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) #3 of 11 Restaurants in Hofn $$$$ Seafood, European,
Hafnarbraut 4, Hofn 780, Iceland
+354 478 1200
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“seafood” (33 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Hafnarbraut 4, Hofn 780, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We went there following the advices of the "Routard Guide" and we were not disappointed ! The lobster baguette is simply delicious ! The blue cheese with jelly is also very good. The waitress was very nice as well and the service was super quick....More

Thank Caroline L
Reviewed 3 days ago

Me and my husband visited this restaurant in July and I ordered langoustine tails and my husband ordered fish. For mistake they came up with 2 lobster dishes. To make it up for this the drinks were on the house (2 beers and 2 glasses...More

Thank maggabraga2016
Reviewed 6 days ago

Worth it. Amazing. Friendly and accommodating staff. The waitress did not once ask for a tip. Best meal on the trip.

Thank JeanTorpa_Norway
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the one the Icelanders tell you to go to. Excellent langoustine in a wide variety of forms in a casual setting. Not necessarily better than what high end restaurants elsewhere serve but a good choice.

Thank marekw
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The absolute best langoustines ever! I had heard so much about this little restaurant in the back of Iceland, and was very keen to try their seafood. We started with a Langoustine bisque, which was to die for, then we had Langoustine tails grilled with...More

2  Thank GoldenOlden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came for lunch on Monday. The place was half full. We both had langoustine and it was great, one of the best in Iceland. The coffee afterwards wasn't good but that is common in Iceland.

Thank Hedinne
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch at Humarhöfnin one day in August that was one of the culinary highlights of our trip around the Ring Road. Both had the langoustine tails and were not disappointed. The food was excellent and the staff were very friendly and accommodating. Can...More

Thank Kristrún A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Rather stylish with its ocre decor and modern pictures on the wall the restaurant serves up excellent languistine tails with a sauce that makes it even better and a glass of white, french ,wine in a quick and strait way that is nice and only...More

Thank Andrei F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the place everyone says you should try the local Icelandic langoustine (lobster). And I agree. I had the langoustine, my wife had the pizza with langoustine and my daughter the langoustine sandwich. We went all in on langoustine and were glad we did....More

Thank Joseph M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had late lunch for 4 of us. Very good starters. 2 dishes of lobster tails and 2 lumb. All very good. Service was effective and fast. Very much highly recommend

Thank Eyal S
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23 July 2016|
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Response from gsrs | Reviewed this property |
We two arrived there during the high season (July) without reservations and were immediately seated. We saw that larger groups were turned away. I think that it should be much easier in September.
4 July 2016|
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Response from Thomas D | Reviewed this property |
Linguistics about $45 us. Char much less. Don't know exact amount
20 May 2016|
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Response from Chua H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can make a reservation. It is better to make a reservation to ensure you get a table.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$22 - US$60
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hafnarbraut 4, Hofn 780, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  East Region  >  Hofn
  • Phone Number: +354 478 1200
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Experience the unique taste of the local Icelandic lobster/langoustine, in the charming restaurant Humarhofnin by the harbour in the fishing village Hofn.
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