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“Warm, friendly, & wonderful”
Review of Cafe Berlin

Cafe Berlin
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Ranked #196 of 3,337 Restaurants in Washington DC
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $30 - $30
Cuisines: German, Central European, International
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Good for: Business meetings, Special occasions
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Cross street: Between 3rd & 4th
Transit: Union Station on the red line is only 3 short blocks away.
Reviewed May 24, 2012

The owners Peggy & Irene make this restaurant exceptional. Their fruit soup & asparagus dishes in the spring r incomparable. The wiener schnitzel & sauerbraten r always excellent. Very large selection of German beer. Pleasant patio.

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Thank drrobinhh
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Reviewed May 20, 2012

a good meal and great choice of german beer. Enjoyed a late afternoon lunch. staff was very pleasant and attentive for us. The entrees were well presented and dessert we chose was a raspberry lindzer torte that was delightful and not heavy. Outside patio table on pleasant afternoon was enjoyable and the city traffic though close ,was not bothersome because of the outdoor setup. Having eaten there several times ,I found consistency in meals and service.

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Reviewed May 3, 2012

What a marvelous dinner and the staff was so accommodating!

Thank BarbaraJA
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Reviewed April 23, 2012

My wife and I eat out about one night a week in WDC and typically we spend $75-$100 (to include the tip; one glass wine; and one glass beer). Our meal at the Berlin was about the same price ($95), but the food was terrible. The flounder had a slimy & wet bread crumb coating which was soaking in oil (I hate to say it, but it was absolutely disgusting). We also had one other entre and a couple of appetizers (goulash soup and a salad mixture plate) both of which were unremarkable, but palatable. We love to support small private restaurants and we understand that even the best restaurants have an "off-day", but this meal was so bad that I just had to mention it. I can't understand how the employees and owner can't see how they are inferior to all the other restaurants out there. I hope they take heed of this review (as well as the many other negative reviews); close their doors for a day or two; re-group; buy some new high quality oil, and come back with some serious changes -- Good Luck!

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1  Thank DugSuz
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Reviewed April 12, 2012

This was a carry out order that we originated in ohio! The cake was custom made for a birthday, and was beautifully done. No stinting on the cherries! We would have reurned the next day for lunch as the cafe looked so nice, but alas we couldn't.
Great location close to the Capitol and Unio Station. We shall certainly give it a try with the whole family next time.
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1  Thank steenie1
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