Alexanderplatz is the lively, bustling epicentre of Berlin. As one of the capital’s largest and best-known squares, it’s a shopping mecca and tourist hotspot, and is well placed close to the city’s main attractions. The dynamic area and its surroundings are rich with a number of restaurants, offering flavours from across the globe. Here are the best Italian restaurants, for when you’re craving pizza, pasta and all the classic favourites.
L’Osteria Berlin Mitte is a place for tourists, locals, families and friends to come together and eat well. A loud, lively and central restaurant, just three minutes from Alexanderplatz, it serves up a plentiful and extensive menu of typical Italian cuisine. Offering antipasti, pasta, pizza, traditional desserts and a special menu of the week, this place always delivers a rich blend of dishes and a typical Italian atmosphere. A warm and welcoming spot, the prices are reasonable and the staff are friendly.
Vapiano, a chain restaurant located in the heart of Alexanderplatz, offers central dining with views of the Rotes Rathaus and square. Delivering a consistent, albeit slightly straightforward menu of traditional starters, including bruschetta, pasta dishes, pizza and salad, this is a no-frills spot that wins over visitors with its price, views and convenience. The interior is modern and stylish, while the overall ambience is touristy, light-hearted and welcoming.
Sapori Italiani, located in the Galeria Kaufhof shopping centre – one of Alexanderplatz‘s most famous shopping spots – offers an authentic Italian menu and modern atmosphere. The open kitchen serves up fresh Italian food, including a range of tasty pizzas and pasta dishes. Promising great service and a convenient location for guests to fuel up while shopping, it’s a great choice in the area.
Trattoria Peretti is a stylish, central restaurant, just a stone’s throw from the Spree, GDR Museum and Berlin AquaDom. Serving up a mix of Mediterranean inspired cuisine with perfectly paired wine, it’s a short walk from Alexanderplatz. Promising a feast of flavours and upscale menu and interior, this is the perfect spot for travellers looking for something a little fancier in Alexanderplatz.
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