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Konnopke’s Imbiß

Patron: Waltraud Ziervogel / Dagmar Konnopke

Konnopke's Imbiß, a cultural institution in Berlin, serves a currywurst that transcends taste boundaries and is a true symbol of the capital for many.

Currywurst without casing at Konnopke's
Currywurst without casing at Konnopke's

In the bustling capital metropolis, where the constant rattling of the U2 subway line has become the melody of everyday life, sits a gastronomic jewel that is not just a snack bar, but a culinary institution. Konnopke’s Imbiß, family-run for generations, serves up not just any currywurst, but the legendary creation that many consider to be a symbol of the capital. Infused with a hefty dose of Berlin snark and the unadorned charm of East Berlin, this place transcends the banal existence of an eatery and elevates itself to a temple of culture.

The spelling of Konnopke’s Imbiß, deliberately with “ß”, dates back to the time of its founding in the 1930s and thus maintains a charming reminiscence of times gone by and signals its roots in traditional Berlin snack culture.

The culinary repertoire is a flattering homage to diversity: it ranges from the classic currywurst to avant-garde vegan alternatives that promise meat-free culinary delights. The “extra spicy” option mutates into a gastronomic test of courage that pushes even seasoned currywurst aficionados to their limits - a spicy pleasure that turns out to be a sweat-inducing delight.

A visit to Konnopke’s is like a journey back in time through the history and culture of East Berlin, garnished with a sauce whose spiciness will linger in your memory. Every smile served here is as authentic as the exquisite spices in the currywurst. An unmissable experience for anyone who not only wants to experience the true essence of Berlin, but also to taste it - a gustatory must that reaches far beyond the plate.

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Konnopke’s Imbiß

under the elevated railroad (U2)

Schönhauser Allee 44B
10435 Berlin

Prenzlauer Berg Pankow