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Kaffi Hornid

Hafnarbraut 42, Hofn 780, Iceland
+354 478 2600
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Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“reindeer burger” (58 reviews)
“lobster soup” (52 reviews)
“surf and turf” (19 reviews)
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CUISINES
Bar, Cafe, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
Hafnarbraut 42, Hofn 780, Iceland
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1 - 10 of 579 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Everything was very delicious. We ordered lobster soup, fried lobster and lobster pizza. The soup was a starter but it was large enough to be a main meal. We couldn’t even it it all. The prices here are very good too. We paid 8500kr for...More

Thank Nina K
Reviewed yesterday

This place is really nice, and it was very comforting to step in a rainy evening. It has a menu with plenty of options: Pizza, burger, fish soup, lamb chops... The food is good, not very pricey for Iceland standards, and the portions are big....More

Thank Miguelal1984
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited this restaurant as it appeared to be quite nice from the outside and there were lots of cars in the parking lot. They serve the most amazing Clubhouse sandwich I have ever seen and tasted. It was a huge I mean incredibly huge....More

Thank Frank C
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great service and best food we had in Iceland and probably our lives! The seafood platter is amazing! Everything is prepared with great attention. Ingredients are fresh and we can definitely taste the difference. I usually don't eat much fish or seafood in general but...More

Thank Leandro A
Reviewed 5 days ago

Kaffi Hornid has tasty vegetarian options, a good atmosphere and friendly staff. Would certainly recommend eating here while in Höfn.

Thank Annelies B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was excited to eat here, but my excitement was short lived. Their "lobster" is actually langoustine. I know the difference. The salad was good, but it wasn't what was described in the menu and I got maybe 5 nano pieces of "lobster." They didn't...More

Thank power_foot
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the islandic burger with great beef meat and the reindeer burger - you should try this one! Superbe burgers! Be prepared to wait a little while since it gets very crowded, but there is a waiting space :) I like the atmosphere a...More

Thank carpeee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely little place. Great food, great service. The pizza is actually pretty good, and we are from NY!

Thank BackPacker621934
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cozy place with a nice menu. We had the soup, creamy vegetable, which came with bread. You can get refills. Burgers and sandwiches are available.

Thank Das4545
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you need a coffee or just want to relax for some time, this is a good place. It is charming and cozy. Easy to reach and park at/

Thank otto228
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$14 - $60
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hafnarbraut 42, Hofn 780, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  East Region  >  Hofn
  • Phone Number: +354 478 2600
  • E-mail
Description
Kaffihornid - About us Kaffi Hornid brings the best local ingredients to the table right on Hofn's main road sits Kaffi Hornid, where you can find seafood brought straight from sea to the table and a tempting selection of dishes from filling plates of lamb to salads topped with chicken or lobster. Soup is served daily with homemade bread and a salad bar is open for guests who want a small but filling lunch. The menu is large, with sea food and local specialities like lamb and beef featuring prominently, although vegetarians are not left out as a dish of pan-fried chickpea cutlets remains one of the more popular dishes. This restaurant and cafe, with airy cathedral ceilings and ample seating for guests has been successful since opening in 1999, alternating as a restaurant, cafe and bar. Kaffi Hornid's owners, husband and wife Ingolfur Einarsson and Kristin Oladottir, have made good use of Hofn's prized local food: the langoustine. Found just off Hofn' s coast and widely celebrated as a town delicacy, the lobster-like creature known as langoustine features prominently in Kaffi Hornid's menu with an entire section devoted to dishes showcasing the succulent shellfish in every price range. The langoustine is distinguished from lobster because it is much smaller and its meat is said to be sweeter. While plentiful in Europe anwaters, langoustines, better known as scampi, are scarcely found in North America and whenever served at restaurants they have been shipped frozen because their delicate meat does not survive the journey. Fortunately for Hofn and Kaffi Hornid the langoustines are freshly caught each day for visitors to taste. Fresh fish, also caught daily, lamb and beef from nearby farms and chicken dishes round out the menu. Pizzas are made to order with a special langoustine pizza for guests who want to try a twist on toppings. Icecream made at Arbaer, a dairy farm a few kilometres from Kaffi Hornid, tantalises visitors with homemade flavours like chocolate licoric.
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