The area around Frankfurter Tor in Friedrichshain is defined by its diversity. Since the fall of the Berlin wall, this section of town has become home to an ever more open-minded and international crowd. They have done much to make the area near Neon wood a place that’s well worth exploring and by far one of the best areas in Berlin to EAT! Here are our recs.
Milch&Zucker is one of the closest nearby cafes to Neon Wood – and they make one delicious cappuccino. Besides having scrambled eggs, fluffy croissants and a great vegan plate, their regularly changing lunch menu is no pushover either, thanks to some solid pasta dishes.
Warschauer Str. 70, 10243 Berlin
With great ingredients and generous portions, Il Ritrovo is a renegade mix of Italian cooking and punk rock style – making it one of the neighborhood’s best spots for pizza in an atmosphere that evokes something that feels refreshingly DIY and 90s in its nature.
Gabriel-Max-Straße 2, 10245 Berlin
With the flavors of Mexico and the charm of a gastro-pub, Santa Maria Eastside is one of the best places for food in Friedrichshain. Heavily influenced by Mexico City’s own street-food culture, this unique restaurant is where you can always enjoy a reliably spicy mix of classic Mexican dishes in new and exciting arrangements – but be sure and start off with their succulent tacos
Krossener Straße 18, 10245 Berlin
For great salads, falafel, and just outrageously good Middle Eastern food in general, nothing quite tops Fatoush. Located on the lively Simon-Dach Straße, you’ll find yourself right in the middle of the action right after having finished a very delicious (and healthy) dinner.
Simon-Dach-Straße 41A, 10245 Berlin
If you’re seeking a solid hangout spot, we’d suggest selecting Silo Coffee. Just a short walk from Neon Wood, they’ve got their own roaster and their own approach to a good atmosphere. We’ll also add, You haven’t properly enjoyed a Berlin brunch until you’ve had one over at Silo Coffee. With a combo of avocado, fresh bacon and perfectly gooey eggs (locally sourced), they’re always cooking up the best of the best.
Gabriel-Max-Straße 4, 10245 Berlin