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Cafe Berlin

) #168 of 2,580 Restaurants in Washington DC ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ German, European,
322 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-5702
+1 202-543-7656
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“schnitzel” (23 reviews)
“wild game” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
German, European, Central European, International
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
322 Massachusetts Ave NE, Washington DC, DC 20002-5702
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Reviews (271)
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1 - 10 of 259 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

We did not have reservations for our family of four, so we did not mind waiting for a table. After ordering our food, we did wait for a very long time and the kids were nearly asleep by the time we ate. However, the food...More

Thank SuzW300
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The wiener schnitzel was pounded so thin even just one side of the breading was thicker than the meat. The bread dumpling just looked like smashed up bread with 0 flavor. Save you money go somewhere else for the money we could of went and...More

Thank Gardner S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Cafe Berlin is a great place to enjoy German food. The staff are super nice and the restaurant itself is very comfortable. My selection was Jäger Schnitzel with white Asparagus. What a super selection, perfectly prepared. There menu is filled with traditional German favorites...More

Thank NevadadbaBrew
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Terrific and affordable Sunday brunch German style. Wide array of delicious offerings ranging from chocolate cherry waffles to sausage platters and eggs plus steak and brie. Six of us dined, all whom of which have spent time in Germany. The sauerkraut balls were a delicious...More

1  Thank jandkbach
Reviewed 16 May 2017

My wife and I stopped by here on a weekend just for lunch on a day when we planned to see the sights in Washington. We stumbled onto Cafe Berlin because I was in the mood for some good Bratwurst. I'm not sure why I...More

1  Thank KB_222014
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Far too many restaurants today try too hard to be cool, creative and a place to be seen rather than serving straightforward meals that diners wants. The Cafe Berlin is not a pretentious place, but rather a slightly worn (shall I say comfortable) establishment serving...More

1  Thank KeithT879
Reviewed 1 May 2017

I lived in Germany for two years and the food here was very authentic and the dunkel weisse was great. The atmosphere was great.

Thank DonPattyD
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We have a teenage exchange student from Germany. He said the food was pretty authentic. Our family enjoyed the food and the beer was good as well. Not too overly expensive, given you are eating in DC. We walked from the Supreme Court, so not...More

Thank Kaye W
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

I came to Cafe Berlin and was impressed with the outside patio area as it was beautifully decorated with lights. Had it not been cold, I would have ate outside. I liked the table cloth and the flicker of the faux candle on the table,...More

Thank TheLawyeress
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

Nice short walk from where we are staying for a visit to Washington DC. Started with a 4 at the end of our meal and ordered desert to go (have not tried the desert yet). The food was deserving of a 4. The reason for...More

Thank Jeff V
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 30 - US$ 30
German, European, Central European, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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 20002-5702
    (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
  • E-mail
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