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Storgammen Restaurant

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Scandinavian
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Leavnnjageaidnu 3, Karasjok 9730, Norway
+47 78 46 88 60
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Uk
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17 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

****Alert**** The storgammen Restaurant is only open during the Summer. I saw the good reviews here and headed there in March, it was closed of course.

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Thank Molly C
Cebu City, Cebu City, Philippines
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a lovely dinner served by a sami waitress. After dinner, Jon Mikkel, a sami reindeer herder told us stories about his life and the sami way of living, about reindeer herding and did the traditional sami form of song called "Joik". He had us close our eyes as he brings us to spring migration . It was truly... More 

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Thank orilocaspeaks
Sopot, Poland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016

Great restaurant situated in Sami tent with a calming fireplace in the middle. Excellent food and service. We enjoyed it a lot and recommend it to all visiting beautiful Sami land.

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Thank Karasjok
Bruxelles
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

Storgammen restaurant is located close to the Scandic hotel and the Sapmi Park. It is an incredible place... The building is partially underground. The dining room is divided between small alcoves organized around a fire. The food was really excellent. We ate a reindeer steak. The meat was very tasty and proposed with Brussels sprouts. The staff was very welcoming... More 

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Thank Hamm14
Stockport, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Expensive, even by Norwegian standards with very mediocre food. Just to add to the underwhelming experience is the comedic levels of customer service. One example we witnessed was a waitress arguing with a couple after delivering them the wrong two dishes. She told them they were "wrong" which made our whole shared Sami room chuckle with mirth. In fairness there... More 

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Thank Martinrpugh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

Was here for dinner wile staying in karasjok with my son. Amazing experience dinning here is like being out in the wild and with great service and food.

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Rovaniemi, Finland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016

Entering this underground place is a bit old, especially if the staff don't greet you at first sight. So it is better if you ask to be seated. The menu has not so many varieties and the prices may seem a bit high first, but when you have your food, you will not be disappointed. The taste is good and... More 

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Thank suomituristi2015
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

It is not cheap to eat here but the food was top quality and the unique venue and its atmosphere makes your visit and meal a true experience compared to a normal restaurant. The food is a modernized version of traditional Sami cuisine. The venue is a traditional Sami building. Some people will probably not enjoy the seating. It is... More 

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Thank IOGWFH
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Nice try to do something different in the restaurant. However the seating is really uncomfortable and it is very hard for the kids to avoid spills. After 45 minutes my back was hurting. I had the "finnbiff" which was very good. Also the fish was excellent. Childrens portions are good size which makes it a good value. The mushroom soup... More 

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Thank Asle F
Lyon, France
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015 via mobile

The ambiance is good. You eat at the fire place with the other guests which is very warm. On the other side the food is common. We enjoy the reeindeer trio as a starter but the main dishes were in the brasserie way.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Scandinavian
Meals
Lunch
Restaurant features
Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Leavnnjageaidnu 3, Karasjok 9730, Norway
  • Location: Europe  >  Norway  >  Northern Norway  >  Finnmark  >  Karasjok Municipality  >  Karasjok
  • Phone Number: +47 78 46 88 60
Description
Storgammen Restaurant is a Sami-inspired restaurant. Food is served in the traditional Sami way around the open fire. Opening hours: 11 Jun - 17 Aug, 11.00-23.00 or by reservation. Location: By Rica Hotel Karasjok.

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