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Alte Meister

Theaterplatz 1, 01067 Dresden, Saxony, Germany (Innere Altstadt)
0351 / 481 04 26
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Ranked #13 of 699 Restaurants in Dresden
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Innere Altstadt
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165 reviews from our community

86% Recommend
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2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Took 10 minutes to be served by almost angry staff not good enough We had an exellent visit 4 years ago, sadly the memory is destroyed

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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79 reviews 79 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Although all the tables seemed to be reserved we were given one outside and had a lovely quite meal (spoilt only by the odd smoker) and good beer. The smoked trout 'tartlet' was not what we expected but delicately delicious. The portion of three sorts of fish was generous and the vegetables with it well cooked and the duck breast... More

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102 reviews 102 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Having left the rest of our group to enjoy the delights of the opera, my husband and I opted to eat on the terrace of the nearby Alt Meister. Having called by during the day to reserve our table we were a little concerned that this would be like eating in a museum cafe. We were pleasantly surprised by the... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

This restaurant has a touch of the typical Dresden: Romantic, neat and very good food & service. we had some great main-courses (veal and pork) for 20€ which was for the nice plate and the amount of food a very good price. The view out of the window to the Semperopera is just unbeatable.

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Southampton, Massachusetts
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We found the waitstaff to be condescending, and the food overpriced. We don't mind paying for good food, but when the price seems to be more for the presentation than the quality, we object. You won't have to worry about calories at Alte Meister. That said, the room is beautiful and the restaurant is convenient to the Opera House and... More

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Vancouver, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

This is an art gallery cafe which makes the absolute best of its circumstances. Even at dinner it is never quite possible to shake off the cafe feeling, though both the service and the food are top restaurant quality. Our pork (two ways) and slow cooked veal were impeccable

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Attractive location, excellent service and food. Good wine list. Near to the Opera House & Zwinger. A good choice for either lunch or dinner.

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Frankfurt, Germany
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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

At first the place looks like a tourist trap due it location, and the atmosphere is somewhat insipid. The service was very good, waiter took her time explaining the wine menu and food was definitely above average in terms of taste and presentation. Highly recommended place.

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Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

The Alte Meister is a nice restaurant which in principle serves nice food. We were really on a high regarding this restaurant until my filet steak arrived and I found that certain parts resembled more a piece of elastic than a nice succulent piece of meat. When I mentioned this and showed it to the waitress, she openly questioned my... More

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Dresden, Germany
18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The carrot ginger soup was amazing! The fish was not so good. The menu is a bit overpriced, but that's to be expected in a tourist area. If you can get a table outside, I highly recommend it. The prices can be easily overlooked if you can enjoy your meal with incredible views of the Semper Opera and historic downtown... More

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