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Hoher Wall 38, 44137 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 231 143644
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak” (95 reviews)
“schnitzel” (17 reviews)
“onion soup” (3 reviews)
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Steakhouse, German, Bar, European, Central European, International, Grill, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hoher Wall 38, 44137 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having steaks or schnitzels at pfeffercorn is a must on every visit to Dortmund, either one of them is fine, but i really prefer this one. A nice selection of cuts and beef from different origins in different sizes, the "Cowboy cut" being the largest...More

Thank TrasteTh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The minute you set foot in this restaurant you can tell it has something special. The atmosphere is authentic German and the service is flawless. The tomato soup is fabulous and the schnitzels are delicious. The only downside is that the restaurant offers only a...More

Thank Leonard L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice sirloin !in this place you find many kind of meets from different country and the local is very nice!

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Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

I have ordered a noodle with beef (€14.9), and a 0.2l beer (€1.3). When I received the bill, the price of food is correct, but the beer is charged as 0.3l (€2), where the menu doesn't have this price item. The bad thing is that...More

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Reviewed July 16, 2017

We were recommended by relatives in Dortmund to meet and eat there which we did and may I say it was probably the best choice we could have made. the menu offered a great variety of food and a chose traditional German port fair which...More

Thank ubl666
Reviewed July 1, 2017

We were sitting on a nice terrace in Dortmund and decided to check the Tripadvisor app for a nice restaurant. It turned out that the restaurant next to us was the number one in Dortmund so we went to Pfefferkorn. It was a saturday night...More

Thank Ronaldo070
Reviewed June 21, 2017

I had dinner in terrace. My choice was Don juan stake with noodles it was very good with big side salad. Desert traditional apple pie was also very good. Location is excellent in downtown of Dortmund. I can recommend.

Thank RamiH-10
Reviewed June 11, 2017

Very good atmosphere, cozy, delicious food. Highly recommended in Dortmund. Staff is friendly, somewhat expensive place to dine.

Thank alpentrip
Reviewed June 6, 2017 via mobile

I've eaten better wienerschnitzels in my life but it wasn't bad. The salad included in the dish however was a bit too much, half of it was swimming in the dressing and it came on its own plate. Some tomatoes on the same plate as...More

Thank Raparperi
Reviewed June 1, 2017

I guess you get what you pay for, the steak was superb but I would expect no less at the prices. Myself and a colleague had a couple of beers a steak each and a side of bearnaise and didn't get much change out of...More

Thank vwrocco
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Ernesto P
January 15, 2017|
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Response from Forsythe82 | Reviewed this property |
Hotel Novum Unique is right next door.
November 13, 2016|
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Response from 143,644 | Property representative |
25.12 and 26.12 we are Open. You need to book by phone 0231/148275. Have a nice day
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November 7, 2016|
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For our young guests you get almost every dish smaller for the half price!
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
$6 - $54
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Full Bar, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Large groups, Special occasions, Bar scene, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
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11:00 am - 12:00 am
11:00 am - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hoher Wall 38, 44137 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Dortmund
  • Phone Number: +49 231 143644
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