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Metzer Eck

#444 of 6,423 Restaurants in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighborhood:
Prenzlauer Berg
German, Bar, Pub
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Metzer Str. 33, 10405 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 4427656
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Mon - Fri 4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 6:00 pm - 1:00 am
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stumbled across this place as the restaurant a few doors down was closed for summer holidays. Really chilled - very old skool in the nicest way. Food was simple, homely and tasty! Staff were great and welcoming, and prices were very reasonable - what more can you ask for? 😁

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Thank Holiday_dek
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1,654 reviews
1,333 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 478 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Metzer Eck is a family run restaurant and pub that is one of the best corner Eck's in Berlin.Eck's are corner pubs and Metzer Eck has been in business since 1903. Located in the neighbourhood area called Prenzlauer Berg this is the oldest Eck in this area of Berlin and is an Eck that has stood the test of time.Housed... More 

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Thank Stephen K
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4,377 reviews
3,185 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,400 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Metzer Eck is an absolutely fantastic Prenzlauer Berg district unspoilt pub. The pub is over 100 years old and the interior is fabulous with nice artwork and great decor with plenty of seating options both inside and out,the pub also has a lovely pool room at the back which is great if you fancy a game of pool while enjoying... More 

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Thank Neil K
London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It might be small but the portions are big! The food was great, the beer was cold and the people there were so lovely!

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Thank gweng132014
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2016

We always like to eat the cuisine of where we are staying and discovered this pub on the internet. Their menu has the dishes which we love and we tried Bauernfrühstück, Wiener Schnitzel and Brathering, all of which were delicious. They have a lovely German red wine and draught Schwarzbier, reminiscent of Köstritzer. The decor of the place must have... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2016 via mobile

Brilliant traditional German fare in a cosy and often packed corner-pub. Recommend arriving early. Beers on tap and wurst and schnitzels available.

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Surbiton, null, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016

Keen to try some local German cuisine, we visited Metzer Eck for some Currywurst and German beer. Both the food and beer on offer tasted decent and I enjoyed dinning in a more traditional German setting.

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Thank Dean F
Hegenheim, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Hi First of all, I really like the kindness of the 2 women managing the restaurant that night. Very friendly, it was a real pleasure (not so usual...). About the food : this is traditional German food, easy, simple and delicious. Restaurant itself is a kind of small, wood everywhere, good ambiance. Nothing exceptionnal but a very good place to... More 

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Thank Florent B
glasgow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2016

I read that the Metzer Eck is over 100 years old and I don't think it will have changed all that much in that time. We all loved it. Full of character and just a hint of the "Berliner Schnauze", brilliant. There were six of us, but a table was found and the beers never tasted better. Excellent service behind... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2015

Loved the food and atmosphere at this place. What we'd call a corner bar or dive bar. The wiener schnitzel was great. It's an old place that looks like it hasn't changed much in decades. But, good prices and great beer. They have my favorite Czech beer, Krusovice. It was down the street from our hotel and we went both... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $14
Cuisine
German, Bar, Pub
Meals
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Cash Only, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
Monday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Tuesday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Wednesday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Thursday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Friday
4:00 pm - 1:00 am
Saturday
6:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Metzer Str. 33, 10405 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Prenzlauer Berg
  • Neighborhood: Prenzlauer Berg
  • Phone Number: +49 30 4427656

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Neighborhood Profile
Prenzlauer Berg
No Berlin neighborhood has undergone a greater change than Prenzlauer Berg. The artists and non-conformists that defined the district’s intriguing subculture in the 1980s and 90s have been replaced by a young, hip crowd that frequents the many cafes. Where there were once run-down houses in the shadow of the Berlin Wall, there are now designer shops. Beautiful old homes have been modernized and renovated, and on Sundays, thousands turn the park next to remnants of the wall into a playground for street artists, musicians, and flea market shoppers. This attracts young urban families who enjoy the balance of big city life and small-town comfort. Meanwhile, trendy, young, upper-class visitors from all over the world are attracted to the local high-end shops, cafés, and sophisticated bars and restaurants. The merits of this transformation are a favorite topic of debate around the city, but it makes for some of the best people-watching Berlin has to offer.
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