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Rub 23

Kaupvangsstraeti 6, Akureyri 600, Iceland
+354 462 2223
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good27%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sushi pizza” (63 reviews)
“arctic char” (79 reviews)
“salmon” (61 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Kaupvangsstraeti 6, Akureyri 600, Iceland
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We were very happy that we chose this place for our dinner. The sushi was amazing. the cocktail of the week was great! The only minus was very slow service. We had to wait both for drinks and food for a long time.

Thank Maria K
Reviewed 5 days ago

I came there with friends an family 15 or 16 pers. Four of us ordered grilled salmon with sweet mashed potatoes and lobster. The food was tasty although he could have been a little less cooked. The dose did not suit thri of us who...More

Thank Gudrun O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The person at the desk of our hotel recommended we try this restaurant. We are glad they did. The restaurant had a very happy energetic atmosphere. The food was very good. I had the steak with its myriad spices and it was very good and...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in the center of town, this is the top restaurant in town. It serves both fish and meat. Prices are high but if you want a real quality meal, go here.

Thank Gary S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Expensive food but it was all cooked to perfection. Had some great drinks and the staff catered for us very well. A great spot but was spoiled by screaming children and terrible choice of music.... shame because the food is really on point.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First things first: Rub 23 is a good restaurant. If you feel like going there, give it a try. I'm sure you'll find many things to like. I particularly enjoyed the lamb. However, we (A group of 4 friends with an advanced booking for a...More

Thank Stefan W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my best meal in Iceland. Very creative combination of Iceland-inspired Asian food. Try the tasting menu - everything is outstanding.

Thank luxurytraveler1972
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped in for supper. Started with some very well seasoned popcorn and a cold brew. Next had reindeer appetizer and spicy edemame and a crispy Spider-Man roll and tropical roll. All very tasty.

Thank adamandnicole2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the place we stayed at recommended this. Iceland is like nowhere else I have been. the standard of food is extremely high. the bar area was impressive and we spoke with a bar man who was chatty and helpful. the quality of seafood is remarkable...More

Thank hopefulspin9
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

WOOOOW. Ok. So I usually don't spend this much money on food, but after I read the reviews I had to go. After all, sushi is my weak spot. I ordered the 4 starter bento box as an appetizer. Sooo delicious. The reindeer tataki and...More

Thank smirza1995
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Cathy M
13 February 2015|
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Response from Margherita P | Reviewed this property |
Their menu under main courses specifically states they have: Vegetarian Potato and bean fritters with butternut squash and salad kr. 3790 Also, they offer sushi.. If you eat fish it will be fine since rice is gluten free... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kaupvangsstraeti 6, Akureyri 600, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Northeast Region  >  Akureyri
  • Phone Number: +354 462 2223
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