Drive      Fly      Stay      Login    Signup

Popular Restaurants in Iceland

If you're a first time visitor to Iceland, you might prefer a more touristy area, but if you're a solo traveler, a smaller local eatery could be more interesting. Some areas have lots of things to do within walking distance, but the restaurants may be more expensive. To give you a starting point for your trip research, we looked at what people say about restaurants in Iceland.

What are some good restaurants in Iceland?

Here are some of the most recommended restaurants in Iceland.

Icelandic Fish and Chips
Reykjavík, Iceland

511 1118
Tryggvagata Capital Region, West

553 1500
RVK, Iceland

562 0200
Café Loki
101 Lokastígur Reykjavík

+354 466 2828
8 Borgartún Reykjavik, Capital Region
Kryddlegin Hjörtu
33 Hverfisgata Capital Region, West

588 8818
Bláa Kannan
Akureyri, Iceland
Vogafjós Vegur, Iceland
Hafnarfjörður, Capital Region

565 3740
Tapas barinn
Fischersund RVK, Capital Region

551 2344
Noodle Station
86 Laugavegur RVK, Iceland
The Laundromat Cafe
Austurstræti RVK, Capital Region

587 7555
Kaldi Bar/Café
20b Laugavegur RVK, Capital Region

581 2200
Kaffihús Vesturbæjar
Melhagi RVK, Capital Region


Here's what Trippy members had to say about restaurants:

"Check out Noodle Station and Icelandic Fish and Chips for less expensive great food there and hit a bar called 'Boston' for the cheapest beers in town."  See More

"Some good inexpensive (by Icelandic standards) restaurants are Sægreifinn and Perlan, and of course Bæjarins Bestu, a hot dog stand with the best dogs on Earth!"  See More

"Other worthy sights in and around Reykjavik are Perlan, Hallgrímskirkja, the National Museum of Iceland and Laxness museum."  See More

"My favorite food stop in Reykjavik is Café Loki where you can get true Icelandic delicacies like Fermented Shark, Rye Bread ice cream and Brennivín a local liquor distilled from wood."  See More

"But if you want some ambiance to go along with the cake, I recommend Súfistinn."  See More

"I keep dreaming of Kryddlegin Hjörtu."  See More

"Back to Akureyri, the Bláa Kannan cafe is a great spot for coffee and desserts."  See More

"Those are Brunnholl farm, just west of Höfn in south east Iceland which serves excellent home made ice cream and Vogafjós, a barn with a café where you can sit with the cows at your side and enjoy some fantastic home made Icelandic farm food."  See More

"I just tried Tapas barinn - they have a "Travellers Tasting Menu" that includes whale, puffin, lobster and 3 more courses + dessert for about $52."  See More

"The Laundromat Cafe is a popular spot in downtown Reykjavik and has some vegan-friendly options; not many but they're there."  See More

"In the city you might want to try a stroll along the coast on Ægissíða and stop for a coffee at Kaffihús Vesturbæjar or the Bike Cave."  See More

Where can I find out more about Iceland?

This page is just a starting point, to really get personalized advice from locals and experienced travelers, post a question on Trippy! You can start by browsing the questions other people have asked about Iceland.

If you've changed your mind and decided to go somewhere else, go to the main page and explore where to stay in any city.

Questions   ·   Destinations   ·   Drive   ·   Fly   ·   Airports   ·   Stay   ·   Search

Login   ·   FAQ   ·   About   ·   Feedback   ·   Privacy   ·   Terms