Around 20,000 Vietnamese people live in Berlin, making up an extremely lively community. Brought here some 40 years ago to work in East Germany’s fraternal socialistic cooperatives, many have made a new home in the city. And with that comes some incredible Vietnamese restaurants in Berlin.
The fragrant and zesty flavours of Vietnam come to life in these superb spots to eat.
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A laid-back Vietnamese restaurant in Mitte, Monsieur Vuong is an institution. Authentic dishes are made with incredibly fresh ingredients and the menu changes regularly, so there’s always something new to try.
They don’t take reservations, but it’s worth waiting for a table.
This Vietnamese restaurant serves crispy silkworms and frog legs with lemongrass. Curious? You should be. It’s the best place to come for authentic Saigon street food right in the heart of Berlin. Other highlights include fragrant Pho and Bao Burgers.
Miss Saigon is a small-but-mighty restaurant in Kreuzberg, cooking up incredible dishes. The menu has authentic South Vietnamese delicacies such as spring and summer rolls, drool-inducing noodle soups and tasty chicken dishes. It’s well known as one of the best Vietnamese restaurants in Berlin.
Just like all the best places to eat in Vietnam, Saigon Green is affordable, with fresh ingredients and dishes bursting with flavour. Top dishes on the menu include their famed vegetable soup with broccoli, zucchini and carrots with soft noodles and a hearty broth. The atmosphere here is just as enjoyable as the food itself.
This fantastic restaurant specialises in vegetarian-vegan dishes with regional influences. The dishes are fresh, innovative and will create a flavour explosion in your mouth. If ever there was proof that vegan food is amazing, this is it. Feast on grilled eggplant with nori flakes and tofu wrapped in fresh Chinese cabbage.
This sprawling market has six huge halls where you’ll find over 200 traders selling everything from wholesale Asian ingredients to flowers and kitsch toys. The food stalls and tiny restaurants are where it’s at, though. Come super hungry to feast on Ga Xao Xa Ot (spicy chicken with lemon grass) or Rau Xao Thap Cam (fried vegetables).
This is a traditional teahouse where you can even celebrate a traditional tea ceremony in a private room. There´s not only a large selection of tea, though. The food is here is seriously top-class. Chefs use regional ingredients in recipes that have been passed down through the generations. Think: silky tofu with egg noodles, chicken and fresh coriander.