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Cafe Josephine

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Vegan, Vegetarian
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Vene tn 16, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
+3726418291
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Description: Café Josephine is just like little Paris on Vene Street, at the gates of...
Café Josephine is just like little Paris on Vene Street, at the gates of the Dominican Monastery. We have real coffee beverages, cakes and truffles. The café also offers small savoury snacks.
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Good for:
Outdoor seating
Delivery

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  • 47
    Very good
  • 8
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
An Art Deco pearl

Beautiful place with a remarkable interior serving fantastic chocolates, cakes and pastries. It's just so different from the usual tourist spots.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 28, 2015
Peter S
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Tallinn, Estonia
Good for:
  • Outdoor seating
  • Delivery
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113 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Tallinn, Estonia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful place with a remarkable interior serving fantastic chocolates, cakes and pastries. It's just so different from the usual tourist spots.

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Nykoping, Sweden
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

Thanks to reviews on here, I would have never found this one of a kind cafe tucked away in a back street of Tallinn and I'm SO GLAD I DID because it was the cutest cafe ever! I absolutely loved the 1920s Paris theme and when we walked in there was French jazz music playing and it smelled wonderful! I... More 

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Essex
Top Contributor
76 reviews 76 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

We thought this lovely little cafe looked welcoming and warm after doing the walking tour of Tallin on a freezing day and we were not disappointed. We ordered hot chocolate to warm us and were served delicious creamy drinking chocolate in glasses lined with melted chocolate - one of the best hot chocolates we've ever had. We ordered baked Camembert... More 

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Orsay, France
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69 reviews 69 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Great place for a relaxing lunch or coffee pause. We loved the hot chocolate while exploring Tallinn! Great selection of sweets

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Treviso, Italy
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410 restaurant reviews
1,624 helpful votes 1,624 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

….and it looks like a Parisian bistrot. I popped in just for a shot, but on the counter some tempting cakes made a fine showing. A little expensive.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Cafe Josephine is quite a basic café. Nothing to complain, but nothing to really compliment either. Ask for recommendations of the waiters, so you might have something special!

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Finland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This is sister of Chocolaterie Pierre (really near of Josefine) and these have quite same menu of chocolates and cakes. Josefine is more "gothic" and trendy, but really good too. Staff is ok, furnishing and decorating is inspiring. I recommend! (But I like more Pierre ;) )

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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Nice cafe which we used for mid-evening coffee and liqueurs, and again the next day for a light salad lunch and a glass of wine. Decor and music creates a pleasant ambience. Our salads were very good. Relatively expensive. Not crowded compared with bars/ cafés nearer the Town Square

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Tallinn, Estonia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

Ordered smoked salmon and smoked it was. There was no other taste to it than heavy smoke which made the fish sadly barely edible and made us leave it half eaten. 17€ per person basically wasted. Sadly won't be going there again.

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Espoo
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

The cafe is in a lovely old building, had a breakfast with my daughters there. The paninis and cakes were great (well, chocolate cake was a disappointment).The service wasn't the friendliest I've got.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Vene tn 16, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
  • Location: Europe  >  Estonia  >  Harju County  >  Tallinn
  • Phone Number: +3726418291

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Vegan, Vegetarian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating

Description

Café Josephine is just like little Paris on Vene Street, at the gates of the Dominican Monastery. We have real coffee beverages, cakes and truffles. The café also offers small savoury snacks.

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