5 of the Best Restaurants in Reykjavik

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5 of the Best Restaurants Restaurants in Reykjavík, Iceland Chubby Diaries

On the coast of one of the most beautiful countries in the world, lies Reykjavík, Iceland’s capital and largest city. Here, you can explore a variety of interpretations of Nordic cuisine with a cold pint in hand at all times. These are 5 of the best restaurants in Reykjavík, Iceland.

5 of the Best Restaurants in Reykjavik, Iceland

Despite Skál!’s reasonable prices and extensive drink options, which include a variety of local craft beers; they are best known for their stunning small plates. Skál, or Cheers in English, is the perfect place to sit, relax, and enjoy the company of your travel mates or new friends you made along the way.

Looking for something more traditional? Café Loki is a family-owned restaurant where you can try culturally unique options such as fermented shark, mashed fish, and Icelandic lamb meat soup. Be sure to try their rye bread ice cream before you leave!

When your Icelandic adventures are running overtime and you need a quick bite to eat, check out Hlöllabátar. Hlöllabátar is the ultimate fast-food restaurant that fulfills all of your on-the-go sandwich needs.

If your group is arguing about where to eat, Sjávargrillið has an something for everyone. Think tacos, sushi, pasta, lobster, chocolate cake, and more. Not to mention that the ambiance of the restaurant will be adored by each member of your party. 

Last, but certainly not least, Reykjavík Kitchen is another family-owned restaurant with a fine dining twist! This restaurant provides guests with elevated traditional and non-traditional Icelandic cuisine that is perfect for ending your trip with a classy bang. Once you visit, you’ll understand why we had to add this spot to our ranking of 5 of the Best Restaurants in Reykjavík. 

Looking for more travel advice for Iceland? Check out 5 of the Best Things to do in Iceland: Plus Size Friendly Edition

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