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Cafe Josephine

Vene tn 16, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
+3726418291
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Ranked #69 of 493 restaurants in Tallinn
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Vegan, Vegetarian
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Delivery
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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English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stumbled upon this place as we were looking for a shelter from the rain.There's nothing better than a big cup of hot coffee to warm up, and their cappuccino, served in a giant mug, certainly did the job. Their cakes are good as well.

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Melbourne, Australia
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

We stopped here for a rest during our sight seeing of old town and the coffee and cake were delicious. The coffee is well made, hot and it nice big cups. We sat outside which provided great people watching opportunities! The only issue was the waitress only came out to take our drink order so we had to go and... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Stopped by Cafe Josephine for a quick breakfast coffee and a pastry and it was very nice; the service seemed to be pretty quick as well and it's reasonable priced to be in the old town. Coffee is also pretty good, it was a proper cappuccino! The cafe overlooks a courtyard as well which is pretty nice.

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Covington, Kentucky
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in for some tea and truffles...and even came back the next day for more. We ended up buying two boxes of chocolates and truffles to take back home to the US. Amazing amazing amazing! Not to be missed if you love chocolate and some sweets. We did not try the cakes but they looked absolutely delicious. Great little... More

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Ankara, Turkey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We entered by chance without checking the comments. We had sandwiches they were big and enough as lunch. And they were cheap. Most of the food and drinks were 5€ each which is a good deal. There is a weird odor at the restaurant and it is most likely coming from the toilet sadly. The staff is nice but not... More

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Ankara, Turkey
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

The food was very bad because the cheese in sandwich was in the breads other side that we are holding also only a sandwich came in 30 minutes and the place empty

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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30 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2014

We stopped here for cake and milkshakes. We wanted to sit outside but there was a horrid sewage smell, moved inside and the decor is funky, it's really comfortable and all of the cakes and other items we purchased were lovely. Girl who served us was stunning and really helpful

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helsinki
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25 reviews 25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

Nicely decorated, a bit like french style cafe-bistro. We ordered tomate soup with ciapatt, but it came with ordinary rolls! We asked why, and ansver was that they dont have else today... Other foods (salad and chicken) were quite good. Slightly more expensive than other cafes, especially drinks.

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Worthing, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We had dinner here this week. Its interior is partly french style art deco and part traditional. It was fairly empty with only one girl serving behind bar and taking orders and serving. There are only four items on main course menu and we were told they had no pork and no salmon. So we were left with choice of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

An exceptionally cosy cafe, very pleasant when it is snowing outside. Good hot drinks and the best tomato soup we can remember tasting, rich and thick. The champagne-cream cake was huge and spectacular, though not quite everything we dreamed of!

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