Best Places to Eat in Berlin Mitte and near Alexanderplatz

I go on with my series of best places to eat in Eastern and Central Europe.

If you haven’t read my previous article about best places to eat in Vienna and Salzburg you, you are welcome to visit my website and find recommendations on the restaurants in Austria.

 

This article will be especially useful for people who are going to Germany, as I’ll give you some pieces of advice on top places to eat in Berlin, Germany.

Actually, it’s easy to answer the questions like

Where to eat in Germany?

Places to eat in Berlin near Alexanderplatz?

Good places to eat Berlin?

Places to eat in Berlin?

Places to eat and drink in Berlin?

Best places to eat dinner Berlin?

Cool places to eat and drink in Berlin?

 

There are so many options! Sure, this country is famous for its meat dishes and sausages. However, there are different cool and cozy places where you can have a very delicious dinner.

 

Food in German restaurants is almost always tasty and nutritious. But if you’re a vegetarian or on a diet, don’t worry! In Germany, you’ll find both cheap and luxury establishments that serve healthy dishes and fast food, as well as gluten-free and vegetarian meals, even halal food, so it’s easy to find something for every taste.

By the way, if you want to know more about German local food, you may take a look at my article “National Food or What to Try in Poland, Czech Republic, Hungary, Germany, and Austria”, in which I recommended to try Bratwurst and other kinds of delicious German “Wursts”, as well as Brötchen, Rotkohl, Jäger Schnitzel, and Bretzel.

Let’s start our list  with Top Places to Eat in Mitte Berlin

 

Berlin Mitte is popular among tourists and locals not only for its history, quirky shops, and incredible architecture, but also for its various restaurants and cafes.

The area is a real cross-section of all the city has to offer, with upscale restaurants complementing the range of art galleries and tourist attractions as well as the occasional option of street food at a lively local market.

Mitte is the home of Berlin’s gastro scene. Here is the list of the best Mitte restaurants, from the cheapest to expensive and luxury, to suit every taste.

 

1. Döner Kebap LINDEN GRILL

Can you imagine Germany without Döner Kebap stands? Like in Vienna, in Mitte Berlin there are a lot of Turkish street food restaurants with delicious kebaps. This fast food restaurant is considered one of the best in Mitte. They offer falafel, curry sausage, lamb kebabs, and so on. They have a good variety to choose from.

Address: Unter den Linden 67, Mitte, Berlin
Working hours: Mon-Sun 09:00-00:00
Average meal price: € 5—7

 

2. East & Eden

Located just off the bustling Rosenthaler Platz, it serves one of the best salads in Berlin, with massive portions for just € 7.30. You’ll also find hearty sandwiches and some great brunch options including creamy avocado on toast.

It’s a great spot for breakfast, dinner, or tea with yummy cakes or cinnamon buns. Don’t forget to try one of their super healthy green juices and smoothies. They even have organic coffee and tea on offer.

Address: Torstraße 141, Mitte, Berlin
Phone number: +49 (0)30 24632111
Working hours: Mon-Fri 08:30-17:00; Sat-Sun 09:00-17:00
Average meal price: € 7—10

3. Dada Falafel

This restaurant serves amazing falafel in the lively area just outside of Oranienburger Tor. The restaurant is incredibly presented, with high ceilings and beautiful artwork and lighting, as well as outdoor seating for the sweltering summer days in Berlin.

Every dish is an explosion of flavor and piled high with all kinds of Middle Eastern delicacies such as Baba ganoush, hummus, halloumi and succulently roasted vegetables.

With every meal presented beautifully like a work of art, Dada Falafel is not a place to be missed. So if you are a vegetarian, eat halal food, or just want to try something special, visit Dada Falafel, and you’ll be satisfied.

Address: Linienstraße 132, Mitte, Berlin
Phone number: +49 30 27596927
Working hours: Mon-Sat 11:00 – 00:00; Sun closed
Average meal price: under € 10

4. Shiso Burger

Serving Korean-inspired burgers, the restaurant offers fusion food at its best and most creative. You should expect all kinds of new flavors to complement the classic dish, all as enticing as the next; highlights include the Bulgogi burger, marinated beef, lettuce, chili mayo and a Korean chili base, and the Moorish sweet potato fries.

Every dish is made with the best and freshest ingredients available and the restaurant itself is a really hip place.

Address: Auguststraße 29 c, Mitte, Berlin,
Phone number: +49 30 88944687
Working hours: Mon-Sun 12:00-00:00
Average meal price: € 11-20

 

 

5. Sfizy Veg

Sfizy Veg is the first vegan pizzeria in Europe. It is an exciting restaurant, with everything on the menu from the pizza to the burgers and even the seafood being completely vegan-friendly. All cheese and meat replacements are crafted from soybeans by innovative chefs.

This restaurant was founded on the principle of being open and accepting of alternative cultures and lifestyles, and many groups also use the space as a meeting place to discuss important issues.

Address: Treptower Strasse 95, Mitte, Berlin
Phone number: +49 1573 7541073
Working hours: Mon, Thu, Fri 5:00 – 11:00; Sat-Sun 3:00 – 11:00; Tue-Wed closed
Average meal price: € 11-20

6. Barcomi’s Deli

Barcomi’s Deli has beautiful dishes prepared with fresh, natural local ingredients, with a range of desserts and salads. As it’s tucked away from the main streets, you may have difficulty in finding it.

