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Cafe Riis

Hafnarbraut 39, Holmavik 510, Iceland
+354 451 3567
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (36 reviews)
“lobster” (3 reviews)
“chicken” (4 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Hafnarbraut 39, Holmavik 510, Iceland
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Reviewed September 20, 2017

Whether you're on your way out of the Western Fjords or on your way (via route 61), stop in at Cafe Riis in Holmavik. Nice, simple little restaurant serving a varied menu with some terrific local dishes. Highly recommend the cod chins...hmm are they really...More

Thank MChrisTee
Reviewed September 13, 2017

We just made a stop to have a small snack and were surprised with the best fish soup or better seafood soup of Iceland! It was nearly more seafood than soup, very delicious and a bit spicy. A was really a very positive surprise!

Thank KleinerMann
Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

We stopped in and tried this place based on what we had read from several sources. Two of us had chicken & rice and two had hamburgers & fries. The chicken was very good and the rice, unusual, but tasty. Burgers and fries were both...More

Thank mikesabirder
Reviewed September 12, 2017

We had dinner here when we stayed in Holmavik. The food was OK but expensive. I had a $25 medium pepperoni pizza. One must remember everything in Iceland is expensive and Toto, you are not in Kansas anymore.

Thank Rickeys-Travels
Reviewed September 11, 2017

This place was pretty chill and the prices were reasonable by Icelandic standards. We just got different pizzas and were fully satisfied. The staff was friendly as well.

Thank Julien P
Reviewed September 10, 2017

Coffee stop whilst passing through this part of the Westfjords last week. They have retained the character of this building, and captured the historic heritage of this fishing village. Friendly staff, with good English, and good coffee. we tried the blueberry cheesecake, which was skyr-based,...More

Thank KDstamford
Reviewed September 6, 2017

Service was good, with a good selection of beers. Cod chins, a local delicacy, were excellent. Very big portions

Thank Offtrax
Reviewed September 4, 2017

We had the lobster pizza at Café Riis, and it literally melts in your mouth. The mixture of lobster and cheese on the garlic pizza base is the perfect combination!

Thank Smarig
Reviewed September 2, 2017

We stopped in Holmavik on our way to Isafjordur. This restaurant was a pleasant surprise. We tried Lobster Tails, Fish of the day and lamb. The food and the service was excellent, Highly recommended if you're in the area (the pizza looked delicious).

Thank WK-PR
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Good food, reasonable prices, friendly service. We took three pizzas, hamburger, meat dish and coffes, all around a hundred Euros (average in Iceland) and all was great.

Thank Yoram O
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Karl K
December 29, 2016|
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Update: The Restaurant is usually closed from October to May.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $35
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hafnarbraut 39, Holmavik 510, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Westfjords Region  >  Holmavik
  • Phone Number: +354 451 3567
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NOTE: We are not open during winter time (from October through April) We are a small family run restaurant in the town of Holmavik. We serve fresh food at reasonable prices and offer a variety of dishes suitable for most people.
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