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Osinn Restaurant at Hotel Hofn

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Vikurbraut 20, Hofn 780, Iceland
+354 478 1240
17:00 - 21:00
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18 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A fairly small restaurant nicely decorated with views of the town and ocean. I had the lobster combination and it was delicious.

Thank Mark C
Mount Juliet, Tennessee
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I will say, the food we got tasted good! We all 4 had lobster! This was the most expensive meal we had, while in Iceland. We were with a tour group, that called our order in ahead of time, so we could eat promptly at 8:30.We were seated at 8:25, No one took our drink order! We refilled our own... More 

Thank xoft
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

We had the langoustine-feast, 3-courses of flavor exploding langoustine lobster. Make sure to order an extra langoustine spring roll - they are amazing.

Bellingham, Washington
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9 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

We stopped here during our stay in Hofn mainly because they had vegetarian options, but thank goodness we did! I had the veggie ravioli and my partner had lobster ravioli. Our food arrived promptly and it was beyond delicious! For dessert we ordered a brownie with berries and ice cream. I thought the portion was a little small for the... More 

Thank Alison E
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

We came here for lobster, which the area is known for. Alas, it was so overcooked it was mushy, and inedible. When we mentioned this, the staff looked flabbergasted that we didn't like it with the consistently of fishy oatmeal. This may be the way they like it here, but we sure did not.

Thank Dan D
Oxford, Mississippi
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

We were pleasantly surprised! I'd read reviews about the service being very slow and food so-so, but that was not our experience. We got the lobster soup, a trio of bird and fish appetizer, and the lobster ravioli - all was very good. The place was full when we arrived, and the service was very friendly and helpful.

Thank Sarah O
Cotswolds, UK
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2016

The rest of Hofn's eateries were packed and queuing so returned to the hotel bar to eat and were very pleasantly surprised. It was a lovely ambience, the serving staff were wonderful, and the food really tasty. The dropped 'star'? One meal came out over 5 minutes before the other. We'd have rather eaten together..... Odd...

Thank AlanCotswoldsUK
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

We arrived at 8.00 pm with a booking. Order taken at 8.15. Water delivered to table at 8.45 Drinks finally arrived after raising issue with a staff member you took exception that we would actually ask to have our drinks delivered. Wine was delivered to table and just dumped on the table. waiter walked off without pouring wine. At 9.00... More 

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

The pizzas are big, attractive but insufficiently cooked. Unfortunately the service is very low level, such a big waiting time in an half empty restaurant is not understandable. Only for the drinks we waited 20minutes, and one arrived wrong. I would try other restaurants in Höfn.

Thank nutellastro
Fort Collins
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

First the food, their lobster dishes are to die for, incredibly flavorful.Now the service just bizarre, The first waitress finally came over after we were seated for 10 minutes. we had to flag her down, which was strange since we had reservations and she seated us. She seated us with no menus or table settings and then never came back.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$52
Pizza, Seafood, International, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vikurbraut 20, Hofn 780, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  East Region  >  Hofn
  • Phone Number: +354 478 1240

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?