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Lovolds Kafeteria

Scandinavian, Norwegian, European
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Tollbugata 9, Bodo 8006, Norway
+47 75 52 02 61
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 18:00
Sat 09:00 - 15:00
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Skien, Norway
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74 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a local cafe/restaurant that have existed forever. You get Norwegian staple-food, and in graceful portions. It's homemade food away from home. Most locals use this place. It's from a past generation.

Thank Geir N
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic local food. Price to value - unbelievable. Had a middag there. It was bliss. Interior kind of reminds kantina. Nothing special. But food.. You come here to ear, and food is first class.

Thank Martin K
Los Angeles
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37 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2016

Before arriving Bodo from Hurtigruten cruise, we found this restaurant from one of the TripAdvisor review. It took less than 10 minutes walk from the Harbor. This is a cafeteria type of restaurant, everything is precooked. The lady at the counter was very patient and helpful. Speaks pretty good English. I ordered meatloaf with split peas on the side. The... More 

Thank Monique_SL
Level Contributor
14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Visited here with my spouse and my parents. They have good quality Norwegian and international food, and they serve in portions that will leave you well fed. The location is pretty sweet as you might get a seating with a view of the entry to the Harbour. A great place for nothing fancy, and a pleasant staff to complement it... More 

Thank André S
Bodo, Norway
2 reviews
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Good, solid dish, from traditional Norwegian receipe. Contained fried bacon, light salted cod fish, carrots, melted butter, boiled potatos...food for working people! :-)

Thank Ole B
Bergen, Hordaland, Norway
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41 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2015

You will find no tie and suit here. This is the place for jeans and overalls. This cafeteria has décor from 60ths and has been a solid anchor point for fishermen on city trip. Practical as well since it has fishing tackle shop on the ground floor. The cafeteria serves northern Norwegian home cooking in hearty portions. Nobody leaves Løvolds... More 

Thank Oletorrissen
Bodo, Norway
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015

I got what i expected, good traditionally home cooking, with rather large portions. You do not go here if you want a gourmet experience, but rather if you want a taste of good traditional Norwegian cooking.

1 Thank Michal N
Des Moines, Iowa
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705 reviews
136 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 301 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 August 2014

First of all, it's Norway. I can't not mention a basic lunch which I will show in my photo was extremely expensive. I won't discuss cost. Just enjoy the meal and the atmosphere and eating with locals. Norway is expensive. This isn't an indictment against the restaurant. It's simply; Norway. Is. Expensive. Enough said. The restaurant was on the 2nd... More 

1 Thank RandyKasal
Kelseyville, California
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 July 2014

Plenty to eat, great harbor view to go along with local items to eat...I have eaten here over the years and the quality is Allways the same "GREAT". Will go back on my next trip to Bodo...

Thank Robert C
Sandefjord, Norway
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52 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2014

This eatery closes at 6 pm. But while it is open the food is good and the plates are well filled up. Cakes are OK too. This cafeteria fills up between 11:00 and 12:30. After that you can choose a table with a harbour view.

2 Thank Oscar Douglas H

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Scandinavian, Norwegian, European
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Tollbugata 9, Bodo 8006, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Northern Norway  >  Nordland  >  Bodo
  • Phone Number: +47 75 52 02 61

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