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Bankastraeti 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 420 2700
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good37%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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7:00 AM - 6:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Bankastraeti 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Awaken and go for a walk. Follow the scent of coffee. At Kaffitar you can have it your way; Latte, Cappuccino, Espresso, Mochaccino, Flat White or whatever. Add artisan breads (bagels are good), or something sweet (pastries and cakes). When you start to feel fully...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Valerie J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is such a cosy little cafe and a nice stop to warm up after walking round in the cold. Make sure you order the cinnamon bun you won’t regret it! :) coffees are lovely and staff are friendly.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Ldlou
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So lucky to be in Reykjavik in December! So much celebration and beautiful light. After experiencing the Christmas concert on the green near the Cafe Paris, we stopped into Kaffitar for coffee - and a Swiss Latte, with biscotti. The coffee was delicious, and the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank pamelap269
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I am a huge Starbucks lover, so not having it on my vacation worried me. However, EVERY cafe in Iceland was amazing. I would recommend getting the cappuccino wherever you go, as they were all delicious. The fresh brown sugar offered really made the difference...More

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped there for a quick americano as the shop looks lovely from outside. i was really suprised by quatity of the coffee!! recommended

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank veronikakop
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

We had coffee and pastry a couple of times here. It was close to our hotel and a welcome alternative to our hotel coffee. I enjoyed a Swiss Mocha and a flat white, both very good. My friend really enjoyed their chili mocha. The cinnamon...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 3316valerieb
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Great place to get a warm latte and wait for friends on a cold day in Reykjavik. Good prices-especially for downtown.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Crystal W
Reviewed 16 September 2018 via mobile

Eating a bagel with cream cheese and a panini, combined with cappuccino, perfect way to start the day!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank HolidayLola
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Stopped in before our lava cave tour as this is the only place open in the area at 7am (smart on their part, weird that other places aren’t open earlier). We ordered a chai latte and regular latte, and two sourdough breads - everything was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank Kara R
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

I ordered coffee with soy milk..coffee cup handed to me without milk...so I asked the same person again for soy and she had an attitude and tone as if she was doing me a favor! She then said would bring it over to table with...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 133barrier
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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
Kids, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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