In 1999 Heinrich Fassbender and Wilhelm Rausch established Fassbender & Rausch Chocolatiers, one of the biggest chocolate houses in the world, offering premium chocolate creations in every conceivable form. The delightful facility also displays scale models of famous landmarks and crafts cherubs, models, houses and other sculptures, made using chocolate of course.
Look no further than this little joint under the U-Bahn tracks for some of the best hamburgers in town. The burger masters behind the grill are clad in starched white uniforms and billowy chef's hats, providing a tongue-in-cheek, visual contrast to the fact that this little green kiosk was years ago a public toilet. If you don't opt for one of the delicious normal hamburgers, give the spicy chili-cheeseburger a try. The seating is outdoors and surrounded by three different streets and train tracks. So if you're looking for a quieter place to enjoy your food, buy a take-away and find a seat on the nearby River Spree.
The name Marjellchen doesn't roll easy on the tongue, but wait until you taste some of the offerings here. The menu at this Wilmersdorf eatery is dominated by traditional German dishes. Although the menu is slightly more geared towards meat and poultry preparations, there is also a good selection of vegetarian fare available as well. The restaurant sports a relaxed yet elegant vibe, thanks to soothing, earthy hues that dominate the decor. The service is nice and friendly, whereas the delicious food is fairly priced. Top picks here include the Fillet Pot, which is beef and pork incorporated with potatoes smothered in drool-worthy, East-Prussian sauces, and any of the pizzas.
If it’s American meat you're after, then this self-described American steakhouse and bar has got you your fix. The Bird prides itself on three things: the quality of its beef, its straight-forward American atmosphere, and its uncompromising attitude towards making the best food with the freshest ingredients available. Run by a couple of New York expatriates, the menu here is filled with sassy commentary and is dominated by imported American-beef steaks and tangy burgers, such as The Filthy Harry (bacon and Cheddar cheese). Rolls of paper towels sit on the tables to indicate that things might get a little messy, as the food is so delicious.
As you walk in through the doors of Grill Royal, you are greeted with the elegance that this steakhouse is renowned for. The wood furnishing, artworks on the wall and hues of brown and cream that this place is covered in gives it a sophisticated look. Located on the northern banks of the Spree River, the terrace offers beautiful views of the gently flowing waters as you dine. Delicious steaks come complemented by wines, beers or cocktails of your choice. The prices are on the steep side, but a dinner here is sure to be a trendy and memorable one.
Extremely cozy and utterly charming, Café am Neuen See, one of Berlin's largest beer gardens is idyllically located on the banks of the lake in the heart of Tiergarten park. It is a traditional Bavarian beer garden that serves up southern German specialties like pretzel, white sausages, roast pork, and meatloaf, as well as classic European dishes such as pasta, pizza and barbecued meat and fish in its warm and welcoming space. Seat yourself in its enchanting sun-drenched outdoor patio shaded by the lush trees and pair your hearty meal with a cold beer for a memorable time. Illuminated by hundreds of candles flickering on the tables, Café am Neuen See is a visual treat at night.
As the name suggests, the Escados Parrilla Grill is all about serving grilled varieties. It also boasts of salads like Carpaccio and Salad California. For all those, who do not want to opt for elaborate meals, can avail the tapas menu featuring Fried dates wrapped in bacon, Prawns in hot garlic oil with French bread along with tasty dips and sauces. And, as far as mains are concerned, patrons have variety of delectable options like Rump steak Parisienne, Rump steak, Blackened beef, Mixed Grill Escados and so forth. Do keep some appetite for tantalizing desserts that are simply irresistible. All in all, be it a dinner date or a simple luncheon, Escados Parrilla Grill is the perfect place to be.
Craving for some Spanish delicacies in the middle of Berlin? Well, look no further. Las Olas at Karl-Liebknecht-Straße in the Mitte district, will satisfy your taste buds, like none other. Offering a combination of rustic ambiance and friendly service, the restaurant serves up a beautiful platter of authentic Spanish delicacies. A perfect place to have lunch or dinner, the food at Las Olas will take your palette on a tour to Spain. Call for reservations or for details on the menu.
The comforting warmth of a bowl full of soup is incomparable. Working on this insight, Soup Kultur Alexanderplatz has been delighting its patrons with their soulful broths and stews for a long time now. The soup bar has several options for you, from meat to cheese, select the one that warms your heart the most. This is a place where hungry tourists as well as locals stop by for a quick and wholesome lunch. They have plenty of space to sit either inside or on their extended patio. If you wish, you can take-out your order and enjoy the goodness of the soups in the comfort of your home. In addition, they serve pasta and rice dishes.
This contemporary Southeast Asian fusion restaurant in Mitte opened in 2013. Prince stays true to its name. From its mirror hall to its cozy dining areas decked up in earthy sofas and chairs. The highlight though are the customized light fixtures which illuminates the eatery and the beautifully displayed food offerings. The cactus encased in glass is an extra element to this innovative diner and bar. Savor quirkily-named dishes like Duck Wheel, Korea & Me (Steamed Pork Belly Kimchi), Eye of the Beef, Mountain Crabs, Devil on Fire (Spicy Sharp Roast Beef) and The Special One (grilled Beef Tenderloin with Oyster Mushroom and Pepper Sauce). Complement your meal with fine drinks from the bar.
Burritos! Although an unlikely offering in the larger context of Germany, within its cozy Mitte nest, Dolores’ Cali-Mex flavor fits like a glove. It’s not exactly fast food, but it’s not really a sit-down meal either. It’s a quick, filling and delicious stop during an excursion in Mitte, but you might also grab a burrito to-go and eat it on the way to another destination. Apart from burritos, the menu serves quesadillas, salads and soups as well.
Coffee Fellows Alexanderplatz opened in 2013 and is the seventh coffee house of the brand in the city. Sip on Latte Macchiato, Vanilla Macchiato, Espresso, Cafe Americana, Cafe Latte and Sirups made from freshly roasted Arabica beans. Tea lovers can try their Chai Tea flavors. Munch on delicious bagel sandwiches with your beverages and satisfy your hunger pangs.