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Operakallarens bakficka

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly
As featured in Best Food in Stockholm
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Jakobs Torg 10, Stockholm 111 52, Sweden
+46 8 676 58 09
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mon - Fri 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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New York City, New York
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18 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We came here for dinner on a Wednesday night. The entryway is very tight and at first we felt sort of ignored by the staff--there was no one waiting at the entrance to welcome people or take down names. We waited for about 10 minutes with no one speaking to us (although we could see all the tables were full)... More 

Thank Elizabeth B
Oslo, Norway
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38 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a late lunch a this authentic Swedish restaurant. While it is small, with only about 30 seats, the ambiance and atmosphere is relaxed and upbeat at the same time. The food, classic Swedish dishes like meatballs and fish cakes, was amazing, and the service excellent. We would definitely eat here again!

Thank frjohnsen
San Francisco, California
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28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there for the meatballs. Was not disappointed. Excellent flavor. The service was also good. They also offer a delicious bread platter.

Thank vs449
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I enjoyed our dinner at this restaurant. It was recommended to us and we enjoyed the cosy atmosphere and the food offered was really good. Service was friendly and helpful. On our arrival there was a queue which is always a good indication of a restaurant's popularity. we certainly would go back.

Thank Adelonian
London, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came to this restaurant to try some really traditional Swedish dishes. We had shrimps with fried toast and reindeer tartare as starters while for main we took Swedish meatballs and salmon. Everything was delicious and really tasty. I would highly recommend this place to everyone who wants to have a good Swedish food experience.

Thank Coyote86
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the nicest and friendliest restaurants in Stockholm. Classic traditional Swedish food from maybe the best kitchen of that type in Stockholm. Staff is very very friendly.

Thank bokhans
Frisco, Texas
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49 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The name means Opera "backpocket", and this place fits that. Tucked away in the back corner of Opera House, this is a small place where you eat seated at a "bar". We came for traditional Swedish food, and that is what we got. Lots of locals eating here. The meatballs were great. Pricing was moderate to low for Sweden (which... More 

Thank Maur75
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Nice spot where you can sit around the bar and also overlooking the kitchen. The food is very traditional served Swedish dishes; isterband, sill etc. A bit High prices but very good.

Thank Jorgen M A
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

I came for the meatballs and was not disappointed, they were amazing. Sure, it's a different dining experience seated at a "bar" but chatting to my neighbour (who had come from Hong Kong for meatballs) and the friendly, helpful staff made it very enjoyable.

Thank stuiek
Basel, Switzerland
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

I have been several times in Stockholm and each time enjoyed my stay, including the excellent restaurants and friendly service. This time for a short meal before our evening program we have selected Bakficka based on the Tripadvisor reviews. We arrived at a time when it was mostly empty, however the staff seemed to be busy with many thing -... More 

Thank katrina2026

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jakobs Torg 10, Stockholm 111 52, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Stockholm County  >  Stockholm>  > Norrmalm
  • Neighborhood: Norrmalm
  • Phone Number: +46 8 676 58 09

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Norrmalm

Neighborhood Profile
Norrmalm is Stockholm’s most central and busiest neighborhood. It’s home to the main shopping street, Drottninggatan, and to Stockholm icons like the Sergels Torg glass obelisk, the famous Hay Market with its Carl Milles sculptures, and the Hötorget Skyscrapers, a sight on every other Stockholm postcard. Norrmalm is also home to Sweden’s most traditional department stores Nordiska Kompaniet and Åhléns City juxtaposed with Stockholm’s most modern shopping mall, Mood Stockholm. Visitors to this area get to experience the unique Swedish philosophy of protecting cultural heritage while also staying on top of fashion innovation and modern architecture.
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