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#35 of 7,017 Restaurants in Berlin}
€€ - €€€, , Russian
Knaackstr. 22-24, 10405 Berlin, Germany
+49 30 4413399
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good37%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (35 reviews)
“borscht” (23 reviews)
“beef stroganoff” (19 reviews)
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Israeli, Ukrainian, Russian, Eastern European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Knaackstr. 22-24, 10405 Berlin, Germany
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Kneidelch, gefilte fish, kreplach, varekines... these are the dishes of my childhood. And since then I couldn't find 'em as good as my grandma used to do, and I've been searching for 'em even at Bnei Brak. I couldn't recommend more. Great vibe, service and...More

Thank juanmaiz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very special environment with Russian culinary. Perfect food, delicious dessert and very good Russian beer. Pianist in the background complete the “Russian mood”.

Thank Eduardo M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my favourite place and honestly one of the best places to get Russian food in Berlin! The service is excellent, very friendly staff and a lot of options on the menu (all very good). The dumplings and the crepes dessert are top noch....More

Thank Alice E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This a kind of Russian Jew Restaurant with great dishes, I am not an expert in this kind of food but I can tell you it was good. The salads and the dessert were superb. The service nothing to recall but decent. Decoration a little...More

Thank Luis C
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

I am Russian living abroad. So I really miss Russian food. But in Pasternak there was nothing close to it. Just beef stroganoff. No Kiev style cutlet. No ptichiye Moloko dessert. Really disappointed, zero atmosphere as well I wish we went somewhere else for dinner...More

Thank barysha
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Straight out from Dr. Shivago this restaurant comes alive with the best Russian food and beautiful decor. Very good service and always crowded with enthusiastic customers. I had a very good borscht and stroganoff beef. My friends were very pleased with the exception of the...More

Thank Salvador S
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Had breakfast / lunch here with 6 people, everyone loved it, great selection of food and nice outside area in front

Thank Steven S
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Came here spontaneously on a Sunday looking for a Sunday Brunch. The selection is great , both main courses & sweets. New dishes keep coming and everything is fresh and verytasty. The dessert table was flawless, especially the poppy-seed pastry. Only thing I can say...More

Thank oren0811
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We sat outside this cafe which looks nice and has a pleasant outlook for some time with no service . Helping ourselves to menu we perused this for some more time while o tried to attract a waiter who walked passed several times After some...More

Thank gasmanNorthumberland
Reviewed 2 September 2017

We sat inside as outside was very busy and no tables available (which generally bodes well for a restaurant). The service was good and staff helpful in desribing the unusual dishes. My wife and I both chose salad main meals and the ywere very good....More

Thank Nick A
Prenzlauer Berg
No Berlin neighbourhood has undergone a greater change
than Prenzlauer Berg. The artists and non-conformists
that defined the district’s intriguing subculture in
the 1980s and 90s have been replaced by a young, hip
crowd that frequents the many cafes. Where there were
once run-down houses in the shadow of the Berlin Wall,
there are now designer shops. Beautiful old homes have
been modernized and renovated, and on Sundays,
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$6 - US$29
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 01:00
09:00 - 01:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Knaackstr. 22-24, 10405 Berlin, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Berlin>  > Prenzlauer Berg
  • Neighbourhood: Prenzlauer Berg
  • Phone Number: +49 30 4413399
  • E-mail
The Pasternak Restaurant Named after Nobel literature prize-winning writer Boris Pastenak, the author of Doctor Zhivago, PASTERNAK Restaurant is located in the heart of Berlin. PASTERNAK Restaurant is proud to call Berlin locality of Prenzlauer Berg its home and count important landmarks such as "Dicke Hermann" ("Thick Hermann"), the first water tower in Berlin, Rykestrasse Synagogue, Germany's largest synagogue built in 1904, and a remarkable Zeiss-Großplanetarium opened in 1987 among its neighbors. PASTERNAK Restaurant specialty is Russian and Jewish cuisine. PASTERNAK Restaurant serves its own unique house-brewed beer. PASTERNAK Restaurant brings to life the atmosphere of an authentic Russian dining room of the late 19th century, further enhanced by the live nightly piano music. A comfortable outdoor terrace with a view of the "Thick Hermann" water tower completes the picture.
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