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Rub 23

Kaupvangsstraeti 6, Akureyri 600, Iceland
+354 462 2223
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“sushi pizza” (69 reviews)
“arctic char” (86 reviews)
“salmon” (66 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Fusion, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Kaupvangsstraeti 6, Akureyri 600, Iceland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Once everyone was seated, we put in our order pretty quickly. After about 15 min we noticed every table had received a bowl of popcorn to munch on as soon as they sat down. We figured we may been forgotten somehow so we flagged down...More

Thank Vy N
Reviewed 6 days ago

Wonderful find in the heart of Akureyri! Everything was super tasty and a nice escape from the limited choices in the country. Fresh Sushi that was colorful and tasty!

Thank GingerandJohn
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with my friend the staff very friendly Ordered the Angus steak from the grill Perfect medium grilled and the spice is really amazing special made from the restaurant

Thank Unnur A
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went there for lunch, can recommend the buffet. Good selection of food (sushi) and good quality. Lunch time is more casual than dinner and prices are a bit better.

Thank Ingaarnar
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

At the advice of several tour guys we visited this restaurant and tried their sushi pizza at lunch. At lunchtime menu is comparatively good value and the sushi pizza, among other things, were excellent taste and value.

Thank Ken H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has a very nice ambiance. I was there with a group and every one was really happy with the food. I had sushi and it was great.

Thank Icehot1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Service was great; location close to our hotel; highly recommended by locals. We were not terribly hungry but enjoyed ambiance and light meals. Would like to return on a future trip. We were told it is moderately priced (by Icelandic terms), but found the full...More

Thank jema813
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We agree that this is the best restaurant in Iceland we visited. We made reservations months in advance; by 7:30 the place appeared full. It is a lovely space, and the service is excellent. We started with the seafood bento box appetizer, which was enough...More

Thank Debbie S
Reviewed June 13, 2018

This is by far the best restaurant in Iceland I visited during my 10 day trip. I had two dinners here during my 5 day visit to Akureyri. Both times I had fish and both times it was fantastic! Since all restaurants are very expensive...More

1  Thank Miia L
Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

The recommendation for Rub 23 did not disappoint. We were famished and exhausted and wanted something delicious. The gentleman at the front desk of our hotel recommended this place as the best restaurant in Iceland. I had the Arctic char and my husband had the...More

1  Thank TriciaRMc
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February 13, 2018|
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Response from Bob7749 | Reviewed this property |
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Cathy M
February 12, 2015|
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Response from Margherita P | Reviewed this property |
Their menu under main courses specifically states they have: Vegetarian Potato and bean fritters with butternut squash and salad kr. 3790 Also, they offer sushi.. If you eat fish it will be fine since rice is gluten free... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special occasions, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kaupvangsstraeti 6, Akureyri 600, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Northeast Region  >  Akureyri
  • Phone Number: +354 462 2223
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