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Restaurant and Cafe Matador

$$ - $$$Steakhouse, European,
Brandenburger Str. 2, 14467 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
+49 4933 12019863
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good47%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“burgers” (5 reviews)
“steak” (9 reviews)
“pasta” (3 reviews)
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Steakhouse, European, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Brandenburger Str. 2, 14467 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have always believed that a complete and satisfying restaurant experience has more to do with well-taken-care details that make the difference between an average and a superb moment. Unfortunately, Matador was not the case. I visited Matador for my 37th birthday this week. As...More

Thank Enrique1980
Reviewed 29 September 2017

I'm always here because of them. The steak is low-fat, the taste is rich and the meat well gives juice. Staff polite and pleasant, I have never had controversy with them

Thank reinhardtgrosse
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

Might have been the best burger in town. I had the double xl cheeseburger which was absolutely huge and delicious. Great outdoor seating right next to the gate. The service was some of the best I experienced during my time in town and this is...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

We went again having been in summer 2016. Sat outside looking, shaded by an umbrella and we looked towards the mini Arc de Triomphe. Good selection of food and what we had was tasty. Service was prompt and the staff friendly. They can speak in...More

Thank AJV06
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Nice café set in the corner of a square. We sat outdoors as it was a sunny day. Each table was under an umbrella to shade us and proved a pleasant setting, Waiters were over quickly and spoke good English and provided menus in our...More

Thank martyp183
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

The restaurant has a nice outside section with red blankets provided in case you get cold. The staff were very friendly and happy to speak English, and the pesto pasta we had was very nice and tasty (if slightly oily!) Their menu had a large...More

Thank James E
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We had simple pasta and pizza here for lunch. All were very nicely prepared. We loved their non-alcohol drinks. They have all kinds of juices and you can have them mixed with sparkling water called Spitzers. These were not too sweet and thirst quenching. I...More

Thank JoanJh
Reviewed 20 June 2017

We dropped in this place after a pleasant Sunday strolling around Potsdam. It was a bright early summer night so we ate outside. Service was a bit slow but food was good. I can recommend the pizzas. The food is simple but quite well executed....More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

We were so hungry but a bit sceptical as vegetariens, but very quickly we got a plentiful array of tapasdishes to still the hunger and sone good beer to go with it. Great service and value for money.

Thank 650KarinB
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Good burgers and generally nice place. Steak was bit fatty. I have used it several times as it is convenient. Staff do seem bored and lethargic.

Thank Philip R
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Sheila Z
26 July 2016|
Response from Paul R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is parking on the side streets around the restaurant. Right in front is a big square where the Potsdam gate is. I don't think there are any parking lots, we came on bicycles.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Brandenburger Str. 2, 14467 Potsdam, Brandenburg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Brandenburg  >  Potsdam
  • Phone Number: +49 4933 12019863
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The multi-facetted MATADOR restaurant goes down well with people of all ages. Guests sit and relax by the digital fireplace and stacked firewood. Combined with the wooden chairs, tables and bar, as well as the pleasant earthy colours, the soft lighting and candlelight, these elements create a warm and cosy feel. Sip a cocktail in the bright relaxed surroundings outside. Tuck into a mouth-watering lava-stone grilled steak. The quality of food and service leaves nothing to be desired. You cannot beat the Matador for location either, allowing you to take a leisurely stroll in the nearby Sanssouci Park after your meal.
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