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Pasternak

Knaackstr. 22-24, 10405 Berlin, Germany
030-4413399
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Ranked #98 of 5,752 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
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014 NEW

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
Senior Contributor
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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25 reviews 25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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Chicago, Illinois
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70 reviews 70 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Pasternak offers a nice selection of Russian dishes (including some Jewish ones). Located in Prenzlauer Berg on a quiet corner across from the first water tower in Berlin and its lovely park, it's a perfect location for a relaxing meal. We ate there on a warm summer night, sticking mainly to the wonderful starters and dumplings. We enjoyed the "Bauer"... More

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Toulouse
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

A russian restaurant with a terrace at Kolwitz Platz. We ate cheese pelmenis (russian dumplings) and mixed pelmenis (stuffed with either spinash, poatoes or cheese) and it was really good. Finest (but more expensive) than the Bar Gagarin ones (just next to it). Service was not friendly but neither was it rude. Un restaurant avec terrasse sur la Kolwitz Platz.... More

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Berlin, Germany
Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

I came here on a sunny saturday (late) morning after visiting the beautiful market on Kollwitzplatz. I liked the extremly friendly service and the great breakfast in a quite side street not too far away from Kollwitzplatz. Breakfast was just perfect, not too much and nicely presented. Tea was served in the typical russian tea Cup. I'll be back one... More

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Deventer, The Netherlands
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Little Russia in the heart of Mitte on Kollwitz square. Authentic, live piano music, staff loving their work as well as eachother ... A must

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Hellerup, Denmark
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Went to Pasternak with 2 colleagues on a Tuesday night in June (we sat outside) - and a very positive experience, both in relation to the food and the service. "Difficult" (in a positive way) to decide from the menu as there were many delicious courses. But we got great recommendations from the waiter - and the 3 of us... More

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Manila, Philippines
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

highly recommended by a friend with whom i stayed in berlin. she brought me here for my last dinner in berlin and it was perfect! loved the cozy ambience of the restaurant and the russian cuisine. absolutely enjoyed everything from starters to dessert!

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Montpellier, France
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17 reviews 17 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014 via mobile

The peal of bells heard in this beautiful street made the atmosphere at this quirky Sunday brunch restaurant where outside a BBQ sizzled. We had no idea what most of the foods were but we tried everything and the huge salmon in the middle of the spread was brilliant. The staff were easy going and location off the beaten track.

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