Try "mølje", a broth made with either fish or meat, or dig into a juicy king crab leg. Along the coast, fresh cod, coalfish, halibut and haddock are on the menue, whilst the inland and mountain regions tempt you with reindeer, elk and goat meat. Finish of with sweet strawberries ripened by the midnight sun.
Northern Norway's many culinary temptations from a plentiful pantry can be experienced through traditional and new dishes in the restaurants which are members of Arctic Menu. All of them serve new and traditional dishes based on high quality ingredients from Northern Norway.
Choose between fresh delicacies from the sea, lamb with a taste of sea and herbs from along the coast, delicious berries and vegetables matured in the light of endless summer days, and game of reindeer and grouse.
Recommended places to eat in Troms
This is an eatery offering culinary experiences based on local fresh ingredients. Bios Café was nationwide winner of the Taste of Norway's Best Roadside Restaurant award in 2006. You will find Bios Café in central Storslett along the main road E6 in Northern Troms.
At Hermann's Bistro you can enjoy local and international food, and choose wines from the well-stocked wine cellar. The restaurant is particularly known for "tangsuppa", a soup made of seafood and seaweed. Hermann's is the restaurant at Welcome Inn Hotel Lyngskroa at Oteren along the main road E6.
Enjoy traditional food from Northern Norway at Vollan Gjestestue which is located along the main roads E6 and E8 in Nordkjosbotn.
The restaurant has an extensive à la carte menu with a wide range of fish dishes. Senjastua is popular with the local population.
Hamn i Senja
This restaurant serves traditional dishes, many based on fish from the local area. You will find Hamn i Senja at Bergsfjorden on the outer side of the island of Senja.
The specialities here are tasty fish dishes. Ausa is located in Gryllefjord on the outer side of the island of Senja.
Lapphaugen Turiststasjon is well-known in the local area for its traditional dishes. Located in Tennevoll along the main road E6, approximately 30 kilometres south of Setermoen.
Emmas Drømmekjøkken in Tromsø prepares Arctic gourmet fare inspired by local traditions.
Arctandria is a rustic, humorous Tromsø eatery dedicated to traditional fish and seafood dishes.
Store Norske Fiskekompani
Store Norske Fiskekompani in Tromsø serves only the freshest seafood with elegant simplicity.
Sjøgata 12, Tromsø, specializes in northern dried, salted cod, prepared with world inspiration.
Compagniet, Tromsø, combines arctic game and fish with the elegance this nineteenth century townhouse demands.
Compagniet, Tromsø, serves gourmet food with local ingredients in an old townhouse.
Hoel Gården in Harstad has recently been restored back to its original 1890 style. It specializes in gourmet seafood.
Røkenes Gård and Guesthouse
Røkenes Gård and Guesthouse outside Harstad, old farm which serves good food in an old barn that also houses art exhibitions. The farm land is today a nice golf course.