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Coffee Don

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$$ - $$$
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2-52 Honmachi, Takayama 506-0011, Gifu Prefecture
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+81 577-32-0968
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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and I visited Coffee Don a few times while staying in Takayama. It is a cosy, welcoming cafe which does great coffee and has a good selection of other drinks and homemade cakes. They are also one of the few places which does breakfast. We had the breakfast combo which consisted of a boiled egg, juice and your... More 

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Thank Lushies
Greater Hobart, Australia
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Well we had a choice of a noisy and expensive buffet breakfast at the Hotel or a visit to Coffee Don. I am glad we chose Coffee Don. The staff are very nice and the atmosphere is quiet and relaxing with soft classical radio music in the background. Choice of bar or table to sit at. Had coffee, mixed sandwich... More 

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Thank Quejinok
London, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For all the good ratings this place has, it's a bit disappointing! The service was very slow, and regularly they tried to serve the wrong drink to the wrong people.

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Thank Csdh09
Oslo, Norway
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33 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Coffe and more. Cool place , open late at night, and friendly staff. Relaxed soft jazz music being played over the speakers.

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Thank Karihelen
Shenley, United Kingdom
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342 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tiny coffee house is very popular because of its lovely coffee and bites to eat. It appears to be run by a family consisting of s mother and father and daughter. They really do seem to care about their customers

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Thank Ross B
Bristol, England
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134 reviews
86 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The famous home made cream puffs make this lovely cafe worth a visit on their own. Add in great coffee and chocolate and you'd be mad not to drop in here when you need a break between sightseeing.

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Thank ajk1994
Sydney, Australia
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56 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautifully warm! Very friendly, prices very reasonable & looking forward to the food! Easy to locate on the main strip.

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Thank KAV1956
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On a freezing morning, coffee don was our saviour - ticked all the boxes- welcoming, warm, friendly service and great coffee.

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Thank Charlene G
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36 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Most people come to Takayama on around 5th day of their tour of Japan. By that time you start craving the taste of home . Cafe Don will offer you that . Very good coffee and deserts . Elvis Presley playing in the background . Staff that speak somewhat understandable English . And most importantly you can find breakfast items... More 

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Thank michel P
Ingersoll, Canada
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A tiny, family run coffee shop with personable staff. Even if you only want takeout coffee, you receive the full service treatment.

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Thank KLans2014

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2-52 Honmachi, Takayama 506-0011, Gifu Prefecture
  • Location: Asia  >  Japan  >  Chubu  >  Gifu Prefecture  >  Takayama
  • Phone Number: +81 577-32-0968

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?