Mogg Deli on Auguststraße brings the iconic New York delicatessen experience to Berlin’s Mitte district. The menu includes homemade Jewish-American delicacies as well as the famous pastrami sandwich, New York-style cheesecake, and matzo ball soup. The deli is located in a former Jewish girls’ school. The decor is reminiscent of an American deli of the 1930s, combined with lots of art, vintage, and sense of humour.
2. The Tree
A little oasis surrounded by the hustle and bustle of Berlin’s Mitte district in the upper part of Brunnenstraße, The Tree is a Chinese noodle shop restaurant that creates a harmonious, garden-like atmosphere thanks to its special installation of flowers and branches, wooden furniture, and birds chirping. Another special feature: the dishes are prepared according to traditional recipes from Szechuan, including such creations as spinach with pomegranate, sesame paste, and walnuts as well as a salad of potatoes, lotus root, and cauliflower. Served with sodas for a perfect break from it all!
3. Spooning Cookie Dough
The stuff of childhood dreams: Spooning Cookie Dough in Prenzlauer Berg is Germany’s first American-style cookie dough bar. True to the motto “Forget your diet”, you can choose between various flavours and toppings. So how about Nutella, white sprinkles, and hazelnuts or pretzels and white chocolate? Bon appetit!
4. Holy Flat
If you looking for a new spot to try vegetarian and vegan cuisine, you should absolutely head over to Holy Flat in Berlin’s Neukölln district. Inspired by European, Mediterranean, and Latin flavours, Holy Flat has put healthy and sustainable bowls and flats on the city’s radar. They are filled with all kinds colourful ingredients such as black beans, pumpkin, beetroot, and avocado. The restaurant also welcomes guests with an oversized stag under a palm tree in the wall painting by Japanese street artist Twoone. The rest of the space is also quite bright and comfortable.