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Mephisto

Grimmaische Str. 2-4, 04109 Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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Ranked #21 of 538 restaurants in Leipzig
Cuisines: Bar
Dining options: Late Night
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Dining options: Late Night
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Jerusalem, Israel
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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Right on top of the famous Auerbach's Keller but a campy and fun decor. Prices reasonable and a quiet place to have drinks and chat (notice the painting on ceiling)

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35 reviews 35 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

This is not Auerbach's Keller but it has more atmosphere and its just above the famous restaurant. The prices aeasonable than the Keller.re lower, the decor campily fun, and the prices far more r

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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153 reviews 153 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

After the wonderful pianist finished her repertoire, Mephisto shrieked from the ceiling rose with a puff of smoke. Great coffee and cocktails too.

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Epping, United Kingdom
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89 reviews 89 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

live music, mock satanic sound effects. Waiter was a bit stern, but did produce food at 11pm A place you ought to visit having made it ti the city

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Amersham, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

Spent an enjoyable evening here drinking well made and reasonably priced cocktails. Comfortable seating and decent service. Amusing Faustian touches and good live music added to the experience. Another review comments that it was smoky, which, periodically during the evening it was. However it's clear from this and other bars that smoking has not been banned in bars and restaurants... More

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Paderborn, Germany
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

We didn't fancy a meal at the affiliated Auerbachskeller (famously the erstwhile haunt of Goethe and setting for a scene in his play "Faust") so a quick drink at the bar upstairs (in the Madler Passage) seemed apt as it was -11C outside. Smaller than it's reputation leads you to believe, Mephisto is a proper, old-style European bar, offering everything... More

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

Like to eat while people puff cigarette smoke in your air supply? Just want a limited choice of cakes in small servings? Perfect. Otherwise run. Fast.

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Portland, Oregon
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10 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

We sat outside for optimal people watching but went inside for a bit to enjoy the atmospheric show that happens from time to time throughout the evening. Great wine and champagne for fair prices and I loved the location in the covered passage-style shopping area. We stopped here before moving on to dinner nearby.

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