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Rub 23

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Kaupvangsstraeti 6, Akureyri 600, Iceland
4622223
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Good for:
Romance
Entertaining clients

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  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Delightful modern Japanese inspired menu

We enjoyed the tasting menu at dinner and enjoyed a variety of sushi, sashimi and of course the sushi pizza. All of the seafood was very fresh and the sushi was just melt in the mouth, quite possibly some of the best I've ever eaten, dessert was delicious as well. The staff were friendly and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
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Sydney
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72 reviews 72 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

We enjoyed the tasting menu at dinner and enjoyed a variety of sushi, sashimi and of course the sushi pizza. All of the seafood was very fresh and the sushi was just melt in the mouth, quite possibly some of the best I've ever eaten, dessert was delicious as well. The staff were friendly and provided prompt and efficient service... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

I had the sushi pizza! Incredible! Service was wonderful! Are of the best creme brûlée I ever had in my life, that's saying a lot from a self proclaimed creme brûlée connasour.

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Storås
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

We had two meals here at our stay in Akureyri - both of high quality. Friendly service, tasty and original food, in a modern, upmarket environment in Akureyri's art district. Strongly recommended alongside other great treats in lovely Akureyri!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

This is a truly unique restaurant with a very cool vibe. Interesting menu choices and incredible food, with good service. While the menu does heavily favour fish and seafood, I was there with a vegetarian, and their dish was also delicious (lucky, since there was only the single option). Right in downtown Akureyri, you'd be amiss not to try it.

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Arrived in Akureyri late after an incredibly long drive from the Westfjords. This spot was right across from our hotel so we tried it because we were famished. Was told there would be about a half hour wait. Fine. We walked up to the church and looked around and came back. Were told it would be another 5-10 minute wait.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

Fresh local produce, delicious, good flavour on every dish, the service was very friendly. I enjoyed the 4 entrees on a bento box set - every entree was great can't really fault it. I had extreme sushi and sashimi platter for main and it was around 70.000 - bit pricey but nice flavours. The only criticism is that they didn't... More 

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Portugal
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

The tittle says everything. We had big expectations with the reviews that we read, but it was the worst sushi meal that we had. Regard to all. david

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alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

We arrived for our 8:00 reservation and were promptly seated. It took awhile to get our drink order. We decided to do the tasting menu which was a 6 course meal...4 starters a main course and dessert. The starters included their famous sushi pizza which was very good. Also included a couple different kinds of sushi..surf and turf, shrimp and... More 

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Gardabaer, Iceland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

Perfect for a night out with friends. We were a party of eight, had great food, service and atmosphere on a Saturday night.

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Akureyri, Iceland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

fabulous korean/japanese/western fusion cooking, The sushi is excellent, in my opinion better than the meat dishes. Been there quite a few times. The service lagged for a while but this time excellent service.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Kaupvangsstraeti 6, Akureyri 600, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Northeast Region  >  Akureyri
  • Phone Number: 4622223

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romance, Entertaining clients

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