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Kartoffelhaus Nr.1 Inh. R. Hoffman

German, Central European
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Markt 13, 07743 Jena, Thuringia, Germany
+49 3641 665187
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Abingdon, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Right on the main square eating inside or outside both have a great feel to them. The service was good, food well prepared 'no nonsense' good food and the staff friendly and helpful. Good beers as well. Pork escalope chips and salad was yummy and the strudel to follow wonderful Would I go back - of course I would

Thank Colin W
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

We spend great evening at Kartoffel house. Great staff and big meals, local German beer. Prices are reasonable and worth every try.

Thank Yiftah H
Andover, New Jersey
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139 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

This is my favorite restaurant in Jena. Sometimes it was hard to get into as it can get crowded. They have additional seating upstairs. Every meal we had there was delicious. Not a single bad one. My favorite was the Wiener Schnitzel. The atmosphere is very German with all the wood paneling. It is relaxing and you don't feel crowded... More 

Thank Meghanizer
Jena, Germany
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58 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

Not a big surprise that potatoes are the queen of the menu! I had a potato pan with onions and speck: cheap and yummy, exactly as you would expect German food to be :-) Staff was friendly and the tables outside in summer are lovely.

Thank madpal
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87 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 via mobile

Very yummy and affordable place to eat, right in the market square in Jena! Watching people stroll by, hearing local musicians, makes for a lovely movie-like European experience. The food is delicious and there is a wide selection! I am definitely going back!

Thank marysia7
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60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This serves what it says. Potatoes in every shape and form. Fried, boiled, grated, mashed. I'm not saying it was bad, but once was enough for me.

Thank Susan R
Jena, Germany
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71 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The Kartoffelhaus (Potato House) Nr. 1 is part of a chain in East/ Northern Germany. All of the potatoes used come from this area. With a name like this - you guessed it - the potato is the focus. Potato soup, fried potatoes (served in a cast iron skillet, with or without bacon and fried eggs!), potato casseroles, baked potatoes,... More 

Thank yomintyfresh
Andover, New Jersey
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

The food here is amazing as is the atmosphere. I've been here several times and have always been more than satisfied with what I've gotten. I recommend #104,115,341 and 178. The only issues I've had here is that we've been turned away quite a few times because they were full (very common in Germany) and the waitress that we always... More 

Thank Ashley G
Dublin Ireland
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68 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

If you like potatoes then this is the place for you - as an Irishman I had to try . and to be honest it was very good. Once per trip is enough for me .. worth a visit.

Thank evolutionaryGuy
Paris, France
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2011

The Land of Kartoffeln (Potatoes :D) ...in every sausages and for every taste..... Really the best place where I've eated Potatoes...I suggest for all travellers that visit the wonderful Jena to have a dinner in this restaurant...Really the n.1 !

Thank Dandytravel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
German, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Markt 13, 07743 Jena, Thuringia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Thuringia  >  Jena
  • Phone Number: +49 3641 665187

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