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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Seafood, European, Soups, Scandinavian
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Local- fish and chips. Great service always busy- lunch/dinner. Fab facilities. One of the better value places here.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Fam97
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bautinn is one of the oldest restaurants in Akureyri established in 1971. Recently sold to new owners, but they are keeping up the appearances by far. Start with the Taste of Akureyri a selection of the special deli´s of the north. If you dont like...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank HappyItMan
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I stopped in to grab dinner. We both enjoyed pasta, which was delicious. The portions were large for Iceland. The dessert left some room for improvement. The brownie was dry. The tiramisu consistency was liquid vs spongy. It was like cold coffee...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank WorldWander17
Reviewed March 19, 2019 via mobile

I was a solo visitor to this restaurant, the staff were friendly & welcoming. I was given a table by the window with lovely views. The meal was served quickly & hot

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank evie666
Reviewed March 15, 2019

Across the road from Hotel Kea, so gave it a try. Menu not bad, chicken, fish, burgers, pasta etc, and a guillemot, salt fish, minke whale taster plate. Chicken risotto was quite oily, plenty chicken though. Chicken sandwich had very little chicken, only 3 bite...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Voyager620148
Reviewed March 12, 2019

The service was quick, and the quality of the food was excellent. All the people on our table enjoyed their meals.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Jayne B
Reviewed March 12, 2019

Pleasant restaurant with attentive staff. Large bottle of cold water served immediately. Food service quite quick. Food very average, though perfectly edible. Prices high, typical Icelandic , though still cheaper than some other restaurants. It got very busy once we were in, glad we went...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Scott099
Reviewed March 9, 2019 via mobile

We went to Bautinn twice during our stay in Akureyri. The food is well prepared with generous portions. The sirloin steaks are excellent as are the lamb chops. I would recommend the lobster bisque. It is very generous tasty dish served with lovely bread. There...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank V4904EOwilliams
Reviewed March 6, 2019

Friendly service and nice food. We had the minute steaks which arrived in chips, salad and a tasty dressing.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Flo413
Reviewed March 5, 2019 via mobile

We went here and range of food was excellent and very well priced. We had burgers and salmon which was great and very tasty. Very friendly staff and made the visit very memorable. One of the best places if you want great range and well...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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July 27, 2016|
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Response from Helenjen |
Yes they do, great takeout whale and horse as well as soup and salad bar....absolutely delicious and highly recommend.
Cathy M
February 12, 2015|
Response from Ming F | Reviewed this property |
They had a pasta dish that was vegetarian (my boyfriend is vegetarian and ordered that). For gluten free they have the option of the soup and salad bar as an entree with unlimited refills; they at least had one soup that was... More
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