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Esjustofa Cafe

Mogilsa, Reykjavik 116, Iceland
+354 565 3200
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Mar 31, 2018
“Point for resting on the mountain Esja”
Aug 13, 2018
“Nice enough food, but service can most definitely be improved ”
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Cafe, Soups, European, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Mogilsa, Reykjavik 116, Iceland
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Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

We had a lunch here, in which we had some nice sandwiches and soup. Unfortunately , the staff seemed to have a really bad day... they came across quite grumpy and unpleasant.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Karin H
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

Ate a sandwich after our hike up the mountain. They made a small mistake and forgot our food for a few minutes. They compensated us with ice cream. Very service minded!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank linusk-berg
Reviewed April 18, 2018

Hiking centre at Esja Base...wonderful hike and amazing views from the top so get your hiking boots on ...what are you waiting for

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank ellesmac
Reviewed April 12, 2018

I was on a drive up to Snæfellsnes and I stopped here for lunch. The staff I met were very friendly. I had meat soup which was fantastic, and coffee which was also very good. There's an outdoor section you can sit at which overlooks

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Ken E
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Reviewed March 31, 2018

Small coffee as starting Point and final Point of Walking/hiking tours in the Esja Region. Coffee, cakes, light meals and Drinks with mid-ranged Prices. Open only during the summer time.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank 419rolandk
Reviewed September 18, 2017

Happy to find this little place nearby where we stayed in Iceland. Had excellent lamb soup and bread, as well as sandwiches. Staff were nice and food was very good, and not too expensive. Visited it for lunch and dinner.

Date of visit: September 2017
Thank aquaperson81
Reviewed July 12, 2017 via mobile

I wish more people knew about this place! It is a hidden gem in the heart of this beautiful country. The waitresses were wonderful and the foo was delicious. Will definitely go back there one day when inre-visit Iceland!

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank zipadeehdoohdah
Reviewed June 17, 2017

Great coffee, especially after a hike in the cold. The girls working there were very friendly and brought our coffee outside to us. We had apple pie with our coffee for $9.00, which was ridiculous, but not surprising for Iceland. It wasn't anything to brag...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank luckyduck1969
Reviewed May 21, 2017 via mobile

The owner or the waiter was very unfriendly, i do not recommend this place. Location is nice and you can just sit on the grass in front.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank guljo u
Reviewed August 1, 2016

After walking up the mountain Esja, enjoying the great view in unbelievable weather, it was a real treat to have some lamb soup and a beer (or two) in Esjustofa restaurant when we came down. Great soup and the location is the same.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Alfreð A
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
$9 - $20
Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 5:30 PM
11:30 AM - 5:30 PM
11:30 AM - 5:30 PM
11:30 AM - 5:30 PM
11:30 AM - 5:30 PM
11:30 AM - 5:30 PM
11:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mogilsa, Reykjavik 116, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 565 3200
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Esjustofa Cafe offers good coffee, soups and food. We offer an option for exclusive openings and catering for groups and meetings.
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