Discover Berlin through our insider tips of where to eat, drink, or simply hang around. For information on public transportation and taxis, check the second half of our Transportation section.
Kreuzberg’s Burgermeister is located under the elevated train tracks at Schlesischen Tor. As the name suggests, they specialize in burgers of all kinds. The BBQ burger is arguably the best in Berlin.
Oberbaumstraße 8, 10997 Berlin-Kreuzberg
→ Opening hours: Mon–Thu, 11–2:00; Fri–Sat, 11–4:00; Sun, 15–2:00
→ Schlesisches Tor → U1
Vegan-vegetarian diner in Berlin-Friedrichshain with Wagenburger, organic fries, vegan soups, cupcakes, cookies and much more.
Boxhagener Straße 56, 10245 Berlin-Friedrichshain
→ Tel: +49 (30) 99 265 423
→ Opening hours: Mo–Sun: 12–23:00
→ Ostkreuz → S41, S42
→ Neue Bahnhofstraße → Tram M13, Bus 240
Germany's 1 organic fast-food restaurant, which offers exclusively vegetarian and vegan dishes like fake fish, fake chicken, tofu, seitan, soups, salads, gyros, homemade chips, soy milk shakes, and coffees.
Wiener-Str. 19, 10999 Berlin-Kreuzberg
Tel: + 49 (30) 69598720
→ Opening hours: Mo–Thu: 12–23:00, Fr–Sa: 12–00:00, Sun: 12–23:00
→ Görlitzer Bahnhof → U1
→ Spreewaldplatz → Bus M29
Kültürzeit sees itself as a café restaurant that offers lots of comfort and Mediterranean cuisine, and also regularly offers a variety of delicacies from French, Turkish, Greek and Arabic cuisines.
Simon-Dach-Straße 24, 10245 Berlin-Friedrichshain
→ Tel: +49 (30) 29 77 89 00
→ Opening hours: daily from 10–2:00, kitchen until 1:00, Sat & Sun brunch from 10–15:00
→ Warschauer Straße → U1, S5, S7, S75, Bus 347, N1, Tram M10, M13
Best Vietnamese food around Hermannplatz and in Berlin. Whilst there is an extensive menu covering everything from soups to fragrant teas, it’s the Tagesmenu (Daily Specials) that is the easy option here. Priced at 4,90€, this menu changes slightly every day and you can bet that for the price you won’t find better Vietnamese anywhere else in the city.
Hasenheide 10, 10967 Berlin-Neukölln
→ Tel: +49 (30) 616 25 959
→ Opening hours: daily 12–24:00
→ Hermannplatz → U7, U8, Bus M29
A very original, small Canadian pizzeria that is heavy-handed when sprinkling eccentric toppings onto gigantic pizzas. Located in a room in the basement with large bar where you can watch how the pizza is baked.
Dieffenbachstrasse 62, 10967 Berlin-Kreuzberg
→ Tel: +49 (30) 616 211 111
→ Opening hours: Mon–Fri, 12–22:00; Sat–Sun, 15–22:00
→ Schönleinstraße → U8
For everyone who loves a good croissant in the morning. Here you can choose from 50 different sandwiches which are especially popular with homemade pastry.
Pannierstraße 56, 12047 Berlin-Neukölln
→ Opening hours: Mon–Fri, 7–18:30; Sat, 8–14:00; Sun, 9–15:00
→ Hermannplatz → U8
Dolores offers authentic California-style Burritos and Quesadillas in the center of Berlin where you choose the filling (from the sauce to the rice). Be sure not to miss the homemade guacamole.
Rosa-Luxemburg-Str. 7, 10178 Berlin Mitte
Bayreuther Str. 36, 10789 Berlin Schöneberg
→ Opening hours: Mo–Sa 11.30–22, Sun 13–22:00
→ Weinmeisterstraße → U8
→ Alexanderplatz → U2, U5, U8, S5, S7, S75
There are many Turkish markets in Berlin, but none might be as known as the one at Maybachufer in Kreuzberg with many different stands from vegetable, fruit, flowers to petty wares and cheap fabrics.
Maybachufer, 10967 Berlin-Neukölln
→ Opening hours: Tue & Fr, 11–18:30
→ Schönleinstrasse → U8
This bar has simple style. It starts with the chic furnishing and finishes with the sophisticated cocktails and substantial whiskey selection. The bartenders know their work perfectly.
Dresdener Strasse 122, 10999 Berlin-Kreuzberg
→ Opening hours: daily, 19:00–open end
→ Kottbusser Tor → U1, U8
Café Wendel is a place between café and club for contemporary music and graphics and proves to be a very soothing place to recharge from the night before...
Schlesische Straße 42, 10997 Berlin-Kreuzberg
→ Opening hours: daily, from 12:00
→ Schlesisches Tor → U1
Geist im Glas
An intimate, rustic, candle-lit bar with a lively, sexy atmosphere in Neukölln near Hermannplatz.
Lenaustr 27, 12047 Berlin-Neukölln
→ Opening hours: Fr–Sa: 19–04:00, Sun: 19–02:00
→ Hermannplatz → U7, U8
The Dacha in Berlin Friedrichshain is a cool café-bar with Russian Chic. Here you will get Russian crepes and pancakes come with cottage cheese or cream cheese, plus a sausage, sour cream and potato pancakes. Also worth mentioning is that all food is homemade, and even the salmon is pickled in the cozy dacha itself.
Gabriel-Max-Straße 1, 10245 Berlin-Friedrichshain
→ Opening hours: Mo–Sun, from 10:00
→ close to Simon-Dach-Straße and Boxhagener Platz in Friedrichshain
→ Simplonstraße → M13
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