Cafe Berlin

4.7
1670 reviews
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$30 and under
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German
Café Berlin has been serving authentic German cuisine on Capitol Hill since 1985. It occupies the ground floor of three townhouses whose front yards serve as Biergarten for outdoor dining. The interior features a small bar and two cozy dining rooms. The restaurant is located within a short walking distance of Union Station and the U.S. Capitol. It draws politicians, congressional staffer, and tourists as well a loyal following of neighborhood residents. The traditional dishes are authentically prepared with lighter touch by chefs with extensive experience in German cuisine. In addition to the regular menu, the restaurant offer seasonally changing menus that feature fresh asparagus in the spring, salads and light fares in the summer, Bavarian dishes during Oktoberfest in the fall, and wild game in the winter. Desserts which are freshly made in-house include apple strudel, black forest cake, and luscious cream tortes. The bar offers a selection of imported German beers and wines.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
German, European
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Hours of operation
Brunch
Sun 11:00 am–2:00 pm
Lunch
Mon–Fri 11:30 am–3:00 pm
Dinner
Mon–Thu 3:00 pm–9:30 pm
Tue, Sun 2:00 pm–9:30 pm
Fri 3:00 pm–10:30 pm
Sat 11:30 am–10:30 pm
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Phone number
(202) 543-7656
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Payment options
AMEX, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
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Dress code
Smart Casual
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Executive chef
Rico Glage
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Catering
Pick-up catering is available in the DC area. Contact us for more information.
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Neighborhood
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Cross street
Between 3rd & 4th
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Parking details
We are located in a residential neighborhood where street parking is typically ample. Alternately, Union Station is just 2 blocks away and has a large parking garage.
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Public transit
Union Station on the red line is only 2 short blocks away.
Additional
Beer, Beer Garden, BYO Wine, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Full Bar, Gender Neutral Restroom, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining, Private Room, Takeout, Weekend Brunch, Wine