You’ll need to pass through a courtyard from Sophiestrasse, leading them to Hackesher Markt, where this hidden restaurant is located. Everything they serve, from goat cheese salad to their soup of the day, is delicious, so you can expect to find all kinds of modern and classic dishes here, all at a very reasonable price.

Address: Sophie-Gips-Höfe, Sophienstraße 21, Mitte, Berlin
Phone number: +49 30 28598363
Working hours: Mon-Sat 9:00 am – 9:00 pm, Sun 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Average meal price: € 11-20

7. Clärchen’s Ballhaus

In this restaurant, you can view the mirrored dance hall, and dance lessons here are still fun and frequent. The menu is wonderful and reasonably priced. The food is traditional German, and there is a wide range of beers to choose from. What is most special here is the crowd, with everybody ready to dance and chat.

Address: Auguststraße 24, Mitte, Berlin
Phone number: +49 30 2829295
Working hours:
Average meal price: € 11-20

8. Lowenbrau am Gendarmenmarkt

It’s not expensive but cool Bavarian restaurant and beer pub. Here you can enjoy traditional German and international delicacies. With a total of 600 seats inside and another 200 seats in the popular beer garden and a separate smoking room, Löwenbräu am Gendarmenmarkt can become your favorite location in Berlin.

It’s also known as family-friendly restaurant. With its original Bavarian tavern cuisine and the Löwenbräu beer specialties, it offers an unobtrusive atmosphere far from folk music and hype.

For kids, they not only have a children’s ticket, but also their own games and reading area with cars, a wooden train, about 50 board games, various international children books, and much more.

Address: Leipziger Str. 65, Mitte, Berlin
Phone number: +49 30 20624630
Working hours: Mon-Sun 11:00-00:00
Average meal price: € 12-17

9. Bandol sur Mer

This restaurant will offer you the most intimate and intriguing dining experience in Berlin. Customers have a choice of the menu between meat or fish and can sample from the best that modern French cuisine has to offer.

The chef takes traditional French recipes and reproduces them with unusual ingredients, locally sourced and fresh, in an original way. Matching wine menus are also provided and you can indulge in a full French experience with all the flair of the German capital. The prices here reflect the sheer Michelin star quality of the food.

Address: Torstraße 167, Berlin,
Phone number: +49 30 67302051
Working hours: Thu-Mon 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm; Tue-Wed closed
Average meal price: € 21-40

10. Restaurant Sphere

The Sphere revolving restaurant in the Berlin TV Tower lies 207 m above the city and 4 m above the Tower’s observation deck. Your first thought would be “Wow what a wonderful view!“ Gazing upon this amazing city from the rotating restaurant over 200 meters above the ground is a breathtaking experience.

Here you can dine way above the daily hustle and bustle of Germany’s capital while gazing down on the street lights as small as pinpricks after the sun has set. Besides a stunning view, you are promised a vast variety of food and drinks to accompany the scenery. You’ll be offered local Berlin cuisine as well as international and seasonal specialties.

Address: Panoramastraße 1 A, Mitte, Berlin
Phone number: +49 30 2475750
Working hours: Mon-Sun 9:00 am – 12:00 am
Average meal price: € 21-40

 

Related: Travel from Prague to Berlin

 

Interesting Restaurants near Potsdamer Platz

 

Potsdamer Platz performs the main function of the central square, as it is a hub of the main transport routes and the main center of trade. It looks very modern, with buildings of transparent glass, futuristic shopping centers, and neon lights. Now it’s full of restaurants, first class or more simple bars.

1. Gasthaus Alt Bayern

Alt Bayern is a Bavarian-style restaurant. The staff welcomes guests in leather pants and Bavarian shirts. The kitchen serves traditional South German classics.

Here you can taste a variety of meat dishes, from the traditional schnitzel to beef goulash cooked in dark beer, and pork medallions on green beans with bacon and truffled mashed potatoes.

Address: Potsdamer Platz Arkaden, Voxstr. 1, Mitte, Berlin
Phone number: +49 30 25292792
Working hours: Mon-Sun 11:00 am – 12:00 am
Average meal price: € 11-20

2. Lutter & Wegner

Here you can experience traditional German cuisine in the historical Weinhaus Huth. Small but sophisticated, traditional yet cozy. Lutter & Wegner’s dark-wood bar, its large picture windows, and the classically set tables create a charming atmosphere.

This place is a wine shop, delicatessen and restaurant in one. It serves mostly local cuisine. Make sure to enjoy the terrace in the warmer months.

Address: Charlottenstr. 56, Mitte, Berlin
Phone number: +49 30 2029540
Working hours: Mon-Sun 12:00 pm – 1:00 am
Average meal price: € 21-40

 

 

3. Facil

Facil is another top dining experience available near Potsdamer Platz. It is a restaurant with two Michelin stars. Luxurious, elegant and pushing avant-garde cooking techniques. The head chef is known for stunning dishes that are both refined and understated. Facil’s design is stunning with a lush green garden view.

Address: Potsdamer Platz Arkaden, Potsdamer Str. 3, Mitte, Berlin
Phone number: +49 30 590051234
Working hours: Mon-Fri 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm; Sat-Sun closed
Average meal price: above € 41

 

Conclusion

Travelling to Berlin, Germany always very exciting for everybody and food experience is the best what you need to try there.

And to know what places you need to visit is the most important during your stay.

That why we invest own time and personally visit every this place to make sure we recommend you the best places to eat in Berlin.

Enjoy your stay in Belin!

 

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