Tabasco

 
40% love it
  5
Berlin's oldest hustler bar
An appropriately red-lit, low-ceilinged and seedy establishment not unlike a scruffy Bavarian bar, Tabasco attracts older guys who are attracted to young hustler types, the latter of whom stand around playing pinball and pool (under a fabric tent ceiling) and chatting among themselves. Decor is like a male boudoir, with an emphasis on murky browns and reds. Banquettes provide ample space for some of he heftier older onlookers. Opened 1968, with new ownership from 1991. You get what you pay for here. There's a second (and tiny) bar which opens an hour later and closes earlier.

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    • topher7723
      topher7723 Over a year ago
      Hates it

      Older looking for sex; Younger looking for $$$
      The bar itself is as you would expect, run down, seedy, down on its luck sort of place, this is no Numbers Los Angeles circa 1995. Given that prostitution is legal in Germany i was expecting something more. The hustlers are mostly Romanian and Croatian, not the blond hair blue eyed Germans i had hoped for. Most will charge about $100 eu to come back to your hotel, but quite frankly i am not sure that is a good idea. All appear straight and are fine with you blowing them, but are not interested in reciprocating. Interestingly if you turn them down for the offer of sex they generally respond with a "fuck you"

    • ctrever23
      ctrever23 Over a year ago
      Loves it

      Affordable Drinks & Friendly Bartenders
      We were in Berlin for 5 nights and visited Tobasco all 5 nights. The bartender was very nice, the hustlers were very attractive, the bar is well lit, and the locals were fun too. Just one reason I am flying back to Berlin in August!

    • jakedakota
      jakedakota Over a year ago
      Hates it

      Dangerous
      Went in a group of 5 and still felt unsafe

    • Marquette
      Marquette Over a year ago
      Hates it

      East European Sleaze
      They dont call them hustlers for nothing.

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