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Zum alten Markt

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Markt 3, 44137 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
10:00 am - 3:00 am
Closed now
All hours
Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Mon - Thu 10:00 am - 1:00 am
Fri 10:00 am - 3:00 am
Sat 9:00 am - 3:00 am
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82 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

location is great in city center of dortmund.... the food is also good. order one of the region's specialities with the local bier must-do when in dortmund

Thank Beirut73
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

Very reasonable drink prices. Very good place to watch football. Outdoor is really nice I'm the day for sin and good heaters in the evening. Great atmosphere for football.

1 Thank Jasmine-Janex
Dayton, Ohio
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63 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

It was a cold afternoon, and the outside patio was empty as expected. The inside has 2 levels of seating. We sat in a booth on the first floor. The staff was attentive. The beer is traditionally and carefully poured, then presented to your table! Cool ! We ordered Goulash soup which was so very flavorful and rich. It came... More 

Thank Susan K
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Very nice, clean and well run establishment. Friendly helpful staff, great beer, would highly recommend it

Thank Arthur W
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

This is one of the busiest bars in the square. Great position to enjoy an afternoon or evening beer in the sunshine. Service can be a little slow when it's really busy. Really recommend the Pork Knuckle if you're feeling hungry, beautifully done with a bed of mash potato.

Thank Gav B
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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81 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016 via mobile

Based on the tripadvisor recommendations I chose to eat here but unfortunately my expectations were higher than the quality of the food. I ordered the "Marktpfanne" wit steak from ox, pig and turkey and baked potatoes with vegetables. All was placed together in a pan and served. The vegetables were tasteless the baked potatoes were very greasy and the steaks... More 

Thank LiefhebberD
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

I went to this restaurant for a lunch during my business trip and I must say that the place is just fantastic with a nice atmosphere. The service was quick and good also the food was nice. I definitely recommend this place.

Thank rocapamo
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196 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016

It was quite lively here when I visited on a late Sunday afternoon in April. A football match involving Borussia Dortmund was showing on TV and many customers were watching this. However I just managed to get a table, and along with my beer had the local dish known as Himmel und Erde (heaven and earth). This consists of black... More 

1 Thank IanCLondon
Dortmund, Germany
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18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016

...then it's a good choice. Ate there 3 times, always ordered Schnitzel. Not specially good, but OK. Take a beer and sit outside at the square during summer time, it's nice, especially when you want some rest from shopping.

Thank Li X
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

A great and very old pub right in the middle of the city centre. Good beer and good food.Try a"Salzkuchen" ( a roll with minced meat), really tasty!

Thank PIA K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
German, European, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 1:00 am
10:00 am - 3:00 am
9:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Markt 3, 44137 Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Dortmund
  • Phone Number: 0231-572217

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