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Snaps Bistro Bar

) #33 of 355 Restaurants in Reykjavik $$ - $$$ French, , European
Thorsgata 1 | Odinstorg, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 511 6677
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good32%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (38 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (37 reviews)
“mussels” (75 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 - 23:00All hours
French, Bar, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Thorsgata 1 | Odinstorg, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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1 - 10 of 834 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This restaurant was packed every time we walked past - in the end we decided to go wait for a table and it was worth it!! There is a very buzzy atmosphere a result of how popular it is. Food was very good indeed -...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Good food, excellent service but small portions. Tasty, but not memorable. One of us had fish and one had lamb. A bit disappointing. The atmosphere was light and bright with windows

Thank texandallas
Reviewed 1 week ago

Reykjavik is a hard place to find a nice sit down dinner that is inexpensive. We went here as its prices are mid-range and it was recommended by two locals we were staying with. We found the food to be disappointing. My moules frites arrived...More

Thank Globalld
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had breakfast at Snaps on Sunday morning shortly after arriving in Reykjavik. Nice buffet with hat and cold food. Nice variety. The price seemed high, but we found out that the price was similar to other restaurants in Reykjavik, which tend to be pricey...More

Thank MLGinFM
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Pulled into hotel to check in late and saw the crowd at this restaurant. Spectacular food and ambience. Everything in Iceland is crazy expensive but the food quality and quantity, and the service, were all excellent. Strongly recommend👹

Thank Bonvoyageak
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a traditional french bistro with moules frites and steak tartare among other classics, all wonderful. But the best part is this is where the locals dine. I was so sick of the tourists in their Gore Tex and hiking boots. Here, people dress...More

1  Thank NeroCalifornia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Snaps is a lively, happy place, full of locals and a few tourists. We went on a Thursday evening and it was full of couples, groups of friends, and families enjoying themselves. Dress is casual but stylish. The fish special of the day was fantastic...More

Thank Susan O
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had read about this restaurant and found it easily. There was a wait, but the hostess soon came outside and told us to come on in and wait in the very charming downstairs bar. The service was excellent and the food amazing. It was...More

Thank teresa k
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If good food and good service is what you like, then make your way to Snaps. It's a lovely setting with a fun atmosphere. I was with a tour group and our guide recommended Snaps. Many of us had the Link Fish and it was...More

Thank SonyaSky
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My daughter and I stumbled upon this restaurant during one of our many walks around Reykjavik. It was exactly what we were looking for - a trendy bistro style restaurant with good drinks, a nice environment and fantastic food. My daughter had the mussels and...More

Thank ljm122
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30 July 2016|
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Response from Trish F | Reviewed this property |
No reservations possible after 6 p.m. That said, we turned up around 8 on a Saturday evening and had to wait just 45 minutes, which passed easily drinking cocktails in the downstairs bar. They came and called us when our... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Thorsgata 1 | Odinstorg, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 511 6677
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