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Cafe Emil

Cafe Emil is open over the summer time in the same facilty as the tourist information center in Grundarfjordur.We make sure that our cafe and dishes are always made fresh.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Cafe, Soups, Scandinavian, International
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
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All reviews cake soup crusty bread waffles panini small museum tourist information free wifi cozy spot stopping place your bearings town village local tourist office warm up coffee shop amazing fish happy marriage
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I recently visited Cafe Emil with my travellers from Singapore. They have been on special Vegan food but small place as Cafe Emil made it for them over all expectations. It reminds us very much on another cafe in Arnarstapi because of one simple reason....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank AndresZIvanovic
Reviewed 17 December 2018

Great stop, when it happens to be open! The coffee was very good, and their waffles were an excellent brunch find. Honestly not much else was available in this little town. Unfortunately the second day we tried to go they were closed at 11, even...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ernesto_ruiz_photo
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

You need to come to try the fish soup! So tasty and nice- exactly what you need for a day of adventure. Such a cozy place, too :)

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Agamboaj
Reviewed 15 October 2018

This was a nice spot to take a break from the cold rain. We had fish soup and a piece of "happy marriage cake" and sat for a little bit to warm up. It's a bookstore/information desk/café/small museum hybrid with a nice cozy feel and...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank RM1231
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

The coffees are excellent as are the homemade pastries. It's a cozy little place to stop if you're in the area. The service is very welcoming and friendly. Note: parking is easy and there are clean bathrooms available for customers.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank W6553QSgarys
Reviewed 27 September 2018

This place doesn't look like much with the cafe tucked into the library but the cakes were absolutely delicious. Not a huge amount of options on the menu with two soups and a panini but staff were very warm. Sublime apple tart. And for the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank L F
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Stopped for a quick lunch. Excellent fish soup with home made bread and coffee included. The chocolate cake is worth dying for! One is enough for two, though.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jan-Erik E
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

Limited menu, but very tasty food. Also museum, library, and theater with history of the town. We had two diners with dairy restrictions, and they had no problem keeping cream out of the fish soup.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 510jeffl
Reviewed 8 September 2018

We were just looking for a quick coffee after a long day's driving and walking in the Snaefellsnes Peninsula and before a further long drive back to our cottage. What we found, by pure happenstance, was a really charming place. Where else could you drink...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Neil M
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

Great hospitality. My 9 year old son told the waitress that their waffles were his best ever. She provided him with their recipe. Cafe is in local tourist office with small display of waterman history of the village.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank powlmeister
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