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“Svarta kaffi”
Review of Svarta Kaffid

Svarta Kaffid
Ranked #17 of 504 Restaurants in Reykjavik
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $18
Cuisines: Bar, Cafe, Soups
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Tiny family owned soup restaurant in the heart of Reykjavik We are the first "soup in bread" restaurant in Iceland. We've been serving soups in bread for over 20 years and still loving it. We don't take reservations, ever - but swing by and we will do our best to fit you in with smiles on our faces! :)
Reviewed April 2, 2013

Svarta kaffi is a fantastic place to eat and have a rest :) good staff and kind
The food is excellent , soups , nachos ,etc ...
Very quiet and peaceful ...
Price very cheap ...

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Reviewed March 28, 2013 via mobile

We were enticed by the signs for Guinness and soup in the bread bowl. We found both inside and weren't disappointed. One bowl fed three of us for a late afternoon snack. I must admit that the "blackface" decor on the building and sign was somewhat offensive, but I'm guessIng there's some history to it, as it seems out of place here. We'd definitely go back to try another soup (and a Guinness).

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Reviewed March 27, 2013

We were told of this place and their novel soups. We were not disappointed either, the soups change daily. The soup comes in a big bread roll (if you can call it a roll being so big), you soon find a way to devour it by you working your way down from the top.The soup was gorgeous and so was the bread. Dont spoil the taste by having a beet - have a glass of Icelandic ,tap, water to complement it - the best /clearest/nicest water we have ever tasted anywhere in the world. The Kaffi is very popular and a good place to eat.
I can recommend this experience.

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Thank ElisThomasGrandad
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Reviewed March 26, 2013

Went for the soup as the adverts made it sound so good and we were not disappointed .Very hearty,delicious and home-made and reasonably priced for Iceland, as on the whole it is quite expensive.Would definitely recommend a visit!

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Thank JaneL682
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Reviewed March 24, 2013 via mobile

We heard good things about Svarta Kaffi, but were honestly a little skeptical....I mean soup is good and all, but claims of the best soup anywhere?

So we came to check it out! We had a chicken tandoori soup, and some vegetable soup. Amazing. Delicious, smooth and creamy, succulent, fresh, are just a few words to describe it! The read bowls that the soup came in was equally delicious!

Inexpensive for Iceland as well! We came back again before heading to the airport! Definitely recommend this to anyone!

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