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Massai-Berlin

Lychener Strasse, 12, 10437 Berlin, Germany
030 48625595
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Ranked #224 of 5,649 restaurants in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: African
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Doing business, Special occasions
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

We went to Massai on a Wednesday night at 8:00pm and the 3 of us were seated right away. They had lots of great drinks, including delicious mango beer and cool cocktails. Unique soup, which was tasty even though I'm not much of a soup person. We got to sample complimentary falafels from the kitchen which were delish! Shared the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014

So, we didn't really know what to expect when we stumbled upon this restaurant after a long day of sight-seeing. The menu outside looked intriguing so we went in. The décor was stylish and more upmarket than the outside would appear. Service was friendly and we were given a table straight away without a reservation (Sunday night). The waitress was... More

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Berne
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128 reviews 128 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
93 helpful votes 93 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I was invited to Massai and had a very nice dinner there (more than average (which is overall rating I gave), but not "very good" either). If you like meat and would like to try ostrich, crocodile, springbok, zebra and other game, you will be happy here. I dont eat meat, and the vegetarian food platter I ordered was very... More

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fleetwood
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Went here on the recommendation of friends who live in Berlin. Had to wait so make sure you book if you go on a weekend so must be a popular place for Berliners to go. Atmosphere was great and service fantastic. Food unsure about, not very happy eating some of the meats my fellow guests had. I had the chicken... More

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Berlin, Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

The furnitures looked really nice and the environment was so friendly, I took antelope meant and my wife the tapas vegetables and all were tasty and abundant we took banana beers and as started a sort of dumplings. The prices were quite fair and the service excellent. We didn't wait a lot and it was quite busy. I will recommend... More

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Zagreb, Croatia
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52 reviews 52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2013

Everything is massive in a way - from the furniture to the meals, so you feel a bit intimidated by the whole atmosphere, but it passes after you get used to it. The waitress didn't look to keen on doing her job, and I was disappointed to find they didn't have two of the red wines from the list so... More

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Madrid, Spain
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

It is one of my favorite African restaurants in Berlin. My recommendation: the zebra meat is tasty and well cooked and do not forget to order banana beer (you cannot drink just one bottle).

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Vienna, Austria
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

I went with a colleague on a weekday in December, so there was no outside seating. We were lucky to get a table without reservations. We both had mixed grilled platters of meat we had only before heard of on the Discovery Channel. The service was fine, too, so we were able to spend a very relaxing evening. What more... More

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York, PA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

We entered another world when we walked into this restaurant. The decor was African inspired and tasteful. Even the rest rooms had ambience. Lights are dim and candles are lit for a romantic atmoshere. Quiet world music flows from the ceiling speakers. The menu offerings are both familiar and unique for a variety of tastes. We had the ostrich dish... More

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Kingston, Ontario, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Massai African Restaurant is a fine place to taste and enjoy African cuisine. The dinner for two offered was a delightful introduction to the foods of Africa. The soup, appetizer and main course of lamb, chicken and rice was delicious. The staff were attentive and helpful. It's a great place to eat.

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