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Sjavargrillid Seafood Grill

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Skolavoroustigur 14, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 571 1100
11:00 - 22:30
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Mon - Thu 11:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 23:00
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I ordered fried cod and french fries, my friend ordered Hamburger. Actually it was not bad, very typical Icelandic style food. Cod was fresh and soft, white meat tastes juicy. French fries are made just well, delicious. Well, in such a place, I mean in Iceland, food is not the most important thing. You get it?

Thank xisilee
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The only food I really enjoyed was the dessert, altho there wasn't much choice. I had lamb smoked and grilled. Grilled was good, altho more well done than I requested, and the smoked tasted like ham. The asparagus was woody. My partner had a fish soup she raved about but was not thrilled with her main course which I have... More 

Thank Jamalily
Peterborough, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We first visited this restaurant in November 2012 by mistake really, just hungry and walking past. Every time we have come back to Iceland 2014 and 2016 (twice) we have come back to eat here. We were apprehensive at returning the first time as you don't want to ruin that perfect memory but the staff and food has never disappointed.... More 

Thank Paul_Paulagethitched
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing food and a lovely interesting restaurant. Advise booking in advance as its popular! Great mix of fish and meats

Thank Jon D
King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is opposite the Aurora Experince and the Maritime Museum so handy for both! There is a restaurant on one side and the buffet is on the other. The buffet was excellent value for money and utterly delicious!! Fish soup was included in the price. The different fish was cooked in different ways and there was also a pork dish... More 

Thank Gwendypops
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We booked this restaurant for my 50th birthday meal and I must say they didn't disappoint. The food was excellent and the service great. It's quite expensive, but then so is everything in Iceland at the moment. Even so, in my opinion, it should be on the must visit list while in Reykjavik.

Thank TowerTraveler
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

One of my best restaurants by far. This should get a Michelin star rating. Best in service and food and ambience.

Thank Sarab L
Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great lobster salad and carpaccio with excellently recommended wines and quality service. Lovely evening and great ambiance. Always return.

Thank Niels L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant was recommended to us and it did not disappoint. From appetizer to main course, delicious! The langoustine, the salmon. It was so filling that we did not have room for dessert.

Thank dissolvedgirl
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We passed this restaurant on the way to Hallgrimskirkja and very intrigued so we went in for a look which was very pleasing. We made a reservation for 2 days later and it was fabulous. We had a lovely table and a charming waiter who brought 'taster' appetizers. Our meals were delicious & thoroughly enjoyed the ambience of the whole... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$17 - US$50
Seafood, European, Soups, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Skolavoroustigur 14, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 571 1100
In 2010 a young chef from Húsavík, was awarded Chef of the year 2010 in Iceland.The young chef, Gústav spent months traveling around Iceland looking for the real taste of Iceland, along the way he found a few things that are key items of the interior of the restaurant.Take a look at our menu, it will be our pleasure to fire up the old grill when you honor us with a visit.

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