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“Lovely ambiance”
Review of Mokka Kaffi

Mokka Kaffi
Ranked #5 of 27 Coffee & Tea in Reykjavik
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts American Express, Accepts Discover, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Seating, Takeout
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.
Bergen
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50 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Lovely ambiance”
Reviewed June 11, 2014

I loved the retro interior. It is a great place to hang out. The coffee was ok, the Belgian waffles were good, but mostly it is worth visiting for the interior and the ambiance.

Visited June 2014
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Portland, Oregon
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26 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Great Place for Coffee (and Waffles)”
Reviewed June 3, 2014

I think this place is great and love its vintage feel. The waffles are fresh and delicious and so is the coffee. It's cozy, relaxing, and a wonderful place to enjoy the local cafe culture.

  • Visited February 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Cool retro coffee spot”
Reviewed May 28, 2014

I went to this place as it's featured on the front cover of my favourite singer's latest album (John Grant - Pale Green Ghosts, if you're interested).

I loved the décor inside: it feels like you're stepping back in time to the 1960s. The place is fairly small, but wasn't that busy when we went on Sunday morning, so we were able to get a booth.

Great coffee and delicious waffles. Like everything in Reykjavik, it's a little on the pricey side, but worth it for the atmosphere. Feels like a hidden gem.

  • Visited May 2014
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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
“Small, Cozy, and Coffee”
Reviewed May 22, 2014

It's been around for some time according to the guide books. I'd call it average because there are many other nicer places to visit if you're looking for coffee and a snack. The staff were friendly but the place itself is kind of cramped. Nothing wrong with it just nothing special either.

Visited May 2014
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Chemnitz, Germany
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Truely the best Coffehouse.”
Reviewed May 2, 2014

It is nice to go back in time at Mokkakaffi. It still has all the original interiors from 1958. It is like a Time machine.....

Visited April 2014
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