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Storgt 15, Grimstad 4876, Norway
+47 37 04 21 88
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Grimstad, Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

A great place to have your lunch and coffee. The home made bread there is awesome. The coffee too! You can choose to sit inside this coffee shop that used to be a record shop (hence the name), or you can sit outside in the middle of the pedestrian street.

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Thank ellentorp
Oslo, Norway
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2015

Platebaren offers a rich menu of traditional American diner food, all freshly made on the premices. There's also a a very good ice bar. A great place to go with the family or just to sit outside and enjoy a beer while watching the life on the street in the summer.

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Thank Topolinino
Oslo, Norway
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 May 2013

Ordered the homemade burger and a milkshake. Sat outside since the weather was warm. Storgata is always a nice place to be on a summer day. At Platebaren you're in the middle of it and can soak in the atmosphere. The homemade burger was really homemade and was a good choice. The milkshake was made of your own choice of... More 

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Grimstad, Norway
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2013

They serve very good food, excellent Gelido and good coffee. Very serviceminded staff and affordable prices. At the time the place to go for many in Grimstad, much due to the atmosphere and the food.

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Oslo, Norway
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100 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2012

Platebaren has both outdoor and indoor seating during the summer months and you might have a problem finding a table on Saturdays. The ice cream coffee is delicious (45 NOK). They have a range of different pizzas, sandwiches, omelettes and salads in addition to milkshakes, a big ice cream menu and waffles. i have never had to wait more than... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Storgt 15, Grimstad 4876, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Southern Norway  >  Aust-Agder  >  Grimstad
  • Phone Number: +47 37 04 21 88
Description
Popular coffee shop right in the center of Grimstad with coffee, lunch, ice-cream and CD shop

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?