Restaurants in Berlin

Berlin's restaurant choices are varied and invitingExpats living in Berlin will find that the food in the German capital is fuss-free and delicious. Much of the local cuisine in Berlin has been influenced by immigrants from neighbouring countries and ingredients such as pork, goose, fish, cabbage, turnips, pickles and potatoes commonly feature in the German cuisine in Berlin.

If German fare doesn’t suit an expats tastes, there are plenty of international options to be had in cosmopolitan Berlin. The city is home to a whole host of top-quality restaurants featuring cuisine from across the globe, including Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese, Indian, Italian, French, Turkish and Spanish.

Regardless of whether expats are looking for a three-course tasting menu at a high-end restaurant or simply to sample some local street food, they are sure to find a good meal to suit their cravings and their budget in Berlin.

Popular restaurants in Berlin

Below are some of the most popular restaurants in Berlin:


Address: Oberbaumstrasse 8, 10997 Berlin
Berlin residents in search of a meat fix are known to frequent Burgermeister. With a variety of hamburgers to choose from, including a tofu burger for vegetarians, Burgermeister is the place to be. Whichever burger diners choose, don’t forget the side of chilli-cheese fries – a popular choice. Burgemeister is often busy, so expect queues – however, it does stay open till very late.

Miss Saigon

Address: Skalitzerstrasse. 38, 10999 Berlin

Famous for its delicious, fresh food at low prices, Miss Saigon is the fast-food outlet of choice for many Berliners. The restaurant serves a number of Vietnamese dishes, including crunchy spring rolls, pho soup, as well as a number of vegetarian and vegan dishes. The coconut-avocado milkshake is a crowd-pleaser. It is best to book for dinner in order to beat the crowds.

Konnopke Imbiss

Address: Schönhauser Allee 44b, 10435 Berlin

Located in Prenzlauer Berg, Konnopke Imbiss claims to have the best currywurst (curry sausages served with a spicy sauce) in the city. This simple food outlet is always busy so diners must be willing to queue if they want a table. Alternatively, one can always get a take away and enjoy it in the sun at one of the nearby parks.

Address: 2/14 Etage, Budapesterstrasse, Mitte,10787 Berlin

Michelin-starred Chef Thomas Kammeier creates Mediterranean-style dishes that have been impressing diners since the late 1990s. The restaurant serves exceptional seafood and has an extensive wine list. Located on the 14th floor of the InterContinental Hotel, diners are also treated to astounding vistas across Berlin.

Kimchi Princess

Address: Skalitzerstrasse 36, Bezirk Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, 10999 Berlin

Korean street style inspires this dark restaurant with its exposed ceilings, neon lights and metal stools. The unique feature of Kimchi Princess is its small tableside propane barbeques that allow diners to cook their food themselves. The Jachae noodle salad is a firm favourite on this Korean restaurant’s menu.

Al Andalos

Address: Sonnenallee 40, 12045 Berlin
A Lebanese restaurant doling out large portions at generous prices, Al Andalos is a popular spot amongst locals and expats. While the service may be slow, the flatbread and hummus are unbeatable and many dishes are vegetarian. The place is known to serve the perfect food for a hangover remedy.

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