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Nedsti kaupstadur, Isafjordur 400, Iceland
+354 456 4419
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  • Very good9%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish” (252 reviews)
“cod cheeks” (26 reviews)
“soup” (67 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Soups, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Nedsti kaupstadur, Isafjordur 400, Iceland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I won't bore you with a million details, though a million little details are still in my memory from 2 months prior. My girlfriend and I landed in Iceland around 8am, got a camper van, and started driving. She had no clue I had found...More

Thank 448ralphd
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were told by a commercial fisherman in Australia that Tjoruhusid is the best seafood restaurant in the world. With a recommendation like that and 3 nights in Isafjordur to kill, it was obvious we would give it a go, despite the fact I am...More

Thank peter2780
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you have wanted a variety of fresh fish done many, many different ways for dinner, then Thor's House is a must - and you must make reservations! You cannot simply arrive. Tjoruhusid is an experience in communal dining [my guess - max 40] ....More

Thank Patricia L
Reviewed October 26, 2018

We ate the lunchtime fish buffet at a very reasonable (for Iceland) price of ISK 3500 per person. The fish soup was tasty, though for me somewhat oversalted. The main dish was wolffish and / or plaice with new potatoes, vegetable and salads. Both fish...More

Thank TonySwiss
Reviewed October 25, 2018 via mobile

Got there about 40 minutes before closing but still enjoyed an ample suffiency of fresh local fish dishes. Not fancy but very tasty. Friendly staff. Self service. Definitely the best in town

Thank kzb2014
Reviewed October 16, 2018

We booked this experience prior to our trip. (Ok she did) Oh my, I am not at all a food person. I eat because I have to not because I want to. However that being said, I could barely walk out of here. The food...More

Thank Leo P
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

While touring around the West fjords after taking the ferry we were recomme fed this spot in two separate occasions by other tourists who were blown away by the friendly family atmosphere in this amazing restaurant. You don't order, you get told what you're being...More

Thank Michael B
Reviewed October 12, 2018

Phenomenal. So good. So fresh. The absolute best. We splurged for this meal and would do it again in a heartbeat. Reserve ahead (at least a few days) or you'll miss out. It's all so wonderful and you will eat so much!

Thank Cake0rDeath
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

We were just at this restaurant last week & wanted to try the fish soup & also have the "local" experience, well we certainly got this, we arrived early after a day out in the area & had drinks to start, then around 7pm other...More

Thank Peter H
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

We loved our experience here. They seat at 7pm and it is family style. Host speaks with each group introducing restaurant and what we will eat that night. We loved his humor and how casual/comfortable it felt. The soup they start with was the best...More

Thank Meredith M
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June 14, 2018|
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Response from always-ramblin | Reviewed this property |
Unlike dinner I believe they serve from a menu at lunchtime. Sounds like an ideal stop for a cruise visit.
March 14, 2018|
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Response from KayakLadyFL | Reviewed this property |
I just found pictures from there and yes, they serve wine.
October 3, 2017|
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Response from blatonrison | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I sensed coconut milk as well, but I do not know how to cook that amazing soup. Contact them on FB, they very kind in answering.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$25 - $58
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, Late Night
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Nedsti kaupstadur, Isafjordur 400, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Westfjords Region  >  Isafjordur
  • Phone Number: +354 456 4419
  • E-mail
Tjoruhusið is a fish restaurant in Isafjorður, Iceland. We only serve whatever's fresh out of the ocean on a given day, so there's no menu to speak of, but during high season we usually offer a buffet of everything good for dinner, while lunch tends to be a la carte. For dinner, we generally do two separate seatings, at 7pm and 9pm, although we try to be flexible if possible. Do note that we are for the most part closed during wintertime (from early November 'til Easter, usually), and then that our openings in the early spring months tend to be sporadic. We advise anyone intending to dine with us to call ahead to ensure we are open. Any special needs (lactose/gluten/etc) should be noted in advance. Tjoruhusið does not operate a Reykjavik location and is not at all affiliated with any Reykjavik restaurant, regardless of what some of them might be claiming.
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