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$$ - $$$European, , Seafood
Laugavegur 22a, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 661 5008
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good44%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lobster pasta” (13 reviews)
“roast beef” (5 reviews)
“skyr” (23 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
European, Scandinavian, Seafood, Soups, Norwegian, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Laugavegur 22a, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Scandinavian
1. Fresh fish daily
"We had amazing food and great service here."
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2. Danish open sandwich
"Was thrilled to see traditional Danish smørrebrød"
Stefanie J
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3. Great Service
"Service was excellent and waiter was friendly."
Eric G
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Reviews (619)
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41 - 50 of 495 reviews

Reviewed 31 March 2017

A rather unique restaurant specializing in Scandinavian food (including Icelandic). Had a great catch of the day special. Service was excellent and waiter was friendly. We arrived about 30 minutes before closing with no reservation and were welcomed.

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 29 March 2017

this was part of our hotel. breakfast was lovely every morning. we had discount from the alcohol drinks we had and the measl looked very tasty.

Thank Donna M
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We went there five together. 2 had chicken pasta and one had a beef sandwich. Two of us only had coffee. Very good food and the price was around kr. 11.000,- for many cups of coffee and all the food and one draft beer. We...More

Thank Vilhjalmur S
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Ate here every morning (Included in the Hotel Fron stay). Had dinner one night. Very good. Food was well portioned. Came back my last night to try the Shark and Brenivin. Shark wasn't as bad as I was expecting it to be. It's a must...More

Thank jeeper4fun
Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

Service is wonderful. VERY warm atmosphere.Staff are amazing really give the restaurant that something extra.. Food is phenomenal. Lamb is to live for!! Seafood soup dreamy and delicious!!! Fish dishes are unique extremely tasty.Pasta is wonderful. Desserts delicious!!! All in all a wonderful dining experience...More

Thank Arelys X
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Nice restaurant with limited options on menu but the food that we did order was very good. Suggest you try the Blueberry Bomb for dessert

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We had a really good dinner here, eating lamb and fish. All dishes were very delicious and nicely presented. The waiter was super friendly and the overall atmosphere is inviting and nice. I can highly recommend eating here, although it is a bit pricey.

Thank chevere32
Reviewed 23 March 2017 via mobile

Got here to get a nice normal meal instead of all the burgers. We got a tomato bacon soup of the day wich was very nice! After that i got the fish of the day seawolf and my wife got the pasta chicken. We enjoyed...More

Thank Remco W
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Everything is expensive in Iceland, and this was our first restaurant experience. So it was a little shocking to see restaurant menus where even Hamburgers started at $20 or so. After menu gawking in window after window, we stopped in the Scandinavian. We had a...More

Thank pkrissel
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Choose to eat here as the outside menu looked good. There were all ready a few people eating . We were given a table straight away. Service was good. We had 2 small beers and the lobster pasta which came with a side Greek salad...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$57
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Laugavegur 22a, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 661 5008
  • E-mail
We welcome you to Scandinavian restaurant and bar, conveniently located downtown Reykjavik on Laugavegur 22a. Scandinavian offers a variety of dishes in a cozy atmosphere. Our emphasis is on Icelandic and Nordic cuisine as well as selected specialties from continental Europe. All our dishes are prepared using only the best Icelandic ingredients, usually organically grown. We hope you have a pleasant time with us and enjoy our food in our charming setting. A diverse menu at very reasonable prices. Every day, new courses are offered at a special low price.
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