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Vene tn 16, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
+3726418291
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Ranked #109 of 574 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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Essex
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76 reviews 76 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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
16 helpful votes 16 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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500 reviews 500 reviews
410 restaurant reviews
1,570 helpful votes 1,570 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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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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Tallinn
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

Josephine cafe in Tallinn offers no food! just great coffee and excellent desserts etc. Prices for hand-made truffles are pretty high but it's worthy to try them, they are delicious!. Please ignore stupid comments placed - they probably refer to another cafe or restaurant,..

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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Address: Vene tn 16, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
Phone Number: +3726418291
Location: Europe  >  Estonia  >  Harju County  >  Tallinn
Cuisine: Vegan, Vegetarian

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