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Hafnarstraeti 92, Akureyri 600, Iceland
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  • Excellent22%
  • Very good46%
  • Average23%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“soup” (74 reviews)
“bread” (45 reviews)
“whale meat” (12 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Soups, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Hafnarstraeti 92, Akureyri 600, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at this restaurant for a late lunch and were seated right away. The staff was friendly and attentive. I'll admit I'm not a huge fan of salad bars and while this one had plenty of offerings, there was nothing exceptional. We all ordered...More

Thank DebF-E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to me as I was looking for traditional food. I had a whale steak and once I overcame my squeamishness, I thoroughly enjoyed my meal. All meals include a salad bar and a selection of soups and breads. It is rather...More

Thank Lisa M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I am still unsure about this restaurant. I have had a wrong order brought to me, i have had the bread on my hamburger spotted green. I like the food.. but i would like it more if it was what i ordered and not with...More

Thank saralif
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped at Bautinn for lunch. It was a good opitions with icelandic and non icelandic opitions. Good choice downtown Akureyri.

Thank fernandopereira2016
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped in beautiful Akureyiri to shop and get some lunch. At Bautinn I ordered the Birthday Burger and fries. It was very delicious. The menu had several other hamburger choices the others in my group ordered. All of us enjoyed our lunch. Great service...More

Thank SeattleBoraBora
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

The fish lacked freshness, mediocre salad bar, ok service but ripoff prices for what you get. The restaurant is outdated and Akureyri's restaurants in general too expensive and are not high end and offer little culinary vision or value compared to Reykjavik or Stykkisholmur, suggest...More

Thank Niels L
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

As with many restaurants we visited during our Iceland trip, the food was good (and expensive) but nothing spectacular. There is a kids play area and depending on what you order, your meal could include soup, bread and the salad bar. I ordered the hashed...More

Thank MsMNyc
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

You can have Icelandic food here: whale steak, horse meat, guillemots. Also lobster soup. Salad bar included if you order main course. Fair prices (for Iceland).

Thank Waldemar T
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This restaurant offers several dishes (based on meat or fish) and soups. As any other restaurant in Iceland is not cheap, so to speak, but it can be a good solution for one dinner or a lunch. The food is passable (and as many restaurants...More

Thank E I
Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is like a family restaurant.The salad buffet was great.We were happy with variety of vegetable and other side dish from salad buffet since we could not have had salad in Iceland.Lam with sweat sauce was good.The whale stake is not very soft.

Thank Naoko K
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Questions & Answers
28 July 2016|
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Response from Helenjen |
Yes they do, great takeout whale and horse as well as soup and salad bar....absolutely delicious and highly recommend.
Cathy M
13 February 2015|
Response from Ming F | Reviewed this property |
They had a pasta dish that was vegetarian (my boyfriend is vegetarian and ordered that). For gluten free they have the option of the soup and salad bar as an entree with unlimited refills; they at least had one soup that was... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hafnarstraeti 92, Akureyri 600, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Northeast Region  >  Akureyri
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