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Icelandic Bar (Islenski Barinn) - CLOSED

Posthusstraeti 9, Reykjavik 109, Iceland
+354 517 6767
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I really liked this place. We ate there two nights in a row in Reykjavik. Lots of traditional... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2012
New York City, New York
"This place is like your best sweater, you never want to loose it"

Every time I go back to Reykjavik, the Icelandic Bar is one of my favorite handouts to drink an... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2012
San Diego, California
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Posthusstraeti 9, Reykjavik 109, Iceland
+354 517 6767
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Reviewed 21 May 2012

I really liked this place. We ate there two nights in a row in Reykjavik. Lots of traditional Icelandic food. You can read about my experience there, as well as my experience in Iceland, and see photos, on my blog heartisinlondon dot com.

2  Thank klc624
Reviewed 12 May 2012

Every time I go back to Reykjavik, the Icelandic Bar is one of my favorite handouts to drink an Icelandic beer. Cool place, cool people, great location! Staff super friendly! Bernard

Thank bernardlaborie
Reviewed 3 May 2012

Great food, great service and great prices. Their hot chocolate and shellfish soup are to die for!

Thank Miriam A
Reviewed 21 March 2012

We stopped by Icelandic Bar after reading reviews and confirming with the concierge at our hotel that this would be an excellent place to try traditional Icelandic food. We decided to order off of the "Jar" menu for the table so that we could sample...More

Thank kristenb731
Reviewed 20 March 2012

We came in here to get out of a heavy snow fall (we had been walking around downtown for over 2 hrs in the snow and was frozen and hungry). We did not know anything about this place but dropped in as it looked interesting....More

Thank Katmik T
Reviewed 16 March 2012

We came here for dinner in search of some of the milder Icelandic delicacies on the menu, and, for the most part, were not disappointed. We sat down, and were quickly served, though the waiter didn't seem to have the thorough command of English that...More

Thank MKB1701
Reviewed 20 February 2012

We ate here on a Sunday evening and felt it was perfect for us. It was casual and unpretentious, decorated with what looked like historic pictures from yard sales, funky furniture. Here they have food selections in jars, an interesting way to present food. You...More

1  Thank LeoTheo
Reviewed 18 February 2012

This is a splendid bistro restaurant. it is not fine dining but the food and ambience are both superb. It has an excellent menu that brings you back several times to try out other dishes, although I always had the fish soup which is spectacular....More

1  Thank Humphrey C
Reviewed 9 November 2011

We recently met up with friends on our trip to Iceland in the Icelandic Bar - it certainly made us feel like we had landed in Iceland! It's got a lovely fun atmosphere and a great menu of Icelandic dishes and non-Icelandic dishes to try,...More

Thank Rachel E
Reviewed 12 October 2011

Try the Jar Menu. Three are perfect for a nice meal. Staff was very helpful. Would dine here again!

Thank bfh195
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