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Skolavegur 1, Iceland
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Boston, Massachusetts
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

We only stopped in here for some hot drinks and a snack, so I can't really speak to the meals. I thought it was charming, and the lady working at the counter was absolutely lovely. She gave us some chocolate to go with our coffee, and was very friendly.

Thank TrotFox
Brussels, Belgium
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129 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2013

We went there for dinner. We had decent hamburgers, but the service was really slow. The place seemed to be quite popular as a lot of people seemed to have ordered take away pizza's.

1 Thank TheFlyingLundi
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2013

Serving good pizza as well as other a la carte food. Some annoyance by people picking up take away pizzas....

Thank Viking900
Reykjavik, Iceland
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87 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2012

Went here for lunch, food ok, nothing more. Friendly staff. All in all nothing to write home about but fine for a quick meal when you're not looking for a gourmet dinner.

Thank kaistorgaard
Kitchener, Canada
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92 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2012

Stopped here for a quick meal while exploring the island. It was recommended by our guide for it's traditional Icelandic food. The mushroom soup was tasty and plentiful. The chicken with wild mushroom sauce was also very good. The prices were a bit high, but not extreme. Servers were friendly. Would certainly eat here again.

Thank toomanynouns
Southampton, England
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24 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2012

We stopped here for lunch on a day trip and I had a very tasty tomato and bacon soup. The salads looked good too. There was a group of us who all descended on them at once and they catered for us all without any fuss or bother at all.

1 Thank tadpole99
New York City, New York
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50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2012

My family and I had dinner at Cafe Maria. We had crepes, puffin, lobster sandwich, catfish, and daily fish special (one teen had chicken fingers) . All the food was good, even the puffin. The lobster sandwhich was too big and messy to eat with your hands, but it had good flavor and all the fish was fresh. The crepes... More 

Thank jmhnyc
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17 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2012

I ate ther 3 days in a row lunch and dinner. No matter what I ordered the staff managed to serve it wrongly. Even a burger was terreble, burned but even though it was burned it was cold. Salad with lobster was ruined as I asked the waiter to serve the sauce on the sid, but it came with sauce... More 

1 Thank Guðrún G
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2011

Two members of our group got the puffin special, and both seemed happy with our meals. One other person got a crepe was not pleased with the flavors of the ingredients or the preperation. My cod dish was average. The child with us ordered off the children's menu and her plate of spaghetti was bigger than most of the adult... More 

1 Thank HokieMKB
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20 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2011

We took the 45 minute ferry across to Heimaey and after driving around the island went looking for somewhere to eat. Not many places, pizza, a grillhouse, but then we found Cafe Maria. The staff were friendly, the place was lovely and warm. The meal was excellent, the seafood soup just delicious. Straight up from the harbour, on the left... More 

1 Thank Wannashare

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Lunch, Dinner
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Skolavegur 1, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  South Region  >  Westmann Islands  >  Heimaey Island

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?