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Humarhofnin

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Seafood, European, Soups, Scandinavian
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Hafnarbraut 4 | 780 Hornafirði, Hofn, Iceland
+354 478 1200
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was pricey but well worth the experience! You don't get to eat Langoustine everyday. We had langoustine pizza, some duck dish which was so soft and had a mild sweet taste, some salted fish salad which was the best salad I've ever had! Don't be afraid if you don't want to pronounce some strange words in the menu because... More 

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a choice between two popular restaurants in town and chose this because some folks on our tour group didn't have positive reviews about the other restaurant. The langoustine at this restaurant was delicious. Fresh, sweet and tasty. The bread was also delicious, as is most bread in Iceland. The wait staff was attentive, professional and friendly. Really pleased... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We felt we just had to get the langoustine while in Hofn, so we came here. The restaurant is nice enough and the food was good, but honestly, it was just so overpriced in hindsight. I am from the US and eat lobster often and it costs a fraction of this. The langoustine were no better than average lobster and... More 

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New York City, New York
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25 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved this restaurant! Langoustine was cooked to perfection. The staff were warm & friendly. One of our best experiences dining in Iceland.

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San Diego, CA
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48 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We checked in at the Hofn hotel for the night on 10/2/16 and we couldn’t wait to get out and have something to eat. The only reason I write reviews for TriAdvisor is that I value the contribution that others make and rely on them to make choices wherever I travel. Very rarely I get disappointed when I search for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2016 via mobile

All food in Iceland is pricey but this is worth it. The langoustine was lovely - all 3 of us had the langoustine tails for the main course. We also had the asparagus starter which was amazing. I will come back here for sure!!

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016

The langoustine bisque and langoustine baguette were the best combo to order (in my opinion anyway) as you seemed to get the most for the money. In the end, I don't believe you can go wrong with anything on their menu.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

We tried the langoustines with duck and lamb here. Langoustines were very fresh and lamb very tender with delicious crispy skin. Warm service from a Swedish waiter impressed us. We had a better experience here compared with Pakkhus Restaurant.

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Bangkok, Krung Thep, Thailand
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

First time trying langoustine (Norway lobster) and it was great. Salted cod was good but lobster bisque was okay. Friendly staffs. The price was a little pricy but can't help :)

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Taipei, Taiwan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

After checking into our hotel, we headed for Humarhofnin, the distinctive restaurant with an orange-and-white exterior famous for its signature grilled langoustine tails in garlic. The lobster I ate at Lobster Hut the first evening I arrived in Reykjavik and the lobster bisque I consumed at Perlan and Fiskmarkadurinn were not really made from the same lobster we have eaten... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$22 - $60
Cuisine
Seafood, European, Soups, Scandinavian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hafnarbraut 4 | 780 Hornafirði, Hofn, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  East Region  >  Hofn
  • Phone Number: +354 478 1200
Description
Experience the unique taste of the local Icelandic lobster/langoustine, in the charming restaurant Humarhofnin by the harbour in the fishing village Hofn.

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