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“Best burger I've had in years!”
Review of Ruben & Carla

Ruben & Carla
Ranked #295 of 8,522 Restaurants in Berlin
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Italian, Steakhouse, Grill
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Neighborhood: Mitte
Description: "Quality of the food, a simple menu and joy of life": these are the inspirations that drove Udi and Sebastiano, two old time friends respectively from Israel and Italy, to create their new restaurant and bar concept in the heart of Mitte. During the day an easy going Pastrami Bar serves the original Reuben sandwich, delicious home made burgers and much more; Ruben & Carla at night lowers its lights, lights the candles, and changes itself into a sophisticated meat restaurant that serves prime quality steaks "Tagliata" style with hand cut fries. Ruben & Carla is the new meeting point to experience good food and wine, good music and to discover an eclectic and cosmopolitan crowd.
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23 reviews
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“Best burger I've had in years!”
Reviewed May 16, 2013

We had such a lovely dinner at Ruben & Carla. The restaurant wasn't busy when we had our early dinner at 6pm. No reservation was made and we just walked in. We were given free veggie sticks and a dip which was nice and crispy. We ordered the Tagliata and Burger and we extremely impressed with how well marinated the meat was. Small handcut fries were a little on the greasy side but the amazing burger made up for it. The desserts were simply divine. We had Tiramisu and homemade lemon tart. Gorgeous! Would definitely go back to visit this place again when we're next in Berlin. Very friendly staff as well!

  • Visited May 2013
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2 Thank Chusana_p
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Hebrew first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A romantic evening at Ruben & Carla”
Reviewed May 14, 2013

We heard about Ruben & Carla from friends and decided to go try it out ourselves. To make a long story short: we had a very nice evening, nice atmosphere, good wine and very friendly staff! And, last but not least, an extraordinary meet dinner. We'll definitely be back again and again and again...

  • Visited May 2013
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1 Thank Vo D
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
“Excellent food and service”
Reviewed May 11, 2013 via mobile

We had our best meal in Berlin at Ruben & Carla. My wife's steak was one of the best she had in the last few years, and the hamburger I had was incredibly tasty and unique. Don't miss the awesome chocolate cake for desert.

Thank Terra H
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Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Brilliant Restaurant”
Reviewed May 7, 2013

We rent to Ruben & Carla based on a local recommendation and were not disappointed. The food and service were brilliant and there was a great atmosphere.

  • Visited May 2013
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Thank Scottishaccie
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Trondheim, Norway
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Great atmosphere”
Reviewed April 18, 2013

Great atmosphere and great food. Could have had some more drinks to offer, but that is just a little thing in all.

Visited April 2013
Thank Magnus007
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