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Mittelstr. 31 + 33 | 50672 Köln, 50672 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
+49 221 2405364
09:00 - 21:00
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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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23 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The service is great and the food is really tasty. There is a variety of food to choose from and good coffee. Staff are very pleasant and speak English (menu also in English). Would recommend this place!

Thank Jordan E
Antwerp, Belgium
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59 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Coincidentally ended up here for breakfast on a Saturday morning. Outside the terraces were already full, considering the temperature was fine. Despite the crowds we have been served fast. We did not have to wait long for our breakfast. Café Rico has a vast choice of breakfast but also for other meals and drinks. Everything is fresh and they serve... More 

1 Thank Madelinde
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017

Went here one morning before the Christmas markets. We sat outside as it was very busy but this was actually really cosy, there were outdoor heaters and blankets so we weren't cold. Everyone in our party enjoyed their food, would definitely recommend. The toilets were also very clean.

1 Thank aquacrazy
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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135 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

great breakfast options, enough to get you full... but still want to take-away some slices of the fantastic cakes they have on display. the café rico option is a nice mix of coffee and hot chocolate. nice staff too :)

1 Thank LuisaLourenco
Chicago, Illinois
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 March 2017

I got the Farmer's omelet. It was good but was probably something I could make at home. Cheese platter was ok. Service was solid. Main highlights is that this place is open Sundays, outdoor area, and cakes look fantastic. I took one to go and will try it this evening.

1 Thank RedShamrock7
Cologne, Germany
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933 reviews
569 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 299 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Café Rico's hot chocolate is my favorite! - made with real Valrhona chocolate - superb! Nice place in stylish Mittelstrasse. Lively atmosphere!

Thank CarlaColumna123
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

It's not easy to find a place here. It is always full and there is a good reason. Everything tastes delicious here. Homemade cakes, nice quiches, soups, salads. I come here almost every Saturday morning.

1 Thank Lera T
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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198 reviews
109 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2017

We went whilst visiting the Christmas markets, the food was good value, good quality and well presented. The outside seating area is a nice spot to watch the world go by, it has blankets and heaters which was a nice touch. The staff spoke excellent English, toilets are first class although you pay a small fee.

1 Thank zumo0
Jerusalem, Israel
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2017

Yum! Cafe Rico didn't disappoint. They have a hearty breakfast menu, and you can also get Flammkuchen in the morning. They also have a selection of gluten free cakes every day.

1 Thank Avital S
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37 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

I got TripAdvisor so that I could review this place, that's how good it was! The banana bread French toast is the best breakfast I've ever eaten. I visited twice whilst in the area, and ate the same thing both times. The location is really great, surroundedd by lots of greenery and it has a great and friendly atmosphere, with... More 

1 Thank TjalaT

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$21
German, Bar, Mediterranean, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Drinks, Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Discover, Reservations
Open Hours
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 20:00
09:00 - 21:00
09:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mittelstr. 31 + 33 | 50672 Köln, 50672 Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  North Rhine-Westphalia  >  Cologne
  • Phone Number: +49 221 2405364

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