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The Bird

Am Falkplatz 5, 10437 Berlin, Germany
030 5105 3283
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Ranked #28 of 5,643 restaurants in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $13 - $21
Cuisines: American
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: The Bird is a New York style bar and steakhouse, serving undoubtedly Berlin's best steaks and burgers as well as some other stuff.Sauces, dressings, everything is made fresh daily from scratch.
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Sydney
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

Despite the exciting and vibrant atmosphere of The Bird, the food and service did not live up to the hype. Wait times are long and the food was disappointing - definitely a surprise given the positive reviews read prior to coming. I won't be going back - there are definitely better burger options in Berlin.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

Went there around 8pm on a Saturday night and waited approx 30 mins for a table. Wait staff were very polite and kept us informed. Once we had sat down and ordered, we waited 1.5hrs for three burgers. During this time, we asked three different waiters for an update and they said "oh, it'll be around two to three minutes"... More

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London, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

terrible experience - long wait (60 minutes+ for a burger in an half empty restaurant?), attitude from the staff from start to finish, culminating in an 'ok' burger and soggy chips.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 NEW

A New York style diner in the centre of Berlin. Well, almost. It is off the main high street, so look it up and make the pilgrimage, unless you are from NY. This was a fantastic bar with great service, welcoming staff, and a vibrant clientele. The food was gorgeous, and the craft beers varied. We drank some local Berlin... More

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Tel Aviv
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014 NEW via mobile

Great burgers, very greasy. It's not possible to keep your hands clean while eating this burger. The service was extremely slow- waited an hour to get our food, but the atmosphere is nice, so we didn't mind the wait. We made reservations the same day via email and got a response about an hour later. The location is a bit... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Having tried, and failed, to get into the Bird on our previous trip to Berlin we had the forethought to book on our most recent trip (I would highly recommend this!) and managed to get a table at the Kreuzberg branch on a lovely sunny evening. Having heard such marvellous things about The Bird I have to say that my... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

Great food, fun atmosphere, fare price. Defenetely worthy... must visit eventhough it's not located in center of Berlin

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Trowbridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Seriously one of the best burgers I've ever eaten, fantastic flavours, perfectly huge portion sizes, chips that are just as good as the burger and all for a reasonable price, really is a huge must! Service was helpful friendly and everyone spoke great English, but I would strongly recommend making a booking first as we were lucky to get a... More

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Senior Contributor
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

The bird provides amazing burgers, a warm and friendly atmosphere, and excellent service, all at extremely reasonable prices -- it is a definite must-have for any ex-pat looking for an authentic piece of home. Be sure to book a table, as it fills up fast!

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

I've visited the Bird three times now (twice in Prenzlauer Berg and once to the new restaurant in Kreuzberg) and the food has been fantastic every time. Service can sometimes be a bit slow during busy times and make sure you book in advance.the burgers are delicious with more meat in a burger than I've ever seen and there is... More

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