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Pakkhus Restaurant

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Scandinavian, Seafood, European, Soups, International
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Krosseyjarvegur 3 | by the harbour, Hofn 780, Iceland
+354 478 2280
12:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was one of the best meals we had in Iceland. We ordered the smoked rainbow trout as a starter, and the langoustine baked in cream and lamb filet as mains. All three were delicious. Based on the server's recommendation we had the Skyr Volcano mousse for dessert. It's a light mousse served with berries and a meringue made with... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

After spending several days in a minivan, eating only camp food, we were ready for a sit down meal. We accidentally stumbled on to Pakkhus in Hofn. What a great surprise. The atmosphere is great with the interior of the restaurant having a very rustic, and homey feel and with the building located right on the coast. The fishing boat... More 

Thank prairiedave
Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in here just for a quick bite as we heard we had to try the lobster bisque in Hofn. It definitely did not disappoint. One of the more reasonably priced places in Hofn for the lobster bisque, though the other dishes are a bit on the expensive side, even by Iceland standards.

Thank TravelGuruDrew
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best dinner in iceland !! I recommended this restaurant :):) we had a good time here!!!! Fresh food and nice ppl

Thank Chaniporn K
san francisco
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lamb and langoustine. The food was outstanding; the langoustine was better than at Fjorubordid near Reykjavik.

Thank sfannie
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worth every penny! This is one of the few places we spent a little extra but we almost licked our plates! Service was great as well

Thank Issac C
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traveling is about memories and we will always remember our experience at Pakkhus. You came this far, so you have to have what they are known for... Langoustine! Have it grilled or sautéed and you get a hefty portion as well, as long as you can swallow the 6.700 Kr. There are other dishes. We also had the salted cod... More 

Thank Hangerone21
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were refused to be seated in this restaurant, despite it being three quarters empty. This is because the restaurant has a policy (we were told) of only seating couples at tables-for-two, even if there are twenty other tables completely empty (as there were in this case). The restaurant staff were rude and unapologetic, and made no effort to accommodate... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good atmosphere, romantic to sit, food is great and local but the downside are the prices like everywhere in Iceland. Its definitely the average for dining in Iceland but still not a super cheap place. Service is nice and they have free parking.

Thank Evy H
Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Hofn for just one night and decided to eat here for dinner. A good decision! The setting was lovely, our favourite so far in Iceland. The food was excellent: langoustine soup, grilled langoustine (which had a great BBQ hint), slow cooked rib eye and the Skyr Volcano. We should have ordered a pudding each, rather than shared!... More 

Thank Laura P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$16 - US$41
Scandinavian, Seafood, European, Soups, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Krosseyjarvegur 3 | by the harbour, Hofn 780, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  East Region  >  Hofn
  • Phone Number: +354 478 2280
Open from April. 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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?