Mitte is the former East, upscale neighbourhood in the heart of Berlin. Boasting some of the best restaurants in the city, it always promises a delicious meal. When looking for pizza, pasta and Italian charm, these are the best spots to try in Mitte.
Cecconi’s, located on the ground floor of Soho House Berlin, brings gourmet, five-star Italian dining to Berlin. With a modern, stylish interior, an impressive wine and cocktail list and even the occasional celebrity, Cecconi’s is a truly high-end dining experience. Serving brunch on weekends and handmade pasta, seafood and dishes from Italy throughout the week, it’s an authentic, fancy favourite in the heart of Mitte.
Italian fine dining finds a home in Mitte at Bocca Di Bacco. The interior is stylish and modern, with a classic fine dining charm, while the menu is a plentiful mix of pasta dishes, mains of meat and seafood and traditional Italian desserts, as well as an extensive wine selection. Promising amazing service, a selection of gourmet dishes and an elegant atmosphere, this central spot is an elegant option in Mitte. It is advisable to make a reservation, but walk-ins are also welcome.
Modern, gourmet and stylish, Ristorante a Mano offers superb Italian food in the heart of Berlin. The menu is a high-quality mix of main dishes, seafood delights and handmade pasta in a variety of regional and specially made sauces, as well as rich desserts and a mostly Italian wine list. Here, guests are invited to enjoy pure Italian flair and enjoy Mediterranean delicacies in a cosy and stylish ambience.
Muret La Barba is a contemporary Italian restaurant with a light, sleek interior and impressive menu. With lots of seasonal dishes and an extensive wine list, expect fresh flavours including tasty burrata and Sicilian eggplant salad, along with more substantial dishes like pizza and pasta. The interior is relaxed and casual, including a floor to ceiling wine-wall. This stylish, modern restaurant is the perfect spot for a fancy slice of pizza, great wine and a cosy meal.
Mädchenitaliener is the stylish restaurant that’s a pasta lover’s dream spot. Boasting a daily selection of fresh pasta, with intense and unique flavours, as well as crispy pizzas and fresh salads, this sleek spot is often alive with Mitte’s hipsters and tourists. The cosy joint has been delighting its guests for years with bold flavours and a relaxed ambience.
Vino & Basilico is a gourmet, high-quality restaurant offering a pleasant, relaxed atmosphere and an outstanding Italian menu. With a lunch and dinner menu, this spot is all about quality ingredients, traditional Mediterranean cuisine and an ample wine list. Their top-notch delicacies are also available to take home, including local pesto, olive oils and regional wines.
Cuore Di Vetro is the arty ice cream parlour with some of the best gelatos in Berlin. Offering a wide variety of flavours, including completely vegan sorbet and gelato, this artisan spot is understandably popular in the warmer months. Aside from serving up authentic Italian ice cream, they also host exhibitions, author’s readings and concerts. Artistically-inclined, tasty and authentic, it’s a must-try in Mitte.