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Tjoruhusid

Nedstikaupstadur, Isafjordur 400, Iceland
354-456-4419
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Ranked #1 of 10 restaurants in Isafjordur
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $44
Cuisines: Seafood
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Buffet, Late Night
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Brussels, Belgium
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 NEW

This was perhaps the best restaurant I ate in when in Iceland. We went round at about 6pm and made a reservation. At 7pm sharp, the restaurant was nearly full. The soup was rich and absolutely great, with very nice bread too. The buffet.. Wow, I'm a picky person and I actually liked every single dish I tried. There wasn't... More

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Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014 NEW

We really enjoyed this rustic fish restaurant down by the harbour in Isafjordur in Iceland's western fjords. Great variety of fish dishes served buffet style - much more than the usual cod and Arctic char. Also delicious fish soup and salads. Friendly staff and ambience. Very good value for Iceland.

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Reykjavik, Iceland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

This restaurant is quite unique, with the best fish dishes I have ever tasted, all fish caught the same day and many types that a person does not eat every day. The restaurant is in a very old house that makes the atmosphere quite great. You must visit this one !

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

This restaurant has no set menu but serves what fish was caught that day. I had read about this place in a book and my friends and I decided to find it. We had wandered by before they opened and saw at least 5 other people doing the same thing. We thought it might be wise to be back there... More

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 NEW

If you visit this small town, you cannot miss this restaurant, all the fish is great, prices very honest, but the top is the soup... there is no other place all over Iceland (and also all over the world for sure) with a so good and rich fish soup! Please give me your receipt!!!

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Cork, Ireland
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

This restaurant is housed in a wonderful old building towards the end of the spit. Inside the tables were mainly long trestle tables joined together with benches for seats (with cushions I might add)m furnished with wild flowers picked fresh from the meadows. All very rustic, so not an intimate place but a great atmosphere. A cruise ship was in... More

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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95 reviews 95 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

I decided to come and eat here for lunch just before boarding a boat for the Hornstrandir peninsula, as I had heard from various sources that this is the best restaurant in the whole of Iceland. While I have not eaten in that many, it is certainly the best that I have tried. I arrived early shortly before opening, so... More

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Portland, Oregon
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20 reviews 20 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

Just a short walk from our hotel, this old (hand-hewn plank walls, everything old and basic) restaurant gave us not only the best meal we had anywhere in the country, but also the best value. For the price of a main around the country, we not only got a wonderful, fresh fish main with salad and potatoes in a quantity... More

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Wimborne Minster, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

One of the best fish meals we had in Iceland. Very generous portions so a couple could share one pan especially if you have the lobster soup starter. The fish is caught and landed just meters away from the restaurant and tastes so fresh. You just choose the fish you want and the chef cooks it up with potatoes, salad... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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38 reviews 38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014 via mobile

Best fish dinner ever. Sat night is buffet night. Doors open at 7:00pm. Within 15 minutes locals practically fill the place. Reservations useful, at least on Saturday. Without reservations four of us managed to be seated separately on bench seating in amongst those who knew to call ahead. Everyone was very friendly and welcoming, clearly just happy to be there... More

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