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Mokabon Cafe

Donkersteeg 35, Ghent, Belgium
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Ranked #83 of 533 Restaurants in Ghent
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
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Bangkok, Thailand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Must visit !The coffee place with traditional old style.Very good coffee you will smell the coffee all over the this small room with all charming old furniture.Local people know it very well .I happy to find the place and just lucky to drink coffee for my afternoon treat.

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Letterkenny, Ireland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Very old style cafe. Good coffee and excellent waffles with chocolate and cream. situated well in one of the alleyways around the square. Close hand to numerous buskers and street musicians.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Apparently some of the best coffee in Gent- and I liked it! Good waffles and milkshake to- great vibes mixing with the locals. You can tell the coffees good-there was a continuous stream of locals buying the stuff ground :)

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Barcelona, Spain
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We went there for coffee and discovered one of the best places for taking a waffle in Ghent. The waffle with chocolate is delicious, and the price, even better, for 3.5€ Next to our table there were people eating one with fruit that looked also great. It's the proof that you don't have to pay 15€ for an excellent waffle!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Come here for a quick coffee (get the cappuccino with the house whipped cream, it's a special treat) and a waffle. You've got yourself an indulgent breakfast or midday treat. Quaint little shop and it appears that the locals like it as much as the tourists do.

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Richelieu, Canada
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

The coffee is good, although not the best I've ever had. What really convinced me to write this review is the extremely bad service there. It took around 10 minutes before I could get a menu and they were extremely annoyed whenever I asked for a quick translation as I couldn't understand everything. The place is charming, but very dark.... More

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Ghent, Belgium
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81 reviews 81 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

Ignore the hipster Starbucks next door: this is the place where the people from Gent go for coffee. Next to their high quality range of coffee they also serve some great waffles.

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Tampere, Finland
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

In this place I ate the best waffle I have tasted so far! It is very well located, just behind Starbucks. I did not eat inside the coffee house, instead I chose to eat outside, as they have a take away booth and it is quite big the difference of the price. The waffle was super fresh and delicious!

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Grimsby, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013 via mobile

I went to this place which is located directly behind the Starbucks for a quick coffee. Among the best I've had. The lady was very pleasant and there were interesting locals starting their day. Great spot.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2013 via mobile

Went here after trying to find a place to escape cold wet day. Good atmosphere we ordered coffees, waffle with fruit and a croissant. Coffee was fair, not the worst I've had but definitely not the best. My friend got the waffle with fruit and it was exceptional. Croissant was good.

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Address: Donkersteeg 35, Ghent, Belgium
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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