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Max's Cafe

Munkkiniemen Puistotie, Helsinki 00330, Finland
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good39%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
10 Oct 2016
“Lovely cafe in quiet neighborhood ”
3 weeks ago
“It's a cafe in Munkkiniemi”
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09:00 - 16:00All hours
Munkkiniemen Puistotie, Helsinki 00330, Finland
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went it into this cozy cafe with high expectations. Charging a fee for non-dairy milk was the first surprise. Our coffees didn't come out as great cappuccinos. The pastry selection was quite traditional for a Finnish cafeteria. Will try again on a weekday if...More

Thank beachstone2c
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Max's cafe is a great little european style sidewalk place with friendly staff, lots of goodies to choose from (including light lunch) and tables outside. You get a cup of roast for two euros and generally speaking the menu won't bust your budget. If you...More

Thank AndyLA76
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Nice place; very dog friendly. Food looked delicious. Good selection of drinks and coffee. Seemed to be a local favorite.

Thank cup-of-jo
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

We arrived with 30 minutes to eat. The service was excellent, the Reuben sandwich superb, topped-off by friendly pianist taking our requests--- and an operatic server! Who could ask for more?

1  Thank Willoughby N
Reviewed 27 February 2016

A lot of good pastries for a cheap price in a cosy local cafe. Years ago, Max's Cafe was favourite cafe in Munkkiniemi while living in the area in a nearby house. I still visit the place while visiting the district or cycling through the...More

Thank SurffariLarusta
Reviewed 5 January 2016

Max's Café provides an amazing cake and pastry selection. You'll be able to find traditional desserts as well as some extravagant self-made cakes. I had pineapple cheese cake and my girlfriend had blueberry pie. They were both so tasty! The owner is a lively lady,...More

Thank Matikjmk
Reviewed 15 September 2015 via mobile

Fresh cakes, good coffee and friendly lady at the counter helping. When staying at the Hilton hotel with breakfast at 27 euro, absolutely a much better option to walk 5 min. to Max for breakfast. A lot of locals seem to come here too, relaxed...More

Thank Nickbvr
Reviewed 2 January 2015 via mobile

This small two-storey café is excellent for a snack, coffee or tea in kettle. They are delicious homemade cakes (cheesecake and country ham cake are the best) and nice service.

Thank Denis R
Reviewed 12 October 2014

As a tourist you don't stumble into this place by misstanke as it's a bit outside of the city center. Well, if you like to discover the outer end of the center, Munkkiniemi is pleasant area to stroll around and whilst there don't miss this...More

2  Thank MosseTurku
Reviewed 8 October 2013

You see the same faces. Most of them are old timers who have lived in the area for decades and care what happens in the area. They contribute to the local paper and try - and succeed in making a difference. So much for the...More

1  Thank Lamppu
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$6 - US$12
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Outdoor Seating
Open Hours
10:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 17:30
07:00 - 17:30
07:00 - 17:30
07:00 - 17:30
07:00 - 17:30
09:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Munkkiniemen Puistotie, Helsinki 00330, Finland
  • Location: Europe  >  Finland  >  Uusimaa  >  Helsinki
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