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Steakhouse, German, International, European, Grill, Central European
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Rathenaustr. 5 | 45127 Essen, 45127 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 201 236312
11:00 - 22:30
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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Great Service, great food, unbelievable experience. The steaks range from USA, Argentina, Ireland and Germany - I was part of a party that tried them all and none of them disappointed. The steaks were generous, cooked to perfection and seasoned brilliantly. This is in my top 5 steaks in the world - perfect, I'm already looking forward to my next... More 

Thank Ray M
Oxford, United Kingdom
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113 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

A great find - a steak restaurant that knows how to cut and serve excellent steaks. The service is provincial which adds to the charm of the dark decor. The food is delicious, and the steaks sublime. Portion sizes are generous (but not American!).

Thank lenpan
Porrentruy, Switzerland
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210 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

Steak lover heaven - only the best cuts of USDA Prime Nebraska and dry-aged Irish beef cooked to perfection. Great service and nice pub atmosphere. Not to be missed when in or around Essen.

Thank AlexanderIJohnson
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

We got a seat by accepting to be out in less than an hour. But even with that tight time limit, we had relaxed service (of sorts, but she was fun) and the steaks came incredibly fast. We were well within our time limit, because the steaks were delicious — we gobbled them up. I'd definitely come again, but with... More 

Thank Þorlákur L
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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63 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I was there for an informal dinner with international group of colleagues from the company I work for. They asked for a German restaurant and so they are classified, highly classified.... Walking distance from the hotel, so there we went. We called to book a table as we were 20 but they said it was not necessary. As we arrived... More 

Thank Alessandra F
143644, Manager at Pfefferkorn, responded to this review

Hello Alessandra F, thanks for rating our restaurant on Tripadvisor. As you can deduce from our name "NY STEAKHOUSE" we are a steak based restaurant. Here on Tripadvisor we are classified as a international Steakhouse, too. Every guest is welcome to check our menu before visiting our restaurant. Our menu is online, local as a take away and in two... More 

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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Late night hunt for some meat we came by this restaurant. We ambushed this restaurant with 6 and a baby without reservation. The staff bended backwards to get us a nice place in the restaurant. We got served some amazing tasty food. We can recommend this restaurant highly.

Thank Siegfried W
Tampa, Florida
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Nice outside area on main shopping area. Portions are good size, quality is above average, service is attentive. Would not drive 100 Km. to eat there, however, a really nice place if in the Essen area.

Thank Rast67
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47 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016

Even though it looks like a more or less mixed menu with a lot of dishes, I got a recommendation to visit this place to have a good steak. That isn't too complicated, and the steak was good indeed. It was like I had it ordered. Unfortunately the service was slightly too slow. Not by a big margin, but enough... More 

Thank Reinald K
Beverley, United Kingdom
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227 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

In Essen for 3 nights on business so of course did some looking on Tripadvisor for the best places to eat near where i'm staying. Was pleased to find this restaurant nearby with good ratings so decided to give it a try, glad i did. The restaurant is very centrally located and easy to find, managed to get a table... More 

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Cork, Ireland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

I ordered a steak which was good quality and cooked well. Staff were very nice. Overall a nice meal, very straight forward.

Thank SomeWhoWanderAreLost

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$54
Steakhouse, German, International, European, Grill, Central European
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rathenaustr. 5 | 45127 Essen, 45127 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Essen>  > Stadtkern
  • Neighbourhood: Stadtkern
  • Phone Number: +49 201 236312

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