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Cafe, European
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed 11 June 2023

Super disappointed, we booked a table already and still had to wait 30 minutes afterwards. Still no table for us. We left. The food was not that great by the look of it. The experience was super poor.

Date of visit: June 2023
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Reviewed 3 July 2022

Really enjoyed the brunch! I’ve visited here several times and the quality has always been great. Portions are big and plenty. And the pancakes are one of the best I’ve ever had. Place is always busy, so I definitely recommend to book a table for...brunch. Otherwise you might get turned away.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 4 June 2022

Pispala is a quaint and unique area of Tampere, definitely worth a visit. This was my first visit at Cafe Pispala, and I will definitely visit it again. I had a weekend brunch dish, "Vege stack" as a vegan version, and ordered vegan pancakes as...a dessert. It was a tad pricey, but the place was so beautiful that I paid for the atmosphere too. It was like being on a tourist trip in my old hometown! "The Vege Stack" was a fun dish: a stack of fried tortillas spread with bean stew, with toasted potatoes and vegetables in the middle. Not one of the best things I've eaten, but I was happy. But the vegan pancakes were exceptional! Not too sweet, airy and puffy, and the slightly tangy syrup worked well with them. I celebrated the meal with a cognac.More

Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed 21 June 2021 via mobile

Not a bad place for breakfast or brunch. I had the Cava with the full works, pretty sizeable portion, enough for two. The sausages are very small though. A good experience in the right weather, luckily for us it was very hot and sitting on...the terrace is very pleasant.More

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 10 May 2021 via mobile

The waffles were good, but the price remain expensive for the quantity. Hopefully the place is nice in pispala hill.

Date of visit: May 2021
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Reviewed 26 September 2020 via mobile

A popular place, so I headed here after reading all the positive reviews . Only a fool pays these prices !!!! I chose continental breakfast for 11 euros . What did I get ? Two tablespoons of fruit salad , a glass of juice from...a carton ( not freshly squeezed ), a dry boring , tiny scone with a teaspoon of jam and one quarter slice of banana bread and unlimited amount of weak coffee . NEVER AGAIN !More

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 22 August 2020 via mobile

Nice cafe in Pispala. Brunch is very popular so recommended to reserve table in advance. Ate Whole works with added blueberries and house ice tea. Very good variety of different foods from pancakes to scrambled eggs. Visit here when in Tampere.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 11 August 2020

It is always a pleasure to visit Cafe Pispala and their unique atmosphere. This time we had brunches and did not get disappointed. My Continental breakfast with the additional yoghurt-berry parfait was just perfect. My partner had Beef&Chorizo&Eggs and it was a plenty. Tasty meals,...good and friendly service. Only the meals could have been brought at same time. Hungry as I was, had I almost eaten my meal before my partner got his. My fault though, greedy me. If you arrive with own vehicle, please take notice of the special parking conditions. You might need to walk a bit. Also reckon that there are people living close to the restaurant and their privacy need to be respected. I highly recommend this lovely restaurant in the central beautiful Pispala.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 1 March 2020 via mobile

This wonderful little café is located in a pretty neighbourhood in Tampere serves the most amazing american breakfasts with fruits, pancake, sausage, bacon, eggs you name it. Coffee, tea and water are complimentary but you can also buy a selection of mimosas and other drinks....I recomend ”the Whole works” on the menu of you have never been here before.More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 26 January 2020 via mobile

We went to the Cafe Pispala because it had good reviews. However, in my opinion, the food was absolutely terrible. Not again. (Okay, coffee was good and the place was pretty.)

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 5 January 2020 via mobile

Lovely brunch. Food was really good and service was friendly. Also the scenery and interior was beautiful.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 21 August 2019

A perfect place where to take a break during a walk on Pispala Hills. Sweet pies, good coffe and special homemade iced lemon tea. We suggest to all of You a break in this warm cafe during Your holiday in Tampere. Riccardo & Raffaella

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 14 August 2019 via mobile

The food is served in a pleaseant manner and the pancake lunch there was just divine. I'd say its definitely price worthy!

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 7 August 2019 via mobile

The place is really nice and the whole works brunch was great! We really want to visit there again soon.

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 6 January 2019 via mobile

During a drive through Tampere on work trip I visited this place after hearing that it is worth a visit. This time they had a Vietnamese week going on and while it was tasty bowl of noodles, ended up paying like 14-15 euros for a...lunch. A little too much for me unfortunately.More

Date of visit: August 2018
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Cafe Pispala is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5