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Bankastraeti 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 420 2700
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sandwiches” (19 reviews)
“cake” (17 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 18:00 Hours
Cafe, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Bankastraeti 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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.

Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 5 days ago 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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coffee roaster and cafe in Reykjavík - popular with locals and tourists alike, and for good reason. Coffee was great - and food is lovely and fresh (I had a pastry with coffee) - the breakfasts toasts that were popular menu choices also looked good....More

Thank jac_knight
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great vibe, good coffee and food. We tried this place due to another recommendation and glad we did. Great sandwiches for lunch including a vegetarian option on homemade sourdough, hummus, tomato and cucumber. Yum! Friendly staff helped us foreigners navigate the menu. Latte was good...More

Thank Jeannie F
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

I wanted something traditional in iceland without braking the bank. This cafe looked interesting. I had sourdough bread with cheese,jam and jelly, it was wonderful. The staff also was nice.

Thank Tan A
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

It is so hard to find a cafe in Reykjavik that makes real coffee (not push button machines) and knows how to make it well. Kaffitar does it well. In addition they open earlier than any other cafe I found at 7am. They also offer...More

Thank Stephen R
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

We found the staff to be helpful and happy. A good selection of coffee and sweet and savoury food. Free Wi-Fi available.

Thank kiwiroo71
Reviewed 16 April 2018

We have had some oat milk cortados today and they were totally delicious. That's the way coffee should be! Staff was really nice, all in all a pleasant visit.

Thank Edgar S
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

Flights from the US always seem to land at KEF at such an early hour. Having landed at 5am, picked up a rental, we were in Reykjavik around 7am looking for some coffee/tea to prepare us for our long drive. To our surprise, not many...More

Thank Latinhunny33
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Questions & Answers
Joanna T
19 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
17 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
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
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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