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Pasternak

Knaackstr. 22-24, 10405 Berlin, Germany
030-4413399
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Ranked #115 of 5,828 Restaurants in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Russian, Fusion
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

We ate some very delicious blinis at Pasternak. The waitress was friendly and not without humour, the atmosphere was good. The tables are located close to each but that did not bother us. The pepper wodka at the end of the evening was great. We appreciated the retro design.

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Bath
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Had a good experience here. We did not have a reservation but were lucky enough to get in at short notice after a recommendation. The service was attentive and the staff very welcoming. I had beef stroganoff and it was fantastic. Highly recommend this restaurant.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Heartily recommend. Great service and very healthy portions. Very lucky to have got in with no reservation on a busy night.

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Saarbrucken, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

The restaurant is frequented by locals, plus some tourists following guide tips. It is normally crowded, so booking in advance is highly recommended. The restaurant is located 20 min on foot from Alexander Platz, a nice and safe walk even by night. I was there with my wife for dinner: the atmosphere was lovely with live piano. We are not... More

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Fribourg
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36 reviews 36 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Good food, music in the evening (not always) easy access from Berlin Mitte by tram (M2 from Alex) and all at a reasonable price - what more do you want? I liked the Stroganoff and followed up with a tasty Jabloco (stuffed apple). I heard that the blinis were good too! There are also some jewish-style dishes. I kept off the... More

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Mondsee, Austria
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107 reviews 107 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We wanted to try something different and got what we were hoping for. There are not that many Russian restaurants around but judging by what we ate at Pasternak this is really a shame. I would eat here more often if I lived closer by. We started with a shared starter plate and maultaschen and both were great! We were... More

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Dortmund, Germany
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84 reviews 84 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

As usual i'll start my review by mentioning that i'm a chef myself, which makes some experiences potentially problematic. And second: i'm russian born. Usually i avoid Russian restaurants at all costs because for some reason, they are never good. This time i had friends from USA visiting and i wanted to introduce them to Russian cuisine. I did cook... More

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

This place offers russian food with high quality. The bortsh is very tasty (4.70€) and the wareniki are freshly made and delicious (11€). The atmosphere there is romantic with a person playing piano during the evening. The place is easily crowded so booking a table is highly recommended.Staff is thoughtful.

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Aarhus, Denmark
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Love the place and the food. Remember to book a table in advance! One of the best restaurants in the Prenzlauer area.

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Billingshurst, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

A group of nine of us were fed well whilst thunder raged overhead. One person's meal sadly took too long to get to the table, but everyone else was more than satisfied particularly the two who chose salmon.

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