Best food in Reykjavík

Check out the top food in Reykjavík, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Gló
1. Gló
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147 local reviews
20b Laugavegur, Miðborg
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+354 553 1111
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Exciting healthy meals that enrich the mind, body and spirit. Therefore our restaurants offer fast service and…
Inga
Vegan/Vegetarian options, the chef here is a world renowned raw food chef. They usually have one chicken…
Axel
Excellent place for vegetarians, owned by a world renowned raw food chef. You pick 1 main course and select…
1. Gló
1. Gló
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147 local reviews
20b Laugavegur, Miðborg
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
+354 553 1111
Hoihoii
Exciting healthy meals that enrich the mind, body and spirit. Therefore our restaurants offer fast service and a variety of wholesome…
Inga
Inga
Vegan/Vegetarian options, the chef here is a world renowned raw food chef. They usually have one chicken options, but even meat eaters can´t…
Axel
Axel
Excellent place for vegetarians, owned by a world renowned raw food chef. You pick 1 main course and select 3-4 salads/potatoes to go with…
2. Snaps Bistro
2. Snaps Bistro
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192 local reviews
1 Þórsgata, Miðborg
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+354 511 6677
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Sigurdur
This bistro is amazing. It has really good french/danish food at affordable prices. Great steaks and seafood…
Magnús
My go to restaurant for the last few years. Great food, drinks, atmosphere and a household restaurant among…
Hilda
My fav restaurant / bar. Icelandic + French fusion food. A nice vibe and very popular with locals. They take…
2. Snaps Bistro
2. Snaps Bistro
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192 local reviews
1 Þórsgata, Miðborg
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+354 511 6677
Sigurdur
Sigurdur
This bistro is amazing. It has really good french/danish food at affordable prices. Great steaks and seafood dishes, if you like fish the…
Magnús
Magnús
My go to restaurant for the last few years. Great food, drinks, atmosphere and a household restaurant among the local crowd here. …
Hilda
Hilda
My fav restaurant / bar. Icelandic + French fusion food. A nice vibe and very popular with locals. They take reservations till 18:30 and…
3. Grandi Mathöll
3. Grandi Mathöll
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74 local reviews
16 Grandagarður, Vesturbær
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
577 6200
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Heimaleiga
Grandi Mathöll is a pioneering street food hall in Reykjavik, there is only one of its kind in Iceland. The…
Agust
Many restaurants sharing the tables and you select what you want from them drinks or food. We have only gone…
Kjartan
Street food hall in a refurbished fish factory, featuring 9 artisanal food stands with Icelandic fish and…
3. Grandi Mathöll
3. Grandi Mathöll
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74 local reviews
16 Grandagarður, Vesturbær
Closed · Opens 11:00 AM
577 6200
Heimaleiga
Heimaleiga
Grandi Mathöll is a pioneering street food hall in Reykjavik, there is only one of its kind in Iceland. The food hall is located in a…
Agust
Agust
Many restaurants sharing the tables and you select what you want from them drinks or food. We have only gone there once and liked the…
Kjartan
Kjartan
Street food hall in a refurbished fish factory, featuring 9 artisanal food stands with Icelandic fish and meat, Vietnamese and Korean street…
4. Austur-Indíafélagið
4. Austur-Indíafélagið
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86 local reviews
56 Hverfisgata, Miðborg
Closed · Opens 6:00 PM
+354 552 1630
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Bragi
Been an Indian food lover, this is our favorite restaurant. Austur-Indíafélagið has been rated internationally…
Halla Sólveig
Bjorn's cousin and his talented wife Shandrika run this Indian restaurant. Authentic Indian food of great…
Sigurður Stefán
Fancy indian food. Check out their website, www.austurindia.is. A bit pricy, but excellent food and service…
4. Austur-Indíafélagið
4. Austur-Indíafélagið
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86 local reviews
56 Hverfisgata, Miðborg
Closed · Opens 6:00 PM
+354 552 1630
Bragi
Bragi
Been an Indian food lover, this is our favorite restaurant. Austur-Indíafélagið has been rated internationally as one of the best Indian…
Halla Sólveig
Halla Sólveig
Bjorn's cousin and his talented wife Shandrika run this Indian restaurant. Authentic Indian food of great quality. Highly recommend! Also a…
Sigurður Stefán
Sigurður Stefán
Fancy indian food. Check out their website, www.austurindia.is. A bit pricy, but excellent food and service. Call 552-1630 in advance to…
5. Matarkjallarinn - Foodcellar
5. Matarkjallarinn - Foodcellar
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65 local reviews
2 Aðalstræti, Miðborg
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+354 558 0000
RestaurantBarPoint of interest
Heimaleiga
Food Cellar is a Grill & Cocktail bar, situated in a 160 year old building in the centre of Reykjavík. They…
Kristín
Great food, beautiful restaurant with live music and delicious cocktails.
