Neighborhood Guide: Moabit

A curated guide of 12 places and things to do in Moabit, recommended by locals


Know your hood: Moabit

You're in Moabit, a laid-back, multicultural neighborhood. Whilst the area is evolving as a new center of cool; it is still off the beaten track, grounded in true Berlin authenticity and has awesome bohemian vibes. Just a hop away from your Waldstraße/Wiclefstraße home, you'll find all the good things.

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  • Closest U-Bahn: Birkenstraße

    transport • u bahn • travel

    Don't be late, you have lots to see! Get around using Berlin's rapid transit railway system, right by your door.

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  • Closest supermarket: REWE, Moabit

    supermarket • local • groceries

    Stock up on everything you need at the closest supermarket. Always fresh, always there for you.

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  • Spontan Coffee

    coffee • cafe • food

    Spontan is one of the first specialty coffees in West Berlin. They work with two leading Berlin roasteries, The Barn & Fjord. Every shot is grinded fresh, weighed to the exact milligram and every cup goes through a hefty quality control process. They use fresh fair trade organic milk and also have milk alternatives.

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    Domberger Brot-Werk

    bakery • course • cooking

    Florian Domberger's Bakery is one of a kind. A hero when it comes to classic baking, get crash-course on achieving a good local bread while standing at the counter. It is family owned with a lovely team of servers, including cool interns from all over the world. Grab a chair from the simple seating situation, and tuck into your baked goods in-house.

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    Favorit Gemüse Kebap

    kebab • Turkish • food

    Berlin is famous for its Döner. It's a traditional Turkish dish that was popularized by Turkish guest workers in Berlin in the early 1970s. It developed there from its original form into what we eat now in Berlin. You'll get one of the best Döners here at Favorit Gemüse Kebap. But don't tell anyone, it's kind of secret.

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    Pignut BBQ

    Restaurant • Food • Southern

    Old family recipes, a whole lot of Southern love, and an exceptional smoker to make for the best barbecue eatery in town! Your waiter will guide you through the best meat dishes and tell you all the stories of how Pignut began. They have a second location in the food court of the KaDeWe at Kurfürstendamm too.

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    Ya-Man Caribbean Soul Food

    Caribbean • food • restaurant

    A massive shout out to Barbara, the owner of this place and one of the most delightful people you'll meet in the city. This real Jamaican food in Berlin really delivers. The food is great and her homemade ginger beer puts together perfect rum cocktails. She also hosts fun evening events.

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  • Kulturfabrik Moabit

    culture • nightlife • events

    Kulturfabrik Moabit is a socio-cultural co-operative located in a former factory and warehouse building in the heart of Berlin Moabit. It contains a cinema, theatre, concert hall and throws concerts, parties and other interesting events.

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  • Markthalle Berlin

    Market • food • culture

    The historic Arminius Market Hall is from 1891 and back then it suited over 420 vendors. Today it's mostly small businesses and restaurants. Take a look around to score some delicious things to eat, drink, and take home. Filled with an exciting array of restaurants, bars, and events; be sure to book a live dinner show.

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  • Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart

    Art • Museum • Culture

    A magnificent building with an excellent museum of contemporary art - one of the largest and most significant public collections of contemporary art in the world (in fact!). In addition to the changing exhibitions, you can find here, among others, works by Warhol and Liechtenstein.

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  • Tônis Vietnamesisches Restaurant

    Vietnames • Food • Local

    This unassuming eatery turns out extremely fresh Vietnamese dishes. Super authentic, super authentic, and super cheap. Some say the best in the city. They don't have a website, just go there.

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  • GARCIA Kaffeebar

    Cafe • Food • Wine

    Espressos, cold brews, sandwiches, Portuguese tarts, caramel slices, fine wine, craft beer, unique tea, jams, relishes, muffins, and flowers. Make Gracia your go-to café for all things lovely.

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