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Sophienkeller

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Innere Altstadt
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Taschenberg 3, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
+49 351 497260
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Los Angeles, California
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18 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Servers are dressed in typical costumes. The food was OK not the best Ive had. Price was reasonable very large restaurant. We (2) were able to get in just as the museums were closing without a reservation . Though we were told we would have to go much later than we wanted when we tried to get reservations.

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Sevierville
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60 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with colleagues to this restaurant in Dresden. It's situated in the old part of town, next to the Zwinger, a famous landmark in Dresden. You have to go into a basement and the restaurant area is very uniquely arranged with different rooms and themes. The menu is available in German and English and offers traditional German dishes. The quality... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant offers local specialities, it's situated in a traditional German cellar. I had samlet fish with vegetable linguine and cucumber salad, and it was quite good! My friend ordered grilled trout, but it was a bit difficult to eat because of the bones. Anyways, I enjoyed our lunch in Sophienkeller. It's a great place for German food and ambiance!

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Genk, Belgium
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123 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2017

The "Keller" wich means basement is a typical german thing. Many city Halls have a "Ratskeller", a lot of these basements are historic vaulted places. They are and reamains however, rooms without a view. The typical fare served here is the "Gutbürgerliche Küche" (homestyle meals), the athmosphere is usually that of a beergarten, heimat muxic, waitresses in Dirndels but the... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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98 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Although there were tons of other tourists we really liked this place, the food and the atmosphere. We all had suckling pig, really a good option.

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Thank shensen
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 6 April 2017 via mobile

Traditional, tasty german food. Always nice to enjoy a meal under old vaults. No problem to get gluten free alternative at dinner. Serviceminded staff. A minstrel entertained us with his guitar and bagpipe.

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Thank YMWele
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34 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2017

This restaurant in the basement of a former church is awesome! The decor is very Old World German, the waitstaff are great, the food is to die for. Desert is a must.

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Luxembourg
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189 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

As soon as you enter the place, you're immersed in a medieval atmosphère. The service is dressed in traditional cloths, the place is finely decorated in the same style and you have a guy playing and singing. Wooden tables and chairs and a quite simple furniture. The food is again very traditional but the quality is decent, if you consider... More 

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Austin, Texas
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80 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

Grab your belt-the great, traditional German dishes abound. Boar, pork, wurst, potato balls, excellent beer, and in a comfortable, relaxed setting.

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Zürich
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196 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Decent yet not impressive. The home made bread is however definitely a plus. If you have never tried a typical saxon tavern, you may try it, or pick any other.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
German, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Taschenberg 3, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Saxony  >  Dresden>  > Innere Altstadt
  • Neighbourhood: Innere Altstadt
  • Phone Number: +49 351 497260

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