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Backpackers Cafe

Hafnarstraeti 98, Akureyri 600, Iceland
+354 571 9050
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good52%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (12 reviews)
“burgers” (21 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 20:00All hours
Bar, Cafe, European, Pub, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
Hafnarstraeti 98, Akureyri 600, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to eat at the Backpackers Cafe as their prices were pretty reasonable, for Iceland, since they cater to backpackers. The food was really good.

Thank Connie M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Akureyri's Backpackers' Cafe is located conveniently downtown, and is part of a hostel. Their menu, and what we saw served, looked great and very reasonable. We were only there to enjoy a couple of beers and to catch up on email & FB. The staff...More

Thank Life-travelers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was ok, had the nachos no complaints simple food. staff were not very friendly. It is cheap compared to other places in town

Thank Lauren C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very friendly and cozy with lots of friendly travelers. Had lunch and a beer while watching the football match. Fun spot to stop in for a bite.

Thank Andrew B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent food and good price specially for Iceland. I had the special of the day which was the Salmon. It was very tasty and presentation was excellent. Another traveler had the Lamb Kabab and he enjoyed it as we'll. I really recommend this little cafe.

Thank Irma A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent Lamb stew with a great price! Helpful and nice people who were servers. We asked for more bread and it came quickly

Thank BDrouhard
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A cute shop for wonderful Illy coffee. Seemed like a great place to recharge. Stopped by for coffee, which was delicious.

Thank revett2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

They offer a nice breakfast to travelers in a pleasant setting. My husband ordered the pancakes and was not disappointed. I had the buffet which had a great selection. And the coffee was excellent.

Thank Linda M
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Exactly what it says on the tin. A backpackers café/restaurant/bar. If you're coming from the UK, it's like a small sports bar that serves excellent food and beer. Great vegan and veggie options as well as meat and fish. When we were there the clientele...More

Thank Oscar830
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Delicious cheap eats, and great sandwiches! Really tasty and the place has a great young atmosphere.

1  Thank Vlad R
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$25
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
11:30 - 20:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Hafnarstraeti 98, Akureyri 600, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Northeast Region  >  Akureyri
  • Phone Number: +354 571 9050
Akureyri Backpackers is a hostel bar and restaurant. The restaurant is located in the centre of Akureyri. We offer burgers, sandwiches and vegetarian options. On weekdays you we offer fish of the day and brunch during weekends and public holidays. The bar is ideal to sit down for a pint or just a coffee.
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