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Restaurant Reykjavik

Vesturgata 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 552 3030
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (104 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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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had the buffet here on a Saturday evening. It was quite expensive (6950 ISK) per person but the food was good. At this price, dessert and coffee was included. They had several seafood dishes to choose from, some beef and of course lamb. There...More

Thank Deb B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Here you will get a very good lunch buffet in the middle of Reykjavik. You will find a comlete lunch, with starters, main course and dessert. Good service and a nice enviroment.

Thank Stefan J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate fish and drank mushroom soup there. Both dishes were very delicious. I also liked the dried tomato bread that they served before the main dish.

Thank Bengiyle S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for the lunchtime seafood buffet - which was great. Gives you a chance to try out various local seafood dishes I would not have ordered otherwise, and gave me a lot of insights (such as two kinds of herring; one with a licorice...More

Thank Businesstraveller54
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Given the high prices in Iceland 2200 ISK for a seafood lunch buffet felt like a steal. Also this was good way to try many different seafood dishes that you might not dare to try otherwise! The select of cold seafood dishes ranged from a...More

Thank Fondue4two
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped here for an early dinner after a full day of sightseeing and not really stopping for lunch. So we were hungry! When we arrived, the host showed us the buffet and gave us a quick rundown. Then , we were seated and they...More

Thank catlkh
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a big, open restaurant, in the heart of the downtown activity. No reservations seem necessary for lunch. Five of us easily got a table. The good thing was the opportunity to see the buffet before deciding if we wished to stay or not....More

Thank John H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

On our last night in Reykjavik my boyfriend and I came to this restaurant for dinner. We had an amazing meal. They had a variety of smoked salmon, fish pie and many other seafood salads. My favourite was the smoked salmon with dill. They also...More

Thank rachlefave_92
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 17 August 2017

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
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Questions & Answers
Kathy R
19 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from slew87 | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so
Alex D
12 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, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Buffet
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
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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