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Cafe Opera

$$ - $$$International, ,
Engen 18 | Right next to DNS, The National Theater, Bergen 5011, Norway
+47 55 23 03 15
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  • Excellent25%
  • Very good50%
  • Average17%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“pan fried cod” (3 reviews)
“burger” (16 reviews)
“sandwiches” (8 reviews)
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International, Norwegian, Bar, Cafe, Scandinavian, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Engen 18 | Right next to DNS, The National Theater, Bergen 5011, Norway
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1 - 10 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Looks like the cafe doubles as an after-hours dance bar. Our food was surprisingly good; fish, as I recall. The kitchen is in the basement, and the food comes up via dumbwaiter. It arrived at our table fairly quickly after we placed our order. The...More

Thank Bryce G
Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

Couple of burgers and some pan fried cod - great food; Sunshine though the window - bonus; Coffee refills @ 1/2 price - priceless

Thank edward946
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

Stopped here for drinks whilst in Bergen. Nice place, decent service, average drinks. Food looked really nice though.

Thank Holzfrog
Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

Was here for a short break to get a coffee latte and a hot chocolate with cream and it costed over 100 NOK and the hot chocolate didn’t taste much of chocolate...

Thank Remi K
Reviewed January 12, 2018 via mobile

Excellent food, we had two of the meals fromm the omelette menu and they were good value at around 140KR (and even cheaper if you have a Bergen card). Good portions. The decor is simple and cheerful but nothing extravagant. Would eat here again.

Thank erasmus40k
Reviewed November 12, 2017

We visited the Cafe Opera on our first morning in Bergen. We all had omelettes of various flavors and they were all quite good. Their coffee and tea was good as well. They also have gluten free options. The service was friendly and the food...More

Thank AuthorMomManhattan
Reviewed October 3, 2017 via mobile

Great cafe with wonderful dishes. Recently had a really good focaccia with chicken and curry and a delicious hot chocolate. Perfect for a rainy day in Bergen. Nice staff!

Thank Maren B
Reviewed September 14, 2017

I enjoy sitting either outside when the weather allows it or upstairs close to the windows. The cafe has a nice atmosphere and the tea and coffee is nice. Once though, my friend and I decided to eat here. I ordered the bacalao and my...More

Thank Tina0504
Reviewed September 14, 2017 via mobile

You dont have to be in Norway for long to know that fish soup is on most menus. I want to try one of the best so asked a local friend who suggested Cafe Opera and it didn't disappoint. It is only on the menu...More

Thank lwalshy3
Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

Good selection of omlettes, with authentic norwegian ingredients (the trout and leek omlette was delicious). Didn't order anything from the middag menu, but those selections looked good too (reindeer!)

Thank felinefoodcritic
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April 22, 2016|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Hjørdis T | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Cafè Opera just texted me. They have what you want, and you can even choose the amount of money you want to give;) I am sure your friend will be very surprised;)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 3:30 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 3:30 a.m.
10:00 a.m. - 3:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:30 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Engen 18 | Right next to DNS, The National Theater, Bergen 5011, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Western Norway  >  Hordaland  >  Bergen>  > Sentrum
  • Neighbourhood: Sentrum
  • Phone Number: +47 55 23 03 15
  • E-mail
Cafe Opera is a cafe, restaurant, pub, club and art gallery all in one. Freshly made omelettes and sandwiches are served until 4 PM every day. A full menu is served from opening time until 11 PM (11.30 PM from late July and throughout August). We are fully licensed. Relax in a sofa upstairs or enjoy a game of backgammon or chess. Live music every Thursday at OperaJam. DJ's and various club music every Friday and Saturday night. Hope to see you!
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