This is a brief-ish list of things I think you should consider checking out in Berlin.

Brunch:
๐Ÿณ California Breakfast Slam (good American style brunch)
๐Ÿฅž Geist im Glas (good American style brunch)
๐Ÿž Bety n Caty (cute small spot)
๐ŸŒฎ Markethalle Neun (food hall, lots of great food stands)
๐Ÿ” Nalu Diner (American Diner)

Bars:
๐Ÿฅƒ Twinpigs (berlin style bar)
๐Ÿบ Mikkeller (great beer from copenhagen, nice modern interior)
๐Ÿป Wohnzimmer (cool bar, cool interior)
๐Ÿน Becketts Kopf (cocktails)
๐Ÿธ Buck & Breck (cocktails)
๐Ÿท Weinerei Forum (after 8pm it's 2 euro for a glass, donations for wine, free food)
๐Ÿป Bergschloss (craft beers)
๐Ÿน Basalt (cocktails)

Clubs:
โ›“ Berghain / Panorama Bar / Saรผle
๐Ÿณ๏ธโ€๐ŸŒˆ Schwuz
๐Ÿ‘ฏ Griessmรผhle
๐Ÿ˜Ž OHM
๐ŸŽ‰ Ritter Butzke (classic wacky Berlin club, not exactly my style but can be fun)

Coffee:
โ˜•๏ธ Bonanza Coffee Heroes (2nd location in Kreuzberg)
โ˜•๏ธ Kaschk
โ˜•๏ธ The Barn

Food:
๐Ÿ– Chicago Williams (American BBQ)
๐Ÿฅ Papilles (Modern, casual French)
๐Ÿ› Industry Standard (Modern european, one of my favorite restaurants)
๐Ÿฅ˜ Fes Turkish BBQ (Turkish food with grills on the table!)
๐Ÿ› Teppanyaki Restaurant (Good cheap asian food)
๐Ÿฅ– Le Bon (modern French)
๐Ÿฒ Cocolo Ramen
๐Ÿ˜ Yumcha Heroes (hip dim sum)
๐Ÿฅ— The Klub Kitchen (very hip modern casual lunch spot)
๐Ÿข Nihombashi (amazing interior, great Japanese)
๐ŸŒฏ Maria Bonita Mexican Food
๐Ÿฃ Sasaya Sushi (Call to make reservation, v fancy, great great japanese)
๐Ÿœ Takumi Nine (best ramen in the city)
๐Ÿ– Volta (cool bar, cool location, great drinks and bar food)
๐Ÿš‹ Cafรฉ Pfรถrtner (cool location)
๐Ÿ› Asia Deli (best chinese in the city)
๐Ÿœ Shainuโ€™s House of Noodles
๐Ÿ” Burgermeister (this is the best burger in Berlin)
๐Ÿ› Gรถzleme (good very casual Turkish)
๐Ÿ• I Due Forni, Il Casolare, or Il Ritrovo (all the same, great pizza)
๐Ÿ– Zur Haxe (amazing very traditional German food, huge portions)

Shopping:
๐Ÿข KaDeWe (famous department store, amazing grocery floor)
๐Ÿ‘• SOTO (clothing, lifestyle)
๐Ÿ‘’ Superconscious (clothing, lifestyle)
โœ‚๏ธ MUJI
๐Ÿ‘ž A.P.C.
๐Ÿ‘– Acne
๐Ÿ‘ก Voo Store (ver hip, very expensive clothing)
๐Ÿ‘Ÿ Weekday (Hip, cheapish)
๐Ÿ•ฏ The Store (At SOHO House)
๐Ÿฏ Goldhahn & Sampson (fancy groceries)
๐Ÿ“š Do You Read Me?! (bookstore)
๐Ÿ—‘๏ธ Granit (industrial, simple, affordable home goods)

Art:
๐Ÿ–ผ Hamburger Bahnhof (great permanent collection, always good contemporary shows)
๐ŸŽจ Haus der Kulturen der Welt (cool building, cool graphic design)

ย