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Bankastraeti 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 420 2700
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sandwiches” (20 reviews)
“cake” (18 reviews)
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7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Bankastraeti 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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1 - 10 of 362 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We just ordered regular coffees (ISK 490 each). The two coffee dispensers were empty and it took forever to get fresh one brewed. The tables were overflowing with dirty dishes from previous patrons that the staff did care too much about. Not the coffee shop...More

Thank Guillaume L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have only had coffee here but over my 10 day stay have had quite a few. Cafe Latte comes in a large cup for IKR650. Expensive but that is generally what you have to pay. It is the earliest place open at 7.00am. From...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was hungry and at 7:05 am was the only place open. Walked in and got a dry cold stale croissant for 490 kronor. Yes that's about $4.50 to $5.00 depending on the exchange rate. I call this a tourist rape because at 7:05 AM...More

1  Thank John M
Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

Excellent coffee and pastries with friendly staff. We are fussy coffee drinkers and have to say one of the best on the trip. Thanks for the vote if you found this review helpful.

1  Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

A great place for afternoon coffee, hot chocolate or a pastry. You can charge your iPhones as you drink. Free water to all!

1  Thank 30Paul27
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Only reason writing this review is because the person who was making the coffee obviously had an attitude problem. waited over 20 minutes just to make my espresso when people coming after me getting the coffee right away (locals). Not sure if there's an order...More

Thank Mouzouris
Reviewed 25 June 2018

After arriving at the Keflavik airport, we headed towards the Capital in our rental car in search of coffee and fortuitously parked on a downtown street that had both Kaffitar and the tourist info office. Was a rather expensive breakfast of two specialty coffees and...More

1  Thank Callisto S
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Good basic food at very reasonable prices for Reykjavik. Great choice of breads and coffee and staff were all friendly and helpful. We'll be back. Thanks.

1  Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Fantastic coffee, sandwiches and cake. I recommend árbítur in the morning and the chocolate cake with cream. Cozy and great staff.

Thank Stefan A
Reviewed 15 June 2018

This cafe was located very close to the hostel I was staying in. They have an assortment of coffee and little snacks to choose from. I was happy with the service and food.

Thank Jenn A
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Joanna T
20 June 2017|
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
18 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
28 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
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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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Kaffitár is an Icelandic coffee roaster and operates five cafés and two bakeries. You can expect a cozy atmosphere, direct trade specialty coffee and artisan breads, pastries and cakes. Kaffitár cafés are located at Perlan, Bankastræti, Höfðatorg Borgartún, Kringlan shopping center, The National Museum at Suðurgata. Our artisan bakeries, Kruðerí Kaffitárs, are located at Stórhöfði and Nýbýlavegur. We import and roast our own speciality coffee. We trade directly with farmers who share our values on environmental issues and social responsibility. Our bread and pastries are handmade daily in our artisan bakery, Kruðerí Kaffitárs. Our food is made from scratch from quality ingredients without additives. We attend to environmental issues in every step. Our cafés are certified by the Nordic Swan Ecolabel and have been awarded “Kuðungurinn”, the environmental recognition of the Ministry for the Environment and Natural Resources.
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