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Icelandic Bar (Islenski Barinn) - CLOSED

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And this is why we eat where the locals go

Stopped in a hotel to find out a good place to eat and this place was highly recommended. We got in... read more

Reviewed September 30, 2018
Nancy W
This Restaurant is not Closed, it may have moved to a new location

According to their Business Card they are located at Ingolfsstraeti 1A. My wife and I had an... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2018
Northborough, Massachusetts
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Posthusstraeti 9, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 517 6767
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Stopped in a hotel to find out a good place to eat and this place was highly recommended. We got in late in the afternoon and had their beef burgers with Viking beers. Surprisingly very good pub fare and didn't break the bank. Menu also...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nancy W
Reviewed September 26, 2018

According to their Business Card they are located at Ingolfsstraeti 1A. My wife and I had an Excellent lamb soup,a very good Lamb Shank and Trout. We finished with a very nice Skyer Dessert Highly Recommended!

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 16, 2018 via mobile

Found this bar with a bit of luck. We was looking for a more 'local' bar/restaurant and very glad we did. They offer a good range of beers and have their own brew which I would recommend. The food was equally as good, including the...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank ChrisK3410
Reviewed February 7, 2018

Bad weather blew me to the door of this restaurant and bar. The great service, food and beer kept me there for awhile. I’d highly recommend letting the wait staff walk you through the menu and suggest your meal and beer selection. The hamburger made...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Debra M
Reviewed January 22, 2018

fabulous reindeer burgers, friendly and accommodating service! always willing to fit you in somewhere to wait for a table! I stayed around the corner in 2015 and again in 2017 and i feel like I'm home when I visit!

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Amy R
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Visited first as part of a food tour, then went back almost every day. For something a bit different, try the lobster dog. Brilliant. Great selection of beers, draft and bottled and friendly efficient staff.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank littleltl
Reviewed April 1, 2016

This bar was recommended to us and lived up to expectations. The menu was a mixture of Icelandic fare and the ubiquitous burgers - but burgers with a twist! They had sauces which were different to the usual barbeque or ketchup, and very well presented....More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Elaine Q
Reviewed March 22, 2016

The Apotek hotel recommended this restaurant to our group. We were looking for a casual, nearby, Icelandic (less touristy) place to have dinner on our first evening in town. Could not have ended up at better place for that. Burgers, sandwiches and a few other...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank aquaman2662
Reviewed March 14, 2016

Loved Islenski Barinn! Despite it being a Friday night, we waited just 20 minutes for a table and were able to grab a drink at the bar while we waited. The staff were so lovely and the food was DELICIOUS. Definitely recommend as it is...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank Sakshi B
Reviewed February 21, 2016

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel as we wanted to try some Icelandic food. The staff were friendly and helpful, atmosphere lively and food fantastic. I would not hesitate to recommend, best meal we had on our holiday.

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank Kate C
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