Susie
Great food and great atmosphere in the oldest part of Reykjavík.
5. Matarkjallarinn - Foodcellar
5. Matarkjallarinn - Foodcellar
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65 local reviews
2 Aðalstræti, Miðborg
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+354 558 0000
Heimaleiga
Heimaleiga
Food Cellar is a Grill & Cocktail bar, situated in a 160 year old building in the centre of Reykjavík. They like to think that Food is for…
Kristín
Kristín
Great food, beautiful restaurant with live music and delicious cocktails.
Susie
Susie
Great food and great atmosphere in the oldest part of Reykjavík.
6. Apotek Restaurant
6. Apotek Restaurant
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81 local reviews
16 Austurstræti, Miðborg
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+354 551 0011
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Hilmar&Baldur
Apotek Kitchen + bar is an exciting restaurant located in one of the most beautiful corners of Reykjavík. …
Asgeir
Apotek Kitchen + bar is an exciting restaurant located in one of the most beautiful corners of Reykjavík. The…
Maria
Apotek Kitchen + bar is an exciting restaurant located in one of the most beautiful corners of Reykjavík. The…
6. Apotek Restaurant
6. Apotek Restaurant
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81 local reviews
16 Austurstræti, Miðborg
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+354 551 0011
Hilmar&Baldur
Hilmar&Baldur
Apotek Kitchen + bar is an exciting restaurant located in one of the most beautiful corners of Reykjavík. The restaurant is casual-smart,…
Asgeir
Asgeir
Apotek Kitchen + bar is an exciting restaurant located in one of the most beautiful corners of Reykjavík. The restaurant is casual-smart,…
Maria
Maria
Apotek Kitchen + bar is an exciting restaurant located in one of the most beautiful corners of Reykjavík. The restaurant is casual-smart,…
7. Kex Hostel Reykjavik
7. Kex Hostel Reykjavik
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133 local reviews
28 Skúlagata, Miðborg
+354 561 6060
Travel agencyBarLodging
Haukur
Kex hostel doesn't look like much from the outside but once you're in there you'll understand why this has…
Betsy
It is a very nice, lively place to hang out with friends. They often have live music playing and they have a…
Salome
The bar at KEX Hostel is great. They always have a large variety of beers on draft and bottled. They often…
7. Kex Hostel Reykjavik
7. Kex Hostel Reykjavik
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133 local reviews
28 Skúlagata, Miðborg
+354 561 6060
Haukur
Haukur
Kex hostel doesn't look like much from the outside but once you're in there you'll understand why this has become one of the most popular…
Betsy
Betsy
It is a very nice, lively place to hang out with friends. They often have live music playing and they have a blackboard full of house brewed…
Salome
Salome
The bar at KEX Hostel is great. They always have a large variety of beers on draft and bottled. They often have live music as well during…
8. Matur og Drykkur
8. Matur og Drykkur
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82 local reviews
2 Grandagarður, Vesturbær
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+354 571 8877
RestaurantFoodPoint of interest
Tryggvi
Matur og drykkur restaurant is the perfect place for those who want to experience Icelandic food. Here you…
Agust
They prepare the authentic Icelandic food in a special tasty way. The cods head is a delicacy that you can…
Björg
One of my favorite in Reykjavík. A bit rustic both the surroundings and the food. Located in the same building…
8. Matur og Drykkur
8. Matur og Drykkur
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82 local reviews
2 Grandagarður, Vesturbær
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+354 571 8877
Tryggvi
Tryggvi
Matur og drykkur restaurant is the perfect place for those who want to experience Icelandic food. Here you will find a traditional Icelandic…
Agust
Agust
They prepare the authentic Icelandic food in a special tasty way. The cods head is a delicacy that you can not miss even though it does not…
Björg
Björg
One of my favorite in Reykjavík. A bit rustic both the surroundings and the food. Located in the same building as the Saga museum / Viking…
9. Grillmarkaðurinn
9. Grillmarkaðurinn
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251 local reviews
2a Lækjargata, Miðborg
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+354 571 7777
