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US$5 - US$25
European, Cafe, International
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed December 10, 2020

Ate lunch there. i ate a lot of fish stew and soups and the Esmeralda might have been the best. Probably 2/3 of the menu would be what i could call bar food, but they make it well. Right on the main commercial street, very...convenient. Often crowded with locals but if you are in Nuuk for a few days, eat at least a lunch or dinner there.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed November 5, 2019 via mobile

Right on the main street. Terrific salads as well as diverse menu and beers. Good service. Reasonable prices.

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed September 23, 2019

It is not haute cuisine, but they make ok burgers and steaks. They have a great selection of smoothies and juices

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed August 10, 2019 via mobile

This café was very clean brightly lit and had a good atmosphere . I had the polar shrimp sandwich and wife had the smoked salmon sandwich and they were outstanding they were really really large so make sure you’re hungry when you go in there...if you order the sandwiches , the service was excellentMore

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

One of my favourite restaurants in Nuuk. Have a nice menu with the best fish soup in town. The portions are big and the personal very nice and friendly. The brunch in the weekends is were the locals go.

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed July 31, 2019

This restaurant was recommended to me by one of the locals and I'm glad I tried it. It's conveniently located in the center of town. The atmosphere is simple but the food is wonderful. I started out with a bowl of seafood chowder. It was...the largest bowl I've ever been served in a restaurant and it was the most delicious seafood chowder I've ever had. The chowder was creamy with chunks of seafood and a great selection of herbs to make it flavorful. I had a chicken sandwich with salad and potatoes and the presentation was awesome. I wish I had my camera to take a photo. The portion of food was very large so come with a big appetite. The sandwich and sides were also delicious and flavorful.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 2, 2019 via mobile

Best brunch in town, good variety of different types of breakfast/lunch with coffee/tea, juice, smoothies and milkshakes

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed July 1, 2019 via mobile

It infuriates me when an establishment has WiFi, but only for them and won’t offer it to their customers. But this is what they do. Very busy cafe where seats where hard to find. The food is ordinary western type fast food, but comforting when...it’s cold outside I guess. Can’t say the offer was great, but at least the burger and sweet potato chips that I ended up having were cooked just fine.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

Good food and good service. You order at the bar. Nice atmosphere and lots to choose from on the menu.

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

Its my very first night to a pub at greenland and Im very happy to experience not only Very Good food but family friendly staff specially ate Jincky and kuya dick, Its supposed to be a short time gathering with my friend but we extended...our time becuase we enjoy the place especially thier very good service, We start with our glass of thier christmas beer best with tacos, next to thier very fresh salmon and greens(salad) , Seafood Pasta and Peps pizza I recommend this place for couple date and Fam bam.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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  • Yes, Cafe Esmeralda offers takeaway services.

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  • Cafe Esmeralda is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 3.5
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4