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Myrin Mathus

Vatnsmyrarvegur 10, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 552 1288
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
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“tongue” (2 reviews)
“stew” (2 reviews)
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7:30 AM - 9:00 PMAll hours
International, Soups, Scandinavian
Vatnsmyrarvegur 10, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely chilled out vibe, amazing chips, definitely go here, people that run it are also lovely. Burger and fish and chips were great

Thank AFK18
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was absolutely delicious (I had the pork and vegetables) and the service was great! It’s right by the bus terminal so make sure to grab a meal here when nearby.

Thank Jonathan B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What I like about it: * Great service * Offers a small supermarket-style deli where you can buy "to-go" sandwiches, water, soft drinks, juice, but it also has sit in area where you can sit down and have a good meal * This place is...More

Thank Geminican
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

Definitely my favorite place to drop in for a bite! - it’s centrum, smart, really good staff working there and I can absolutely recommend the fish I had last month! So delicious 👌🏻

Thank Aðalbjörg A
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

Loved this place. Nice enviroment, staff and great food. Recommend the sheep head and the icelandic meetsoup. And the price is good.

Thank Huldamagg
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

The food was exelent with a variety of Icelandic and international dishes. Its homy, with very fair prices, located close to the center at the big bus terminal/car rental, with friendly service and it’s quick, so if you want to make the most of your...More

Thank SiggiPalli
Reviewed November 8, 2017

Mýrin is a Icelandic tratitional place - Great food and great service :) Thanks for great expirience ... price is something to smile about #TakkMýrinMathús my family visit you 1-2 times per week all year.

Thank Skari2015
Reviewed October 29, 2017 via mobile

On of the few places in Reykjavik you can get a decent meal without getting robbed. The steak was super. Made by the Lithuanian chef Kaspa.

1  Thank Valdimar2013
Reviewed September 11, 2017

I literally went here for one reason. To try the Sheep's Head and write about it. It was well priced and the service was great. It's one of the last places to try the infamous dish. It's boiled, not fresh, don't expect it to be...More

1  Thank TheHungryGinger1
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

We always have one meal here on our visits. The last visit we thought the service had dropped, now bank to its polite and helpful self. A couple of young locals with the Icelandic manners made it welcoming and the food is good and cheap.

1  Thank Ian M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
International, Soups, Scandinavian
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Buffet, Seating, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
7:30 AM - 9:00 PM
6:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Vatnsmyrarvegur 10, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 552 1288
Myrin Mathus is one of Icelands oldest restaurants. It first opened 1976 and was formerly know as "Fljott og Gott". Myrin Mathus is a family-oriented, authentic and non-pretentious restaurant that aims to please. Myrin Mathus is very centrally located in the heart of downtown Reykjavik or at the BSI bus terminal, the home of the Flybus. Myrin Mathus is the home of the sheep head. Available all day, every day.
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