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“The neighborhood parliament seems to convene here” 4 of 5 stars
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Max's Cafe
Munkkiniemen Puistotie, Helsinki 00330, Finland
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Ranked #323 of 1,009 Restaurants in Helsinki
Price range: $6 - $12
Cuisines: Bakery, Coffee Shop, Sandwiches
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Good for: Outdoor seating
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dessert
Helsinki, Finland
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79 reviews 79 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 29 cities Reviews in 29 cities
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
“The neighborhood parliament seems to convene here”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

You see the same faces. Most of them are old timers who have lived in the area for decades and care what happens in the area. They contribute to the local paper and try - and succeed in making a difference. So much for the clients. Max´s bakes on site and the scent wafts outside temptingly. The daily menu is simple, tasty and inexpensive. It's nice to sit outside and watch the people go by. When the weather cools, Max´s provides blankets for those sitting at the outside tables. You´d be surprised at the temperatures some of the customers brave!

Visited September 2013
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English first
Soto de la Marina, Spain
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Lovely charming place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013 via mobile

Small café with a variety of food, coffee and snacks at a very good price. Charming atmosphere which makes you feel at home.

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Houston, Texas
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14 reviews 14 reviews
Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“My standard for breakfast when in Munkkieniemi”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2012

After staying in the district for 5 weeks, this became my regular breakfast spot. Wonderful place for a quick breakfast on the go, or a quick bite to eat.

Visited September 2012
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Antwerp, Belgium
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“lovely coffee place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

cosy and nice. feels like being in a neighborhood!

Visited May 2012
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Helsinki, Finland
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“Excellent place, but a little too hot in the summer”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2011

A great place with well priced and good quality coffee, but the premises get a bit too hot during the summer as there is no A/C in the building. The cakes are all self made and really wonderful. If you come around Christmas, they sell a really great glög-cake which one really need to try.

  • Visited July 2011
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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