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Laugavegur 22a, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
+354 661 5008
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good43%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“lobster pasta” (17 reviews)
“roast beef” (6 reviews)
“apple cake” (8 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Danish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Laugavegur 22a, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Scandinavian
1. Fresh fish daily
"We had amazing food and great service here."
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2. Danish open sandwich
"Was thrilled to see traditional Danish smørrebrød"
Stefanie J
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3. Great Service
"Service was excellent and waiter was friendly."
Eric G
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had lunch in here as it was close to our hotel and we had just arrived in town. The decor is very basic and staff not very interested. We had the cauliflower soup special and a burger (which we rarely order but the menu...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank phillipg601
Reviewed 6 days ago

we had our first meal here when we arrived looked around for a while but settled on this place greeted at the door and sat down. Service very good and ordered our food we had fish and chips and lobster tails with a lovely salad....More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank KarenUbsdell
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant was part of our Hotel, the Fron and as we had a delayed flight we didn’t arrive at the hotel until 9.45pm and the restaurant closes at 10pm but they kindly stayed open for us which was great. The lobster tails were just...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank RObbo60_11
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely food with a particular recommendation for the lobster! What a delicious restaurant with great service and reasonable price for Reykjavík. Next to the shops so quite convenient!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mordafoca
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

After walking down the Main Street I settled on this place as there was a lunch time special. The service was great but the fish and chips were not so great. The plaice fillets were crumbed and overly fried as were the chips which were...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jackson Y
Reviewed November 10, 2018

I'm embarrassed to admit that in the 3 times I've been in Reykjavik, I've only eaten here. They excel with fish. On our last visit, my husband had the lamb fillet and it was superb as well. As were the side vegetables, usually an after-thought...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank sainott
Reviewed November 8, 2018

We had the fish special - the oven baked cod was nice but it wasn't served with mash as advertised on the Specials board. Quite expensive but that seems to be true everywhere in Iceland.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tim S
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

The service to begin with was a little lacking but once our order was taken the food was served quickly and was very good. We enjoyed our pasta and burger dishes as well as the drinks. The meal was a tad costly but this seems...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Joeanne M
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Situated in the main shopping area. The staff are friendly,the menu has many choices.Food is well cooked and well presented.Surroundings are comfortable. Local people also eat here so that is always a good sign.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank VJFSI13
Reviewed October 31, 2018

Scandinavian offers good value food - eaten here twice on 2 separate visits to Reykjavik. Maybe not quite as expensive as some of the competition even though it's on one of the main streets in the city. Fish of the day is always good. Restaurant...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank swigle
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$9 - $55
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Special occasions
Open Hours
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Laugavegur 22a, Reykjavik 101, Iceland
  • Location: Europe  >  Iceland  >  Capital Region  >  Reykjavik
  • Phone Number: +354 661 5008
  • E-mail
We welcome you to Scandinavian restaurant and bar, conveniently located downtown Reykjavik on Laugavegur 22a. Scandinavian offers a variety of dishes in a cozy atmosphere. Our emphasis is on Icelandic and Nordic cuisine as well as selected specialties from continental Europe. All our dishes are prepared using only the best Icelandic ingredients, usually organically grown. We hope you have a pleasant time with us and enjoy our food in our charming setting. A diverse menu at very reasonable prices. Every day, new courses are offered at a special low price.
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