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Alafoss Cafe

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Alafoss 27, Mosfellsbaer, Reykjavik 270, Iceland
+354 566 8030
Mon 03:00 - 04:00
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Macclesfield, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We walked here and unfortunately found out the business has closed down and it is now an apartment. Just thought I'd let people know. Lovely walks though

Thank bekib86
Minneapolis, Minnesota
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31 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

My daughter and I had a late lunch/early dinner at this restaurant in mid-may 2016 and really enjoyed it! I had the lamb stew (very flavorful and really hot!) and my daughter had a salmon plate. There was a local music event during our lunch so we listened to some young musicians sing and play piano. Very low key vibe... More 

Thank travelnow721
Mosfellsbaer, Iceland
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a nice little place for lunch, brunch, dinner and coffee. The service is quick and good. Pleasant atmosphere.

Thank Spordreki
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Very busy and famous bakery and cafe withe delicious food and great service Get breakfast and lunch here with lots if excellent coffee and lots if locals

Thank drbillVancouver
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We ate here on a tip from the bar man at our hotel. A little café with great food. The service was good and our waitress gave us a list of some of her favorite places to see in northern Iceland. She was spot on. Hraunfossar is a must see water fall. We spent a full day driving to most... More 

Thank Timothy A
San Diego, California
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63 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2016

In our trips to Iceland in 2014 and 2016, we ate all of our dinners at Altafoss Cafe while staying at lovely Minna-Mosfell Guesthouse nearby. The dinners were always delicious, moderately priced, with welcoming service. It sometimes took time for the food to be served, or to be told that a dish was not available.

Thank Mililanimy
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Smoked salmon as starter was great. Unfortunately lamb and fish were finished and we choosed pork for main course which was not the best choice.

Thank jounim780
Oslo, Norway
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76 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 August 2016

You find the cafe in a small area just outside Mosfellsbær, a good place to visit, with a knife maker workshop, art sales and wool sale. The cafe has become more a restaurant, with outdoor seating in summer, and art exhibition in the very nice venue inside. The place is located to the right of the main road just before... More 

Thank espen e
London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2016

The owner and chef Thomas was an amazing guy. It felt like such a personal service from choosing the main, dessert and wine. He talked us through it all and made great recommendations as to what to have. We went for the Duck with lentils and Shrimp Spaghetti. They were generous portions and delicious. I highly reccommend this place for... More 

Thank farahnain
Hillsborough, North Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Had a simple but beautifully presented and exquisite-tasting dinner here. Great lamb dish and shrimp with spaghetti, both with Mediterranean favors.

Thank lmcotterman

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 2 - US$ 45
Cafe, European, Soups, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
03:00 - 04:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alafoss 27, Mosfellsbaer, Reykjavik 270, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik  >  Mosfellsbaer
  • Phone Number: +354 566 8030

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