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Erlingur & Ingvar
The food at Grillmarkaðurinn is so good that you will photograph every bite. Go for the famous hamburger which…
Björg
The Grill Market is the Fish Market's younger sibling so to say, owned by the same amazing chef (see my other…
Pétur
An upscale steak house, however there Lunch menu is at a very reasonable price (around 20$ for a course) and…
9. Grillmarkaðurinn
9. Grillmarkaðurinn
host-0host-1host-2
251 local reviews
2a Lækjargata, Miðborg
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+354 571 7777
Erlingur & Ingvar
Erlingur & Ingvar
The food at Grillmarkaðurinn is so good that you will photograph every bite. Go for the famous hamburger which is only served on week days…
Björg
Björg
The Grill Market is the Fish Market's younger sibling so to say, owned by the same amazing chef (see my other recommendation for the Fish…
Pétur
Pétur
An upscale steak house, however there Lunch menu is at a very reasonable price (around 20$ for a course) and the menu offers both sea food…
10. Hlemmur Mathöll
10. Hlemmur Mathöll
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56 local reviews
Hlemmur Mathöll, Reykjavík
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+354 577 6200
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Eva
Almost at our doorstep. Trendy and interesting small food hall. New in town since 2017 previously a central…
Indiana
Not exactly a street market, more like a Food Hall, my absolute favourite is Skál, most of the other places…
Kris
Fantastic Scandinavian style Food Hall. Very popular with the locals. Cozy atmosphere with various restaurant…
10. Hlemmur Mathöll
10. Hlemmur Mathöll
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56 local reviews
Hlemmur Mathöll, Reykjavík
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+354 577 6200
Eva
Eva
Almost at our doorstep. Trendy and interesting small food hall. New in town since 2017 previously a central bus terminal. It offer variety…
Indiana
Indiana
Not exactly a street market, more like a Food Hall, my absolute favourite is Skál, most of the other places there are pretty good too. Skál…
Kris
Kris
Fantastic Scandinavian style Food Hall. Very popular with the locals. Cozy atmosphere with various restaurant options and you can choose…
11. Íslenski barinn
11. Íslenski barinn
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51 local reviews
Ingólfsstræti, Miðborg
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+354 517 6767
RestaurantBarFood
Margret
Amazing food. Traditional Icelandic food. Their menu is online. Icelandic Meat Soup with lamb and vegetables. …
Anna
Serves traditional Icelandic food during the day and turns into a bar in the evening
Ásta
If you want real Icelndic food and beer. Sometimes they play music.
11. Íslenski barinn
11. Íslenski barinn
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51 local reviews
Ingólfsstræti, Miðborg
Closed · Opens 11:30 AM
+354 517 6767
Margret
Margret
Amazing food. Traditional Icelandic food. Their menu is online. Icelandic Meat Soup with lamb and vegetables. Cozy atmosphere. See…
Anna
Anna
Serves traditional Icelandic food during the day and turns into a bar in the evening
Ásta
Ásta
If you want real Icelndic food and beer. Sometimes they play music.
12. Café Loki
12. Café Loki
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46 local reviews
28 Lokastígur, Miðborg
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+354 466 2828
RestaurantPoint of interestFood
Una
Want to try typical, old-fashioned Icelandic home food? Unless you get an invite to the home of a local…
Salome
The only place in Reykjavik to get authentic Icelandic food! All the classics we often eat like Kjötsúpa (meat…
Sævar
This café located right in front of Hallgrímskirkja church only serves Icelandic traditional food, with focus…
12. Café Loki
12. Café Loki
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46 local reviews
28 Lokastígur, Miðborg
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
+354 466 2828
Una
Una
Want to try typical, old-fashioned Icelandic home food? Unless you get an invite to the home of a local grandmother, Café Loki will come as…
Salome
Salome
The only place in Reykjavik to get authentic Icelandic food! All the classics we often eat like Kjötsúpa (meat soup) and Plokkfiskur (mashed…
Sævar
Sævar
This café located right in front of Hallgrímskirkja church only serves Icelandic traditional food, with focus on food which Icelanders would…