with the quality. The atmosphere of the place doesnt make u wanna stay, however, the ratio of quality/price is excellent!

Thank Diarase
Metz, France
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103 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

I always find the food in Germany to be "interesting"... So when we are in Trier and want something good - we go here... This weekend - took my Mom for lunch and as expected - EXCELLENT.. Great food - good service and equally good value - the food is traditional "non fancy" and the portions are large... The team... More 

Thank Dutch1234

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
German, European, Eastern European, Central European
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Marktplatz, Trier, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Rhineland-Palatinate  >  Trier
  • Phone Number: +49 651 75052

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?