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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. You cannot find better seafood
1. You cannot find better seafood
"Absolutely fresh from the ocean, the chef adds his magical touch "
arzanstudio
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2. Delicious food!
2. Delicious food!
"Amazing languostine - probably the best seafood we had in Iceland. "
patn03
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3. Great langoustine in Humarhöfn
3. Great langoustine in Humarhöfn
"Great langoustine and atmosphere, excellent service and lovely staff."
Ingveldur J
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About
Experience the unique taste of the local Icelandic lobster/langoustine, in the charming restaurant Humarhofnin by the harbour in the fishing village Hofn.
PRICE RANGE
$13 - $53
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
CUISINES
Seafood, European, Scandinavian
FEATURES
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed October 31, 2019 via mobile

We had shrimp bisque and langoustines and both did not disappoint. The langoustines were soft and juicy. Salad was fresh. Service was good. A bit pricey though.

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Lenglu
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Reviewed August 19, 2019 via mobile

Excellent service. With smile. Food was great. Fresh from the sea - you can see the boat the family uses to fish the “humar” - kind of big langoustine!! We had the bisque and the Grand Mix shared for 2. Was very tasty and super...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Edouard_Carpentier
Humarhofnin, Owner at Humarhofnin, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2019

Dear Edouard. Thank you for coming to Humarhönin Restaurant and for taking the time to write this good review. We very much appreciate to have feedback from our guests and try to make ourselves better. I am glad that you liked our food. Thanks again....More

Reviewed October 17, 2019 via mobile

Now, if you ignore Icelandic prices, this was a really tasty meal! You’ll find recommendations everywhere to try langoustine when in Hofn, so of course I had to try it. I saw reviews how it can get really busy, but I think it was already...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 29, 2019 via mobile

Super fresh and tasty seafood. Very creative cuisine. Delicious desserts. Have been craving langoustine ever since I ate here.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Dvm2b2016
Humarhofnin, Owner at Humarhofnin, responded to this reviewResponded October 5, 2019

Dear Dvm2b2016 Absolutely loved your review about Humarhöfnin Restaurant. Thank you for coming and hope to see you again. Best regards María

Reviewed September 24, 2019

Ari and his staff are superb, as is our lunch! Langoustine pizza and bisque are absolutely delicious! Must taste! Fun colorful interior on a really gloomy day, too!

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Dinersx2
Humarhofnin, Owner at Humarhofnin, responded to this reviewResponded September 29, 2019

Dear Dinersx2 Thank you for visting Humarhöfnin Restaurant and for this lovely review. I really enjoyed having our conversation. Thank you again and welcome back. Best regards Ari

Reviewed September 23, 2019

...wonderful owners who serve uncomplicated, fresh food. Some restaurants in Iceland overly complicate their food but not Humarhofnin. And please keep in mind that Hofn is not/not the lobster capital of Iceland. It's just another place that serves it when it's avaiable. When we were...More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed September 10, 2019

Very good pizza and seafood, nice and quick service, clean and good atmosphere. I can recommend, definitely!

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank ElisabethApril28
Humarhofnin, Owner at Humarhofnin, responded to this reviewResponded September 23, 2019

Dear Elizabeth. Thank you for coming to Humarhöfnin Restaurant and for taking the time to write a nice review about us. We are always happy to receive a warm and positive review. Thanks again and I wish you a nice day. Best regards María,

Reviewed August 23, 2019

Nice comfortable cafe style restaurant, Good range of choices from pizza to burgers to full, large meals. The lobster (langoustine) bisque was nice but not great. Not cream-based like Im used to in Oz or USA (some 'old' customers sent their's back! Said it had...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank svc99
Humarhofnin, Owner at Humarhofnin, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2019

Dear svc99. Thank you for coming to Humarhöfnin Restaurant and for taking the time to write a review about us. We always appreciate to have some feedback from our guests. We did actually try a new version of our langoustine bisque this summer but soon...More

Reviewed August 21, 2019

We tried the Humarhorn and the like the quirky statue out front. We had a decent meal and enjoyed sampling the langostines. It was bit on the expensive side. At least they had free wifi to us.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank icegf
Humarhofnin, Manager at Humarhofnin, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2019

Dear Icegf. Thank you for coming to Humarhöfnin Restaurant and for taking the time to review us. The quirky statue in the front is our langoustine godess Langastina. We celebrate her every year in the beginning of the fishing season and prey for good fisheries....More

Reviewed August 7, 2019

We had a quick lunch stop on our way and absolutely loved this place. The langoustines with tagliatelle are simply amazing.

Date of visit: August 2019
1  Thank CapSlow
Humarhofnin, Owner at Humarhofnin, responded to this reviewResponded August 14, 2019

Dear CapSlow. Thank you so much for coming to our restaurant and for taking the time to write you nice review about us. We are always happy to hear when our guests are satisfied. Thanks again and best regards. María

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MauiGurl
July 22, 2016|
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Response from gsrs | Reviewed this property |
We two arrived there during the high season (July) without reservations and were immediately seated. We saw that larger groups were turned away. I think that it should be much easier in September.
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July 4, 2016|
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Response from Thomas D | Reviewed this property |
Linguistics about $45 us. Char much less. Don't know exact amount
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XMing2016
May 19, 2016|
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Response from Chua H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can make a reservation. It is better to make a reservation to ensure you get a table.
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