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Restaurant Louis

German, Austrian, European
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Richardplatz 5, Berlin, Germany
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11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars

I undoubtably share other users' opinion: gigantic and tasty austrian dishes, with a very good price. Perfect for a dinner with friends.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 11, 2015
Pietro F
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Motherwell, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate here on a recommendation but left disappointed. Most reviews seem to concentrate on the schnitzel, gigantic or otherwise, but there should be more to it than that. The 'Bratkartoffeln', a German staple, turned out to be thinly-sliced potato which had been deep-fried. That's not how they're done. They should be gently fried in a pan in butterschmalz which... More 

Thank JoetheBusDriver
London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dine at Louis on New Year's Eve and our expectations - the restaurant had been recommended by a friend- were highly met! The restaurant in itself is very simple- it reminds of a mountain chalet- but both the service and the food were amazing! We had one veil schnitzel which was huge and tasty; a very tender and spicy... More 

Thank kika332
London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

A German friend took us here; we'd been told about the gargantun size of the schnitzel, and everything we'd heard was true and then some. I had the 'kleine' schnitzel; it could comfortably sustain 3 people. Or, in my case - one Berlin Marathon runner! "Doggie bags" of foil-wrap for those unable to finish seemed to be the norm. I... More 

Thank NickPonyhead
Wheeling IL
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44 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

They say that it's the largest in Berlin.. I'd say it's the largest I've seen anywhere! I've a good healthy appetite, but i was unable to finish more than a third. Luckily, and surprisingly, they allowed a 'doggie bag', which I gratefully took, and which provided me two more meals. The picture above is accurate! An additional benefit is that... More 

Thank wanderwoman43
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41 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015 via mobile

My personal opinion it is the wiener schnitzel look and tasty good. Otherwise you had to keep space free in your stomach before, because it's super big piece of meat. Also potatoes are good but I personally don't like the strudel. At least service was perfect.

Thank Quentin309
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21 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015 via mobile

I undoubtably share other users' opinion: gigantic and tasty austrian dishes, with a very good price. Perfect for a dinner with friends.

Thank Pietro F
London, United Kingdom
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39 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 via mobile

If you're hungry and are not a vegetarian I highly recommend this place. I love a good schnitzel and this is the place to have the biggest and best of Berlin. They only accept cash.

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Milan, Italy
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41 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

A dinosaur fried schnitzel (Just jocking, it's pork :P ) A nice and sympathetic Austrian man in Berlin. An old (too old) oriented restaurant which let you feel inside a mid XX century novel. These two ingredients producing the Louis Experience. Honest pricing according to the 1.2 kgs of meat upon 200 grams of baked potatoes. Good beer. Please, the... More 

Thank GoloPaolo
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015 via mobile

Good food. Very big sizes and a very nice waiter! Good place to eat the mega schnitzels. Situated in neu-kolln.

Thank Patrick-Susa
Athens, Greece
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81 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

We had the biggest schitzel in Berlin indeed, and the wienna schnitzel. The second one was really tasty (smaller though) and i think the meat was not pork but beef. Generally and the pork schnitzel was ok but i was really disappointed by the potatosalad. Beers were so so, staff was very good. Prices expensive.

Thank eleninik

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Richardplatz 5, Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Neukolln
  • Neighborhood: Neukolln
  • Phone Number: 0306810210

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 47 - 95
  • Cuisine: German, Austrian, European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Neukolln

Neighborhood Profile
No Berlin neighborhood is more popular with the young and jet-set crowd than the old worker's district of Neukölln. With so many Turkish settled here, the area became known as "Little Istanbul." Today the percentage of foreigners is still high and visitors still frequent the Turkish shisha bars. In the daytime, they also visit the designer shops and sit by the canal in one of the street cafés up and down Westerstrasse or at Maybachufer, having a beer and waving to the sightseeing boats as they float by. But at night, Neukölln is dominated by increasingly young, alternative, and international crowds. This is particularly evident in the northern section of the district where there are many bars, funky clubs, galleries and restaurants. There, the night never seems to end.
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