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Cafe Opera

$$ - $$$International, ,
Engen 18 | Right next to DNS, The National Theater, Bergen 5011, Norway
+47 55 23 03 15
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good50%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“burgers” (11 reviews)
“salad” (9 reviews)
“bacalao” (4 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
International, Norwegian, Bar, Cafe, Scandinavian, European, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Engen 18 | Right next to DNS, The National Theater, Bergen 5011, Norway
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1 - 10 of 144 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited the Cafe Opera on our first morning in Bergen. We all had omelettes of various flavors and they were all quite good. Their coffee and tea was good as well. They also have gluten free options. The service was friendly and the food...More

Thank AuthorMomManhattan
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Great cafe with wonderful dishes. Recently had a really good focaccia with chicken and curry and a delicious hot chocolate. Perfect for a rainy day in Bergen. Nice staff!

Thank Maren B
Reviewed 14 September 2017

I enjoy sitting either outside when the weather allows it or upstairs close to the windows. The cafe has a nice atmosphere and the tea and coffee is nice. Once though, my friend and I decided to eat here. I ordered the bacalao and my...More

Thank Tina0504
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

You dont have to be in Norway for long to know that fish soup is on most menus. I want to try one of the best so asked a local friend who suggested Cafe Opera and it didn't disappoint. It is only on the menu...More

Thank lwalshy3
Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

Good selection of omlettes, with authentic norwegian ingredients (the trout and leek omlette was delicious). Didn't order anything from the middag menu, but those selections looked good too (reindeer!)

Thank felinefoodcritic
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

Arrived late, tired and hungry. Cafe Opera solved all these problems. Food is really good and a reasonable price, and there is a decent choice of local beers

Thank Chris W
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Cafe Opera is a great place to have lunch, as I did, or to have dinner and a drink in the evening. They offer a good variety of soups, burgers, sandwiches and some more interesting dishes, such as mussels and bacalao. I have tried several...More

Thank Helene R
Reviewed 27 July 2017

Lovely little cafe bar which gets very busy. Great sandwhiches, main meals and sweets. You need to order at the bar, the service is very good

Thank lenworrell
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Went here because of good tripadvisor reviews and it didn't disappoint. The atmosphere, surroundings, food and staff were all brilliant. Our server thought he got my order wrong but he didn't and even at that he was offering all of us free coffee (which was...More

Thank Ginty29
Reviewed 23 July 2017 via mobile

As a poor student visiting Norway I found myself in this comfy cafe. Now I know tomato soup may not sound very exciting but this was gorgeous! It was 86 krona which was really reasonable compared to the rest of Norway and was served with...More

Thank Benadicted
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marymcgregor
22 April 2016|
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Response from Hjørdis T | Reviewed this property |
Hi. Cafè Opera just texted me. They have what you want, and you can even choose the amount of money you want to give;) I am sure your friend will be very surprised;)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$6 - US$25
Cuisine
International, Norwegian, Bar, Cafe, Scandinavian, European, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Seating, Reservations, Waitstaff, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 11:30 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 3:30 AM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 3:30 AM
Friday
10:00 AM - 3:30 AM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 3:30 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Engen 18 | Right next to DNS, The National Theater, Bergen 5011, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Western Norway  >  Hordaland  >  Bergen>  > Sentrum
  • Neighbourhood: Sentrum
  • Phone Number: +47 55 23 03 15
  • E-mail
Description
Cafe Opera is a cafe, restaurant, pub, club and art gallery all in one. Freshly made omelettes and sandwiches are served until 4 PM every day. A full menu is served from opening time until 11 PM (11.30 PM from late July and throughout August). We are fully licensed. Relax in a sofa upstairs or enjoy a game of backgammon or chess. Live music every Thursday at OperaJam. DJ's and various club music every Friday and Saturday night. Hope to see you!
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