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German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
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Kreuzstrasse 10, 76133, Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
+49 721 693487
10:00 - 01:00
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Genova, Italia
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27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We have visited this restaurant in August. Already from the outside we knew it would be a nice experience, but when we got in, we were certain it would be extremely nice. Wooden furniture, wooden tables, long counter, excellent draft beers, typical german food, very polite waiters, no noise. What else would you expect if you are looking for a... More 

Thank maximarcellino
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71 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Large outside sitting area near the " Marktplatz". Local food beer and people. Open on saturday and sunday from 10 a.m..loads of locals all very friendly and very "geeman".

Thank Guido M
Derby, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Visited Karlsruhe during the heatwave last weekend, so was gagging for a beer! The local Hoepfner served here did not disappoint. We spotted this place down a side street and it ticked all the boxes, with a nice, large outside seating area and being full of locals, which had to be a good sign. The beer was so good we... More 

Thank Fluttershy1
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

it's got a nice location & service was friendly but... we ordered 3 mains & two beers but were refused a glass of tap water for a 3 year old. the thai chicken salad was hortible - old lettuce smothered in a thick tomato mayo sauce (supposed to be 1000 island i think). kids tortellini was super salty & creamy.... More 

Thank melisfreebird
Hamburg, Germany
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40 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Nothing special really. Quite much fast food. Big portions. Very nice service though and a quiet place to sit.

Thank Zefau
Kensington, California
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79 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

I walked all over town and was becoming depressed that Karlsruhe is a food desert. Plenty of doner, pizza and big mac but a nice local, typical restaurant was hard to find. Finally i saw Litfass down the alley. Nice ambience, enough people to tell you it was respected. Nice service. I just did pils, schnitzel with french fries and... More 

Thank Dennis B
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 April 2016

i had the mixed grill for 12 euros great service losts of chips many meals - there were 20 of us, came with lush salads, sauerkraut etc very good food

Thank Stuart C
Αθήνα, Ελλάδα
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167 reviews
115 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

I definitely recommend this restaurant for its taste, its atmosphere, it's service and its prices! But most of all for the best potatoe soup I've ever tasted!!!

Charenton-le-Pont, France
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2015

I've been told by locals that, "If you have found Litfass, you have found the best Schnitzel in Karlsruhe." Well, I don't know for sure, but I do know, that it's the best I have found so far. I make it a point to have a meal at Litfass every time I visit Karlsruhe. Quality of the food and service... More 

Thank Dave C
Shanghai, China
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567 reviews
288 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 May 2015

Remembering how it was many years ago, I went to this restaurant for a beer and a lunch, but was disappointed, because it lost its unique atmosphere. Just a rather cheap local restaurant in the city center.

Thank Ralf M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
German, Bar, European, Pub, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kreuzstrasse 10, 76133, Karlsruhe, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Baden-Wurttemberg  >  Karlsruhe>  > Innenstadt-Ost
  • Neighbourhood: Innenstadt-Ost
  • Phone Number: +49 721 693487

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