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The Viking Village Restaurant

$$ - $$$
European, Scandinavian
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Strandgata 55, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
+354 565 1213
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Clifton, New Jersey
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245 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

We were drawn to this place because of the appearance. It was a good choice. The food was good and if you have an experimental nature you should try the sampler platter with two different Haggis choices, two Herring samples, fermented Shark and testicles, wow some of that was hard but some surprisingly very good.

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Thank jbmathusek
Ester Ellen N, Guest Relations Manager at The Viking Village Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi jbmathusek, You were a champ -trying the Viking Dinner and that makes you an honorary viking now! We hope you come back soon :) More 

1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

Good food, funcky & typical restaurant. Nice view on the harbor & ocean. You need to make a reservation. Icelandic lobster with garlic bread is excellent, we tried as appetizer the shark with s shot of the typical alcohol (not my taste, but interesting).

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Thank Barbara R
Ester Ellen N, Guest Relations Manager at The Viking Village Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Barbara, We're thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our funky restaurant :) Hákarl and Brennivín are certainly an aquired taste but we're just proud of you for being willing to try to. It's official: you're Viking now. Reservations are not required, but always welcomed. All the best! More 

Crystal River, Florida
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We stopped in for a drink and snack and were pleasantly surprised how delicious it was!! Try the Red Riding Hood mojito to drink, then the faux pizza and the Alice in wonderland for your apps! Not much food, but full of flavor!!

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Thank run26and2
Ester Ellen N, Guest Relations Manager at The Viking Village Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Run26and2 We LOVE to hear when our guests are pleasantly surprised! Thanks for sharing your expereience with us all :) More 

Redmond, Washington
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93 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016

The food was different, but good. Meals in Scandinavia are expensive, but it wasn't exorbitant. Staff was in Viking wear.

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Thank kpete46
Ester Ellen N, Guest Relations Manager at The Viking Village Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear kpete Thank you for taking time to review us :) We're glad you enjoyed your viking meal with us and hope to see you again! Best! More 

Mexico City, Mexico
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016 via mobile

This is a lovely Viking attraction a tourist place, but the food is delicious, the waiters are very good, the place is probably too touristic, but still a very interesting place to see Vikings!. I went on a Monday night and the place was very empty just 3 tables taken, this might be a weekend place, but as a tourist... More 

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Thank Adolfo P
Ester Ellen N, Guest Relations Manager at The Viking Village Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Adolfo, Thank you for dining with us -and for taking time to write about your thoughts. We're so glad that you loved the food and the service. Definitely would have been more fun for you to be here on a busy night (we don't have space to feed nearly 500 people for nothing!) but of course Monday nights in... More 

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110 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

One the way to the airport we ended some food and found this little gem on the way. Didn't know what to expect but food was very nice and it is availing bar style setting. Would comeback for sure.

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Thank Magnus G
Ester Ellen N, Guest Relations Manager at The Viking Village Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Magnus, Thank you for coming to dinner with us! We're so glad you found us, and that you enjoyed it. We look forward to serving you again soon :) More 

Southampton, United Kingdom
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66 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

I thought it was a tourist trap to be fair but I was willing to try it. Never been in a place like this. The food is really good. if you go there make sure to try the Viking dinner. There was a skald coming to the tables singing and entertaining. The mead was awesome. The staff is really nice.... More 

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Thank Stefano T
Ester Ellen N, Guest Relations Manager at The Viking Village Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Stefano, Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to Fjörukráin, Viking Village Restaurant! We're thrilled to hear that you were pleasantly surprised :) I'm glad you decided on the Viking Dinner with our Meade -it's of course our favorite too! I hope you have some great photos of your viking self! You're more than welcome to... More 

York
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85 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

We were staying at the hotel on site so it was 30 seconds away. We had eaten out at a number of local restaurants and decided to give the fish of the day course a try. Who ever was responsible for the cooking seriously knew how to cook cod, it was delicious.

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Thank Steve K
Ester Ellen N, Guest Relations Manager at The Viking Village Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Steve, Thank you so much for such a lovely review of our restaurant. We're so happy that you chose to stay with us, and that you enjoyed your meal with us! I will personally pass on your kudos to our chef :) All the best! More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

Great food and great experience. The singing and the decor in the restaurant was quite unique. Would definitely recommend it.

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Thank Aleximo7
Ester Ellen N, Guest Relations Manager at The Viking Village Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Aleximo7, Thank you for taking time out of your busy day to rate our restaurant! We're so glad you enjoyed it -and hope you can come back soon! All the best! More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 April 2016

Warm and cosy atmosphere, excellent food, staff dressed in Viking costume. Very friendly and welcoming..

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Thank Stanleys53
Birna V, Manager at The Viking Village Restaurant, responded to this review

Hi Stanley, Thank you so much for taking the time to rate our resturaunt. We're so glad you enjoyed your meal with us and look forward to having you dine with us again soon! More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$43
Cuisine
European, Scandinavian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Strandgata 55, Hafnarfjordur, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Hafnarfjordur
  • Phone Number: +354 565 1213

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?