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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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Seafood restaurant by the old harbor in Reykjavik, Iceland. Founder is Kjartan Halldórsson who lived and served at the Seabaron until Elísabet, an employee who worked at the Seabaron took over, helped him continue the business when it got busier every year and bought the business before his passing. They're unique grandfather/daughter relationship became a blooming business by the old harbor and more and more people wanted to come and try this old fishermans lobster soup that he swore to be the best in the world! Kjartan is remembered by anyone that was lucky enough to meet him and his spirit still lives at the Seabaron. The menu is the same as when Kjartan was around. We continue to serve fairly
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Seafood, Soups, Scandinavian
FEATURES
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed March 18, 2020

The lobster soup is amazing. We also had a couple of different fish skewers blue ling and salmon. Perfect lunch and a great atmosphere, very authentic. Loved it will definitely be back

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 17, 2020 via mobile

There is great fish soup and fish kebabs at very reasonable price. The cafe also serves beer! Well worth a trip to

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 16, 2020

We had a great time at Seabaron. Fresh seafood. Delicious lobster soup and shrimp skewers. Don't be fooled by the exterior.

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Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 14, 2020 via mobile

Casual dining for couples, friends or family. Fish based: scallops, red fish, salmon, tusk (similar time cod from the ling family) on skewers, lobster bisque soup, fresh, delicious, skewers very filling! Fast friendly service. Good range of beers on offer. Best value in Reykjavik for...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 10, 2020 via mobile

We both ordered the lobster stew and then ordered a red fish skewer between us. You get plenty of bread and we asked for a second basket as we were super hungry. Thought some of the fish stews I had had before would be tough...More

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 10, 2020

This tiny rustic restaurant is in the Old Harbour area of Reykjavik and was very busy. The delicious lobster soup contained large chunks of lobster meat and both the Tusk and Redfish kebabs were delicious. Free coffee is available too

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 8, 2020 via mobile

Fresh fish kebabs and lobster soup just superb. Only limited seating but a gem of a find. A must visit if you like your fish.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 5, 2020

The fish is the freshest..its a very basic menu but it makes up in the freshness. The famous lobster stew is not like a typical bisque but lighter and tasty. The lobster itself was perfectly cooked - not overdone and there was just enough of...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 5, 2020

The staff is very friendly any time I go here, the food is super fresh and tasty. The price is competitive for the local market and offer. Sometimes the wait is a bit long which can be frustrating, but it tends to be worth it.

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed March 4, 2020 via mobile

This little place down to the harbour was recommended by lonely planet and it was definitely worth the hype! The famous soup was very good: rich but not heavy. coffe-tea are free and compare with other restaurant it’s not so expensive.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Aled L
December 22, 2019|
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Response from Seabaron | Property representative |
We serve the lunch offer every weekday between 11:30-14:30 :) The lunch offer is a lobster soup and bread for starter and a grilled fish skewer for main. Which type of fish is on the lunch offer varies :)
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Rachael W
November 17, 2019|
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Response from kjaer | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I saw several people pick up food from the counter.
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Charlene B
July 24, 2018|
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Response from jackholmes181 | Reviewed this property |
For the city, it is quite reasonably priced. Their sample of offerings for the day are on display in the cold case.
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