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Hafnarbraut 4, Hofn 780, Iceland
+354 846 1114
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“bisque” (36 reviews)
“baguette” (32 reviews)
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Hafnarbraut 4, Hofn 780, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We all left very full from the lobster tails, duck, Arctic char and chocolate mousse. Easy pace and easy to hear one another.

1  Thank MCCMILL
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow! The food was incredible, I had the langoustine baguette and my partner the whole langoustine; every bite was full of flavour. Perfect location, amazing service and incredible food! Food is a bit pricey but if you are passing through it is 100% worth every...More

1  Thank KatyGuest91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose Humarhofnin for our Easter Dinner since we were traveling. The langoustine tails were excellent! 7 or so small tails a pink sauce for dipping, salad with magic dressing, $69.00.

1  Thank JillHegedus
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So fresh and simply prepared! We started with the Langoustine Bisque, which was delicious. Then we moved onto the Selected and Cut Langoustine tails. A whole pile came out and we stuffed ourselves. We finished with Skyr Bisquit. After a full day of sightseeing, this...More

Thank Carol Y
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate lunch here while travelling through southeast Iceland and very much enjoyed the restaurant. Set in a quaint fishing village, the specialty is Langoustine (Icelandic lobster) an we tried it two ways - bisque and baguette. Both very fresh and delicious. The Icelandic feta...More

Thank ETB8285
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

We have lobster soup and lobster. They serve the food very fast. Staff are really friendly. I celebrate my birthday in the restaurant.

Thank chowmk
Reviewed 15 December 2017

My husband and I were told that Hofn exported lobsters to several countries. We asked our driver to take us to where he considered the best seafood place in town and this was where he dropped us off. The food didn't disappoint. The grilled langoustine...More

Thank Rinacha
Reviewed 15 December 2017

I had tried langoustine in many restaurants in Iceland and this was the best langoustine I had in Iceland. Tasty, fresh and firm. I could sit there and eat tons of those. Cost roughly 6900-7900ISK per dish. Lots of patrons, so either come early or...More

1  Thank itcheetam
Reviewed 19 November 2017

One of only two restaurants we chose to spend our money on for dinner during our 10 day Ring Road camper van road trip in Iceland. Worth every penny! Get the lobster (duh) ;)

1  Thank Holly M
Reviewed 16 November 2017

This restaurant is over prized by far. The most expensive dish at the restaurant was lobster. Small portion and over cooked lobster with coctail sauce with is the traditional burger and fries sauce in Iceland. The salad was good thoug and the bread warm and...More

1  Thank Gudridura
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23 July 2016|
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Response from gsrs | Reviewed this property |
We two arrived there during the high season (July) without reservations and were immediately seated. We saw that larger groups were turned away. I think that it should be much easier in September.
4 July 2016|
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Response from Thomas D | Reviewed this property |
Linguistics about $45 us. Char much less. Don't know exact amount
20 May 2016|
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Response from Chua H | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you can make a reservation. It is better to make a reservation to ensure you get a table.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 22 - USD 60
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hafnarbraut 4, Hofn 780, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  East Region  >  Hofn
  • Phone Number: +354 846 1114
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Experience the unique taste of the local Icelandic lobster/langoustine, in the charming restaurant Humarhofnin by the harbour in the fishing village Hofn.
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