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Brooklyn Cafe

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Fredrikinkatu 19, Helsinki 00120, Finland
+358 45 1731771
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07:30 - 18:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 07:30 - 18:00
Sat 09:00 - 17:30
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Helsinki, Finland
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cosy atmosphere and the recent shop extension gives more people to sample the fantastic bagels and sumptuous cupcakes. Also the owners and staff are very nice people. Been in Helsinki almost 3 years now and by far my favourite cafe.

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Thank johnnyoconn81
Nurmijarvi, Finland
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308 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have a nice selection of pastries and salty food with very good prices. Especially the bagels. The place is small and when it was full it was very noisy, but the atmosphere in the cafe is really nice. It is very popular so be prepared not to get a table.

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Thank Cadhlan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is an amazing little spot of sunshine nestled in the design district of Helsinki. They have a great selection of fresh bagels with plenty of choice on filling and very nice coffee. It's a tiny little place with around 15 seats but I always find a seat with my longest wait only being 5 minutes and theres great... More 

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Thank thetravellinghan
Helsinki, Finland
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

A perfect little american style Café with delicious cupcakes, great coffee and good bagels. One of the only cafés in Helsinki that delivers a latte to your doorstep.

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Thank herra_kuningatar
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53 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

I love love love the Brooklyn Cafe! The bagels, cupcakes, cookies and brownies are just fantastic. I don't really care for the coffees here (I've had better), but the baked goods are just phenomenal. I always get my cheat day treats from here and I definitely recommend to try both the sweet and salty options available.

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Thank ssnnthm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

I tried their muffins first time at the Flow festival and fell in love with them. This cafe is a cute small cafe with good service. The coffee is also delicious.

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Thank Maiju K
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Stumbled across this after leaving a park with my kids. Saw the cupcakes in the window and decided to stop. The cupcakes were amazing and the iced Toffee macchiato was just as great. The employee was extremely friendly (forgot to get her name). Would definitely visit again if I had found it sooner!

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Thank stephaniesZ4671WY
Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2015

This place has the best coffee in Southern Helsinki and it doesn't even cost an arm and a leg. The bagels are also decent. Only negative is that the place can be described as "cozy", so during peak hours it's rather tight. But the staff is really friendly and it's also perfect for takeaway and to walk to the seaside.

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Thank Tommi S
Helsinki, Finland
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24 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

Hard to locate, friendly staff but such a tiny room it was actually hard to hear what he was telling me... We had looked for this place to sample some cupcakes ideally to order some for our wedding. They only had two on offer on a busy Saturday lunch time so that's quite a fail for me. They advertise gluten... More 

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Thank AmandineHelsinki
Brenda T, Owner at Brooklyn Cafe, responded to this review

Hi! So sorry to hear that you had a bad experience. The cafe is small indeed, therefore it can be very hard to hear when it is crowded. I assure you, if you had simply asked, our employee would've been happy to speak up :-) To clarify for others who will be returning/plan to return to our cafe, we do... More 

Helsinki, Finland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2015

Tiny little coffee shop with amazing coffes, bagels and pastries. They're cupcakes are the best around! You've to try them!!

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Thank LauraPilli

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$2 - US$7
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Free Wifi, Takeout, Seating, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
07:30 - 18:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 18:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 18:00
Thursday
07:30 - 18:00
Friday
07:30 - 18:00
Saturday
09:00 - 17:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Fredrikinkatu 19, Helsinki 00120, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
  • Phone Number: +358 45 1731771

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