Friedrichstraße is a vibrant shopping district in Berlin, which runs as a straight line through Mitte and Kreuzberg. The area houses popular tourist attractions like Checkpoint Charlie and Trännenplast, as well as the city’s official homage to its favourite treat, The Currywurst Museum. It’s an area that’s definitely worth adding to your Berlin itinerary, and here are the best spots to treat yourself to a currywurst while you’re there.
Food Stand, German, $$$
The only all-organic currywurst spot in Berlin
, Witty’s Currywurst
is a popular kiosk with three locations in the city. Using only local meat and produce, this includes their amazing bio curry-ketchup and succulent sausages (offered with and without skin) – it’s some of the tastiest currywurst
in town. A local favourite is, of course, the currywurst with Belgian-style fries, but there are also bratwurst and frankfurters on offer.
Checkpoint Curry 207
Food Kiosk, German, $$$
Deutsches Currywurst Museum, Germany
Restaurant, German, $$$
If you want to do more than just taste this beloved Berlin dish, the Currywurst Museum is the place to be. This quirky museum and shop are dedicated entirely to the curry-flavoured sausage treat, letting visitors not only try a freshly made, delicious currywurst, but also delve into its history.
Food Stand, German, $$$
Die Bude, or the shack, is a cosy currywurst
stall located close to Friedrichstraße, near the Topography of Terror
and the Currywurst Museum. This joint serves up delicious sausages smothered in plenty of rich curry-ketchup and accompanied by a generous portion of fries. Enjoy it just like the locals, standing at the few tables outside, chowing down and people watching.
Restaurant, Fast Food, $$$
One of the best currywurst
spots in town is located just a short trip from Friedrichstraße. Close to Hackescher Markt
, Curry 61
is a small food stand serving up well-priced, quick bites, including, of course, original Berlin currywurst, drowning in rich ketchup and curry powder.
Food Kiosk, German, Fast Food, $$$
it’s all about mouthwatering, real sausages, topped with freshly made, thick curry-ketchup. Located at the northern part of Friedrichstraße
, close to Oranienburger Tor
, it’s the perfect late-night treat or food break while shopping in the area.
Food Stall, German, $$$
Nestled under the stunning operatic building in Gendarmenmarkt,
Dom Curry is the fast food currywurst stall with a fancy edge. Here, visitors can indulge in this favourite street food treat while enjoying the classical ambience of the area.