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Top cafe recommendations from locals

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“The other best bar in Groningen for drinks is surely De Pintelier, which was not only voted best bar of the city but also the second best bar of the Netherlands. It features a wide selection of Belgian beers (I grudgingly admit their superiority) and is absolutely wonderful for atmosphere. Of course, being that famous, it’s often incredibly crowded. If you should go here and it’s full, you’ll be happy to know that the other bars close by are good as well.”
  • 21 locals recommend
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“Well known for it's pub quizzes and variety of beers. Usually go here on Sundays to enjoy a nice quiz or sit outside on the terrace and enjoy a nice drink next to the water and watch the boats float by.”
  • 9 locals recommend
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“opposite the B&B, nice place to stay with friendly staff, good drinks, different wines and beers.also coffee and tea, you can play billiards there. ”
  • 6 locals recommend
Diner
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“ a freshly prepared and tasty meal for less than 15 euros in a typical brown café, just around the corner”
  • 5 locals recommend
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“ Cappuvino resulted from a radical renovation that transformed it into a modern wine and coffee bar where quality and ambiance take centre stage. They also serve finger food and the venue has a lovely view of the Vismarkt, which is certainly worth a visit in its own right.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Restaurant
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“Perfect place to have breakfast or lunch. It is right around the corner and it takes not even a minute to reach it.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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  • 6 locals recommend
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“Ultiem genieten bij het stadsstrand in centrum Groningen! Staat in de top10 van Nederland! Wel moet het lekker weer zijn natuurlijk”
  • 1 local recommends
Coffee Shop
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“Doppio Espresso focuses on guests who enjoy a delicious cappuccino or espresso at an outdoor café with an Italian feel. The light Italian design of the interior certainly contributes to this.”
  • 6 locals recommend
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“Dansje wagen? Dit is een leuke tent met zeer gevarieerde muziek. De gemiddelde leeftijd is ietsje hoger dan waar de meeste barretjes zich op focust (studenten).”
  • 6 locals recommend
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“If the words "Irish Pub" generally make you feel a little sick, this may be the one to turn that around. There's nothing fancy or romantic about it: it's a real Irish pub (note the change in capitalization), with typically honest, solid music many nights. Everyone's always been exceedingly friendly there. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
Juice Bar
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“Feel Good is een van de leukste healthy hotspots van Groningen. Het personeel is erg lief, en het eten is geweldig! De ingrediënten zijn super vers en er worden alleen maar pure producten gebruikt. Er staan sapjes, salades en broodjes op de kaart. Je kan er ontbijten en lunchen. Open van 10-19h.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“vanaf de vroege ochtend tot de late avond kun je hier terecht voor goede koffie en heerlijk eten. De bediening zal zich nooit opdringen voor 'een tweede kop of glas' Gemoedelijkheid is hier de standaard. ”
  • 4 locals recommend
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“Coffee bar during the day and nice urban bar at night to go for a drink. If you fancy any more there are plenty of bars/clubs nearby to follow up.”
  • 2 locals recommend
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“A long, skinny, friendly pub on the Grote Markt with a good beer selection and good lighting...nothing bad to say about it, one of our favorite bars in town.”
  • 3 locals recommend
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“Fun bar that is the place our young stoner musician friends hang out. But it's welcoming to all, it's a pretty mixed crowd (but on the younger side). The food is not exactly bad but also not exactly professional. It's like, well, if your young stoner musician friend cooked for you. Anyway, it can be fun on the right night. ”
  • 3 locals recommend