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Restaurant Salka

Gardarsbraut 6, Husavik 640, Iceland
+354 464 2551
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good43%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (56 reviews)
“lamb” (23 reviews)
“shellfish soup” (10 reviews)
Closes in 1 min
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.All hours
Steakhouse, Seafood, European, Scandinavian, Soups, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Gardarsbraut 6, Husavik 640, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We were here this afternoon after Asbrygi trip . Being a vegetarian, asked them if they had any on the menu. They were happy to make a veggie pizza as per my request and taste. Good beer selection. My family ate seafood pasta and lobster...More

Thank Poonam B
Reviewed 9 January 2018

This restaurant is in a great location, next to the whale museum, whale watching behind it, etc. They have a decent menu with a number of choices. We had the hamburger with french fries & lettuce & tomato for 1890 ISK. It was a welcome...More

Thank angeleyes27
Reviewed 18 November 2017

A place with warm atmosphere and delicious dishes. Not much seafood on the menu but the ones they have are really great. The waitresses are very friendly. High prices, yet 5 star it is.

Thank handy06
Reviewed 12 November 2017

This restaurant is a solid lunch option. It’s nothing fancy and the staff is nice. We had a small pizza with garlic bread. The sauce on the pizza was just tomato sauce (no herbs) so it was pretty bland, but the garlic bread (really a...More

Thank Laurie L
Reviewed 9 November 2017

Recently had dinner and drinks at this restaurant on a nice sunny July evening. The outside area atmosphere is very nice and the location is convenient if you are staying in town. Service and food was decent as well.

Thank AnthonyPM
Reviewed 3 November 2017

The menu is varied and meets the needs of everyone. There is two floors of dining, and fish is the main focus. There are nice views of the harbor and mountainins.

Thank Sharon R
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Ended up visiting this place two nights in a row. Good choice of food and relatively good value - for Iceland! Very enjoyable. Only criticism was that one meal was not piping hot but this was instantly sorted. Very welcoming resturant & can thoroughly recommend.

Thank Ben H
Reviewed 5 October 2017

The selection of Icelandic food was good, service was pretty quick and nice homely interior. The only disappointment was a slightly grumpy waitress who was monosyllabic when asked for directions to the toilet.

Thank Alastair H
Reviewed 28 September 2017

After my whale watching tour (also with Salka and an amazing experience) I decided to profit from the wonderful weather and have a light lunch outside at Salka Restaurant. It was a very good choice and I really loved the shellfish soup :-) Staff is...More

Thank regina218
Reviewed 23 September 2017

We tried the puffin appetizer, it was good. Prices were OK which means expensive ;) as all food in Iceland is expensive. Service was so slow. We tried the cod and steak, they were really good. We also tried chocolate cake, was really good. Presentation...More

Thank mahmoudkhafagy
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4 July 2016|
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Response from salkarestaurant | Property representative |
Yes we do. There is a Tofu dish and we make vegetable patties which are served with rice and different sorts of vegetables. Then there are different soups, depending on the daily offer like vegan tomato soup or mushroom soup.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$41
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
11:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Gardarsbraut 6, Husavik 640, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Northeast Region  >  Husavik
  • Phone Number: +354 464 2551
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Cozy family owned restaurant offering steaks, seafood, pizza, pasta or burgers made with passion. Our food is not off the shelf, but homemade from scratch. We offer typical icelandic dishes like lamb and cod or catfish in a fresh, modern style. In the summer time it is great to sit outside in our plaza and enjoy delicious food, snacks and cocktails. Housed in one of the oldest buildings in Husavik and in the city centre you can't miss us.
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