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Icelandic Street Food

Laekjargata 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 519 5125
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“macaroons” (95 reviews)
“shellfish soup” (161 reviews)
“soups” (144 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast food, Soups
Laekjargata 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

This is the possibly only place in Iceland where you do not have to think about the cost rather you would be surprised when you are at the counter and the guys tell you you can refill the Lamb soup, bread, shell soup or the...More

Thank tialovestango
Reviewed yesterday

Lamb soup, Lobster stew (not our lobster, more a form of crawdad) or Plokkfiskur, the ultimate Icelandic comfort food are all that is on the menu. But...this, okay, hippie dive does not want anyone to leave hungry so offers free refills on anything. Not much...More

Thank OscarsPortland_MEUSA
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I arrived in Reykjavík ahead of friends looking for a convenient place for dinner . Amazing place . Great atmosphere amazing food . I had the shellfish soup delicious option for refills not necessary so filling . Great cool place go there !

Thank junnik
Reviewed 2 days ago

We wandered around Reykjavík last night jet lagged and hungry and stumbled into this place. What a find! The atmosphere was happy and upbeat. Music was loud but not blaring. We had lamb soup and mixed seafood mix between a stew and soup. Both were...More

Thank Adventure823995
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Loved this small! It’s tiny but bustling - we got a table after only a short wait (you can also take your food two doors down to their bar, Icelandic Craft Bar). The owner is super friendly and passionate about sharing Icelandic cuisine with tourists....More

Thank bohchan
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

No matter how bad hungry you are. You could finish it with their soup bowl. Beside a test which is suitable for a price, further more you can refill until you get it enough. The shop is really small but there is a bar which...More

Thank Sapp S
Reviewed 3 days ago

This place was recommended to us by so many people. Good food at decent prices. Small take away, but we were able to eat our food 2 doors along at a local bar where we also got a free lager (?!)

Thank HerefordKarl_Heinz
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Freezing cold day just completed excursions need a quick and hearty feed, Icelandic most welcoming, serving great lamb hotpot in a huge loaf of bread with as many refills as you need. No one leaves hungry.

Thank expressatini
Reviewed 3 days ago

Normally when served soup it comes with a bread roll. Not at Icelandic Street Food, the soup is actually served inside the bread. A brilliant idea, I had a fantastic lamb soup and my son had the seafood. Refills of the soup are free and...More

Thank Steve H
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Busy when we visited. Had to wait a few minutes for a table although you can order food and go two doors down to a bar owned by the same people and where there are plenty of tables. Seafood soup was sold out but we...More

Thank adrianhobson
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November 6, 2018|
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Response from itsallie73 | Reviewed this property |
Yes that is all they serve. They do have lots of pastries off the menu
October 24, 2018|
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Response from idyllicpursuit | Reviewed this property |
For Iceland, it's considered cheap...but I recall the meal being something like $30 USD - unlimited refills though!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Laekjargata 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 519 5125
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Icelandic traditional food made as a street food. Serving : 8-11 in the morning Breakfast & Coffee All you can eat - 2000kr. From Lunch 11:30 - 23:00 in the night : Traditional Icelandic Fishermans Favourite with bread on side. Traditional Icelandic Shellfish Soup - Bread Bowl option Traditional Icelandic Lamb Soup - Bread Bowl option. Grandmothers traditional Cake & Pancakes Two doors down we have the Icelandic Craft Bar where we serve the golden circle of Icelandic Beers, traditional Icelandic Beer Snacks - Shark, Puffin, Lamb and Free waffles every day where you can take your food to if no seats are available and you don't want to wait for seating in our street food establishment. *BEST CHEAP EAT RESTAURANT 2018 - The Reykjavik Grapevine * - *FEATURED IN ALL AMERICAN AIRLINES IN FLIGHT TELEVISION 2018 * - *FEATURED IN THE TIMES *FEATURED IN THE GUARDIAN - Opening soon in PORTLAND, Maine USA.
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