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Rub 23

Kaupvangsstraeti 6, Akureyri 600, Iceland
+354 462 2223
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sushi pizza” (68 reviews)
“arctic char” (84 reviews)
“salmon” (65 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Kaupvangsstraeti 6, Akureyri 600, Iceland
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Simple- best lamb ever- coming from Ireland and living in England I’ve tasted some great lamb dishes but this place... awesome food. It’s crazy expensive to be honest even compared to London prices but the pork belly, artic char and finally the lamb (epic) -sensational...More

Thank Shel B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a vegan nut steak with fried baby potatoes and salat and it was really tasty. Recommendable nice place.

Thank UnknownOne88
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We dropped in here for some post-dinner drinks. The restaurant looked welcoming (and busy) but the ‘bar’ option was poor - either some limited bar stools in the entry area or a small and cut off upstairs bar area in a sort of loft.

Thank Mpk1970
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No need for many words. It is convenient as I am almost spechles. This is one of the best (top 10) fish restaurants I have ever been to. That's it.

Thank Finnbogi P
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We went to Rub 23 after a perilous night on the roads in March. When we arrived in Akureyri, the only restaurant open was Domino's (perfect at the time), so we wanted to splurge the next night. We got lots of sushi, some appetizers, and...More

Thank Kaela Z
Reviewed 16 April 2018

We had noticed the restaurant the night we arrived and saw that it was quite busy. Always a good sign. The following day we had spent the afternoon whale watching and I wanted to eat there but had no energy to walk back to the...More

1  Thank Heddy45
Reviewed 3 April 2018

It seems in Akureyri, everything is expensive, so I came to the conclusion that I might as well pay just that little bit more and see what you get - and it is excellence here at Rub 23. We were for Friday night, hadn't booked...More

Thank Vicky A
Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

We had buffet for lunch. Not much variety but good taste and good quality . Nice place quite . Worth money!

Thank DrBooska H
Reviewed 22 March 2018

Ridiculously overpriced buffet. I remember going there last year for the lunch buffet and it was really good and went there more than once because it was so good and I love sushi. I was excited to go there again this year and went for...More

Thank Hafdís Huld S
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Came with a group of 16 and had pre ordered 2 set of dishes. Showed up at 18:00 and where one of the first customers that night. The food was good when it finally arrived but had to wait for more than an hour for...More

Thank Hergill S
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14 February 2018|
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Response from Bob7749 | Reviewed this property |
Answered above.
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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
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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