Nordic Hygge

Nordic Specialties, Café  & Bakery

Delicious organic Bread, Sandwiches, Coffee, Juices and Smoothies

We are sad to inform you that after more than a year of trying we now know that we will not be opening at the Del Mar Highlands Towncenter.

Extreme delays at city, turned into a pandemic has made it impossible for us to finish what we dreamed of doing. Hopefully life will be better on the backside of COVID-19.

We wish you all a happy Thanksgiving, a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year.



- choose between a rye roll, with whole wheat and lots of fiber or a vegan/glute free alternative.

Salmon with spinach, pesto, and avocado


Roast beef with spinach, pesto, fried onions, remoulade and horseradish


Tuna with crisp salad, pesto and avocado


Chicken with crisp salad, tomatoes and red onion


Hummus with avocado, spinach and tomato                                                                          Vegan


Müsli rolls

Rye rolls with pumpkin seeds

Rye baguette with flax seeds

Whole wheat farmers bread with carrots and seeds

Soft grain rye bread made with sourdough

Rye bread with pumpkin seeds

Paleo bread                                                                                                                   Gluten free

Buckwheat rolls                                                                                                            Vegan and gluten free

Crispbread                                                                                                                     Gluten free

Open faced sandwiches

- on sourdough rye bread or a gluten free alternative

Roast beef with remulade, tomato, horseradish, watercress and a sprinkle of fried onions


Eggs & shrimp with watercress, lemon                                                          


Smoked salmon with honey/mustard dressing, lemon, parsley

Roast pork with crisp salad, pickled red cabbage and cracklings


Avocado, spinach, hummus, flax seeds.                                                            Vegan/vegetarian

 - Add a choice of cottage cheese or egg

Cakes and Pastries

Danish berry tart - Small

An absolute favorite with the Danes.

Almond shortcrust, a layer of dark chocolate and then vanilla cream. Finally, a pile of fresh berries and a sprinkle of pistachios on top. Comes with a variation of berries.


Danish strawberry tart - Large

An absolute favorite with the Danes. Big enough to share.

Almond shortcrust, a layer of dark chocolate and then vanilla cream. Finally, a pile of fresh berries and a sprinkle of white chocolate on top. Comes with a variation of berries.


Stine’s chocolate cake

Chocolate, chocolate, chocolate! A chocolate lovers favorite.

Soft chocolate cake made with dark chocolate, glazed with chocolate topping. Comes with wipped cream or sour cream of your choice.


Apple Pie

Your circumference might increase, but it will be worth it.

A buttery crust, filled with apples, cinnamon sugar and topped with almonds. Comes with wipped cream or sour cream of your choice.


Truffle balls - (Romkugler)

These chocolate truffles are little bombs of flavor and goodness. Dipped in chocolate and

sprinkled with chocolate or hazelnut.


Creamy puffs - (Flødeboller)                                                                                      Gluten free

Bite into this light and foamy traditional danish confectionery with

a Mazarin base, a soft marshmallow body and a layer of chocolate

covering. Have them with or without coconut sprinkles.


Napoleon’s hat - (Napoleonshat)

Your taste buds will feel victorious, with this little shortbread cake, shaped like the hat of Napoleon Bonaparte, filled with marzipan and dipped in dark chocolate.


Danish Marzipan cake - (Kransekage)                                                                      Gluten free

This little sweet almond confectionery, is traditionally eaten on special

occasions like weddings or new years, but why wait. Packed with

almonds and with a sugar glaze.


Poppy Seed Pastry - (Tebirkes)

This is the croissant of Denmark and is possibly the most sold Danish in the country.

A buttery and flaky danish with a sweet filling and lots of poppy seeds on top.

Juices and Smoothies


Beetroot, apple, ginger


Mango, pineapple, orange


Apple, carrot, ginger


Make your own - fresh juice of your own choice


Banana, apple, strawberry


Mango, pineapple, apple


Rasberry, mango, strawberry


Lime, lemon


Lemon, fresh mint


Rhubarb, Lemon, strawberry

Snacks & Fruit

Rye bread crisps with shell fish mousse


Rye bread crisps with a choice of spreads: artichoke, olive, hummus or pesto

Fruit bowl

 - Add Skyr (traditional norse yogurt. Low on fat, high on protein)


    and/or a sprinkle of toppings of your own choice

Nordic gourmet candy

Licorice from Johan Bülow


Wally and Whiz gummies

Find Us

Del Mar Highlands Town Center

12843 El Camino Real, San Diego CA, 92130


Telephone: (858) 209 3990

Opening Hours

Not opening due to COVID-19 please see our post on facebook 

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