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Storgammen Restaurant

$$ - $$$
Leavnnjageaidnu 3, Karasjok 9730, Norway
+47 78 46 88 60
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  • Excellent50%
  • Very good38%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“fish” (3 reviews)
“arctic char” (2 reviews)
“reindeer stew” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Scandinavian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Leavnnjageaidnu 3, Karasjok 9730, Norway
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1 - 10 of 21 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This restaurant is THE one to eat at when visiting Karasjok. Unfortunately it seems to only be open during the summer months. The restaurant is created like a traditional sami hut - gammer - but several of them. So several rooms where you eat communal...More

Thank Adele H
Reviewed 31 August 2017

This restaurant was adjacent to our hotel, and it was a delight. It is arranged like a Sami sod building with pods for about a dozen diners apiece. In the center of each pod was fire, and diners sat on benches with tree stump tables...More

Thank Paulandjean
Reviewed 2 August 2017

The restaurant is build after a concept copying the sabmi Gamme, and it is exactly what it tells, but with all modern facilities needed in a modern restaurant. The guest are seated in ringshaped rooms with a fireplace in the middle. Exelent food, good service.

Thank haraldfo
Reviewed 28 July 2017

I stopped there on my way back to Finland and it was just magical. As soon you enter the restaurant, you're immersed in the Sami culture (at least the touristic one). The fireplace is beautiful (but kinda too hot for the summer). The fish was...More

Thank Olivier B
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Went there for late lunch on a quiet afternoon in late July with my family. Despite the high temperature outside, inside the air was fresh and cold. The menu mainly contains local food, so we decided to go for "Finnbiff". It was in large portions...More

Thank KEGillesen
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

****Alert**** The storgammen Restaurant is only open during the Summer. I saw the good reviews here and headed there in March, it was closed of course.

Thank Molly C
Reviewed 1 March 2017

It was a lovely dinner served by a sami waitress. After dinner, Jon Mikkel, a sami reindeer herder told us stories about his life and the sami way of living, about reindeer herding and did the traditional sami form of song called "Joik". He had...More

Thank orilocaspeaks
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Great restaurant situated in Sami tent with a calming fireplace in the middle. Excellent food and service. We enjoyed it a lot and recommend it to all visiting beautiful Sami land.

Thank Karasjok
Reviewed 16 July 2016

Storgammen restaurant is located close to the Scandic hotel and the Sapmi Park. It is an incredible place... The building is partially underground. The dining room is divided between small alcoves organized around a fire. The food was really excellent. We ate a reindeer steak....More

Thank Hamm14
Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Expensive, even by Norwegian standards with very mediocre food. Just to add to the underwhelming experience is the comedic levels of customer service. One example we witnessed was a waitress arguing with a couple after delivering them the wrong two dishes. She told them they...More

Thank Martinrpugh
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Scandinavian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leavnnjageaidnu 3, Karasjok 9730, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Northern Norway  >  Finnmark  >  Karasjok Municipality  >  Karasjok
  • Phone Number: +47 78 46 88 60
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Description
Storgammen Restaurant is a Sami-inspired restaurant. Food is served in the traditional Sami way around the open fire. Opening hours: 11 Jun - 17 Aug, 11.00-23.00 or by reservation. Location: By Rica Hotel Karasjok.
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