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Mokabon Cafe

Donkersteeg 35, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 225 71 95
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good44%
  • Average12%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible5%
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“waffles” (14 reviews)
“beans” (2 reviews)
“great coffee” (6 reviews)
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Donkersteeg 35, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

I got a take-away lait russe here after looking up where to find decent coffee in Ghent. Sadly, the milk was burnt, which I'm finding to be pretty standard in this part of the world.

Thank Laurel F
Reviewed 10 September 2017

I came here to eat some waffles - a site suggested - however, upon arrival, I was told that they aren't making anymore. I was a bit disappointed, but it's not their fault. Nevertheless, the coffee (which was also suggested) was easily the worst I...More

Thank DrBeerDoctor
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Great coffee with a walk up bar to order. I love the coffee here and it's right behind starbucks. So skip the line and grab a nice coffee!

Thank jksouthend
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Being from Australia it's always a challenge to find good coffee abroad. This place hit the spot! Grab a coffee on the way to exploring Ghent!

Thank Benny2535
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The shop front promises way too much... Thanks actual coffee was a let down, to top that the old lady behind the till is a seriously miserable person who should not really be working in the service industry! The two stars they have got is...More

Thank Kubair A S
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

We arrived at 17:43 to try the waffles, but the waitress told us it was too late. She even seemed a bit cranky they she had to repeat herself in English when we didn't understand Dutch.

Thank Rune H
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

This is the kind of place that lots of people, particularly locals, rave about. They make any kind of coffee you want, have lots of variety of beans, and exude a sense of old world authority. They've been here before Starbucks was in Europe and...More

Thank DutchCanuck_DX
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Great coffebar with the best qualities of coffee. The ambiance is a bit like a café and during your stay its easy to contact locals and tourist. The Gentian Newspaper is at the tables and the service is friendly. If you like your coffee, you...More

Thank furaha1nl
Reviewed 12 November 2016

It use to be a great place for locals and immigrants. It was lovely to sip a coffee at the same table with some Turkish older men. Now the renovated the place a year ago. Less table ugly lights and no more older men. It...More

1  Thank Fabienne J
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

I only mention that as this gorgeous place is next to Starbucks. How does the latter have anyone in? Tasty hot coffee and such a range to choose from. Lovely presentation.

Thank happytravellady
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Breakfast, Dinner
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Open Hours
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
9:00 AM - 6:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Donkersteeg 35, Ghent 9000, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Ghent
  • Phone Number: +32 9 225 71 95
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