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Maassenstr. 14, 10777 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 54 81 68 15
8:00 am - 12:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Mon - Thu 8:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri - Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 am
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I don't know why I sat down here without checking reviews first but I couldn't have been more disappointed on all levels. The service was really terrible, as the waitress for sure hated her job, probably because they were understaffed. I asked her for Tabasco and she came back 10 mins later saying she didn't have any. Then I ask... More 

Thank Margot L
Bremen, Germany
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308 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

This restaurant is located at Nollendorfplatz, near to many others, and serve southern German food. The service was very good and the food was tasty. Another nice thing is that since the weather was warm we could sit outside for our lunch, really great!

Thank renato-sma
Berlin, Germany
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48 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Friendly stuff, good food, specially the Schnitzel and with that: german beer. The Restaurant is located in the gay-district of Berlin: Nollendorfplatz, and Motzstrasse. It's nice to seat outside, if possible in sunny days, to have a view to the local food market: Winterfeldtmarkt.

Thank Piotr1984
Lucerne, Switzerland
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

The servic wasn't friendly, they were kinda stressed about us. The food came after 1h of waiting what was definitely too long and the asparagus were wooden and actually it was a bad start into our shorttrip.

Thank Eva L
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75 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2016 via mobile

We used this restaurant about four times over our Easter break stay. It was a gay friendly restaurant with a lovely relaxed atmosphere with a good choice of menu items and good standard of food. Open morning noon and night and conveniently placed. Well worth a visit if you're in the area.

Thank RobSProkopiou
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

After walking around for a wile i decide to enter this nice restaurant on the corner... Very friendly staff, really cozy and warm atmosphere, i felt home the moment i stepped inside. I had some pork medallions with fried potato omelette and broccoli, wow what a dinner i had. I want to marry who ever prepared it 😄 !!! Two... More 

Thank hottie1981Mannheim
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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119 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2016 via mobile

We tried the traditional German dish of curry wurst & it didn't disappoint- very tasty & filling too! We tried the flying kangaroo & baileys colada- both fabulous! Loved the chocolate brownies too! Staff were helpful & friendly.

Thank Jowilson00
Coventry, England
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

Our last evening meal in Berlin and we weren't disappointed. Great portion size; hot and tasty, and very reasonably priced. Service was efficient and our waiter attentive. Restaurant had a lovely ambience - very welcoming. Couldn't fault Eckstein, just wish we'd found it sooner in our mini break to Berlin!!

Thank jchCoventry_England
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

We came here for breakfast on Sunday as we couldn't find a space in any of the preferred cafes and restaurants. The breakfast was plenty and ok in taste (except for the scrambled eggs that were extremely greasy), but nothing special. However, they do have a wide variety of different types of breakfast - so anybody should find something to... More 

Thank wanderlust4321
Swindon, United Kingdom
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142 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015 via mobile

Traditional cafe but nicely done. Ideal for a decent breakfast. Good portions and nice waitresses who a bi-lingual. Tables are candle lit making a nice relaxed ambience.

Thank Nick S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $17
German, European, Central European, Cafe, International
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 12:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Maassenstr. 14, 10777 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Schoneberg
  • Neighborhood: Schoneberg
  • Phone Number: +49 30 54 81 68 15
The cornerstone is a restaurant right on Winterfeldplatz. We offer our guests a blend of bistro, cafe, restaurant and cocktail bar.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Schoneberg

Neighborhood Profile
In 1963, Schöneberg was the center of the political west, inspiring John F. Kennedy to choose this area to famously announce, "Ich bin ein Berliner." Times may have changed, but modern-day Schöneberg still pays tribute to its historical legacies. Once the richest city outside of Berlin proper, the area's affluent past is still visible in ornate housing facades dating back to the Gründerzeit of the 19th century, while residents in fur coats walking their dogs or shopping in high-end KaDeWe continue the tradition with a modern flair. Schöneberg was also once the center of the decadent and burlesque nightlife of the 1920s. It was here that Marlene Dietrich partied with Christopher Isherwood and the first gay bar in Germany was founded. Today, the gay community still revolves around Nollendorfplatz. The overground Ubahn station is even illuminated in rainbow colors, paying tribute to Schöneberg's progressive past.
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