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Kaffi Borgir

Dimmuborgir, Lake Myvatn 660, Iceland
+354 698 6810
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“soup buffet” (7 reviews)
“geysir bread” (12 reviews)
“soups” (11 reviews)
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Cafe, European, Scandinavian, Soups, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Dimmuborgir, Lake Myvatn 660, Iceland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Lunch coping for bus loads of tourists. But they do it remarkably well and with a smile! Curried soup, superb fish. Appropriate amenities. Good hit shop. Just next to Dimmuborgin lava formations

Thank Troonie1
Reviewed 1 week ago

You stop at Kaffi Borgir mostly of necessity when touring in the Mývatn area. It is located on the magnificent site of Dimmuborgir and allows a little stop during what is often a long day full of visits and hiking. They offer a good value...More

Thank Gregory C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We walk in the cafe in the middle of the rain. The soup really warm us up. For those who complain overprice, you cannot find a more reasonable price in Iceland elsewhere. The lamb soup tastes great, the view is even better!

Thank Wkfcn
Reviewed 1 week ago

We called here for a lunch-time coffee and cake and liked the look of the evening menu so booked to go back. We weren't disappointed - a corner table overlooking the lake, lovely food and good service. Would definitely eat here again if e ever...More

Thank AM41288
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped there for a late lunch. Based on the reviews I selected a soup bar. Since it was cold, great choice! There were three soups, icelandic meat soup, coconut curry soup and vegetable soup. Served with white rolls or geysir bread. Delicious! And espresso...More

Thank Agnes L
Reviewed June 14, 2018

This is a family-run business, so I hate to report that I had an average experience, but that's just what our lunch was at Kaffi Borgir - average. The menu had a few interesting dishes, but everything was just so incredibly expensive. I know that...More

Thank caitpre
Reviewed June 14, 2018

We returned for dinner after an afternoon walk as the setting is stunning. My daughter is vegan, so that was a prerequisite - and the menu catered with choices for all. Lovely fresh grilled salmon for the rest of us. The price is typically mid...More

Thank Vicki A
Reviewed May 29, 2018

We were on a driving trip in the area and needed somewhere for lunch. It is one of very places to eat in this vast wilderness and as a consequence the prices are at the top end of mid-range. The menu is quite limited, presumably...More

Thank Johnpsau
Reviewed November 16, 2017 via mobile

We stopped here for a light lunch while exploring the area and were delighted. We enjoyed some lovely hearty coconut soup and coffee while looking out at the beauty of the mountains. Also - free soup refills!! The staff are absolutely lovely - the woman...More

1  Thank KelseyScrolly
Reviewed November 6, 2017 via mobile

A family run cafe. Very nice, charming and friendly staff and family. One will simply love them!! The breakfast/ lunch buffet was really awesome. I simply loved their Icelandic meat soup - made in the traditional way. Wad so tasty and felt healthy. A good...More

Thank Seena_Joy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Scenic view
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:30 PM
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dimmuborgir, Lake Myvatn 660, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Northeast Region  >  Lake Myvatn
  • Phone Number: +354 698 6810
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