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Osteria Caruso

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Koethener Str. 38 | Am Potsdamer Platz, 10963 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 23004574
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Today
11:30 - 00:00
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Hours:
Sun 15:00 - 22:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 00:00
Sat 15:00 - 00:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came in at 7.30 pm. We were seated, order taken and drinks brought over. Well over an hour goes by before we are asked if we have eaten yet, they then realise there's a mistake and put the order through (many guests around us have eaten 2 courses by this point). It comes out around 9pm, there is a hair... More 

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Thank Michael C
Warsaw, Poland
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45 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice place, excellent genuine Italian cuisine! I would recommend booking a table in advance, this place is pretty busy.

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Thank JGut
Medford, New Jersey
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200 reviews
129 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Italian restaurant located a 5-minute walk from Potsdamer Platz on a quiet residential street provides a good location for Italian family dinner. The wait staff was very accommodating and seated our large party. We each ordered off the menu that included pizza, pasta, risotto, and seafood. My in-laws ordered and enjoyed the salmon while my wife and I shared... More 

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Thank Westpo
Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I went to this establishment yesterday and to be brutally honest i have never been treated with such disrespect. Table booked for half past 7 ordered our food which did not even turn up until 8.40. I spoke to the waiter which advised the restaurant was busy no apology offered. The table next to us who arrived the same time... More 

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Thank joebrebner
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attentive, friendly staff - there was a short wait for a table, but we were kept informed all the time. Staff spoke a variety of languages, including excellent English. Delicious pizzas - my girlfriend and I both ordered pizzas, which were generously sized for the price (both under €10). Drinks were also reasonably priced. Overall: delicious food, friendly atmosphere, excellent... More 

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Thank Paul C
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took Trip Advisor reviews in to account & we're not disappointed. Really good atmosphere & friendly staff. I had a chicken dish wrapped in ham & mozzarella which was very tasty & well presented. The other members of the party were equally impressed with their choice. If you opt for the ham & mozerella starter you will need to think... More 

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Thank yamjames
Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food excellent service with smile. If im not wrong family own restaurant not a franchise horrible cardboard pizza. Real pizza. Excellent penne pasta and lovely home made tiramisu. House red was perfect red wine. Prices are reasonable Thank you for lovely evening

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Dorking, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Came in on recommendation from a nearby restaurant that had stopping serving. Despite being quite late, we were seated quickly by friendly staff who all spoke excellent English. Had pizza with beef, rocket and cheese and these was really good. Would recommend.

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Thank bgtravellers
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43 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This place was really nice. The staff is very welcoming, friendly and knows how to handle guests. The food was good and the atmosphere very pleasant. Reservation went quick, the food took a bit longer but we were a group of 6 people.

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Thank Michaela T
Greenville, South Carolina
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6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016

We had dinner here last night and were very pleased with the entire experience. Our waiter was extremely helpful and friendly and gave really good food and wine recommendations. We will definitely be back.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Italian, Pizza, Mediterranean
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 00:00
Friday
11:30 - 00:00
Saturday
15:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Koethener Str. 38 | Am Potsdamer Platz, 10963 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Kreuzberg
  • Neighbourhood: Kreuzberg
  • Phone Number: +49 30 23004574

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Kreuzberg

Neighbourhood Profile
Kreuzberg
Berlin's revolutionary heart and immigrant roots can both be found in Kreuzberg, but this central neighbourhood is beginning a new chapter. In the 1950s and '60s, Turkish guest workers settled around Kottbusser Tor, while in the 1980s and '90s, rambunctious squatters and artists gathered to live a carefree life here. An old hospital even became a hotspot of riots between squatters and police. Today you can still find the best kebabs in town and many underground clubs, but a lot has changed as well. The hospital has been transformed into an art center, and increasingly you will find new urban cafés, restaurants and designer shops. Rising housing prices and gentrification threaten the spirit of this area along the Spree River, but the neighbourhood’s legacy is upheld by a very engaged community fighting to preserve its rebellious identity.
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