Trying to find the best Cafés in Oslo? 10Best has you covered. Our editors and locals search the city and suburbs for the top places. Then, we showcase popular restaurants like Coco Chalet, and we highlight eateries with great user reviews, like Ett Glass. We also help you find areas where Cafés are prominent - Central Oslo, for example - so that you not only get terrific dining recommendations, but you also have choices to boot. After all, if you're going to eat, you may as well do it right and take advantage of Oslo's best.


This laid-back café-bar offers fabulous food in the historical surroundings of a half-timber house from the late 1600's. The generous shellfish platter features oysters, mussels, scallops, prawns, and crab. The sautéed reindeer is tender and flavorful. The dessert menu features such delights as homemade vanilla ice cream, apple and raspberry sorbet, or crepes with apple filling and vanilla ice cream. Outdoor service is available in the backyard during the summer. Enjoy jazz dancing at the first floor café on the weekends. Reservations recommended.

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Located in the middle of Kvadraturen (Old Town), this simple café has witnessed a lot of history. The light menu features sandwiches and a selection of pasta and Mediterranean dishes. Meals are served with homemade bread. Enjoy outdoor seating in the summer.

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Central Oslo

Located near the bottom of Rosenkrantz, this trendy, post modern-style café serves a light but varied menu that features a selection of exotic dishes. Ett Glass is popular with both locals and travelers alike.

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Central Oslo

This informal and cozy café offers a continental atmosphere that features brown leather and glass screens to separate the booths, along with old black and white photographs from all over Europe. National Day is everyday here. Lunch and dinner are offered from a brief but delicious menu. Sample the homemade ice cream for dessert.

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Central Oslo

This French-style café/brasserie features an exciting menu with dishes from every corner of the earth. They are well known for their delicious homemade cakes and pies as well as for their use of incredibly fresh ingredients. The lively and intimate atmosphere draws enthusiastic crowds. Classical and New Age music play in the background during the day while jazz is the musical choice by night.

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