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Restaurant Reykjavik

Vesturgata 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 552 3030
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“seafood” (112 reviews)
“salmon” (64 reviews)
“pavlova” (7 reviews)
Closes in 21 min
11:30 AM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Seafood, Scandinavian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Vesturgata 2, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

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 3 September 2017 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 1 September 2017

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 23 August 2017 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 21 August 2017

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
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I don't write reviews on anything, like ever. But we were so disappointed in this restaurant that it is worth noting. Restaurant Reykjavik is a seafood buffet with a fairly wide selection of seafood but not much else. Not real other sides or anything else...More

1  Thank haleyd2012
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Great choice of fish and seafood starters, alle the rest also excellent. Be aware that the buffet without drinks is about 50 € per person.

Thank Telkeles
Reviewed 11 August 2017

Had dinner here with fellow Road Scholar travelers. Be aware the buffet is $69.50 per person but worth ever $$$ (or krona). Several kinds of herring, salmon, shark, whale, tiny clams,oysters,salads and for dessert: cheesecake, a meringue like cake and several flavors of ice cream....More

1  Thank Afoodie65
Reviewed 9 August 2017

On a rainy day this restaurant seemed just the thing for two hungry tourists. The buffet was about $38 US pp but we had a Retkjavik attraction card which gave us a 10 percent discount. We looked at the buffet and all the things we...More

Thank intrepid702016
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Questions & Answers
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
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, 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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