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Engen 18, Bergen, Norway
+47 55 23 03 15
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Today
10:00 am - 3:30 am
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Mon - Tue 10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wed - Fri 10:00 am - 3:30 am
Sat 11:00 am - 3:30 am
Good for:
Bar scene

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  • 23
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 19
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice and pretty cook place

Been there with a friend while visiting Bergen. Nice food and quiet place to have dinner and chat. Place is pretty cool, nice and quiet... Felt good there

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 13, 2014
Roquebl
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Barcelona, Spain
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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103 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Manchester, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

This was an alright spot to meet up with friends. We had a nice coffee. The place was quite full, so we didn't get the best seats. All in all was an ok place.

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Bergen, Norway
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015 via mobile

This is a really cozy place, with ok food and nice prices. That's all. In the weekdays it works as a restaurant, bar and café. In the weekends it can also be a nightclub, scene and jam session place😉.

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Hønefoss Norway
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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

A Thursday evening, entrance floor filled up, one table free. We chose trout (sesambakt Hardangerørret) and burger with bacon. The wait for serving was about 20 minutes. Both courses came with four small potatoes, the burger with two fingernails of dressing, the trout with a salad plate. The trout was served with skin, head, tail and bones. Tasteless. The burger... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Been there with a friend while visiting Bergen. Nice food and quiet place to have dinner and chat. Place is pretty cool, nice and quiet... Felt good there

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This place has some great food and the ambience is fab! I went here a couple of times during my stay in bergen. Norway is pricey to begin with, so this place would be money wise like any other great average place back home where you are from if you were to compare.

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Bergen, Norway
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48 reviews 48 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

For good, simple food, this is a very good choice. For lunch and dinner you can get excellent dishes without having to pay too much, in the evening/ night this old student/ hipsterplace can still give you very nice music or other cultural experiences. If you just want a coffe or a drink: In the first floor the chairs are... More 

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Austin, Texas
Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

After two years away, we returned to Bergen and Cafe Opera, and it was as outstanding as we remembered... laid-back, cozy, and cool, with largely local patrons and delicious food. Their bacon cheese burger was one of the best that we've ever eaten, anywhere. And, their prices are modest.

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England
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86 reviews 86 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

My wife and I have just returned from a Norwegian cruise and Bergen was our first port of call. I had done a bit of research in relation to the Bergen cafe culture and the Cafe Opera appeared a few times. We had a light bite to eat and a few drinks. Both were good quality and not too expensive... More 

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Thessaloniki Greece
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47 reviews 47 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

A very friendly local bar-cafe bistro alike, where you can either enjoy your drink or a quick meal. Jazz music was a very nice touch.

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Scottsdale, AZ
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

A great little cafe with simple, but delicious food. Good service, pleasant location off the beaten track. I would easily go there again......not touristy!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Engen 18, Bergen, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Western Norway  >  Hordaland  >  Bergen>  > Sentrum
  • Neighborhood: Sentrum
  • Phone Number: +47 55 23 03 15

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Tuesday
10:00 am - 12:00 am
Wednesday
10:00 am - 3:30 am
Thursday
10:00 am - 3:30 am
Friday
10:00 am - 3:30 am
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:30 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?