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Cafe Babalu

Skolavoerdustigur 22a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 555 8845
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“crepes” (118 reviews)
“lamb soup” (102 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Skolavoerdustigur 22a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Great place, amazing coffee, reasonable priced, in the heart of downtown, always busy, amazing food quality.

Thank 823vicd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cafe Babalu delivered on food, beverages, flavors, and kindness. The place has a humble exterior, but don’t question your decision on whether or not to enter, JUST DO IT. The service is really great, even when they are busy, there is seating upstairs and downstairs,...More

Thank pamelap269
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely atmosphere and reasonable prices (for Iceland!). The skyr cake was extremely tasty. Definitely recommend a visit for good coffee and to take the chill away!

Thank Connor0404
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a must for those who want a little bite to eat! Fantastic Value! 3900ISK for 2 delicious Ham and Cheese Toasties and 2 unlimited Coffees! Amazing character; homely; and the service is outstanding! Free WIFI too! Reminded me of Central Perk (but in...More

1  Thank 332jedh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely staff, well priced food, free refills on coffee, great atmosphere! Can’t complain in the slightest :)

Thank danpD6437HX
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Located just off-street on the uphill walk to the Church, this small cafe offers a limited menu but with food that tastes so good. Localised Icelandic cuisine! Between the four of us our selections varied, but the common theme seemed to focus on the special...More

Thank CrombyNPritch
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we popped in here during a particularly bad storm, there's a sort of self service for tea. The staff were helpful and the cafe was so cosy (especially when the wind and rain are howling outside), the cafe is decorated with paintings featuring snow scenes...More

Thank breakbeat
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I really enjoyed our visit to this place ! I recommend in Reykjavik. It was cozy and staff was very friendly. Thank you!

1  Thank Mailysdelaware
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Coffee was amazing! Food was ok, nice staff, bathroom and decor is abit out there and quirky but really sets a nice mood, overall a nice place to visit

Thank SaraD267
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We ate breakfast here our first day in Iceland. For two breakfast panini’s and two cups of coffee it was $32.41! The place was nice and uniquely decorated. They asked us if We wanted corn chips or a salad with our panini’s (odd choices for...More

Thank Wintersnowflake1986
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Katy R
17 August 2018|
Response from perfect_spy | Reviewed this property |
The type of cheese a mouse likes.
6 November 2017|
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Response from michellejade2009 | Reviewed this property |
Just coffee
5 May 2017|
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Response from 275tiphainem |
Hello !! We're open at 9am til 11pm (but we close the kitchen at 10pm) 😊 See ya !!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Skolavoerdustigur 22a | 101 Reykjavik, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 555 8845
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