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Cafe Babalu

Skolavoerdustigur 22a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Iceland
+354 555 8845
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“panini” (70 reviews)
“lamb soup” (85 reviews)
“crepes” (79 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Skolavoerdustigur 22a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Iceland
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

We just happened by Cafe Babalu while walking around Reykjavik and we are so happy we did! It is warm and cozy with lots of charm (the bathroom is a must-see!). The food was really good and fairly inexpensive for Iceland. You order at the...More

Thank travelbug669
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We were restaurant shopping and liked the menu for Café Babalu and we were not disappointed. They had a great lunch crowd, were quite organized in handling everyone, helpful staff and wonderful food.

Thank Janette A
Reviewed 4 August 2017

We really enjoyed our dinner here; the food was good and it was such a fun atmosphere. My kids especially enjoyed the Star Wars bathroom :)

Thank bergenfamily2013
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

I liked the relaxed and warm atmosphere here and food was nice. I Would return. The hot chocolate, crepes and cheesecake were nice. Good portion size. Friendly staff.

Thank nat069
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

We had coffee and crepes here. They were both delicious and the café had such unique and cool vibes! Awesome decor

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Cozy, eclectic spot to get out of the wind (and rain) to warm up. Lovely teas and coffee, as well as delicious tomato soup. Menu is small but reliably good and fresh. Head upstairs for a view of the street and a quieter experience.

Thank suzabanana
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

We saw so many positive reviews of this place so we thought we would try it out. It's true, the Star Wars themed bathroom is super cool (the best part) and my tomato soup was quite good. My husband liked his lamb soup and thought...More

2  Thank McGexploring
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

We just popped in here for lunch and boy were we glad we did! It's a darling little café with delicious homemade soups and cakes. I had the vegetarian chili which was the soup of the day. It was loaded with chunky veggies and came...More

Thank Sierra M
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This is a cute place with friendly staff who served us utterly disgusting paninis. We were excited about our cheese, tomato, and pesto paninis. The pesto was some vile expired chemical concoction. It wasn't even green--more yellow. Awful. Other stuff seemed okay.

Thank Don M
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

One of our favorite spots in Reykjavik. Good food, snacks and coffee. Prices were lower than similar places. Great service and zero language barrier

Thank Alexander A
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Karolina P
5 November 2017|
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Response from michellejade2009 | Reviewed this property |
Just coffee
5 May 2017|
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Response from MVO1989 | Reviewed this property |
I checked their website. They are open 7 days a week 11A-11P.
Rebecca S
16 October 2016|
Response from pgl74a |
Pas mauvaise mais pas excellente non plus (pratiquement pas de viande) ; Hot; it's good on winter !
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Skolavoerdustigur 22a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 555 8845
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