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Fräulein Burger – Berlin’s Newest Burger Joint

The sign at Fräulein Burger in Berlin

Fräulein Burger opened its doors to the Berlin public at Koppenplatz 1 (near The Barn) for the first time yesterday, serving homemade organic (Bio) burgers.

Having heard predominantly good things about Fräulein Burger from friends who attended a special pre-opening event for Blog n Burger on Sunday, I was keen to try out Berlin’s newest burger joint.

Coincidentally, I was running some errands in the area on opening day and walked past the door at lunchtime.  It would be rude to ignore fate.

My first impressions were good.  For a first day, the place was reasonably busy – there were customers eating at the tables and more waiting to place their orders at the counter.

Having given the menu the once over, I opted for the house-burger, The Fräulein Burger:

with freshly minced extra-large medium-cooked beef patty, lightly melted cheddar, crispy bacon, crisp lettuce, onions, tomatoes, gherkins and the incomparable Fraülein Burger sauce

Again, first impressions were good – the food looked and smelled delicious.

The Fräulein Burger with chips (kleine Pommes) at Fräulein Burger in Berlin

Unfortunately, it was clear from the first bite that the burger was greasy. Whether this was a result of the burger or the slightly fatty bacon wasn’t clear but the grease was soaking through the bun, dripping on the paper lined serving tray and coating my fingers.

That said the taste was very good.

In the pros column, the chips (Pommes) were cooked with a slight skin on and light and fluffy on the inside – very tasty.

Overall, I would say that the food at Fräulein Burger is good but at €11.90 for the burger with small chips (kleine Pommes) and a bottle of Lemonade (Zitronen Limo) I think it is a little overpriced (the burger alone is €8.90).

As this was the first day of service I’m willing to chalk the issue with my burger down to teething problems and will go back to Fräulein Burger to see if these can be ironed out.  As well as having another of the signature burgers, I’m keen to try the Lamb Burger, which looks delicious in the picture on the menu.

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8 Responses to Fräulein Burger – Berlin’s Newest Burger Joint

  1. digitalcosmonaut 19 December, 2012 at 11:02 am #

    €8.90 for a Burger? Bio or not, thats too expensive. Did they say what kind of Bio Fleish it is – neuland or something?

    • andBerlin 19 December, 2012 at 11:51 am #

      I don’t remember seeing anything other than Bio mentioned. It was a pretty meaty burger with a very meaty price.

  2. Wohli 19 December, 2012 at 11:41 am #

    It’s written “Fräulein” not “Fraülein” 😉

    • andBerlin 19 December, 2012 at 11:52 am #

      Thanks. Unfortunately my typo was compounded by using copy and paste. Thankfully, I wrote the title separately so that was right.

  3. justmusing 19 December, 2012 at 6:06 pm #

    Brilliant idea

  4. berlioz1935 20 December, 2012 at 2:00 am #

    The dripping fat might not be healthy, but that is where the good taste comes from..

  5. Clay Shentrup 29 May, 2013 at 4:47 pm #

    I had a fantastic vegan burger here on my recent honeymoon through Europe. Good for them for having a vegan option! She also sources things locally, so we had this really good organic lemonade from some small company in Berlin. A very very hip place, that would fit in well in my home of San Francisco.

  6. ebe 24 May, 2014 at 1:53 pm #

    As always, appreciate your tireless research in this important field. :)

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