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Cafe Josephine

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Vene 16, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
+372 641 8291
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8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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Maynooth, Ireland
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67 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful charming cafe in the old part of the city with seating outdoors as well. Surrounded by attractions Cafe Josephine fits in perfectly. Nice desserts and coffee and a charming aesthetic as well. One of the best things about Tallinn.

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Thank GreedyMessiah
Auckland, New Zealand
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

This cafe was just arround the corner from my hotel. I popped in several times and enjoied every visit. The interior is unusual, recreating old bohemian atmosphere, but because I was there in September and the weather was nice I enjoyed sitting outside on the terrace in front of the caffe. The coffee is very good, the quasonts light and... More 

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Avesta, Sweden
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41 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2016 via mobile

When we are travelling a nice café is always on our do-list. Josephine"s is the best café in the old town as far as I'm concerned. Lovely coffee, cakes, pralines and sandwiches to a good price. The staff is well dressed an very gentle and polite. We paied 20 euro for a Caffe Latte, ☕️ 1 beer 🍺 a tasty... More 

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Thank betyouare
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

Had lunch there with my mom as was recommended to us by the hotel receptionist. Great food and really fun decor inside. Chocolates are amazing - not cheap but totally worth it!

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Thank LilaC468
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Stopped by during our cruise to St Petersburg. We only had a few hours to look around Tallinn, but ended up spending over one hour here due to the quality of food, drink and service. We even ordered an extra coffee, as it was so nice and the prices were very good too. Waitresses were all friendly and spoke good... More 

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Thank TallPaulC
Orimattila, Finland
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 13, 2016

After a long day walking around Old Town we decide to stop here and relax for a while. Hubby had cherry lemonade and chocolate cake and I had very quirky champagne milkshake. It was surprisingly good. You have to taste those handmade chocolates too!

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Thank Tanja N
Fife
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108 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

Went to visit this cafe with group of tourists during a cruise stop. Had delicious truffle. Great atmosphere, lovely place, cleanliness, friendly staff.

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Thank Babyface J
Tallinn, Estonia
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 3, 2016

I looked at about the first 10 - 12 reviews on Café Josephine, and they were uniformly positive; that surprised me. I have been in Tallinn now about three weeks on business, and so far this is the most unsatisfying experience I've had at a restuarant. Incidentally, I have been to one other restaurant that I am unlikely to return... More 

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Blind River, Canada
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43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stumbled upon this restaurant while walking around Tallinn during a cruise stop. In warmer weather they have about a dozen tables set up outside that allow you to enjoy the food and drink while still people watching. My wife had a hot chocolate that could only be described as decadent. We had planned on splitting a... More 

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Uberlandia, MG
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

The decoration is in old french style, cosy place. The coffee here is very goid but the staff should be a little more attentfull towards the clients.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vene 16, Tallinn 10123, Estonia
  • Location: Europe  >  Estonia  >  Harju County  >  Tallinn
  • Phone Number: +372 641 8291
Description
Café Josephine is just like little Paris on Vene Street, at the gates of the Dominican Monastery. We have real coffee beverages, cakes and truffles. The café also offers small savoury snacks.

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