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Operakallarens Bakficka

Certificate of Excellence
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Neighbourhood:
Norrmalm
As featured in Best Food in Stockholm
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Jakobs Torg 10, Stockholm 111 52, Sweden
+46 8 676 58 09
Today
11:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 12:00 - 17:00
Mon - Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was our first meal in Stockholm, and ended up being our favorite. The Swedish meatballs were amazing, as was the Reindeer. They had a fun bar set-up that you eat at, so you may be sitting next to other people, but it wasn't a problem. They don't take reservations, so if you're headed there on a busy night, just... More 

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Thank Amy W
Stockholm County, Sweden
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56 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

One door to the right of the entrance to Operabaren you Will find Bakfickan. Eventhough they have the same menue (and the same price) it's not close to the experiance you will get at Operabaren.

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Thank alfakebenny
Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

All bar seating. Avoid if you're a party of 4 or more. Good meatballs, but do not order the lobster soup, I've had wayyy better than this even in a regular bistro. The soup tasted like beer-ish, I wondered if they put beer in it. A tad bitter and alcohol-ish flavour. Do get the meatballs and perhaps try the reindeer... More 

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Thank Angelivo
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

The food is good. However, I really don't like the service providing there, especially the attitude of the waitress. My credit card was not accepted in the resturant and can be accepted before and after this meal, it only happened in this resturant when I was in Sweden. the resturant cannot accept other currencies or any other methods while my... More 

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Thank He D
Stockholm
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

A few guidelines when visiting this restaurant: No bookings. Do not approach a table or seat by the bar until it has been cleared and set. Do not push yourself into the restaurant when other people are already waiting to get seated, most likely you will be blocking the staffs' way and be much too close to other guests trying... More 

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New York City, New York
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245 reviews
148 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

like home cooking. We had the "Köttbüllar" with mashed potatoes and Salad. The small Restaurant is like a bar, nice atmosphere, but the whole lunch is no longer than one hour.

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Chicago, Illinois
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

This place will provide you with good introduction to Swedish food. The service was exceptional. I enjoyed the laid back atmosphere of the restaurant too. It has an endearing old school vibe to it.

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Thank dbnesq
Kristiansand, Norway
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15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Always nice to get a place at the bar desk in this place. It is almost always full, so you better be prepared to queue up. Once inside you can choose between several Swedish classics. This time we both had a wonderful plate of fish & chips, large pieces of flakey cod with a crispy exterior not overwhelmed by that... More 

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Thank Dag I
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2016 via mobile

Perfect start to my stay in Stockholm. The meatballs were great, loved the flavor and texture (thanks to the crunch of the pickled gherkin). Wine was paired well and the ambience is relaxed.

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Thank JenBuzz4
Stockholm, Sweden
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58 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016

Typical swedish dishes such as meatballs and salmon in a nice surrounding. International and a lot of tourists and easy to talk to your neighbors when sitting at the bar. Pretty intimate. Not as expensive and "stiff" as the main restaurant and not as small portions and innovative but you ll for sure be full, happy and satisfied when you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 17:00
Monday
11:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jakobs Torg 10, Stockholm 111 52, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Stockholm County  >  Stockholm>  > Norrmalm
  • Neighbourhood: Norrmalm
  • Phone Number: +46 8 676 58 09

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

Staying in Norrmalm

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Norrmalm
Norrmalm is Stockholm’s most central and busiest neighborhood. It’s home to the main shopping street, Drottninggatan, and to Stockholm icons like the Sergels Torg glass obelisk, the famous Hay Market with its Carl Milles sculptures, and the Hötorget Skyscrapers, a sight on every other Stockholm postcard. Norrmalm is also home to Sweden’s most traditional department stores Nordiska Kompaniet and Åhléns City juxtaposed with Stockholm’s most modern shopping mall, Mood Stockholm. Visitors to this area get to experience the unique Swedish philosophy of protecting cultural heritage while also staying on top of fashion innovation and modern architecture.
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