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Kaffitar

Bankastraeti 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 420 2700
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Overview
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (19 reviews)
“cake” (17 reviews)
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Bankastraeti 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It is so hard to find a cafe in Reykjavik that makes real coffee (not push button machines) and knows how to make it well. Kaffitar does it well. In addition they open earlier than any other cafe I found at 7am. They also offer...More

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found the staff to be helpful and happy. A good selection of coffee and sweet and savoury food. Free Wi-Fi available.

Thank kiwiroo71
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had some oat milk cortados today and they were totally delicious. That's the way coffee should be! Staff was really nice, all in all a pleasant visit.

Thank Edgar S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Flights from the US always seem to land at KEF at such an early hour. Having landed at 5am, picked up a rental, we were in Reykjavik around 7am looking for some coffee/tea to prepare us for our long drive. To our surprise, not many...More

Thank Latinhunny33
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Grabbed some coffee early before a tour. It was pretty good and great because of how convenient it was to my bus stop 😂💜

Thank sdgomes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As you go in, this looks a wee bit like a Starbucks, but don’t be fooled by that, they are trained baristas here. I had a flat white and it tasted perfect. Just the right amount of microfoam and a latte art rosette to finish...More

Thank smw148
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Was surprised to see that so few restaurants were open at 7, so we stopped here. I was pleasantly surprised by their selection of coffees and teas. I also had a breakfast sandwich which was yummy.

Thank Mat_Cope
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Popped in for a coffee on our first day in Reykjavik. Service was functional at best, not at all friendly and welcoming. We’d read a lot about how great the coffee is in Iceland, but this was bland with no discerning taste. The bathroom was...More

Thank Julie J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had some coffee and found lots of local people there. It’s a cosy place and we enjoyed our coffee time very much :)

Thank Tina K
Reviewed 18 March 2018

Very friendly and pleasant service! Our iced coffees and pastries were delicious! I wish I could remember what pastries we ordered but we ate them before I could take a photo!

Thank TaurusMom
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Joanna T
19 June 2017|
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Response from ungfrusolrun | Property representative |
We have gluten free bread with Fx hummus, cucumber and/or pesto. Chia porridge w.blueberrys and raw sweets hope you will find something you like. Our vegan/gluten free options are in process to expand the range. My best S
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JMH101
17 March 2017|
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Response from ungfrusolrun | Property representative |
Hi no we are not a Starbucks company. We are 27 years old icelandic company, we buy our green coffee directly from coffee growers and roast our coffee in our HQ in Reykjanesbær (near the airport) where we also have a... More
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SarahG020
27 October 2015|
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Response from ungfrusolrun | Property representative |
Hello We have both almond and soy milk, as well as oatmilk and laktose free milk. We also just started offering delicious cold oatmeal porridge with almond milk. We hope to see you next week. Our best The staff at Kaffitár
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Monday
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Thursday
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Friday
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Saturday
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bankastraeti 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik>  > Miõborg
  • Neighbourhood: Miõborg
  • Phone Number: +354 420 2700
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Description
Kaffitár is an Icelandic roasterie, specializing in importing, roasting and serving the finest Arabica coffee beans. Apart from the roasterie, the company owns seven coffee stores-espresso bars or cafés. They are located at our roastery in Reykjanesbaer, in Kringlan shopping mall, in Smáralind shopping mall, down town on Bankastraeti, in the Culture house at Hverfisgata, in the National museum and at Höfdatorg. We buy 75% of our coffee directly from the farmers, this we call "from farmer to cup" which means that our buyer, has visited the farm and selected the coffee. Lots of our direct coffee comes from Ricardo Rosales at Jesus Maria in Nicaragua. El Injerto in Gvatemala and Daterra in Brazil are also farms which we buy a lot from. Our experience is that we get better coffees and more consistent quality. Kaffitár also runs it's own Artisan bakery, Kruderí witch specializes in sourdough bread and delicious pastry.
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