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“Best Lobster and Service”
Review of Pakkhus Restaurant

Pakkhus Restaurant
Ranked #2 of 13 Restaurants in Hofn
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $16 - $41
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Local cuisine
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Description: Open all year round. Pakkhus Restaurant is located by the harbour of Höfn. The menu offers variety of local food from the surrounding environment like lamb, fish, lobster (langoustine) and many other choices.
Reviewed October 8, 2012

Was going to eat at Humerhofin, but they close in the winter. They did answer the phone and recommended this place which we found delightful. Other reviewer commented expensive, yes, all in Iceland is expensive, but this is best if you like lobster. There is another place outside of town, we ate last year, their food was excellent, but their service was very very slow, It is Aranes guesthouse. This is my new favorite place in Hofn, great atmosphere and very good service, u will be happy here!!. Eat lobster.

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Reviewed October 4, 2012

This restaurant has a very nice atmosphere. It's situated in a warehouse and it looks that way, but the food surely doesn't. We had the lobster and the lamb there, and it was really very nice. Service was good as well, the only downside I can think of is the fact it was very expensive, definitely in comparison to the other places we ate during our holiday (we toured around so we don't have another experience in Hofn). Would recommend if you don't mind spending a bit more for good food.

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3  Thank Jeroen V
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Reviewed September 25, 2012

Our meal at this restaurant was superb, and is thoroughly recommended. We had seafood and it was well cooked, tasty and large portions. The salads and vegetables were delicious. The ambience was also very nice. The service was a bit haphazard but friendly enough when we called them over, and we also asked numerous questions (in English) about the restaurant and harbour. The view out the window across the harbour was great.

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3  Thank Natalie B
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Reviewed September 21, 2012

We arrived at the restaurant late, not hoping for much. I think our guidebook recommended lobster at this place, but I had a severe poisoning from lobster a few years back, so decided to go with something else. We ended up ordering lamb, and our friends had seafood soup and the fried salted cod. The lamb was divine - I don't think I'd ever tried it as soft and juicy. Our friends were raving about their cod too, so I guess the lobsters at Pakkhus would be just amazing.
The staff were great. The location of the restaurant was excellent - right by the harbour. The place itself is a converted warehouse and the ambience is great.
Prices are a bit on the steep side, as in most places in Iceland, but in this case absolutely worth it. Pakkhus is highly recommended!

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3  Thank nataliya123
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Reviewed September 10, 2012

We ordered the lobster platter and the lobster was incredibly fresh and delicious! Best Lobsters I have ever had! But it was very expensive and the ambiance was quite ordinary. Service was good.

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1  Thank alka_dallas
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