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Mokka Kaffi

Skolavoerdustigur 3A, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 552 1174
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Overview
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“marzipan” (3 reviews)
“cakes” (16 reviews)
“apple cake” (3 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM Hours
CUISINES
European, Cafe
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
Skolavoerdustigur 3A, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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1 - 10 of 294 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great coffee and hot chocolate, delicious cakes and panini’s happy friendly staff, visited a couple of times , perfect to take the weight and relax whilst enjoying Reykjavík.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DominicE217
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

We knew we wanted to visit this little cafe on our trip to Reykjavik as it’s used in the artwork for the John Grant album “Pale Green Ghosts” and we’re big fans. We managed to get the perfect table (the one used in the artwork)...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TheFunkyDuck
Reviewed October 20, 2018

In the city for 2.5 days our group of 9 must have visited this place at least 2x a day for coffees, mochas, hot cocoas, and (of course) baked treats! Warm and cosy place to spend a bit of time!! We loved it.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank DanaCali101
Reviewed October 19, 2018 via mobile

I had my first waffles with cream and jam here and it was delicious! Also the tea I ordered was good too.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Paula4423
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

My partner and I enjoyed two lovely mochas and an apple pie at this cosy, welcoming cafe. They were gorgeous! We loved the little touches - a place to hang your coat, a choice between a small table or a booth, and a lovely choice...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 107rachelj
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

A lovely warm place to stop for coffee and cake whilst browsing round Reykjavík, the staff were lovely and helpful selecting a cake didn’t have nuts in

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MaryHCheltenham
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Stop by for a nice and cozy breakfast. They have limited options but I would suggest to try their coffee for sure. It definitely has a cool vibe.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Chanda g
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Really loved Mokka. It has a different style than most restaurants and coffee shops. Read that it has remained the same since they opened in 1958. What goes around comes around because it looks sleek and modern- intentionally mid century, but this time it's authentic....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank JPMTRAVELLER
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Yes, it's stripped back and low key. Yes it's got those great little booths that make for good conversation with friends. Yes it makes really good coffee. It's relaxing, has original art on the walls, and you can just hang out there in the subdued...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank SkottP64
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

I learned about this place from the NYT 36 hours in Reykjavik. Totally worth stopping in for breakfast! I read that they haven’t really changed the inside since it opened in the 50’s so it definitely had a cool vibe. The coffee was delicious and...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Kyra H
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nevr2old
June 4, 2017|
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Response from DorritH2013 | Reviewed this property |
I am NOT sure , but I Think your cafe is an other than cafe Mokka , and Munch closed to the Church. All the Best from Dorrit (in Denmark)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Skolavoerdustigur 3A, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 552 1174
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Description
An Icelandic tradition since 1958. Mokka is one of Reykjavik's oldest cafés and the first to install an espresso machine and serve espresso, cappuccino, and café latte in Iceland. There's a tempting selection of sandwitches, cakes, and the coffee and hot chocolate are excllent with their famous house waffles, served with cream and jam. The déckor - red carpet, leatherette booths and stools - hasn't changed much althought the art on the walls is changed every 4-6 weeks as the café has doubled as an Art gallery with new art for sale since opening.
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