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Operakallarens bakficka

Jakobs Torg 10, Stockholm, Sweden (Norrmalm)
08-6765809
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Ranked #103 of 2,045 Restaurants in Stockholm
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $0 - $29
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Good for: Bar scene, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Neighborhood: Norrmalm

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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

We were looking for an authentic experience and that's exactly what we got! Great service, fab food and all in a wonderful location! Settled in at the bar / table and enjoyed people watching whilst eating the nicest of meatballs and mash meals!

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

The outdoor terrace was not available and so we sat at the bar rather like you do in a Suchi restaurant. The meatballs (a Swedish speciality) and mash were really tasty and the service was very good. Some of our party went back later in the week and enjoyed it again. It's fun, atmospheric but the food is good, not... More

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London, United Kingdom
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132 reviews 132 reviews
91 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The place was operating with a restricted holiday menu (no specials), but tucked away in a quiet side street behind the opera building opposite a pretty church, this was a great lunch spot outside on a hot August day. The starters were particularly good, notably the crayfish toast, and the mixed plate of pickled herrings. Excellent bread too! But the... More

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Genoa, Italy
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41 reviews 41 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

I has been here 20 years ago--and had fond memories of the place--so I decided to give it another try. No disappointment! The place is simple and it's probably best in summertime when you can sit outside at their small terrace. Servide and food are very good. I had an elegant, very abundant shrimp salad for lunch with super fresh... More

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Haslemere, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014 via mobile

I was searching for a place in the centre of Stockholm to try out the meatballs. Having been a connoisseur of the IKEA meatballs for many years, I wanted to see what they really should be like in their homeland. Having done some searching, many locations were recommended, but all just a bit to far away for my short visit.... More

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Hong Kong, null, Hong Kong
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87 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We seated on the outdoor as the weather was very nice. The waiting staff was efficient and responsive. We ordered 2 main dishes, the meatball and the tartar steak. Nothing to say about the food, the meatballs comes with berries and the tartare with butter, nice Swedish food. We shared an almond cake which was very nice.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

saturday lunch: we were not welcomed or shown to a table in a proper manner. picking up orders took too long: we were then informed why: the computer system had failed and we would have to pay cash: ok, no problem. But the waitress was so nervous and stressed by this (?), that it affected the service in an negative... More

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London, United Kingdom
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171 restaurant reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This is the lightest version of the more important restaurant of the Opera. A good choice for a pretheatre dinner with typical swedish cuisine . Meatballs are a must.

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68 reviews 68 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

We went here on a recommendation from a friend, and it lived up to its hype!! The meatballs were delicious and far better than any Swedish IKEA meatballs you've had! The potato purée served with lingonberry preserve is also rather scrummy!! Although on the pricey side essentially for what it is, it is worth spending the £££ if you are... More

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Redwood City, California
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21 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We wanted to try Swedish food, and looked up good restaurants in the area to have it, and found this gem located in the Opera house. Very informal as it's basically a cafe with bar seating, it felt very informal but nice. We started with the herring plate which had herring prepared in a variety of different ways. I really... More

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