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Cafe, European
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
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0.1 km from Tallinn Old Town
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The café is very pretty, and the window display is gorgeous. However, it did not live up to expectations. The queue was long, and the cakes were nice enough, but we had far better in Tallinn. The coffee was nothing spectacular, and the savoury pastries...were also nice enough, but again, not special. The confusing thing was some people were having some kind of meal on plates with salad, but we could not see that advertised anywhere - it seemed that if you knew about it, you could have it! The toilets were not particularly clean either, which was a shame.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stopped in this building for scope out the marzipan (actually to go to the bathroom in the basement). The candy shop is small but has many brightly colored confections. It is also only one of three marzipan studios left in the country. The wares...are too beautiful to eat. The candy counter is adjacent to a marvelous coffee shop in the olde world style. The tables are beautiful and the wood is dark. Soak up the ambiance.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 23 September 2022 via mobile

Cakes were okay, nothing spectacular. Service wasnt very friendly. Dirty toilets. Building has a nice atmosphere. I think this place is over-hyped and over-priced.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 31 August 2022

This was a beautiful cafe in the heart of Old Town. Espresso and pastries are very nice. The cafe itself is beautiful with some interesting artwork and historical pictures. Definitely worth a stop for coffee as you explore Tallinn.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 23 August 2022 via mobile

Great, authentic shop. Gets very busy with 1 register / employee and the coffee is just fine but nothing out of the ordinary. Come here for the looks, not a smooth coffee experience

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 14 August 2022

Very classic and decorative, beautiful. Service quite slow, one worker at The counter, there was a que. Coffee and croissants delicious! Outdoor seating nice. Minus for The toilets, broken door & could Be More hygienic.

Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed 7 August 2022

Cute, historic cafe with some patio seating as well as a crowded indoor area but the line gets long very quickly and I don't see any reason to pay these prices. Food was good but you can get equal from other cafes and more choices...if you're hungry for a bigger breakfast (I was). No fresh juice, etcMore

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 28 July 2022 via mobile

My desert wasnt so good, but my friend took pavlova, and it was excellent. It was quite rush our, so queing took some time.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 28 July 2022 via mobile

The window claims it is the oldest cafe in Tallinn. It certainly is a pleasant place to stop and rest for a while. The cakes are fabulous and reasonably priced. The Vans Tallin coffee will warm you up on the coldest day. (Think Irish coffee...made the the local liquor.) Very pleasant.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 25 July 2022

Perfect view of russian embassy protests while enjoying great coffee, cakes, architecture and history.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 16 July 2022 via mobile

This would deserve a 5 but each time we got there either they were closing or a very limited choice of cakes. The pistachio cake is good and more than decent coffee.

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed 30 June 2022

I can understand why this place is an institution! The cakes are to die for, the orange juice is amazing, and the coffees perfect!

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 27 June 2022 via mobile

Traditional and stylish cafe with decent tea ‘pig’ tea. Mellow background music and a relaxed feel with a rotating ferris whee holding tea cups in the window.

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 23 June 2022 via mobile

Sade Liis was the best server! I am so glad my Free tour guide told us about this place being the oldest in town. I really enjoyed the pastry and the ham sandwish! Teas were nice too!

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed 25 April 2022

Excellent pastry and coffee shop still showing its elegant lineage. I skipped my hotel breakfast each day in favor of coffee and pastries here. Locals, students and tourists give it a warm, lively vibe. Recommended.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Maiasmokk Cafe is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5