Salumeria Lamuri is the Kreuzberg lunch eatery you dream about at night, the place that does pasta like no other eatery in Berlin and that brings a true piece of Italian lifestyle to the capital.
Salumeria Lamuri is neither new nor a secret, this Italian salumeria has in fact been around as long as 2013 and one of the most popular lunch spots in the area. Look for Salumeria Lamuri on Köpenicker Straße close to Schlesisches Tor and plan your visit carefully, because if you show up too late for your lunch you’ll have to wait in line. Salumeria Lamuri is owned by parts of the crew that used to run the mythical eatery Da Baffi in Wedding, a lovely, Italian restaurant that closed in 2015 and which we so greatly miss. Good news is that in a way Da Baffi lives on at Salumeria Lamuri and that any serious case of Da Baffi reminiscing can be cured with a lunch at this place.
“Good news is that in a way Da Baffi lives on at Salumeria Lamuri and that any serious case of Da Baffi reminiscing can be cured with a lunch at this place.”
Salumeria Lamuri is essentially an Italian deli selling Italian produce and ingredients, but the real reason you should come here is to eat a killer Italian lunch in a stunning venue. Stunning is indeed the word to use in this case, this place is truly worthy of a an extra long lunch with it’s beautiful tiles, high ceiling and old school furniture.
The menu at Salumeria Lamuri is condensed and highly seasonal and offers delicacies like their homemade pasta, salads, secondi meat dishes or desserts. Order your lunch at the bar with the knowledge that the food at Salumeria Lamuri is extraordinarily delicious across the board. Above all though, these guys whip out some of the best pasta plates you can get in Berlin.
“Above all though, these guys whip out some of the best pasta plates you can get in Berlin.”
The homemade pasta at Salumeria Lamuri is brilliant in every way with its deeply yellow colour, firm texture and the way its always cooked perfectly al dente. Used in iconic dishes like their Tagliatelle with butter, black truffle and parmigiano, you are buying yourself a piece of heaven with every pasta dish you order, that’s how much I love it. The other food? Also brilliant, from the risottos that really, thinking about it, also seek their counterpart in Berlin, to amazing mains like the veal shank Osso Bucco and the lemon sorbet. Desserts are generally very memorable at Salumeria Lamuri and you really should think twice before you leave without a sorbet or piece of cake.
Food at Salumeria Lamuri is exactly how Italian food should be, all the focus is on simple and delicious food that’s executed perfectly without any fuss. Add the ridiculous venue and the amazing ingredients you can take home, and you have one of the best Italian restaurants in Berlin. Fact.