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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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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Verona, Italy
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143 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We went there for lunch. The food was delicious and the service excellent. We tried the soup and the tail. Also desserts were very good, for sure the best creme brulle. For sure not very cheap but as in all Iceland!

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152 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It is a very expensive restaurant but it has a very high demand rate. We had to wait about 30 minutes for a table but the wait was well worth it. For dinner we chose the whole langoustine (it envolves using your hands and seafood appliances to reach into the langoustine's legs' meat) and the langoustines' tails (much easier to... More 

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antwerpen
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37 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We read the reviews before and they didn't let us down. Marvelous langoustine sandwiches! Very kind staff, nice decor. Worthed the stop in Hofn. This restaurant is open all day. We ate around 15h.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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108 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We came with high expectations as langoustines are this places speciality. We had langoustine bisque, duck confit and whole langustines and all of them very so so. Langoustines flavour was covered by garlic and other flavors. Prices are extremely high for what you get.

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Fairhope, AL
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49 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This restaurant was highly rated in our guide book (also expensive). Four of us had the langoustines which were excellent. The other had arctic char which seems to be good no where you order it. The service was fast for how busy they were and we all enjoyed our dinners.

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Westmont, Illinois
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Because of a suggestion by Icelandic Guest of Reykavik, we decided to try this restaurant. You have a choice of tails only or a combination of body and tails but we ordered the tails only. We received our food and were given special forks on how to pull out the luscious meat. It was very easy. They will give you... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Wonderful menu! My husband had the langoustine and I the delicious asparagus. It was served with a fresh garden salad over a thick slice of toasted fresh whole grain bread topped with chutney. The asparagus was perfectly cooked. The menu offers Sancerre by the glass! WELL DONE! Wish I could return.

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Based on the majority great reviews, after Jokulsarlon we drove to Hofn for early dinner at Humarhofnin restaurant. Hofn is a lovely fishing village on a peninsula in southeast Iceland, 450 km away from Reykjavik. Not many people were around but our orders took a long time. It didn't bother us though as we needed a break before driving 165... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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153 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us had a spectacular meal that was wonderful. Don't miss the chance to eat here. The langoustines we fabulous. Great lamb and seafood. The bisque was super and wonderful desserts. Our service was wonderful. One of the best meals we had while visiting Iceland for 2 weeks.

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Sandweiler, Luxembourg
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53 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good choice of stsrters and main eithsome typical islandic dishes, friendly service, godd quality although portions could be a little bigger;service all day

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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
Business meetings, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Families with children
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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