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Theo-Neubauer-Strasse 12, 07743 Jena, Thuringia, Germany
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Dining options: Outdoor Seating

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fantastic Restaurant

The place itself is a fantastic throwback to an Eastern Germany setting looking like it has been untouched ever since. The menu is written in chalk on a board and the main dish, the "Grillhaxe", is amazing! I recommend this place for people living in Jena, visiting Jena or to take guests! The food... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
Ricardo A
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  • Local cuisine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The place itself is a fantastic throwback to an Eastern Germany setting looking like it has been untouched ever since. The menu is written in chalk on a board and the main dish, the "Grillhaxe", is amazing! I recommend this place for people living in Jena, visiting Jena or to take guests! The food is not only great but cheap... More 

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Jena, Germany
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34 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I never experienced life in the German Democratic Republic, but some friends told me to check out the Wartburg, because to them, it was like stepping back in time. Almost everything (I say "almost" because the beer pull taps are pretty modern : ) ) is from the 1970s and 1980s, from the furniture and tablecloths to the food that... More 

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Jena, Germany
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20 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

This is an original and authentically old DDR or GDR Restaurant with its food and furnitures, even those guys are running it and most of the customers as well. Just recommended for those who wants to get a touch of old and dusty stuff.

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Jena, Germany
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2010

if you would like proper thuringian food this is the place to go in Jena. the owner is very nice and friendly and the food is delicious. this is an typical east german restaurant (yes this is how it looked like in east germany) but it does not feel old. its cool and trendy and the food is home made.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2008

Best fried dumpling & goulasch in town!!!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Theo-Neubauer-Strasse 12, 07743 Jena, Thuringia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Thuringia  >  Jena

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 2 - 16
  • Cuisine: German

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Local cuisine

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