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Primus Kaffi

356 Snaefellsbaer, Hellnar, Iceland
+354 698 8806
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“meatballs” (47 reviews)
“soups” (27 reviews)
“cake” (18 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, European, Soups, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
356 Snaefellsbaer, Hellnar, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cozy big café with great delicious icelandic food. Would recommend the the meatballs. The staff is so lovely <3 and service was fast :)

Thank Gunnhildur B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very Cozy atmosphere and the staff goes out of their way to help both with the food and planning the day ahead. Food is homemade style and I would recommend the meatballs with cream cheese.

Thank Finnur H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Cute cafe above the water. Pictureque. Amazing mashed potato dish with the fish mixed in. Delicious!

Thank BSF02
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Local cuisine. Great taste. Homemade to order. All food in Iceland is expensive but priced within reason for area. Friendly staff. Clean bathrooms. Cozy & traditional sitting areas. Would gladly eat there again!

Thank Kerry B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved this cafe in Hellnar and were so happy we decided to stop on our way through. Beautifully quirky inside with lots of old pictures and a great terrace if it's sunny! Staff were so friendly too. We were the only ones there...More

Thank Kylie G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didnt have a choice since we stopped here on a Snaefellsnes day tour. I was really hungry and decided to get the lamb stew/soup which was very good. Looking back on it I cant believe it cost $30.00 on this. Expensive but thats Iceland...More

Thank peter f
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here in December and it was the only place open that we could find. The menu was very limited and a little high for our liking, but what can you expect in such a small town. We ordered the mushroom soup, meatballs, and...More

Thank Ashley C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Such a neat place, great people, clean, so interesting and the food is excellent...homemade!!! Loved seeing the old photos on the walls and photographing the church and cemetery in the fog in the distance...like out of this world in a warm inviting space with the...More

Thank Robert A
Helga B, Owner at Primus Kaffi, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Robert, thank you so much for your kind words and BEAUTIFUL photos. We are glad that you felt so nice here and we will be glad to welcome you back some day, if you decide to return to Iceland. Best wishes, Helga from Prímus...More

Reviewed August 11, 2018 via mobile

Excellent food amb vegan options. The waiter was very kind and he recomended the icelandic food they have in the menu

Thank madamefluda
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Nice place to stop for lunch in this area. Excellent plokkfish stew and desserts. As with anywhere near here, get there before the tourist buses arrive.

Thank hirschwrites
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Scenic view, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 356 Snaefellsbaer, Hellnar, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  West Region  >  Hellnar
  • Phone Number: +354 698 8806
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