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Restaurant Reykjavik

) #86 of 369 Restaurants in Reykjavik $$ - $$$ Seafood, , Vegetarian Friendly
Vesturgata 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 552 3030
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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“seafood” (102 reviews)
“salmon” (60 reviews)
“pavlova” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Seafood, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Vesturgata 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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1 - 10 of 477 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

It was cold and we were returning from The Whales of Iceland exhibit when we came upon this restaurant offering a great buffet for about $25, which is very economical by Icelandic standards. They had a delicious hot soup and good meat and fish dishes....More

Thank M V
Reviewed 5 days ago

All you can eat buffet with large range of sea food starters. There was a choice of meat or fish dishes for the main course followed by deserts and tea or coffee.

Thank Clare D
Reviewed 6 days ago

I don't write reviews on anything, like ever. But we were so disappointed in this restaurant that it is worth noting. Restaurant Reykjavik is a seafood buffet with a fairly wide selection of seafood but not much else. Not real other sides or anything else...More

Thank haleyd2012
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great choice of fish and seafood starters, alle the rest also excellent. Be aware that the buffet without drinks is about 50 € per person.

Thank Telkeles
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had dinner here with fellow Road Scholar travelers. Be aware the buffet is $69.50 per person but worth ever $$$ (or krona). Several kinds of herring, salmon, shark, whale, tiny clams,oysters,salads and for dessert: cheesecake, a meringue like cake and several flavors of ice cream....More

1  Thank Afoodie65
Reviewed 1 week ago

On a rainy day this restaurant seemed just the thing for two hungry tourists. The buffet was about $38 US pp but we had a Retkjavik attraction card which gave us a 10 percent discount. We looked at the buffet and all the things we...More

Thank intrepid702016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best salmon I ever had. Great choice of different fish for starters abd mains and lots of great desserts. Absolutely awesome value for the price especially for Reykjavik.

Thank cheesecake1612
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This established Reykjavik restaurant is a regular stop for tour groups because its a large venue and its self serve extensive buffet is the choice of most diners. Wait staff takes beverage orders and the diners can take multipke trips to the buffet until satisfied....More

Thank ccksmra
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were very pleased with Restaurant Reykjavik. The seafood buffet was great and even included lamb and beef. They served probably the best salmon I have ever had in any restaurant. The food was expertly prepared and the service was prompt and courteous. We left...More

Thank Bryan B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The interior and buffet all looked nice and fresh but unfortunately the food did not meet our expectations. Although the starters looked nice and offered a nice variety of fish they dishes were all too warm and had lost their freshness. Fish that is supposed...More

Thank Jonas G
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Questions & Answers
Kathy R
19 February 2017|
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Response from slew87 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so
Alex D
11 May 2016|
Response from Kaitlin M | Reviewed this property |
No, we did not order off the menu as we wanted to be able to try a selection of the local foods and that's not really an option if you order a meal off the menu.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vesturgata 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 552 3030
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Located in the heart of Reykjavík. Restaurant Reykjavík is famous for it`s fresh Seafood Buffet, and beautiful historical house. The house, which was built in 1870 and has had many uses through the years. Now one of the biggest and finest restaurants in Iceland.
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