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Mokabon Cafe

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent espresso. Our tour guide said that Makabon was the best place for coffee. From the outside, it looks like a store that sells only coffee beans. They have several tables in the back. We were the only non-locals in the shop. We got two...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank JMMdeABQ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great Coffee. Not much more but the coffee is really outstanding. Not many tables to sit but worth a visit.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank marck275
Reviewed July 24, 2019 via mobile

I wouldn’t expect a quick trip here. Sort of typical European service. That’s not a problem though, come to enjoy the old school atmosphere and the wonderful coffee. Delicious and made just right. I had an espresso and botercake (pound cake). Excellent combination. For the...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank shanetvcam
Reviewed February 19, 2019 via mobile

Very retro coffe house with good choice of good quality coffe and tea. You can also buy there coffe beans and tea. Cozy and tasty. Recommended.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Aleksia_Sch
Reviewed February 17, 2019

very cozy place with great smell and atmosphere but we couldn't buy anything because of the adult woman (waitress or owner i dunno) who wasn't eager to speak to us because we spoke english and french... very rude...

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank Horny B
Reviewed January 14, 2019

Rude staff, surprisingly unpleasant behavior. Maybe it is not always like this, but avoid this place if you are not in a mood to conflict with a waitress

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Viktor V
Reviewed January 3, 2019

A local person recommended us this café and was definitely a good choice. Small establishment with few tables but if you like good coffee this is your place in Ghent.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Megaminx
Reviewed September 21, 2018

I work for a very big coffee company that I love, but found this place located directly behind them in Gent and so glad I did. Great little place with great coffee hat they roast themselves. No wifi which is great since it means you...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Troy K
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

If you like yr coffee old fashioned...that is uninteresting with hard milk...then this is the place for you. If you want something more flavoursome then it’s not.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank DONHEL39
Reviewed May 4, 2018

Mokabon is part of Ghent, full stop. Located in the Donkersteeg (and you can take this quite literally), at the right hand side if you come from the Korenmarkt. Fifties atmosphere, dark, old fashioned but in a good way. Excellent coffee, you can buy roasted...More

Date of visit: April 2018
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