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Bankastraeti 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 420 2700
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Bankastraeti 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to get a warm latte and wait for friends on a cold day in Reykjavik. Good prices-especially for downtown.

Thank Crystal W
Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Eating a bagel with cream cheese and a panini, combined with cappuccino, perfect way to start the day!

Thank HolidayLola
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in before our lava cave tour as this is the only place open in the area at 7am (smart on their part, weird that other places aren’t open earlier). We ordered a chai latte and regular latte, and two sourdough breads - everything was...More

1  Thank Kara R
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

I ordered coffee with soy milk..coffee cup handed to me without milk...so I asked the same person again for soy and she had an attitude and tone as if she was doing me a favor! She then said would bring it over to table with...More

Thank Barrie R
Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a latte and vegetarian quiche. Both were nice. Good buttery crust on the quiche with large chunky vegetables. Everyone may not like that style but I found it unique and tasty.

Thank Sbrmatt
Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

I ordered 1 coffee and 1 pastry. I ask the waiter for vegan pastry he knew to advice me really well. One coffe + one pastry cost 1.480 ISK I didn't expect it however I m from Switzerland...

Thank Vicky J
Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We just ordered regular coffees (ISK 490 each). The two coffee dispensers were empty and it took forever to get fresh one brewed. The tables were overflowing with dirty dishes from previous patrons that the staff did care too much about. Not the coffee shop...More

Thank Guillaume L
Reviewed July 28, 2018

I have only had coffee here but over my 10 day stay have had quite a few. Cafe Latte comes in a large cup for IKR650. Expensive but that is generally what you have to pay. It is the earliest place open at 7.00am. From...More

Thank AnneS6622
Reviewed July 18, 2018

I was hungry and at 7:05 am was the only place open. Walked in and got a dry cold stale croissant for 490 kronor. Yes that's about $4.50 to $5.00 depending on the exchange rate. I call this a tourist rape because at 7:05 AM...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Excellent coffee and pastries with friendly staff. We are fussy coffee drinkers and have to say one of the best on the trip. Thanks for the vote if you found this review helpful.

2  Thank nilintentum_reliquit
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Joanna T
June 19, 2017|
Response from ungfrusolrun | Property representative |
We have gluten free bread with Fx hummus, cucumber and/or pesto. Chia porridge w.blueberrys and raw sweets hope you will find something you like. Our vegan/gluten free options are in process to expand the range. My best S
March 17, 2017|
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Response from ungfrusolrun | Property representative |
Hi no we are not a Starbucks company. We are 27 years old icelandic company, we buy our green coffee directly from coffee growers and roast our coffee in our HQ in Reykjanesbær (near the airport) where we also have a... More
October 27, 2015|
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Response from ungfrusolrun | Property representative |
Hello We have both almond and soy milk, as well as oatmilk and laktose free milk. We also just started offering delicious cold oatmeal porridge with almond milk. We hope to see you next week. Our best The staff at Kaffitár
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bankastraeti 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik>  > Miõborg
  • Neighborhood: Miõborg
  • Phone Number: +354 420 2700
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Kaffitár is an Icelandic coffee roaster and operates five cafés and two bakeries. You can expect a cozy atmosphere, direct trade specialty coffee and artisan breads, pastries and cakes. Kaffitár cafés are located at Perlan, Bankastræti, Höfðatorg Borgartún, Kringlan shopping center, The National Museum at Suðurgata. Our artisan bakeries, Kruðerí Kaffitárs, are located at Stórhöfði and Nýbýlavegur. We import and roast our own speciality coffee. We trade directly with farmers who share our values on environmental issues and social responsibility. Our bread and pastries are handmade daily in our artisan bakery, Kruðerí Kaffitárs. Our food is made from scratch from quality ingredients without additives. We attend to environmental issues in every step. Our cafés are certified by the Nordic Swan Ecolabel and have been awarded “Kuðungurinn”, the environmental recognition of the Ministry for the Environment and Natural Resources.
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