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Dortmunder Str. 1, 10555 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 94883728
10:00 - 22:00
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Gaithersburg, Maryland
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237 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 183 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I find most burgers in Europe rubbery and with a bad aftertaste. This place specializes in unusual burger toppings. Mine came with goat cheese, honey, tomatoes, and walnuts. Best of all, the beef was fresh and tender. And the restaurant is also a bookstore that carries some English books.

Thank ObservantGuest
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52 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Joined a few colleagues in this residential area for something to eat, i.e. informal dinner. Food was fine (I had a typical German Flamkuchen), but nothing extraordinary. Straightforward, well prepared food. Service was good.

Thank Johan J
Berlin, Germany
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58 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

A Cute little café That sells books With breakfast and lunch. It closes quite early but is ideal for an intensive breakfast with family/friends. The service is a little slow (and I was there a couple of times) but the Atmosphere and good food/drink make that acceptable.

Thank Steffi R
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16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

We have a nice breakfast in this bistro. My advice to save money: ask for the eggs and add bacon. It will be around 5.6€ instead of 8.5€. The same eggs and the same bacon with bread and butter. If you are a couple, small pressed coffee is also enough for two people. The view is fantastic and peaceful. Just... More 

Thank Ekaterina Z
Berlin, Germany
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107 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 March 2016

nice choice of breakfasts, fresh cakes and coffee. Coffee is really good, but the breakfast for 2 did not impress me at all, it was a bit boring and you can definitely get better breakfasts in Berlin. but i would come back there for coffee and cakes :)

Thank E_Volkova
Oslo, Norway
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2016

We were at the Buchkantine in conjunction with a 70th birthday party and we liked the modern interior and the idea that one could enjoy a book while having a coffee, beer or some food. The food that we had was good and nicely presented. The staff did a good job to serve us and we had a very nice... More 

Thank Christopher E
Mondsee, Austria
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123 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2014

We had breakfast here on a sunny Sunday and very much enjoyed it. The terrace is very nice with big trees giving nice shade and keeping things cool. The food is delicious and the service also good. Nice coffee as well. I've only been for breakfast so can't judge the food menu too well but I would be surprised if... More 

Thank TomHK1975
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52 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2012

The Buchkantine moved to a bigger and nicer place. There are many more outside tables now, and a big tree provides shade. The location is great, next to river Spree. The inside seating is OK, too. They have a small menu but additional dishes can be chosen from the black board. A real neighborhood place.

Thank DorisThailand

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Dinner
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Open Hours
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
10:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dortmunder Str. 1, 10555 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Moabit
  • Neighbourhood: Moabit
  • Phone Number: +49 30 94883728

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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You may not realize Moabit is one of the city’s most central neighbourhoods when you arrive at Hauptbahnhof (central station). Surrounded by waterways, Moabit is a quiet island protected from the hustle and bustle of Berlin. The crowds that do gather prefer spending their evenings in cozy restaurants over the party venues offered by other districts. With its beautiful parks, old housing and romantic industrial areas, life has traditionally been relaxed and a bit slower here. But the tone may soon be changing. Reasonable housing costs and proximity to city centre are attracting more young Berliners and international visitors. This interest is encouraging new bars, cafés and nightclubs, making Moabit a candidate for most up-and-coming neighbourhood in the city.
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