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Icelandic Street Food

Laekjargata 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 519 5125
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“macaroons” (90 reviews)
“shellfish soup” (147 reviews)
“soups” (134 reviews)
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Seafood, Fast Food, Soups
Laekjargata 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

As a spontaneous dining choice, we were graciously welcomed, then they explained their somewhat unorthodox dining / ordering format. Order what you want, i.e. meat or seafood soup with bread etc. and come back for as many refills as you wish. The food was exceptional,...More

1  Thank mchilc0tt
Reviewed 2 days ago

We were told of this place by the free walking tour of Reykjavik. The food was affordable and good and the staff was friendly. The soup was very good and they offer free refills.

Thank Jeff P
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow from the minute you walk in you feel at ease, owned/run by 2 fabulous young guys, this little spot is perfect for a bite to eat. Having chosen soup in a bread bowl (perfect choice) lamb and veg in a broth omg!! Free refill...More

1  Thank Paula_reeve2011
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A must for anyone visiting Iceland on a budget looking to try local food! Very friendly and cosy atmosphere. The priority is to keep you happy and well fed with good food. Unique concept, absolute must try!

Thank AnthonyB5128
Reviewed 3 days ago

You must stop on the way when sightseeing in Reykjavik. Place is tiny but has great atmosphere and staff. On offer is local beer, hot drinks, local soups and some waffles and cakes. Great local feel.

Thank kaska79
Reviewed 4 days ago

Perfect place to have a soup in bread. We tried a couple of them and they were delicious! Just try to avoid the peak hours!!Personal was very kind!

Thank Jorge S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

What more can I say...? Great food , friendly people, free refill for as much as you can eat! Come visit. Worth it.

1  Thank Liron E
Reviewed 5 days ago

We went to Icelandic Street Food at about 13.30 when it was quite busy with the queue reaching to the door. However, service was swift so the wait was not very long. We had the fish soup/stew which was delicious and had large pieces of...More

1  Thank Rosemary N
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We stopped here for our last meal in Iceland and they were by far the best restaurant/bar staff in Iceland! The shellfish soup and fresh bread were delicious AND BOTTOMLESS! Not only that, but they encourage you to get more - just lovely people. In...More

Thank JLeah015
Reviewed 6 days ago

A fabulous concept with very cool staff. Bottomless lamb or seafood stew in a bread bowl? How can you go wrong? It’s a cozy restaurant with over flow seating in a brew pub a couple of doors down. The staff were warm and welcoming and...More

Thank Happy G
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Questions & Answers
HappyTraveller R
September 14, 2018|
Response from Unnar D | Property representative |
There is Free parking from 18:00 and every sunday.
September 8, 2018|
Response from Unnar D | Property representative |
The lamb soup is gluten and milk free :)
Joe A
July 29, 2018|
Response from Unnar D | Property representative |
Both. :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Families with children
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
8:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Laekjargata 8, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 519 5125
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Icelandic traditional food made as a street food. Serving : 8-11 in the morning Breakfast & Coffee All you can eat - 2000kr. From Lunch 11:30 - 23:00 in the night : Traditional Icelandic Fishermans Favourite with bread on side. Traditional Icelandic Shellfish Soup - Bread Bowl option Traditional Icelandic Lamb Soup - Bread Bowl option. Grandmothers traditional Cake & Pancakes Two doors down we have the Icelandic Craft Bar where we serve the golden circle of Icelandic Beers, traditional Icelandic Beer Snacks - Shark, Puffin, Lamb and Free waffles every day where you can take your food to if no seats are available and you don't want to wait for seating in our street food establishment. *BEST CHEAP EAT RESTAURANT 2018 - The Reykjavik Grapevine * - *FEATURED IN ALL AMERICAN AIRLINES IN FLIGHT TELEVISION 2018 * - *FEATURED IN THE TIMES *FEATURED IN THE GUARDIAN - Opening soon in PORTLAND, Maine USA.
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