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) #3 of 14 Restaurants in Longyearbyen $$ - $$$ , American,
Pb 150, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
+47 79 02 13 00
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good47%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pizza” (80 reviews)
“pepper steak” (17 reviews)
“french fries” (6 reviews)
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Norwegian, American, Bar, International, European, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Pb 150, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
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81 - 90 of 443 reviews

Reviewed 19 December 2016

Is at the end of the shopping street Cosy interior. Good choice of pizzas and mine and my companions were excellent and enough. Friendly staff.

Thank Samurai44
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We visited Kroa for a dinner meal and found a very cozy place, a very good dish with beef meat and local beer from Svalbard Brewery.

Thank grottan
Reviewed 14 December 2016

When we were in Longyearbyen, this was our main eating point. We eat here several times and it was always perfect. Especially the soup of the day. Big hot soup in this cold place will make you happy. :D You should also try the dish...More

Thank caarach
Kroa, Manager at Kroa, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Hi! Thanks for writing such nice review for Kroa. Wish you welcome back to us when you visit us later. Best regards, Kroa staff

Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

After reading reviews we were interested in the menu . The meal was good but I wouldn't rave about it. Service was attentive

Thank Karen P
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

A cozy place to retreat from the cold weather! The nachos are surprisingly delicious. Careful with the plate because it is burning hot! 👍

1  Thank Vlad C
Kroa, Manager at Kroa, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2016

Hi! Thanks for leaving a review and I hope you didnt burn your fingers on the hot plate. Best regards, Zandra

Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We wanted to eat some typical local food. They didnt have seal or reindeer on the menu so I went for something close. The starter was smoked mink whale. It was both beatiful and very good. Probably the best whale I have eaten. For main...More

1  Thank ronhalv
Kroa, Manager at Kroa, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2016

Hi! We are glad that you left an review here at Tripadvisor and that you enjoyed your dinner at Kroa. Sometimes we serve seal, whale and reindeer as our catch of today or slow cooked dish. We have smoked whale meet as a starter all...More

Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

We had 4 bottles of Italian wine barbera La ladra 2012 "the great deal when the winter is all around" ... A pizza and some nachos.. The house burger was fine.. Really enjoyed the wine, chat with friends in a warm place well furnished

Thank Federico D
Kroa, Manager at Kroa, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2016

Hi Federico! We are glad that you left us an review here at Tripadvisor. You are welcome to visit us next time you are in town. Best regards, Zandra

Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

We ate here twice and both times were impressed with the food and the service. The menu offers a good section and includes burgers and pizzas. The restaurant and bar is friendly, warm and popular. Burgers cost between 149 and 166 NOK, pizzas cost between...More

Thank GaryandLesleyTravel
Kroa, Manager at Kroa, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2016

Hi! Thanks for leaving a review. Im glad you liked our restaurant and the food we served you. You are warmly welcome back to Kroa when you visit Longyearbyen next time. Best regards, Zandra

Reviewed 14 November 2016

We ate here twice on our 4 day stay in Longyearbyen. The first time we had the moose burger and it was pretty good but on our second visit the food was very disappointing. I ordered the slow cooked meal of the day which I...More

Thank Angela H
Kroa, Manager at Kroa, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2016

Hi Angela! Thanks for taking your time to write an review. I`m glad that you liked the service and our staff. We all work hard to make your visit as good as possible. What we do for the slow cooked meal we normally do it...More

Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Before arriving in Svalbard we weren't sure what to expect with regard to food and, travelling with a fairly fussy 10 year old and her equally fussy dad (i.e. me), we wondered if we might go hungry all week. But we need not have had...More

Thank Shield_London
Kroa, Manager at Kroa, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 2016

Hello, and thank you for your kind words, we're happy that you enjoyed your visit at Kroa! Polar Kate is popular, and enjoyed by both local children an tourists, and thank you again for the great name suggestion! I hope to see you again here...More

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rob s
25 February 2016|
Response from Kroa | Property representative |
Hi Rob! A pint of tap lager costs 53Nok. We server Mack Actic anf Mack Bayer on tap and it is a beer from Tromsø in northern Norway. Welcome to Kroa!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$33 - US$130
Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
11:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Pb 150, Longyearbyen 9171, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Svalbard  >  Spitsbergen  >  Longyearbyen
  • Phone Number: +47 79 02 13 00
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Welcome to Svalbards most relaxed and historical restaurant, for celabraiting a birthday, romantic dinner or for a glass together with the local citizens. Our menu are focused on seasonal ingredients and our chefs and waiters work hard to serve you the best as they can. Our opening hours are 11:30-02:00 every day. You will find us right in the center of town, just a few minutes walk from most hotels in Longyearbyen.
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