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Rathenaustr. 5 | 45127 Essen, 45127 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 201 236312
11:00 - 22:30
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19 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We love this restaurant. We have been there 2 following nights. It is cozy, tasty and simple. They cook simple food but with excellent taste. Restaurant is cozy with a good stuff. Extremely friendly waitresses. If you in Essen, don't miss it. The stake is fantastic. Good selection of Italian wines.

Thank Manuele O
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All of us had beef of different kinds, all good. Also went well with the house beer. I advise to visit the place.

Thank Hapciupap
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is the first time to say in Dusseldorf and the hotel offered there is good restaurant closed to my stay. On Sunday evening normal restaurant is closed on Sunday in Germany but this restaurant was opened and there are many visitors. So taste us quite excellent.

Thank shunitsuk
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202 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

We were there for a nice evening and it was. The waiters are attentive, although they forgot my beverage, and are able to explain the business concept (Pfeferkorn is a /small/ chain restaurant). The steaks of our group were ordered to different grades of doneness, according the gusto of each guy. Receiving the meals we experienced that although differently ordered... More 

Thank ksg48
Essen, Germany
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2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Nice Steak and side dishes - value for money - central location in the City - interior a Little bit dark

Thank Frank_Spitzer
Phoenix, Arizona
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

Amazing Australian grass fed beef, great wine selection, incredible staff, fun times at the bar - loved this place!

Thank FrenchRoastFan
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017

good drinks and food. Overpriced steaks. taste ok but not for these prices. Service was fine although pretty busy

Thank Roger d
East Sussex, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

This place specializes in steaks and does them very well. Staff are friendly and have good humour. Often busy - booking essential.

Thank GrahamandHelen2004
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Great Service, great food, unbelievable experience. The steaks range from USA, Argentina, Ireland and Germany - I was part of a party that tried them all and none of them disappointed. The steaks were generous, cooked to perfection and seasoned brilliantly. This is in my top 5 steaks in the world - perfect, I'm already looking forward to my next... More 

Thank Ray M
Oxford, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

A great find - a steak restaurant that knows how to cut and serve excellent steaks. The service is provincial which adds to the charm of the dark decor. The food is delicious, and the steaks sublime. Portion sizes are generous (but not American!).

Thank lenpan

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$55
Steakhouse, German, International, European, Grill, Central European, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rathenaustr. 5 | 45127 Essen, 45127 Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Essen>  > Stadtkern
  • Neighbourhood: Stadtkern
  • Phone Number: +49 201 236312

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