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1 Stora Torget, Visby, Gotland 621 56, Sweden
+46 498 27 18 07
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“fish soup” (27 reviews)
“roe” (2 reviews)
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Seafood, European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Stora Torget, Visby, Gotland 621 56, Sweden
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The rain was pouring down, so we headed for lunch in this small restaurant. All seats inside were taken, but we had a seat on a long bench and table outside under a canopy. The many isn't big - but all dishes sound good. I...More

Thank engholm66
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very Swedish and very, very good. Fish is to die for. Dinner - friendly service, food very fresh and excellently presented. Would recommend to anyone. First rate.

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Bakfickan, Ägare at Bakfickan, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Wonderful words! I Hope we meet again soon! Welcome back

Reviewed 14 August 2017

This looks like a more casual restaurant on the main square, but the food was very good. They don’t take any reservations, so it’s a good idea to arrive early to get a table. Shortly after we arrived all tables were occupied. There is seating...More

Thank Zenita
Reviewed 13 August 2017

I'm sure the shrimp in our sandwich were swimming just a few hours before. If you want fresh seafood this is the place to come. Food was great. Location is sweet and decorations in this little restaurant are all very cheery. You can watch the...More

Thank CalgaryGirl26
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This is the restaurant we always visit many times each summer and we have never been let down. Do not miss their fried, pickled herrings with new potatoes and kaviar sauce. The fish soup is excellent and all food is served with a delicious selection...More

Thank Carolina V
Bakfickan, Ägare at Bakfickan, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Kind words! We Love it, welcome back!!

Reviewed 4 August 2017

It is with very good reason that this place comes up on top of restaurants in Visby. If you like seafood you simply must visit. We had the fried herring and the fish soup. The fried herring is absolutely delicious, the best I have ever...More

Thank asap4a
Bakfickan, Ägare at Bakfickan, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Great!! We are so glad to hear about your visit! Welcome back next time on the island

Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Good food, friendly service. Busy but cosy place as Visby itself. Herring is so underrated but do taste it here! Strongly recommend.

Thank Arja B
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Been here twice, and I will definetly come back! Really nice place with excellent food and great service. Best restaurant in Visby. Highly recommended!

Thank Berndt P
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We were a bit exhausted and were looking for a place to eat, we ended up there after several fails and it was a very good think! Very nice soup and very fresh!

Thank luneriel
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This is one of the places everyone has to visit in Visby with delicious fish/shrimp! The service is fantastic and always with a smile.

Thank Rebekah P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Seafood, European, Swedish, Scandinavian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Stora Torget, Visby, Gotland 621 56, Sweden
  • Location: Europe  >  Sweden  >  Gotland  >  Visby
  • Phone Number: +46 498 27 18 07
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