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Hefengasse 1, 99084, Erfurt, Thuringia, Germany
+49 4936 16604666
07:30 - 21:30
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Bruges, Belgium
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14 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I really enjoyed having several meals at this place. Outstanding organic food, my favorite is the spicy veggie rice dish. And sometimes if you're lucky there are mango smoothies. Prices are ok. Not too long waiting times and generally there is always a place to sit. One of my favorite places in Erfurt.

Thank Curt C
Bonn, Germany
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128 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

Food was not so delicious as was the comfort to get a cofee/Juice/beer without a toddler pestering you. They have a small kids play area with some toys which can keep them busy. Nice Juices!

Thank ankismile
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Good salad, good curry, falafel & avocado burger simple 'n good. Fresh delicious juices. All in one worth a visit.

Thank Johannes P
Sydney, Australia
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57 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 June 2016

As a vegetarian, I struggle to find places to eat in Germany with a variety of fresh options. At Cognito I was spoilt for choice, and it all tasted great. My husband also had the chicken curry and loved it. This is not fine-dining but it great value for money, and good for the hips too.

Thank breannfallon
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

The atmosphere in this restaurant is pretty nice and comfortable. The price is however a bit high, though they emphasize the vegan and healthy style, i think it doesnt absolute worth it. At least for the avocado burritos I have ordered for €8.28 with cheese, a bit disappointed to this. It taste pretty well but it would be better if... More 

Thank Effi C
Pune, India
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24 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 December 2013

Nice thai food, good tomato mozzarella cheese sandwich with choice of sandwich or panino. people know english, they are nice and friendly. good choices of organic salads to opt from. nice organic tea and other drinks available. also for those who would like to they have free wifi. luv this place. oops forgot to mention their red pesto is superb...... More 

Thank Prani2013
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 August 2013

What a friendly and helpful staff. If it's not on the menu they make it. At least for breakfast. Strong wi-fi. Good location. Fresh fresh food. Made my way back here everyday during our stay.

Thank edreedco
Wiesbaden, Germany
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2013

We didn't want to pay 10 Euro p.p. for breakfast at the Ibis Hotel where we were staying, so we ventured out and ran across Cognito. Then I remembered reading about it on T.A. & in Rick Steve's book. We went into this health food kinda restaurant and were so happy we did. For 5.95 Euro we got a HUGE,... More 

Thank Juliana_10
Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
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40 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2013

We spent a few hours here after touring the city of Erfurt. Our hotel room at the monastery didn't have wifi, so we settled in here with a bowl of curried chicken and rice. The atmosphere was really great, with a coffee house vibe. The food was wonderful, and the service was exceptional. We went back the next day!

Thank Deidra R
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159 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2012

Great place to eat. I always endup there when I'm in Erfurt. Atmosphere, food and location spot on (try the curries). Just don't order black tea.

Thank Bizzy6

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hefengasse 1, 99084, Erfurt, Thuringia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Thuringia  >  Erfurt
  • Phone Number: +49 4936 16604666

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?