Reykjavik, Iceland‘s capital, is the best place to experience the Icelandic cuisine.
Fish and meat lovers alike will enjoy many of the local traditional meals. Vegetarians haven't been forgotten about; Reykjavik has plenty of options to offer from Thai to Indian, Japanese to African, French, Italian, Mediterranean and North and South American.
Some of our favorite restaurants are:
A tasty lunch doesn't need to be expensive. This privately owned burger joint and bar gives you a real taste of Iceland's day to day cuisine. Enjoy the double cheeseburger or the house steak with a side of fries and a locally brewed draft beer.
Sjávargrillið - Sjava‘s Grill
Sjava's Grill is a beautiful chef's restaurant right in front of Eymundsson book store. This is the place to go if you are looking for a variety of food, try the Taste of Iceland set menu. Expect excellent service, delicious dishes and wonderful desserts!
Sægreifinn - Sea Baron
You can't leave Iceland without tasting a fish straight out of the Arctic waters! Enjoy a wide selection of fresh fish and seafood- Try the lobster soup! Sea Baron is located at the old port just a few minutes away from the whale watching docks.
Krua Thai is a nice, cozy take away restaurant just a few steps from our house. You will find that noodles and Asian foods are very popular in Reykjavik; fragrant Asian aromas dance through the streets! At Krua Thai you will find reasonable prices and great food!