There are no beer halls at all (best or worst) in Berlin. It is a Bavarian thing. See my answer here
See also my recommendations there for drinking beer in Berlin.
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Lylou is right. If you're coming here expecting Lederhosen, oompha bands and Weisswurst, you're in the wrong city. Berlin is more black-clad, techno and industrial.
There are pockets of authentic local Gemütlichkeit, though. Aside from the beer gardens, brew-pubs and Kneipen mentioned in the thread Lylou refers you to, I might mention the Zur letzten Instanz, which claims to be the city's oldest Kneipe, dating back to 1621. Napoleon himself supposedly sat in the seat formed by their tiled oven. Aside from imbibing the local brew, you can eat Berlin specialties such as Eisbein (pigs knuckles) or Zander (pike-perch).
The night I went to Hofbrauhaus in Munich it was packed. As we entered the oompah-pah band was playing Take Me Home Country Roads, and everyone was singing along. It was my first exposure to Germany, and that all the German patrons knew the words blew me away. I didn't eat so I can't talk about the food, but the beer......ah, German beer! And don't miss Oktoberfest is you haven't experienced it - and the parade on the last day is a special event. As for Berlin, again you won't have trouble with the beer, but I couldn't find real "Berliner" food. Eating at Ka De We was fun but not what you are asking about.
In that posting I forgot to mention the Alt-Berliner Kaffeestube on Wolliner Strasse at the border between Mitte and Prenzlauer Berg (Tram stop Zionskirchplatz M1 or 12, also walkable from Rosenthaler Platz, Bernauer Strasse and Senefleder Platz U-Bahn stations). Old-fashioned absolutely non-touristy Berlin restaurant with all the local specialties, which was already renowned in East Berlin before the fall of the Wall.
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