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Restaurant Reykjavik

Vesturgata 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 552 3030
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good36%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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“seafood” (111 reviews)
“salmon” (71 reviews)
“pavlova” (7 reviews)
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Seafood, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Vesturgata 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We were recommended to visit this place with the seafood buffet but what a disappointment. We came on a Monday Night, at 8 pm and the place was not very busy. We were assigned a table next to the entrance, so there was a lot...More

Thank Hanne D
Reviewed 5 days ago

Attracted by the offer of a grand seafood buffet dinner for 6,950 ISK, I made a beeline. Big open restaurant with plenty of waiting staff on hand to help you. Restaurant was busy all the time I was there with all sorts of different nationalities....More

Thank FairCityFrasie
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had lunch here twice. The food variety is wide (buffet) and the price is affordable. The waitress was so nice! Thank you!

Thank Alex A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a very good meal and I well go back my next trip to Iceland. The Reykjavik offers a Seafood Buffet and I thought it was great value, lots of selection and if you love seafood Iceland is the place to go. $55 for...More

Thank JohnGfromVanc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The seafood buffet is extensive but, whilst the food was good, I would say the overall experience was ok at best. It is definitely a tourist focused restaurant and the prices reflect as much. The wait staff, whilst polite, pounced on every empty plate a...More

Thank Alice H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Iceland for 5 days. We’ve Eaten all The time in resturants along the all Iceland. The last night we stayed in Reykjavik and we’ve eaten in this terrible restaurant. The fish is not fresh (we felt bad With our stomac), we have...More

Thank Caterina D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We originally got married in Iceland and had our reception here. We came back for our 2nd anniversary and the whole team could not do enough for us, We were made to feel like a VIP. The food is fantastic and if there is something...More

Thank Carl G
Reviewed 13 April 2018

After seeing the beautiful seafood pictured in the advertising I couldn't wait to dine on some fresh, local seafood. But the food is terrible. The service is worse. fellow diners on package tours are rude and pushy, as if the horrible food will run out....More

Thank davidrA3168AF
Reviewed 9 April 2018

It was the last days of November and, as many local restaurants, the Reykjavik offered their Christmas buffet. Earlier, my husband, my brother and I stopped by this place and made a reservation. When we arrived, around 8:00, we were the only guests. We had...More

Thank RicherTrips
Reviewed 5 April 2018

We were so looking forward to the seafood lunch buffet advertised in front of the restaurant for 2250 ISK (a very reasonable price for Iceland!) However, we made the mistake of going on a Saturday when they serve "brunch." To our great disappointment, brunch consisted...More

1  Thank Lisa0131
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Kathy R
19 February 2017|
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Response from TheTraveller114 | 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vesturgata 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 552 3030
  • E-mail
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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