Maiasmokk café

Maiasmokk is the oldest café anywhere in Tallinn and indeed Estonia - it has been in the same location since 1864. The café is unique due to its interior, which has remained unchanged for almost a century.

In this cosy café you can enjoy its fresh pastries, pies and cakes, as well as delicious handmade candies.

There is a marzipan museum in the cafe building which provides a fascinating overview of the history of the treat - which was originally made by pharmacists as a type of medicine before gaining popularity as a sweet. There is always an artist in the museum decorating marzipan figures, and they will often take visitors' requests!

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  • paul c paul c
    Fin de Siecle

    There are still a few places left like this scattered around Estonia, Serbia, Hungary and Vienna, where the food, furnishings and fittings have not changed for over a century - with staff to match...

  • tdaning0 tdaning0
    Snack stop

    With the Tallinn Card you get either free coffee or tea. We enjoyed a sweet treat along with our free drink. We had the Irish Coffee Roll and Biscuit Cake. The environment inside is quaint and the...

  • red_mermaid red_mermaid
    Vienna style coffee house

    The coffee house originates from 1864 and is supposed to be the oldest in town. The coffee is excellent and you can find a wide array of cakes and tarts. But beware, while drinking your coffee you...


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