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Alcazar

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Neustadt-Nord
German, Pub, Gastropub
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Bismarckstr. 39a, 50672 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
0221-515733
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
It's alright

Being a local this should be the sort of place I love but I'm not 100% sold. It's a typical hand written (German handwriting is appalling) menu that always changes. The staff are surprisingly friendly for this part of Germany and considering they're actually German. I wasn't that impressed with my... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed September 13, 2015
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Cologne, Germany
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Cologne, Germany
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2015 via mobile

Being a local this should be the sort of place I love but I'm not 100% sold. It's a typical hand written (German handwriting is appalling) menu that always changes. The staff are surprisingly friendly for this part of Germany and considering they're actually German. I wasn't that impressed with my food. If you're in this area there's much nicer... More 

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Breckenridge, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Asking random people on the street within the city part called "Belgisches Viertel", after 10 minutes more than 5 people all pointed us towards the Alcazar. Every time we go there it's packed and there is quite a bit of background noise - plenty of homestyle food for very fair prices - handwritten, almost daily changing (German) menus - someone... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2013

Germans, like the British, frequent neighborhood pubs they call kneipen. When we lived in Cologne, Alcazar was our kneipe. The food is fairly plain but reliable, comforting and inexpensive. On any evening, you might find pastas, salads, potato dishes, perhaps duck or something Asian inspired. The wines are decent and don't cost much. You can't go wrong drinking kölsch, the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2011

Want a homestyle German luscious dish! my hubby and i loved this, it's not pricey, they have big servings.and great staff. the most expensive meal they have was like 18. _menu was not in english so.. make sure u have a translator handy. the waitress was so nice, that she tried her very best to explain everything. _ u have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2008

great "home made style" food, good prices, friendly service & much fun for the local "carneval crowd" at the weekend

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Bismarckstr. 39a, 50672 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne>  > Neustadt-Nord
  • Neighborhood: Neustadt-Nord
  • Phone Number: 0221-515733

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 11
  • Cuisine: German, Pub, Gastropub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Business meetings, Local cuisine

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?